Wholesale Sales Intern

  • Location: US - Bakersfield
  • Job Family: Administration
  • Time Type: Full time
  • Job Requisition ID: R0002025
  • Experience Years: 0-3 Years of Experience
  • Employee Type: Intern

About the Opportunity

This is a paid internship at Driscoll’s, the world’s largest fresh berry company. In this role you will have a hands-on learning opportunity in the Sales department. The Sales department works towards delivering the best of class customer service for our internal and external customers, while inputting sales orders, and verifying completion of the shipping process, while organizing and implementing short term daily activities.

Responsibilities

  • Performs effective Customer Service practices for our internal and external customers.

  • Answers phone calls and processes them accordingly within Sales Group.

  • Inputs sales order and verify shipping process.

  • Communicates Pricing information to appropriate Customers.                             

  • Works with Sales Staff to facilitate Accounts Receivables process.

  • Job Shadows with other Departments (Marketing, Precool, Quality Assurance)

  • Operates PC, photocopy machine, fax and paper shredder.

  • Ensures Driscoll’s confidential and proprietary information and materials.

  • Represents Driscoll's in an ethical and business-like manner in all interactions with growers, co-workers, suppliers, customers, and the business community at large.

  • Maintains a safe and professional appearing work area.

Candidate Profile

  • Be currently enrolled or be no more than 6 months past graduation date at a 4 year university or 2 year college.
  • Must be able to relocate to Bakersfield for this opportunity.
  • Strong organizational, time management, and planning skills.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Excels in a team environment. 
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible in a fast-paced continuously-changing environment.
  • Experience with information technologies and Microsoft Office programs (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).
  • Dependable and reliable with a strong interpersonal relations skill set.
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
  • A US driver’s license and the ability to be covered under company-sponsored vehicle insurance program are also required.

About Driscolls

Driscoll's is the global market leader for fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. With more than 100 years of farming heritage and hundreds of independent growers around the world, Driscoll's is passionate about growing fresh, beautiful and delicious berries. Our values of humility, passion and trustworthiness have guided our mission to delight consumers around the world.

Driscoll's exclusive patented berry varieties are developed through years of research using only natural breeding methods – meaning, no GMOs. From farm-to-table, we focus on delivering a high quality, premium berry experience with our many supply chain partners.

Driscoll's is the trusted brand for Only the Finest Berries™.


Driscoll's es el proveedor líder en la comercialización de Fresas, Frambuesas, Zarzamoras y Arándanos Azules en el mundo. Con más de 100 años de herencia en agricultura y cientos de productores independiente alrededor del mundo, Driscoll's es una compañía apasionada por cultivar Berries frescas, hermosas y deliciosas. Nuestros valores de humildad, pasión y confianza han guiado nuestra misión de deleitar a los consumidores en el mundo.

Las variedades exclusivas de Driscoll's han sido desarrolladas a través de años de investigación usando sólo métodos de mejoramiento natural. De la granja a la mesa, nos enfocamos en ofrecer una experiencia de alta calidad con apoyo de nuestros socios de la cadena de suministro.

Driscoll's es la marca de confianza de sólo las mejores Berries.