The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) is the largest North American manufacturer of quality chocolate and sugar confectionery products. We are hiring a Student Intern-Field Sales for the Indianapolis, IN market area.
We are seeking top talent that has a passion for winning and making a difference. The Student Intern, Field Sales position at The Hershey Company provides the opportunity to work with our customers and build upon your business acumen skills.
Your introduction to the consumer products industry and selling will be delivered through real world experience with our grocers, convenience, and mass merchandiser customers. You will sell and negotiate distribution of Hershey products through the use of weekly sales figures and market data with a territory of high volume chain grocers, convenience, and mass merchandiser customers.
Training is on the job and focused on developing skills in driving business at retail. As an intern with our field sales organization, you will be responsible for supporting the sales team’s efforts covering a geographic territory of established retail accounts.
Our interns possess strong selling and communication skills. In addition, critical thinking, leadership, and organizational skills are key to planning, prioritizing, and executing our business plan. Successful job performance comes from a commitment to generating results.
We offer a competitive hourly wage based on years of college completed and reimbursement for business mileage.
The qualified, successful candidate will possess the following:
Valid driver’s license in good standing
Reliable transportation to complete multiple sales calls per day
Willingness to learn and motivation to succeed
Currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program-entering Junior or Senior year.
**This internship is going to cover a territory in the Indianapolis, IN sales district and will require a commitment of 40 hours per week in the Summer 2011 and between 20-40 hours in the Fall 2011.
Interested candidates MUST apply online at hersheysjobs.com to be considered for this opportunity. Hershey is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.