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Sales Intern

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Graduates, Interns and Apprentices
Location
United States - Chicago Office

About Us:


Our sales teams epitomise the entrepreneurial spirit that has defined Dyson since day one: ambitious, commercially savvy, and strategically agile. We work with some of the world’s biggest retailers, implementing the most profitable long term business plans and driving innovative ways to put our technology into more hands. It requires managing multiple networks of Dyson people. And overseeing many different retail areas by managing demonstrators to using effective leadership to drive sales for Dyson, this team is at the core of driving revenue to the business. 

About the Role:


You won’t just be an intern, you’ll be a key member of the Dyson team. You can expect to be tasked with project(s) that capitalize on your existing skills and stretch you out of your comfort zone. Your daily responsibilities will differ depending on the team you are on and the variety of business-critical projects means that no two roles will be alike, but you could expect some of the following responsibilities: 

  • Support the day-to-day sales responsibilities of the Americas market, working under the direction of our sell-in, sell-out and operations leadership
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including finance, marketing and supply chain to coordinate on business initiatives 
  • Contribute to competitive benchmarking and industry intelligence by providing summaries of key findings and trends to stakeholders  
  • Assess Dyson’s presence in local retail partners, suggesting opportunities for improvement 
  • Support plans regarding distribution, merchandising, pricing, and product placement 
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders in marketing and sales functions 
  • Contribute to preparation of various performance analysis 
  • Assess risks and opportunities for new channel ventures and with existing retail partners  
  • Contribute to a multitude of projects that emerge in a fast-paced environment 
  • Become an expert in Dyson products and the way we portray our brand 
  • Work with fellow interns and US Leadership Team on cross-functional project, presented to key stakeholders throughout the program

About You:

  • Rising undergraduate senior or graduate student (expected to graduate in Spring 2022)
  • Some business knowledge through coursework and/or other internship experiences 
  • Willing to relocate to Chicago
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Excel
  • Ability to analyze and translate data-based findings into clear, relevant and actionable insights, or have a deep desire to further develop these skills 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills 
  • Proven ability to work autonomously and drive projects forward
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams 
  • Detail oriented with excellent oral and written skills; the ability to interface effectively with key stakeholders at every level of the business 
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Curiosity and a deep desire to learn 
  • Process-oriented thinker 


 
 


At Dyson, it's about more than our machines. We recognise that our success comes from our inventive people. We believe in including everybody and supporting you on your journey with us

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.