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Administrative Student
Brookings, South Dakota
Student Temporary

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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.


The position is located in Brookings, South Dakota. Candidates must be enrolled and registered as a full-time student. Ideal candidate will need to be able to work 15-20 hours per week during the academic year and at least 20 hours per week with the option to work up to 40 hours per week during the summer.


The LE&S admin student position provides support to the sales representatives, project managers, project coordinators, marketing and sales coordinator staff in the Live Events and Spectaculars markets whether located in Brookings or within the field. This is excellent training for future sales intern positions or for students to gain a better understanding of what Daktronics does in hopes of continuing their career here beyond graduation.


What’s the job about?

You will support customers and Daktronics selling teams by:

  • Entering and distributing leads to sales representatives.
  • Inputting custom pricing of equipment into our sales database.
  • Uploading contract paperwork.
  • Assembling manuals, proposals and system overviews. This includes printing documentation and physically assembling manuals and booklets.
  • Performing research on customers and updating contact information in our customer relationship management software.
  • Learning the philosophy of customer master data management and working on data steward cleanup initiatives.
  • Assisting with general clerical duties including copying, scanning, computer work, and printing.
  • Routing incoming phone calls to sales teams in the markets we support.
  • Working effectively as a team member and helping when and where needed to meet specific deadlines.


What’s it like?

  • You’ll work in a team comprised of full-time and student employees.
  • Each day, you’ll work to complete all student tasks and to respond efficiently to requests from internal customers.
  • We have a collaborative cubicle environment that allows you to easily ask questions of other team members and team up to complete the work.


Academic Requirements: 

  • The preferred candidate will be a full-time student currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelor’s degree program in Business, Economics, Consumer Affairs, Marketing, Entrepreneurial Studies or related programs.
  • The preferred candidate will be in their sophomore, junior or senior year of school. 
  • Only strong academic performers will be considered. 
  • Must maintain an acceptable GPA.
  • Unofficial transcripts or web transcripts must be submitted with application to be considered for this position.


Other Requirements:

  • Computer skills in Savvy with Microsoft Office and using a computer in general.
  • Must be able to accurately and consistently complete repetitive tasks.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision and inspect own work. Self-starter who can quickly learn new tasks.
  • Organized and accurate.
  • Courteous, professional, and positive with others via phone, in writing, and in person.
  • Consistency in following company guidelines and policies.
  • Fluent in English, written and verbal.
  • Background check will be conducted.
  • 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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