Retail Sales Intern

  • Location: US - Watsonville, California
  • Job Family: Administration
  • Time Type: Full time
  • Job Requisition ID: R0003277
  • Experience Years: 0-3 Years of Experience
  • Employee Type: Intern

About the Opportunity

The Retail Sales Intern will work in a Sales Team environment in support of Driscoll’s Mission, Vision, and Values as the Fresh Berry Category Leader. Answers phone calls, and provides Extraordinary Customer Service for our internal and external customers. Assists in organizing and implementing the short-term daily activities to achieve an orderly Sales, Accounting, Marketing, and Distribution process. Special projects coordination. Intern gains valuable knowledge of the Retail Industry, from grower perspective and the entire operation of distribution channels.

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 with guidance from Sales Rep.
  • Works with Sales Staff to facilitate Accounts Receivables process.
  • Job Shadows with other Departments
  • 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.
  • Performs other duties as instructed by supervisor.

Candidate Profile

Requirements 

  • Be currently enrolled in a 4-year college or university. An anticipated graduation date between May 2021 – May 2023
  • Strong organizational and planning skills. 
  • Strong communication skills, both orally and written.
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible in a fast paced continuously changing environment.
  • Some experience in utilizing information technologies, which include Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Dependable and Reliable with solid Interpersonal relations skill set. 
  • Be attentive to details and have high observation skills.
  • Ability to work in a remote setting as this summer internship may require some remote work.

Preferred Qualifications & Leadership Competencies

  • California driver’s license and the ability to be covered under company-sponsored vehicle insurance program.
  • Plans & Aligns: Establishes priorities and desired outcomes and creates plans to achieve them.
  • Drives Results: Pursues everything with energy, resourcefulness, and the need to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Collaborates: Works with a variety of colleagues, inside and/or outside of Driscoll’s, seeking win-wins solutions.
  • Courage: Tackles difficult issues timely with optimism and transparency.

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.