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Date:  Oct 1, 2022
Job Req ID:  10208
Category:  Human Resources
Country/Region:  US
State:  MI
City:  Battle Creek
Workplace:  Remote

Title:  Sales Intern - Summer 2023

Description: 

Come join our gr-r-reat team as a Sales intern with Kellogg! You’ll be given hands-on experience to help you obtain the skills needed as you prepare for your future as a Sales leader. We want to see your passion for excellence and owner’s mindset - you will be accountable for applying key learnings to successfully assist and execute sales programs to satisfy our customer needs and help drive sales.

 

With multiple teams to collaborate with and learn about, your opportunity for growth is endless. This internship will have a hybrid location – part remote and part working in stores with our Kellogg Sales Representatives and Sales Managers.

 

WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?

 

As part of the Kellogg Internship program, you will participate in our corporate onboarding orientation and have the chance to visit our Kellogg World Headquarters in Battle Creek, Michigan (Cereal City, USA!) during the Intern Finale meeting. These events consist of executive exposure, former intern & executive panels, networking events, community activities and much more.

 

This paid internship requires a 3-month, full-time commitment starting May 2023. Relocation advising and sign-on bonus provided – and did we mention we have plenty of snacks? Travel may be required but will depend on geography and placement. The internship concludes with a Final Showcase event and presentation to functional leaders.

 

What to learn more about what it’s like to #InternAtK? Check out our 2022 intern class video!

 

HERE’S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING 

 

Hands-on Sales Experience – your role as a Sales Intern will combine the following assignments:

  • Partnering with the Retail Sales Team to gain experience in retail stores by performing sales and customer connection techniques (Pop-tarts, Cheez-Its, oh my!)
  • Assisting our Account, Category Management, or Business Planning Teams with customer business plans and processes

 

Hungry to learn more? Your assignments will include:

 

  • Selling, negotiating, and executing business plans –The data doesn’t lie. You’ll utilize tried and true fact based selling techniques to grow Kellogg’s in-store sales, develop business communication skills and learn our go-to-market strategies.
  • Patience + Persistence = Profit – It’s time to put your can-do attitude to the test. You’ll be a champion for Kellogg by implementing creative ideas and innovative solutions to overcome roadblocks, analyzing customer business and performance, and selling within the landscape of America’s largest retailers.
  • Drive Results – You will be accountable for delivering on key metrics and demonstrating leadership skills, while helping create compelling sales stories as you work on our iconic brands. It’s about having an Owner’s Mindset and Playing to Win.
  • Your seat at the table – Our interns are the future of our organization and this is your opportunity to have your voice heard. You will be contributing meaningful work to the Kellogg business by leading your own projects and reporting out on key business solutions to executive leadership. And this is only the beginning!

 

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

 

Required:

 

  • Student pursuing Bachelor’s degree in Sales, Marketing, Business or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA (cumulative)
  • Ability to conduct physical work, frequently lifting 20 -25 pounds
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Available for a 3-month assignment from May 22, 2023 – August 11, 2023
  • Anticipated graduation date cannot fall during the course of, or at the completion of, your internship. We request students plan to return to campus the semester following the conclusion of their internship. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Leadership roles in school/volunteer clubs/organizations
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Flexible to be relocated to multiple geographies for post-graduation full-time opportunities

 

WHAT’S NEXT

 

After you apply, your application will be reviewed by the University Relations team – not a bot. This means it could take us a little while to get back with you so watch your inbox for updates. In the meantime, visit our How We Hire page to get insights into our hiring process and how to best prepare for a Kellogg interview.

 

If we can help you with a reasonable accommodation throughout the application or hiring process, please email USA.Recruitment@kellogg.com.

 

ABOUT KELLOGG COMPANY

 

Kellogg Company is a multibillion-dollar company with over 30 thousand employees all over the globe. We are proud to make delicious foods that people love – foods that you grew up with like Frosted Flakes, Cheez It, Eggo, Pop-Tarts, Crunchy Nut, Pringles, as well as innovative foods such as MorningStar Farms, RX bar, and Noodles. Our KValues and BetterDays commitments are at the core of who we are, what we believe and what brings us together. We’re proud to say we’ve been awarded with Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies”, DiversityInc’s “Top 50 Companies for Diversity”, Newsweek’s “Most Loved Workplaces”, and many more awards that you can check out here.

 

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion has been part of our DNA since the beginning. Clearly stated in our Code of Ethics “we have respect for individuals of all backgrounds, capability and opinions.” We believe that equity is more than leveling the playing field. It is making sure barriers, both tangible and intangible, are removed. Interested in the numbers? We hold ourselves accountable with our yearly Features report.

 

THE FINER PRINT

 

The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

 

Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to provide an inclusive work environment, a seat for everyone at the table, and embraces the diverse talent of its people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, please visit our website here.   

 

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this link.

Let’s Create the Future of Food.

Kellogg Recruitment

Kellogg is taking bold next steps on its portfolio transformation journey by separating its North American cereal and plant-based foods businesses by the end of 2023, resulting in three independent public companies, each better positioned to unlock their full standalone potential. Learn more at UnleashingOurPotential.com.


Nearest Major Market: Battle Creek
Nearest Secondary Market: Kalamazoo

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