Sales Undergraduate Intern - Auburn, AL

Company Name:
Arca24.com
Salary period: Annual
Altria Group is a FORTUNE 200 company that owns the premier tobacco companies in the United States including Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, John Middleton, and Nu Mark. The companies' premium tobacco brands include Marlboro, Copenhagen, Skoal and Black & Mild. Altria also owns Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, one of the country's top premium wine producers and Philip Morris Capital Corporation, an investment company. Altria's mission is to own and develop financially disciplined businesses that are leaders in responsibly providing adult tobacco and wine consumers with superior branded products.
Altria Group Distribution Company's role is to provide sales, distribution and consumer engagement services for Altria's tobacco operating companies. We are currently seeking a Sales Undergraduate Intern to join our Field Sales Force in Auburn, AL.
We offer a challenging 10-12 week internship program. As a Sales Undergraduate Intern, you will work within a specified geographical market interacting with customers in retail outlets. You will execute assigned duties requiring research, data collection and analysis. You will also work on assigned projects to analyze aspects of AGDC business.
Typical activities include:
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Managing a small Sales territory as a way to learn and practice the Territory Sales Manager role
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Consulting with retailers on profitability, presence (location, visibility, and advertising) and promotion (type, quantity, quality, frequency)
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Working directly with a Territory Sales Manager who will provide feedback and coaching to improve your skills
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Helping lead retail accounts with category initiatives in cigarettes, cigars, and smokeless tobacco
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Developing and presenting to Senior Management a real business project that requires both data and field research
Working Environment:
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Retail/wholesale locations in assigned geography during their normal business hours
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Altria Group Distribution Company office facilities
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Overnight travel periodically, as business demands

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