Convenience & Foodservice – Sales Internship

Numéro d’emploi: 11688
Emplacement(s): Nationwide

Are you passionate about the future of food?

You’ve come to the right table. General Mills is reshaping the future of food, and we want bright, talented, fiercely curious people to help us get there. General Mills makes +100 consumer brands which can be found in +100 countries around the world, including Cheerios, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Yoplait, Annie’s Homegrown, Old El Paso, Epic Provisions, Blue Buffalo and more.

Détails du poste

Aperçu et Responsabilités

A summer internship with the Convenience & Foodservice Sales Division of General Mills will provide you with actual real-world career immersion.  We will position you to succeed with training, involvement in the business; balanced social/community focused activities and provide you with individual feedback sessions for your immediate and continued personal growth and development.

What is the role of Convenience & Foodservice?

At General Mills our Convenience & Foodservice mission is to serve solutions everywhere. We sell a wide array of branded and non-branded products (snacks, cereal, yogurt, flour and more!) within school cafeterias, hotels, restaurants, bakeries, convenience stores, and vending channels. Convenience & Foodservice division is an important part of General Mills with an exceptional track record of both business and leadership growth.

What would I do?

Introduction and training experiences

  • 1-week, enhanced intern orientation and sales training at our World Headquarters in Minneapolis, MN
  • Foundational selling skills and product knowledge through structured curriculum and immersive field experiences
  • Best in class individualized development for professional success

Types of potential projects and exposure

  • Active engagement/ownership on a variety of sales division projects, each designed to build depth and breadth of understanding

of our business and customers 

  • Utilize business dynamics and analytical tools to provide solution-based insights to sell and influence decision-makers
  • Recommend core business strategies and receive hands-on experience internally and with customers
  • Work on business development, product introductions, category management, pricing and analytics
  • Build internal and external relationships through cross-functional projects, trade shows, mentorships, and diversity organizations
  • Meet with your customers, attend events and volunteer
  • Presentation to senior leadership at the end of your internship

Professional performance feedback

  • 2 performance appraisals will provide you with expectations, objectives and progress

 

 

 

Qualifications

Who is qualified to apply?

  • Passion to sell/represent General Mills and our top consumer food brands
  • All majors. Business, Communications and Liberal Arts preferred
  • 3.0+ cumulative GPA preferred. Dec. 2020, May 2021 graduation
  • Demonstrated leadership and teamwork experience
  • Strategic thinkers and problems solvers with strong communication skills
  • US work authorization/Must have a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record/Position may require you to drive up to 15+ hrs/wk
  • Longer-term mobility/flexibility (to relocate) to our World Headquarters in Minneapolis, MN; or designated field/business center locations

Potential starting locations…

  • Convenience & Foodservice (C&F): Minneapolis, MN or other designated field locations/market areas
  • Relocation for subsequent roles is critical for progression within our Sales Division

Benefits

  • Internship lasts 10 weeks > June 1st – Aug 7th, 2020
  • Monthly salary $3,500
  • Relocation assistance & Furnished apartment with rental assistance/Full-time role may be offered at the end of the internship

Aperçu et Responsabilités

A summer internship with the Convenience & Foodservice Sales Division of General Mills will provide you with actual real-world career immersion.  We will position you to succeed with training, involvement in the business; balanced social/community focused activities and provide you with individual feedback sessions for your immediate and continued personal growth and development.

What is the role of Convenience & Foodservice?

At General Mills our Convenience & Foodservice mission is to serve solutions everywhere. We sell a wide array of branded and non-branded products (snacks, cereal, yogurt, flour and more!) within school cafeterias, hotels, restaurants, bakeries, convenience stores, and vending channels. Convenience & Foodservice division is an important part of General Mills with an exceptional track record of both business and leadership growth.

What would I do?

Introduction and training experiences

  • 1-week, enhanced intern orientation and sales training at our World Headquarters in Minneapolis, MN
  • Foundational selling skills and product knowledge through structured curriculum and immersive field experiences
  • Best in class individualized development for professional success

Types of potential projects and exposure

  • Active engagement/ownership on a variety of sales division projects, each designed to build depth and breadth of understanding

of our business and customers 

  • Utilize business dynamics and analytical tools to provide solution-based insights to sell and influence decision-makers
  • Recommend core business strategies and receive hands-on experience internally and with customers
  • Work on business development, product introductions, category management, pricing and analytics
  • Build internal and external relationships through cross-functional projects, trade shows, mentorships, and diversity organizations
  • Meet with your customers, attend events and volunteer
  • Presentation to senior leadership at the end of your internship

Professional performance feedback

  • 2 performance appraisals will provide you with expectations, objectives and progress

 

 

 

Qualifications

Who is qualified to apply?

  • Passion to sell/represent General Mills and our top consumer food brands
  • All majors. Business, Communications and Liberal Arts preferred
  • 3.0+ cumulative GPA preferred. Dec. 2020, May 2021 graduation
  • Demonstrated leadership and teamwork experience
  • Strategic thinkers and problems solvers with strong communication skills
  • US work authorization/Must have a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record/Position may require you to drive up to 15+ hrs/wk
  • Longer-term mobility/flexibility (to relocate) to our World Headquarters in Minneapolis, MN; or designated field/business center locations

Potential starting locations…

  • Convenience & Foodservice (C&F): Minneapolis, MN or other designated field locations/market areas
  • Relocation for subsequent roles is critical for progression within our Sales Division

Benefits

  • Internship lasts 10 weeks > June 1st – Aug 7th, 2020
  • Monthly salary $3,500
  • Relocation assistance & Furnished apartment with rental assistance/Full-time role may be offered at the end of the internship

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