Sales Intern

Daktronics - Columbus, OH3.9

InternshipEstimated: $45,000 - $57,000 a year
Every day, in nearly 100 countries around the world, millions of people depend on Daktronics scoring and display systems for information and entertainment. Our displays provide vital travel information in airports and train stations and along highways. They advertise the price of gas, store specials, and more as you make your daily commute. They also enhance spectators’ experiences at sporting events of all kinds, from Little League to the major leagues.

Do you have a passion for sales and travel? Consider an internship with Daktronics. Not only will you obtain hands-on professional experience as you travel the country, you’ll also receive a competitive wage as you explore our industry-leading products and interact with our talented team.

Internship runs January 13, 2020 through August 14, 2020. Check out our Daktronics Internship Video.

Your exact responsibilities will vary depending upon assignment, but you can expect opportunities like these during your internship.

Learn sales strategies including inside sales, business-to-business (B2B), service sales, and advertising sales:
Job shadow our professional sales team
Attend trade shows, demonstrate products and visit customers
Give customer presentations
Conduct research
Generate and track leads

Contribute to Daktronics Intern Group:
Monthly luncheons
Attend Toastmasters
Recruiting events
Give internship capstone presentation and attend colleagues’ presentations
Experience manufacturing through production rotation.
Build and maintain professional relationships.
You’re an outgoing, self-motivated, flexible, well-organized person who is both empathetic and personable. You understand customers, so know the work schedule may include evenings and weekends. You can meet our academic, travel and other requirements.

Preferred applicants will be currently enrolled in accredited Bachelor’s degree program related to sales, business, communication, economics, sports management, entrepreneurial studies, marketing, or engineering.
Completion of sophomore year in good academic standing.
Able to take a semester off from school to complete the internship, if applicable.
Unofficial transcripts or web transcripts must be submitted with application to be considered for this internship.

Ability to travel by air and ground. Able to meet and maintain Daktronics Qualified Driver status. Motor vehicle records will be checked.
Comply with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requirements for operating Commercial Motor Vehicles (CMV):
Be at least 21 years of age.
Obtain state & company certification to operate a CMV with a gross vehicle weight rating from 10,001 to 26,001 pounds.
Employees will be required to participate in a driver exam road test
Pass a medical exam, which includes drug test.
Physically able to connect trailer to vehicle.
Be able to operate large trucks with or without trailers safely in various weather and traffic conditions.

May work from multiple locations, including Daktronics offices and/or home based office.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Fluent in English, written and verbal. Knowledge of Spanish or French helpful.
Daktronics does not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position.

Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or citizenship status.