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Sales Intern

Birmingham, Alabama

Job Category: Administrative
Brand: Motion
Job ID: R24_0000000384
Status: Part time

We're an organization of IT specialists, developers, salespeople, retail specialists, supply chain professionals, drivers and more. What binds us together is our passion for providing superior service to our clients, customers and teammates. Discover why GPC is the right place for you and your career.

Success Profile

What makes a successful employee at Corporate Headquarters? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Collaborative
  • Communicator
  • Good Listener
  • Problem-solver
  • Self-starter
  • Team player
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Employee Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, life and disability insurance, as well as campus health and wellness programs

  • Paid time off, eight company holidays and flexible work schedules available

  • Tuition Reimbursement and professional development opportunities

  • 401(k) Plan with competitive employer matching

  • Onsite cafeteria, coffee stations and break rooms

  • Employee discounts, including NAPA parts, entertainment, technology, appliances, event tickets and more

Job Description

Sales Internships provide the opportunity to learn, grow, and develop though hands on experience to broaden sales, communication, and business acumen skills. This is a full-time, paid summer internship, typically ranging from 10-12 weeks.  Throughout your internship, we provide continuous training and performance feedback to ensure you build the necessary skills to succeed.  Additional career opportunities are usually available upon conclusion of a successful internship, including placement within our Sales Development Program.   

JOB DUTIES

  • Directly work with the sales team and sales leaders in developing new prospects and following through with an entire sales cycle.
  • Collaborate with both sales and service teams to accomplish wins and create engagement.
  • Develop your professional skills through on-the-job learning, technical training and leadership exposure.
  • Develop the ability to build relationships with customers at varying levels of seniority.
  • Develop an understanding of what each department does within the organization through cross functional meetings and information sessions.
  • Develop industry knowledge through product training.
  • Presents a report out presentation describing the internship experience.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

  • Strong interest in sales, lead generation, or outbound calling.
  • Ability to commit to a 10-12 Week summer program.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Desire to learn.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills. 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Typically requires an undergraduate student working towards a bachelor's degree in their junior or senior year of study with an interest in a career in sales.

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GPC conducts its business without regard to sex, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, military status, status as a veteran, or any other protected characteristic. GPC's policy is to recruit, hire, train, promote, assign, transfer and terminate employees based on their own ability, achievement, experience and conduct and other legitimate business reasons.

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I would say this is the first job where I've felt cared about as a person and not an asset. I love the people and what I do.

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