PepsiCo Careers

PepsiCo Sales Management Intern (North America Beverages and Food Service Distributor)

United States

United States - English

Job Description

Auto req ID: 125785BR
External Posting Title: PepsiCo Sales Management Intern (North America Beverages and Food Service Distributor)

Job Description

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Functional Description:
PepsiCo provides a demanding, fast-paced environment in a competitive industry, where growth equals opportunity and fun accompanies the challenge. Does leading a team of 8-10 sales reps within your first two years excite you? Does spearheading a $10-15 million business sound rewarding? If so, PepsiCo might be the organization for you! Based on performance, candidates will have the unique opportunity to move rapidly to increasing levels of responsibility culminating into leadership positions across the sales function. Our college recruiting program is designed to build future sales leaders within our organization and groom candidates for key leadership roles.

What you can expect:

  • Prescriptive Onboarding Structure
  • Project Based Internship with Ability to Make Meaningful Impact on the Business
  • Flexibility and Autonomy to Achieve Selling & Team Goals
  • Strong Focus on Leadership Skill Development
  • High Visibility and Access to Senior Leadership
  • Continued Investment and Training in Cutting Edge Mobile Technology with Real Time Insights within the CPG Marketplace
  • Internal Campus Networking Activities
  • Centralized Report Out on Rotational Learnings & Project Results

In this role, you will be called upon to:
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills to influence various teams.
  • Successfully interact with customers and effectively sell in and execute Sales programs and initiatives.
  • Manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to customers as needed.
  • Use fact-based selling skills and deliver exceptional customer service.
  • Activate local and national marketplace initiatives and promotions through merchandising products and building creative displays.
  • Help lead the frontline through various change initiatives.
  • (As the work environment is physical) stand, walk, reach, and squat throughout the work day.


What we’re looking for:

  • Desire to lead, develop and motivate frontline associates.
  • Self-starting individuals who possess the passion and drive to win.
  • Resilience and adaptability to solve problems.
  • Ability to discern priorities and remain organized as business needs evolve.
  • Strong work ethic and heightened sense of urgency to operate successfully in a fast paced environment.
  • Proven leadership throughout your academic career (on- or off- campus).
  • Previous selling and/or customer service experience (on- or off-campus; either through part time jobs, internship, or academic clubs).
  • Pursuing a Degree in: Management, Business Administration, Communications, Organizational Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Professional Selling (other related majors will be considered).
  • Availability to work flexible schedules (including early mornings, evenings and/or weekends).
  • Flexibility for relocation.
  • Spanish language skills a plus.

Minimum Qualifications - Each candidate is expected to:
  • Pass a sales assessment to be considered for the role.
  • Graduate with Bachelor’s degree within one (1) year of internship completion.
  • Be eligible to work in United States without work authorization sponsorship now or anytime in the future.
  • Have a valid driver’s license and access to an automobile to drive to various sales locations for duration of time in role.
  • Pass a drug screen and background investigation, including a Motor Vehicle Report (clean driving record for the past 3 years).
  • Have physical ability to lift 25 - 45 pounds repeatedly when needed in daily execution.

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Category: Sales

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

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