• Sales Internship

    Posted Date 3 months ago(1/23/2018 3:05 PM)
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    About the Company:
    Alta Equipment Company is one of the Great Lakes leading equipment dealers, offering a wide variety of products including gas and electric forklifts, a diverse line of construction equipment and materials handling products. Alta brings 34 years of experience in service efficiency and fleet management to its customer base, providing rapid response and innovative solutions. We are a growing, progressive, multi-location distributor with 21 locations and over 800 employees based in Michigan, Northern Indiana and Illinois. Our core commitment is to provide outstanding service that exceeds our customers’ expectations. Alta’s Guiding Principles are that we Invest in the Best, we have a Passion for Excellence, we promote Mutual Respect, we are One Team, and we develop relationships that create Customers for Life.
    We offer an excellent benefit package that includes:
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield health with 3 PPO plans to choose from
    • Delta Dental
    • EyeMed voluntary vision
    • UNUM company paid life, short and long term disability insurances
    • Voluntary life and long term disability buy up
    • Legal and identity theft insurance
    • Flexible and Health Savings Accounts
    • Paid holidays
    • Paid Time Off
    • 401(k) with discretionary match


    The mission and purpose of the Alta Equipment internship program is to grow and expand the necessary skill sets for the capital equipment sales and leasing. The Sales Intern will assist the Field Sales Representatives in qualifying inbound sales leads, developing long term opportunities and developing target account strategies. The Sales Intern will be exposed to multiple departments such as, parts, service and sales to develop a strong understanding of what each department delivers for the organization and how they interconnect. 
    Job Responsibilities: 
    • Inbound lead qualification
    • Target account development
    • Inbound sales lead pipeline development
    • Coordinatation of internal department communication
    • Incorporate Alta's Guiding Principles into daily activities
    • Performs other duties as assigned
    • Consistent, regular, and reliable attendance including being ready for work at the designated start time


    Desired Skills and Qualifications:
    • College student pursuing a bachelor's degree with at least one semester remaining
    • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Must be able to quickly apply training received
    • Technical background with good computer skills
    • Well organized
    • Willingness to learn
    • Desire to succeed
    • Positive, customer focused attitude
    • Computer Skills - Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
    • Language Skills - High: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. 
    • Mathematical Skills - Intermediate: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
    • Reasoning Ability - Intermediate: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. 
    Physical Demands/Work Environment:
    • Physical/Sensory Functions: Regularly will talk/hear; Frequently will sit, stand, walk and use hands; Occasionally will reach with hands and arms, climb or balance.
    • Lift and/or Move Functions: Occasionally up to 25 pounds
    • Work Environment: Frequently will work near moving mechanical parts; Occasionally experience vibration and exposure to outdoor weather conditions
    Other Opportunities at Alta:
     Please visit our careers page at www.altaequipment.jobs to view other openings that may be of interest to you!
    • Job seekers only
    • Recruiting/staffing firms - please do not contact the company about this posting


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