Sales & Marketing Intern - Retail Customer Channel

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GE Appliances

Sales & Marketing Intern - Retail Customer Channel

Louisville, KY
Part Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    THE ADVENTURE

    Calling all students... Start your career with GE Appliances! We are looking for a student to join GE Appliances' Sales organization working with our Retail Customer channel. In this role, you will work with members of the Inside Sales team on a variety of different projects at GE Appliances' National Sales Center located in Louisville, Kentucky. Upon graduation, Sales Interns have the opportunity to interview for our Sales Commercial Development Program. The Sales Commercial Development Program is a leadership program designed to provide employees with experience in both the Retail and Contract sales channels while building a cross-functional network.

    This is a year-round co-op position.

    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN & DO

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Work with Inside Sales Managers to respond to customer inquiries and issue resolution
    • Provide sales support to improve productivity within the Retail Inside Sales team
    • Create and analyze sales reports to drive increased productivity and execution
    • Assist Inside Sales Managers with order entry, customer contacts, marketing information and other sales-related tasks
    • Build relationships with established retail customers and back up Inside Sales Managers as needed
    • Manage new customer process for prospective customers and report key information to Inside Sales Managers
    • Own special projects as assigned

    GE Appliances will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.

  • Qualifications

    WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Be enrolled in college pursuing a degree and have a minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Due to the year-round nature of this position, candidate must be attending school local to the Louisville, KY area
    • Ability to work a minimum of 19 hours per week during normal business hours (Mon. - Fri. 8:00am - 6:00pm) during the school year and summer at our National Sales Center in Louisville, KY
    • Possess the ability to quickly develop functional knowledge of processes
    • Have excellent interpersonal skills and strong oral communication skills
    • Show strong internet and computer keyboard skills as well as proficient use of MS Excel and Word
    • Be detail-oriented and have a strong level of accountability
    • Be self-guided; able to work logically through daily issues
    • Possess a strong work ethic; able to meet deadlines
    • Be reliable; able to maintain high attendance standards

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Ideal candidate is scheduled to graduate in 12-24 months.

    GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

  • Industry
    Manufacturing
  • Fun Fact
    To enable happiness and wellbeing in every home.
  • About Us

    GE Appliances, a Haier company and Affiliates (GEA), is more than a place to work–we create possibilities. We also design, build, test, sell, and distribute them. Named “Smart Appliance Company of the Year” by IoT Breakthrough, we’re changing the way people cook, clean, and cool to enable happiness & wellbeing in their homes. If you gravitate toward challenge, seek out responsibility, and want to make a difference, this opportunity is for you. Join a large and diverse community of co-ops and interns at the fastest-growing appliance manufacturer in the U.S. Let us help you write your career story.