TitleSales InternDescriptionSummary:The Sales Intern will focus on projects and company initiatives that are directly related to the Sales department. This individual works closely with their Mentor, the Sales Teams and our Customers to learn more about our Company, build their product knowledge and understand basic sales strategies. Our Sales Intern will develop their skills and knowledge in order to deliver customer solutions. This individual displays behaviors that support our culture, our 5 P's and our purpose to create lasting value for those we serve.Key Responsibilities & Essential Functions:Job shadowing various roles and departments to learn about Van MeterPartner with Account Managers and Inside Sales to lean basic electrical industry and sale conceptsAssist with oversight of projects from vendors, resolving customer problems, ensuring delivery of orderAttend and participate in sales meetingsAchieve a strong competency in all needed databases, tools, systems and processesManage communication both internally and externallyPerform assigned tasks as directedCritical Success Factors:Excellent internal and external customer serviceExcellent interpersonal skills, Strong communication skills written and oralStrong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and pay attention to detailSelf motivated and energeticWillingness to learn, grow, and adapt to changeAbility to maintain a positive attitude and solid work ethicDependableDemonstrated decision-making ability, able to analyze work load and establish priorities with deadlinesAbility to work collaboratively with all departmentsStrong team orientation yet able to work independentlyJob Requirements/Specifications:High School GraduateCurrently enrolled in a College or University pursuing Associates or Bachelor's degreeConsidered a LeaderExcellent ability to learn and implement new software packages quicklyProven people skillsAble to commit to a set work scheduleProficient in Microsoft Office software specifically Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPointFull-Time/Part-TimeSeasonalShift -not applicable-PositionSales InternNumber of Openings1LocationDavenportAbout the OrganizationEOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.Van Meter is an EOE/M/W/Vets/Disability Employer