Daktronics

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2017-2756

2017-2756

Title 
Sales Intern
Location 
Toronto, ON Canada
Type 
Intern
Shift 
Day

More information about this job

Responsibilities

Every day, in nearly 100 countries around the world, millions of people depend on Daktronics scoring and display systems for information and entertainment. Our displays provide vital travel information in airports and train stations and along highways. They advertise the price of gas, store specials, and more as you make your daily commute. They also enhance spectators’ experiences at sporting events of all kinds, from Little League to the major leagues.

 

Internship runs January 8, 2018 through August 10, 2018.

 

This position will be located in a home office in Toronto ON, Canada.

 

Your exact responsibilities will vary depending upon assignment, but you can expect opportunities like these during your internship.

 

  • Learn sales strategies including inside sales, business-to-business (B2B), service sales, and advertising sales
    • Job shadow our professional sales team
    • Attend trade shows, demonstrate products and visit customers
    • Give customer presentations
    • Conduct research
    • Generate and track leads
  • Contribute to Daktronics Intern Group:
    • Monthly luncheons
    • Attend Toastmasters
    • Recruiting events
    • Give internship capstone presentation and attend colleagues’ presentations
  • Experience manufacturing through production rotation
  • Build and maintain professional relationships

View the Day in the Life intern video

Qualifications

You’re an outgoing, self-motivated, flexible, well-organized person who is both empathetic and personable. You understand customers, so know the work schedule may include evenings and weekends. You can meet our academic, travel and other requirements.

 

Academic -

  • Preferred applicants will be currently enrolled in accredited Bachelor’s degree program related to sales, business, communication, economics, sports management, entrepreneurial studies, marketing, or engineering.

  • Completion of sophomore year in good academic standing.

  • Able to take a semester off from school to complete the internship, if applicable.

  • Must be able to commit to 40 hours per week.

  • Unofficial transcripts or web transcripts must be submitted with application to be considered for this internship.

Travel -

  • Willing and able to travel via ground and air.

  • Able to meet and maintain Daktronics Qualified Driver status and pass motor vehicle background check.

  • Comply with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requirements for operating Commercial Motor Vehicles (CMV):

    • Be at least 21 years of age.
    • Obtain state & company certification to operate a CMV with a gross vehicle weight rating from 10,001 to 26,001 pounds.  
    • Employees will be required to participate in a driver exam road test
    • Pass a medical exam, which includes drug test.
  • Physically able to connect trailer to vehicle.
  • Be able to operate large trucks with or without trailers safely in various weather and traffic conditions.

Other -

  • Learn sales strategies including business-to-business (B2B), advertising sales, inside sales and service sales.

  • Must be legally able to work in Canada at time of hire.

  • May work from multiple locations, including Daktronics offices and/or home based office.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Fluent in English, written and verbal. Knowledge of Spanish or French helpful.

  • Background must be acceptable to customers and Daktronics.

  • Daktronics does not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position.

Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or citizenship status. If you would like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here.

 

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