Advantage Solutions

Portland, Oregon, United States

Anheuser Busch Beyond Beer Summer Internship

Posted over 1 month ago

Job Description

Anheuser Busch Beyond Beer Summer Sales Internship

Anheuser Busch is seeking part-time Summer Sales internships to be part of the team and assist in driving sales. Open up your future by working as a Sales intern and you will be part of a fast growing company driven by groundbreaking ideas and innovative culture. Sales Interns will represent various featured brands at key on/off premise accounts each week. Jump start your future in the Adult Beverage Industry and join our exciting 2 month summer internship.

Apply today to join this exciting, growing industry, and be part of a team that is best in class for alcohol promotions.

What We Offer:

Average 20 hours/week for June, July, & August

Hourly Pay $25/hr

Auto Reimbursement

Bonus potential

Responsibilities:

  • Wednesday Saturday afternoons and evenings schedule with Monday Check-in meeting with Anheuser Busch Control State Personnel
  • Retail and on premise sampling and event execution
  • Attend Broker General Sales meetings (virtual or in person)
  • Work with Broker to learn the Control States distilled spirits business model including pricing, discounting, shelving and display strategies
  • Work with AB distributors and brokers in the field (Alabama and MoCo)
  • Present a brand plan or program to state liquor board if possible
  • Present internship recap to Anheuser-Busch, Broker, and Advantage team at the end of the program

Qualifications:

  • Enrolled in Bachelor or Master Degree Program
  • 1 year plus working as Bartending experience (On Premise Sampling experience is a plus)
  • Due to the dispensing of alcohol, you must be 21 or older and requires Responsible Alcohol Training
  • Reliable means of transportation
  • Daily access to a PC computer with internet/email access
  • Must be available to work Wednesday-Sunday evenings
  • Passion for meeting new people and evangelizing outstanding products
  • Engaging, outgoing, approachable personality
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills

Access to reliable transportation within your territory is critical

Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to make oral presentations

Ability to develop strategic plans and make sound decisions to grow the business

Track record of building and maintaining customer/client relationships and customer satisfaction

Flexible and adaptable; Impeccable time management skills

Strong computer skills and daily Internet access

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) proficiency

Advantage Marketing Partners is actively seeking part-time professional Brand Ambassadors to represent Anheuser-Busch for a national sampling initiative in strategic markets across the United States. Brand Ambassadors will represent various featured brands at key on/off premise accounts each week as scheduled by their Market Manager. Training, apparel, and sampling tools will all be provided for events.

Apply today to join this exciting, growing industry, and be part of a team that is best in class for alcohol promotions.

Requirements:

  • Must have 1 year plus Brand Ambassador or Bartending experience (On Premise Sampling experience is a plus)
  • Due to the dispensing of alcohol, you must be 21 or older and requires Responsible Alcohol Training
  • Reliable means of transportation
  • Daily access to a PC computer with internet/email access
  • Must be available to work Wednesday-Sunday evenings
  • Passion for meeting new people and evangelizing outstanding products
  • Engaging, outgoing, approachable personality
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills

Responsibilities:

  • Visit scheduled accounts weekly as provided by the Market Manager
  • Successfully complete 3 events on a nightly basis
  • Arrive in designated apparel with required items to complete the event
  • Engage consumers by offering samples and educating on the product
  • Formulate, develop, and maintain strong communication links with customers
  • Complete activation recaps
  • Provide feedback to Market Manager in order to improve sale of all brand products
  • Develop and sustain relationships with key accounts and staff within assigned areas
  • Represent the company and its products to the media and customers in a positive manner

Cant change after this:

The Company is one of North Americas leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Position Summary

The ABI Territory Sales Representative is responsible for developing and growing sales volume in their assigned territories through relationship building, and effective fact-based selling and presentations with retail accounts operations personnel at store and market (district/region/etc.) level.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Selling

  • Developing and leveraging relationships with key influence and decision makers in assigned stores and markets.
  • Delivering consistent market level contact and administration as per client and customer standards.
  • Effectively gaining front end and main aisle presence of client brands
  • Comfortable working sampling events/promotions multiple times a weekto support placements

Achieving Results

  • Implement strategies to meet or exceed goals for assigned stores and markets.
  • Growing POS for client brands by executing initiatives as well as maintaining in stock conditions.
  • Analyzes and develops business plans each Quarter that identifies opportunities to grow sales within their territory.

Organizing and Planning

  • Follows team sales call standards and strategically implements a call coverage plan that meets the business needs of client and the retail customer.
  • Administration/Reporting: Complete accurate and timely paperwork, reports, recaps, itineraries, expense reports, etc.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Direct Reports

- This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

Indirect Reports

- This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements:

- Travel and Driving is an essential duty and function of this job

- Possible overnight travel may be required

Minimum Qualifications The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

Education Level:

(Required): Associate's Degree

(Preferred): Bachelor's Degree

Field of Study/Area of Experience: Sales

- 3-5 years of experience in Sales

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities, and Software/Tools

- Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills

- Excellent customer service orientation

- Ability to exercise sound judgment

- Ability to make oral presentations

- Ability to develop strategic plans to grow the business

- Track record of building and maintaining customer/client relationships

- Flexible and adaptable, able to change and alter according to changes in projects or business environment

- Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Field / Reps Requirements:

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed in a retail in-store environment. Typically requires the ability to travel, drive, and engage in considerable physical activity, ability to lift and/or push up to 74 pounds, stand on feet for long periods of time, use products or cook food as appropriate for the demonstration, and may be required to work in extremely cold conditions (i.e. refrigerated and freezer sections). The use of proper safety practices when handling the products and/or cooking is essential.

Additional Information Regarding Advantage Solutions Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by ones supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

he Intern works in one area of our business or a variety of teams including but not limited to: Merchandising, Sales, Marketing, Special Events, and Warehouse & Delivery to gain knowledge and understanding of the alcohol distribution industry. The structured internship opportunity is designed to give students exposure to the wine and spirits industry and broad experience in various aspects of the relationship between marketing, sales, and distribution.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with a variety of teams to become familiar in all aspects of the Sales Divisions
  • Support the Sales departments which include, but are not limited to Category Management, Distribution Warehouse Sales (DWS), Point of Sales (POS), Chain Merchandising Divisions and Graphics
  • Participate in training, on-site meetings, and department-wide learning opportunities as available
  • Participate in the setup, working off and tear down of any special events, tastings, or functions as directed by the Supervisor
  • Assist with our On-Premise Surveys
  • Support the team with additional projects as assigned and defined by student's specific learning goals
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

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