We are seeking highly motivated students to join Ecolab’s Inside Sales Internship program for the Institutional division. The Institutional division is the largest business within Ecolab addressing our customers’ cleaning and sanitation needs in the food service and hospitality industries, as well as laundry, long-term care, education, retail and government facilities.
As an intern, you will participate in a 10-week experience during the summer calling on existing customers to educate on various products, services and promotions while collaborating with our field associates to support our customer needs. Consultative sales training and inside sales techniques will be provided in your development plan to prepare you for success. In addition, you will have an opportunity to shadow associates in field sales and corporate accounts to better understand the full-time career path and opportunities.
What you will do:
- Work with your peers as an inside sales intern to understand customers’ operational challenges, understand their cleaning and sanitization needs, and devise solutions to meet their needs.
- Gain exposure to the hospitality industry including hotels, restaurants, hospitals, schools, and dining facilities through valuable consultative experiences
- Learn how to successfully prospect to find new leads, set-up new accounts, and generate new business
- Work closely with the Inside Sales team to perfect your sales, presentation, and professional communication skills
- Currently in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree with anticipated graduation date of December 2021 or May/June 2022
- A valid driver’s license, acceptable Motor Vehicle Record, and access to a personal vehicle
- No Immigration Sponsorship Available
- Pursuing a Marketing, Communications, Hospitality Management, or Sales degree or certificate
- Previous sales and/or customer service experience
- Hospitality or foodservice industry experience
- Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
- Long-term interest in a sales or sales leadership career