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Imagine an internship with a Fortune 200 company where you can contribute innovative ideas and make a real impact in a fast-paced and continually evolving environment. You can have this when you join Altria! Altria is committed to providing an inclusive culture where unique perspectives are valued and appreciated. Come join us!
Altria - a family of companies with more than a century and a half’s legacy of innovation and leadership – has openings for:
Sales Interns (Various Locations)*
*This posting is for University of Florida students. If you are not a University of Florida student, please follow this link to available opportunities: Company website
As a Sales Intern with Company Distribution Company, you’ll have the chance to help influence an entire industry. How’s that for impact? During our dynamic 10-12 week summer internship program, you’ll experience on-the-job training, access to a diverse group of mentors, planned social and community service events with other Altria interns and professional development opportunities. You’ll be challenged and empowered to work on some or all of the following depending on business need:
Work directly with a Territory Sales Manager mentor
Oversee a portion of a real sales territory* for a limited time, to learn the Territory Sales Manager role
Learn to responsibly consult retail partners on company initiatives
Create and execute a high-level business analysis project and present the results to Senior Management
*Average sales territories generate $15 million in annual sales and are comprised of ~130 established accounts.
Successful student applicants should be able to:
Communicate effectively to influence others
Further develop their analytical skills to identify and address opportunities
Learn to consistently produce innovative, quality ideas and recommendations
Utilize time and resources to maintain effectiveness
Collaborate well in a team environment and develop client relationships
Add your talents to Company Distribution Company, and help us continue our rich tradition of success built on the strength of our iconic brands, state-of-the-art research and manufacturing facilities, and passionate, committed employees. Discover a whole new level of possibilities, driving growth across Altria’s four operating companies: Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, John Middleton, and Nu Mark. We are committed to true innovation, process simplification, diversity and inclusion, and rewarding our employees with strong benefits.
Our Intern Benefits include:
Competitive hourly pay
Paid company holidays
Housing allowance (where applicable)
Professional Development Opportunities
We are seeking undergraduate students in an accredited college/university, preferably, but not limited to the status of a rising senior at the time of the internship. Because driving is required for the position, you must have a valid U.S. driver license in good standing for the last 3 years and access to a vehicle. Any DUI/DWI conviction in the last 3 years will be an immediate disqualifier for the position. You must be eligible to work full time within the United States without sponsorship. Sales Undergraduate Interns must be able to lift, push, pull, reach, conduct overhead work and carry bags and boxes as part of the sales activities (up to 10 pounds on a frequent basis; up to 20 pounds on an occasional basis; possibly up to 50 pounds on a seldom basis).
Each Altria company is an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other protected class.
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