Sales Development Intern

internship - full time, unpaid

Sherwin Williams
Davidson, NC
Closed
Posted 74 Days ago
Sherwin Williams
Davidson, NC
internship - full time, unpaid
Posted 74 Days ago
Closed

Description

Sales Development Intern - Richmond Company: Sherwin-Williams Location: Richmond Posted on: May 11, 2019 Job Description: Founded in 1866, The Sherwin-Williams Company is a global leader in the manufacture, development, distribution, and sale of paints, coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers. The company manufactures products under well-known brands such as Sherwin-Williams?, Valspar?, HGTV HOME? by Sherwin-Williams, Dutch Boy?, Krylon?, Minwax?, Thompson's? Water Seal?, Cabot? and many more. Sherwin-Williams? branded products are sold exclusively through a chain of more than 4,100 company-operated stores and facilities, while the company's other brands are sold through leading mass merchandisers, home centers, independent paint dealers, hardware stores, automotive retailers, and industrial distributors. The company supplies a broad range of highly-engineered industrial and OEM coatings for wood and general industrial, coil, packaging, protective and marine, and transportation applications worldwide. Our 60,000 employees are diverse, innovative and passionate. With a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities, Sherwin-Williams is a great place to find a career that takes you places. Sales Development Intern Job Responsibilities: Do you want to be a part of a team that never quits, welcomes creativity and is the world's largest paints and coatings company in the world? If so, keep reading because we have an exciting opportunity for you. Sherwin-Williams Consumer Brands Group is offering a PAID internship for college students that offers hands-on experience in a well-known Home Center that carries Sherwin-Williams Retail North America Division's products, Valspar, HGTV by Sherwin Williams, Cabot, Minwax, Purdy, Thompsons Water Seal and more. This opportunity could also lead to full-time career opportunities upon graduation! During your 9 week summer internship program, you will have the opportunity to work side by side with our experienced Sales Service Reps. You will spend your time with your "Mentor" learning the ropes and uncovering what it takes to be a successful Sales Service Rep for Sherwin-Williams Consumer Brands Group. Your summer will start off with a virtual Opening Kickoff event where you will learn all about the Sherwin-Williams Consumer Brands Group and be introduced to all of the exciting items your summer internship will entail. While working side by side with your "Mentor" and other Sherwin-Williams Sales Service Reps you will be introduced and begin to develop aspects in sales, analytics, marketing activations, training, Key Decision Making (KDM) exposure, business acumen and business communication. Interns will also be exposed to Sherwin-Williams professionals in a variety of functional areas. After participating in all of these learning experiences, you will have the opportunity to visit our main office in Davidson, North Carolina where you can "Let your Colors Show" and conduct a presentation on the exciting and new experiences that you learned throughout the summer. We hope that by having you join our team for 9 weeks you get to learn, experience new things and potentially be offered a full time Sales Service Representative position upon your graduation. To join our internship program, you must have demonstrated leadership ability, as well as work experience in customer service and/or sales. Bilingual candidates are welcome. Required Qualifications: * Must be enrolled in an accredited four year college or university. * Must be a Junior or Senior class standing. Strong preference will be given to candidates who are entering their Senior year upon the conclusion on the Summer Internship Program. * Must be at least 18 years of age. * Must be enrolled in an accredited four year college or university. * Must be a Junior or Senior class standing. * Minimum overall 2.5 cumulative GPA. * Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without now or in the future requiring sponsorship for employment visa status. * Must have a valid unrestricted driver's license. * Must be able to work all scheduled hours which may include weekends. * Must be able to lift 50 lbs. * Must be able to operate a computer/iPad and communicate via the telephone. Preferred Qualificiations: * Previous experience in Customer Services, Sales, Marketing or other Business related field. * Previous relevant internships or co-op experience. * Well-developed analytical, problem-solving and decision making skills. * Strong Communication, relationship building and organizational skills. Work Environment: * Retail store environment, paint department specifically, in addition to contractor site visits, including new construction settings. Physical Requirements: * Positions in this class typically require: typing, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. * Ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, type, grasp, feel, talk, hear, see and perform repetitive motions; ability to climb a ladder. * Ability to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. * May require prolonged standing in retail store environment. * Ability to accurately distinguish color for the purpose of visual color matching and color recommendations. * Licensed and physically capable of operating a motor vehicle (passenger car). Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, citizenship status, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or contract. VEVRAA Federal Contractor requesting priority referral of protected veterans.SDL2017

Skills

microsoft word, communication, sponsorship, organization, presentations, analytics, creativity, innovation, relationship building, marketing, customer service, leadership, sales, event management, editing

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