Sales B2B Intern
Plymouth, WI 
Posted 10 days ago
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Do you have a strong passion for the B2B industry and leadership skills to be successful in a complex and changing business environment? Are you goal driven? We are looking for talented people like you to help us achieve our sales goals collaborating with cross-functional teams in Innovation, R&D, and Culinary.
Your Story.

You are a leader who has emotional intelligence, analytical skills and are a critical thinker. You seek the opportunity to travel domestically. You are excited to explore your areas of study and potential future career that provides significant and meaningful experiences that bring your classroom learning to life in the real-world work environment.

Our Story.

With 2,000 employees and net sales of $1.4 billion, Sargento Foods is a family-owned company that has been a leader in cheese for more than 60 years. We created the world's first, successful pre-packaged sliced and shredded natural cheeses. Sargento is based north of Milwaukee in Plymouth, Wisconsin, where we manufacture and market shredded, sliced and snack natural cheese products, as well as ingredients and sauces. Sargento is known for the exceptional quality of our products and for product design, packaging and merchandising innovations that have transformed our industry.

Your Passion. Our Culture.

At Sargento, you work for a company you believe in, with a family of people who believe in you. Our culture stems from a simple premise: Hire good people and treat them like family. At Sargento, you can make decisions based on how they affect people as well as the long-term health of our company. You will be encouraged to make a meaningful difference in the community, in the company and in your career. With diverse experiences and tools to learn and develop, you can transform your aspirations into reality. If you're ready for the right place to belong and grow your career, you can find it here.

What You Do.
  • Analyze data and trends to recommend potential new sales opportunities for the Food Service and Ingredients division
  • Support inside sales activities -- new item set up, customer request fulfillment and cross functional collaboration
  • Support strategic customer presentations and meetings -- McDonalds, Buffalo Wild Wings, Pizza Hut, Hormel, Tyson and others
  • Manage your own book of business via proactive direct customer engagement and responsive customer service under the supervision
  • of an experienced sales director
Equal Opportunity Employer
Job Title
Sales B2B Intern

Your Education and Experience.

Pursuing a bachelor's degree in business, sales, marketing or other related field having completed junior year by May 2020.

Your Qualifications.
  • Passion for learning and growing in the sales field
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to multi-task and take initiative
  • Strength with strategic and analytical thinking
  • Proficiency in MS Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)

Additional Information.

  • Opportunity to lead and own significant and meaningful projects with clear set of deliverables; benefiting you with valuable skills and experiences and our company with valuable insights and recommendations.
  • Paid internship/co-op experience; competitive with national intern/co-op compensation rates.
  • Housing provided, if qualified. Must follow corporate housing policy, which does not allow pets.
  • Valid driver's license and vehicle required. There is not mass/public transit system to/from corporate housing location to company locations.
  • Opportunity may include travel by plane, train, rental car, and/or hotel. Personal credit card and cell phone with unlimited data required. Travel and expenses will be reimbursed.
  • Mentoring, career development and community service experiences along with company-wide and county-wide intern social activities and events.
  • Summer hours with half day Fridays.
  • Located in the middle of Milwaukee and Green Bay in Wisconsin; close to Lake Michigan.

Your Needs. Our Values.

"People-First Culture" - Our people-first culture is founded on a simple premise: Hire good people and treat them like family. Your team really is your extended family and friends. Our Sargento Family rallies around those experiencing challenging situations and are the first ones to celebrate milestones.

Live Well, Work Well - You are encouraged and enabled to balance your career with interests and activities outside of work. We value Humor and Fun because we can laugh at ourselves and you can't smile without saying "cheese". Our CEO always says, if you're not having fun at work or spending time with your family, then you're doing it wrong.

Career Advancement - We support your career aspirations with individual development plans, career paths, coaching and mentoring through our "grow from within" philosophy. It is not uncommon for employees to start their career in an entry-level position and with dedication, hard work, and our tuition reimbursement program they have the potential to advance into leadership roles.

Caring for Community - When you work here, you can make a difference in the company and in the lives of people in our communities, including supporting the United Way, Habitat for Humanity and Hunger Task Force. We partner with the Green Bay Packers through our 'Touchdowns for Hunger' program which has resulted in donating $1.3 million to date for hunger relief. We support our employees who serve their communities year-round including providing paid time off to contribute to causes that are meaningful to them.

Brand Innovation & Leadership - We're a national brand, owned by a real family. Because we are privately-held every employee is considered part of the Sargento Family and can make a meaningful impact. We seek people who will challenge assumptions and introduce new ideas to help achieve our corporate goals. We are an industry leader because of our quest to find the next breakthrough and have been a Nielsen Award Winner thanks to our innovative products.

Sargento Foods Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and will give all qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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As soon as possible
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Full Time
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