Acosta Sales & Marketing Summer Intern in Plano, Texas

Overview:

Acosta Internships are an 10-12 week program that allows college sophomores and juniors to develop an opportunity to learn about the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industry. Acosta seeks to provide a rewarding opportunity to interns to develop technical, management and leadership skills outside of the classroom.

Acosta Intern Program

Interviewing and on campus recruiting takes place during scheduled campus events between Fall – Spring. Specific hiring locations post between January - May. Selected participants start work in June (*varies by office location).

Applications are accepted year round by applying through the “Apply for this job online” link provided below.

Responsibilities:

  • Receives training and performs duties in several functional areas such as sales support, marketing, retail, sales or other administrative support departments.

  • Learn line and staff functions, operations, management viewpoints, and company policies and practices that affect each phase of business.

  • Sets performance goals and objectives with upper management.

  • Monitors performance progress with management and key trainers/mentors.

  • Observes experienced workers to acquire knowledge of methods, procedures, and standards required for performance of departmental duties.

  • Receives training in functions and operations of related departments to facilitate subsequent transfer between departments and to provide greater promotional opportunities.

  • Attends company-sponsored training classes.

  • Completes a project assigned through management at the beginning of the internship. With the guidance of an assigned mentor, will present out the project work and results to the local leadership team

  • Prepares and submits a summary of experiences at the end of the internship to recap learning achievements

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must be a college sophomore or junior pursuing a Bachelor degree

  • Student must be in good academic standing

  • Prior related experience (as defined by business) preferred

  • Strong communication skills and proven time management and meeting facilitation skills

  • Ability to adapt to various situations – work in a fast paced environment, flexible and resourceful

  • Demonstrate leadership and can take the lead with little or no guidance – work independently

  • Builds rapport and can interact professionally with various business partners at all levels

  • Critical thinking and creative program solving skills

  • Team-oriented and strong partnership skills

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Acosta Sales & Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job ID 2017-128836

Work City Plano

PCN 194932

Work State US-TX

Position Type Regular Part-Time

Work Zip 75093

Starting average hours per week 25-30

Category Field Jobs