Sales Internships - Consumer Products, Foodservice or Hormel Deli Solutions
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ABOUT HORMEL FOODS Inspired People. Inspired Food.
Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $9 billion in annual revenue across more than 80 countries worldwide. Its brands include SKIPPY, SPAM, Hormel Natural Choice, Applegate, Justin's, Wholly, Hormel Black Label, Columbus and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, was named on the Global 2000 World's Best Employers list by Forbes magazine for three straight years, is one of Fortune magazine's most admired companies, has appeared on Corporate Responsibility Magazine's The 100 Best Corporate Citizens list for the 12th year in a row, and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts. The company lives by its purpose statement Inspired People. Inspired Food. to bring some of the world's most trusted and iconic brands to tables across the globe. For more information, visit and .
Job Purpose: Sales interns in our Foodservice, Consumer Products and Deli areas are responsible for calling on a variety of existing customers with the objective of increasing sales for their district
* Add products into distribution and expand the usage of existing Hormel Foods products
Implement marketing strategies for Hormel products
Receive training on Hormel Foods products, selling techniques, route building, and business planning
Build a business plan for the territory and report results
Work with Hormel Foods sales and account management to gain new product placements
Impact and contribute meaningful work that will affect the Hormel Foods bottom line
Must graduate in August 2021, December 2021, May 2022 and major in Marketing, Professional Selling, Agribusiness, Business Administration, Hospitality or Hotel/Restaurant Management with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA preferred
Demonstrated leadership, persuasive, initiative, and communication skills are necessary for success in this position
Possess a strong work ethic and an entrepreneurial spirit
Must be a Citizen or National of the United States, a lawful, permanent resident, or have authorization to work in the United States
Applicants must not now, or any time in the future, require sponsorship for an employment visa
Must be comfortable with the preparation and consumption of a variety of Hormel Foods Products which may include but not limited to pork, beef, chicken and peanuts.
Location and Hours:
One of our select training sales offices in major metro cities throughout the United States
Location is based on business needs at the time an offer is made
Position is full time, 40 hours per week beginning late May and ending mid-August
Paid housing allowance
Company car provided with gasoline/mileage allowance
Reimbursement of all expenses incurred on the job
Application Instructions: Please visit to apply online.
Hormel Foods Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.