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Sales Intern

Company: ADM
Location: Decatur
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description ADM Sales InternshipABOUT ADMUnlocking the Power of Nature, to Enrich the Quality of Life.ADM is a premier global human and animal nutrition company, delivering solutions today with an eye to the future. We are blazing new trails in health and well-being as our scientists develop groundbreaking products to support healthier living. We are a cutting-edge innovator leading the way to a new future of plant-based consumer and industrial solutions to replace petroleum-based products. We are an unmatched agricultural supply chain manager and processor, providing food security by connecting local needs with global capabilities. And we are a leader in sustainability, scaling across entire value chains to help decarbonize our industry and safeguard our planet. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional and sustainability challenges of today and tomorrow. Learn more at ADM?Ranked 35 on Fortune 100 ListNamed one of The World's Most Admired Companies 2023 by Fortune2023 Campus Forward Award WinnerOver 40,000 colleagues across over 200 countriesJOB SUMMARYReal Work. Real Experience. Real Fun.Sales interns at ADM will gain exposure in prospecting of potential accounts, customer/product discovery, quoting and negotiation, market intelligence, product applications, sales and marketing activities, and compiling business case scenarios. Click here to hear from our 2023 Summer Interns on why this internship is for YOU!Job Responsibilities
Prospect and call potential customersFirst point of contact for phone and web inquiries, including basic applications support and referral to appropriate channels.Facilitate and manage product samples and technical document requests and capture all pertinent data. Manage process for potential sale.Power user of CRM, daily interaction, logging all pertinent activity and customer notes, manager and updating pipeline.Understand the needs and the expectations of the customers. Report or provide relevant solutions if necessary.Work closely with cross-functional team to maximize short and long-term profitable growth.Channel and log suggestions, inquires and complaints to the appropriate people/systems.Market research and investigation to related competitive products and marketing strategies. Develop a clear understanding of how commodity futures markets influence pricing of products.Follow determined reporting structures and report compilation.STRENGTHS OF A SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE Able to complete an internship in the summer (May/June-August 2024)Must be geographically flexible to relocate to ADM sitesPursuing a four-year degree in Sales, Business, Agriculture-related, or science related field with an anticipated graduation between December 2024 and Summer 2026Preferred GPA of 2.8 or greater Knowledge of Microsoft Office softwareAbility to function effectively, both independently and with a teamExcellent verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to collaborate within various levels of an organizationADM requires the successful completion of a background check.Outgoing personality with eagerness to assist customers via phone, web, and trade showsINTERNSHIP DETAILSInternships are 10-12 weeks in durationInterns are responsible for transportation to and from workInterns who demonstrate high potential and engagement may be offered another internship if still pursuing a degree, or a full-time position after graduationADM requires the successful completion of a background check.Excited about this role but don't meet every requirement listed? Studies show that often applicants will self-select out if they don't check every box. We encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this role or another one of our openings.PERKS & BENEFITSAll Inclusive National Intern Orientation WeekRelocation & housing provided and/or assistanceCompetitively paid internship Company-sponsored training and development resources, such as Lunch with Leadership, LinkedIn Learning, language training, and mentoring programsEmployee Resource Groups (ERGs) such as the Young Professionals ERG, Women's ERG, Black Colleague Alliance ERG, Adelante Hispanic ERG, and moreEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) available to all internsInterns who demonstrate high potential and engagement may be offered another internship if still pursuing a degree, or a full-time position after graduation DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION, & BELONGINGDiversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are cornerstones of ADM's efforts to continue innovating, driving growth, and delivering outstanding performance. We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce and create welcoming, truly inclusive work environments - environments that enable every ADM colleague to feel comfortable on the job, make meaningful contributions to our success, and grow their career. We respect and value the unique backgrounds and experiences that each person can bring to ADM because we know that diversity of perspectives makes us better, together. We are committed to ensuring all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment regardless of 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. We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in our industry, as we strive to ensure our workforce represents the world that we help to feed:
people of color, women, gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, please visit our website here: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - ADM.

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