|Business Management Associate – Sales INTERNSHIP|
Company: General Mills
Location: Nationwide, US
Employment Type: Internship
Date Posted: 09/25/2020
Expire Date: 11/25/2020
Job Categories: Sales
Business Management Associate – Sales INTERNSHIP|
OVERVIEW AND RESPONSIBILITIES
A summer internship with the Sales Division of General Mills will provide you with real-world career immersion. We will position you to succeed with training, involvement in the business; balanced social/community focused activities and provide you with individual feedback sessions for your immediate and continued personal growth and development.
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
Your career will be built through a variety of different roles and assignments, each designed to build the depth and breadth needed to transform into a future Sales leader for General Mills.
Introduction and training experiences
- 1-week, enhanced intern orientation and sales training at our World Headquarters in Minneapolis, MN
- Foundational selling skills and product knowledge through structured curriculum and immersive field experiences
- Best in class individualized development for professional success
Types of potential projects and exposure
Active engagement/ownership on a variety of sales division projects, each designed to build depth and breadth of understanding of our business and customers
Utilize business dynamics and analytical tools to provide solution-based insights to sell and influence decision-makers
Recommend core business strategies and receive hands-on experience internally and with customers
Work on business development, product introductions, category management, pricing and analytics
Build internal and external relationships through cross-functional projects, trade shows, mentorships, and diversity organizations
Meet with your customers, attend events and volunteer
Presentation to senior leadership at the end of your internship
Professional performance feedback
- Two performance appraisals will provide you with expectations, objectives and progress
- Within Sales we have two opportunities to start your career:
- North American Retail (NAR) business delivers profitable growth with sales to grocery stores, club channels, drug and discount stores, and ecommerce.
- Convenience & Foodservice (C&F) business sells a wide array of branded and non-branded products within school cafeterias, hotels, restaurants, bakeries, convenience stores, and vending channels.
Internship lasts 10 weeks > June 7 – Aug 13, 2021
Monthly salary $3,600
Relocation assistance & Furnished apartment with rental assistance
Full-time role may be offered at the end of the internship
HOW DO I APPLY?
Convenience & Foodservice – Sales Internship: https://careers.generalmills.com/job/11295479/convenience-foodservice-sales-internship-us-nationwide/
North America Retail – Sales Internship: https://careers.generalmills.com/job/11295478/north-american-retail-sales-internship-us-nationwide/
Open to all majors. Business, Communications and Liberal Arts preferred
3.0+ cumulative GPA preferred. Dec. 2021, May 2022 graduation
IS THIS YOU?
Passion to sell/represent General Mills and our top consumer food brands
Demonstrated leadership, teamwork experience
Strategic thinkers and problems solvers with strong communication skills
Flexibility and willingness to relocate to our world headquarters in Minneapolis, MN or designated field/business center locations. Potential starting locations include North American Retail (NAR): Minneapolis, MN; Scottsdale, AZ; Rogers, AR; Cincinnati, OH; Philadelphia, PA; Tampa, FL. Convenience & Foodservice (C&F): Minneapolis, MN or other designated field locations/market areas. Relocation for subsequent roles is critical for progression within our Sales Division.
US work authorization / Must have a valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record
Company Name: General Mills
We exist to make food the world loves. But we do more than that. General Mills is a place that prioritizes being a force for good, a place to expand learning, a place to explore new perspectives and a place to reimagine new possibilities, every day. We look for people who want to bring their best — bold thinkers with big hearts who challenge one another and grow together. Because becoming the undisputed leader in food means surrounding ourselves with people who are hungry for what’s next.