Sales Intern, 2021
Chicago, IL 
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Job Description
Summary

Salary
Competitive compensation

Team
Sales Account Management

Location
Chicago, IL, USA
About us
Dyson is a global technology enterprise. We're growing fast and our ambition is huge - more categories, more locations and more people. Dyson launched in the US in 2002, and since then operations have grown exponentially. Our US headquarters is based in Chicago's Fulton Market neighborhood with additional offices located in Aurora, Illinois and Ann Arbor, Michigan. We also have employees working in field sales, our service centers, and in our growing number of Dyson Demo Store's across the country.
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:
  • Ability to work onsite in the Chicago, IL office (relocation assistance not provided for this role at this time)
  • 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
  • Ability to work onsite in the Chicago, IL office (relocation assistance not provided for this role at this time)
  • Rising undergraduate senior or graduate student (expected to graduate in Spring 2021) preferred
  • Some business knowledge through coursework and/or other internship experiences
  • 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

Benefits Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops are also available to Dyson Inters. And with Dyson being an equal opportunity employer that also possesses a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it's an exciting team environment geared towards fueling and realizing every employees' ambition.
Dyson is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. If requested, we will provide reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process for persons with disabilities. Contact us at americas.talentacquisition@dyson.com for more information.
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.

Posted: 08 September 2020


Dyson is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.

Dyson is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
Competitive compensation
Required Experience
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