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Sales Intern (Professional Trade Group)

Reference
1804472
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
Toronto, ON, M5R 1A6, CAN
Expiry Date
24/04/2018
Sales Intern (Professional Trade Group) Description We are looking for an enthusiastic Sales Intern to join our Sales Force and assist the PTG Manager, of Business Development acquire new business and provide creative ideas to help ...

Job Description

Sales Intern (Professional Trade Group)

Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic Sales Intern to join our Sales Force and assist the PTG Manager, of Business Development acquire new business and provide creative ideas to help achieve our goals. You will have selling and administrative duties in developing and implementing market sales strategies.As an intern you will get to work with a variety of our staff, while working on real projects that will help reach our targets.

As a Sales Intern, you will collaborate with our Sales and Marketing Teams in all stages of the sales cycle. Your insightful contribution will help develop, expand and maintain our sales efforts within our Professional Trade Group.

This internship will help you acquire sales & research skills and provide you with knowledge of various selling strategies. Ultimately, you will gain broad experience in sales and should be prepared to enter a fast-paced work environment.

The Company's internship program is intended to provide students the opportunity to practice business skills learned in school while gaining “real-world” experience and provide you with the opportunity to contribute through challenging work.

Your Responsibilities:

-Gathering market and customer information

-Remotely meet with potential customers for new business

-Conduct needs assessments via phone and video conferencing

-Develop relationships with existing & new customers

-Perform market analysis and research on prospective customers & sales channels

-Seek and analyze competitor marketing and sales materials both on and offline

-Manage and update company database and customer relationship management systems (CRM)

-Help organize and attend events, meetings

-Support the sales team in daily administrative tasks

-Prepare email campaigns & presentations

-Assist in marketing and advertising promotional activities

Qualifications

Applicants must be at least 18 and full-time undergraduates during the 2017- 2018 academic year, attending classes at a Canadian college or University, and having permission to work in Canada. Distance education and online students are welcome to apply.

Ability to work full time (Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm) throughout the internship

-A passion for making a difference through education

-Proven student leadership skills

-Strong interpersonal and persuasive skills

-Strong verbal and written communication skills

-Proficient computer, analytical, decision making, organizational skills

-Excellent time-management and ability to work independently

-Demonstrates (and enjoys) creative thinking and problem solving

-Desire to succeed in a competitive environment

Primary Location: CA-ON-Toronto

Job: Project/Temporary Workforce

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Internship

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Mar 20, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1804472

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.