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Mary Kay (Independent Sales Unit)
35 Juniper Avenue
Posted: July 27 2014
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DescriptionAre you looking for an broad range of experience to add to your resume? This internship will be designed based on your skills and desired experience.
You will be working with an Independent Sales Director with Mary Kay Cosmetics. Mary Kay is celebrating their 50th Anniversary this year and is one of the top 10 skin care and cosmetic companies in the world. They are currently #1 in brand loyalty for skin care and cosmetics in the US.
There are two major components to the business. The first is the direct sale of products to customers and the second is the oversight of a growing unit of independent consultants. The Director works as an Independent Beauty Consultant finding her own customers, teaching individuals about skin care and cosmetics at parties and one on one consultations, selling products, tracking usage, maintaining a full inventory, sending out direct mailings, following up with phone calls and more. She also teaches others about the career opportunity and recruits additional sales force members. The Director is responsible for training and motivating a growing team of Independent Beauty Consultants. Each consultant is ultimately responsible for her or his personal business; making their oversight more like working with volunteers than employees.
Through this internship you will gain experience and insight in:
* Networking through various professional business organizations
* Customer Database Management
* Inventory Management
* Customer Follow Up
* Direct Mailing
* Email Marketing
* Social Media Marketing
* Strategic Planning
* Sales Force Oversight
* Motivation through Prizes and Recognition
* Event and Meeting Coordination
ResponsibilitiesThe day to day tasks will be determined based on the learning objectives of the individual selected for the position. The intern and the Sales Director will meet regularly to determine and prioritize the projects and tasks.
RequirementsYou must be highly motivated and work well independently.
Preferred experience but, not required:
- Experience leading an organization which required motivating and rewarding volunteers
- Customer Service