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Intern I Sales - Chicago

Company: FedEx Services
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

This internship is designed for student who are CURRENTLY ENROLLED in a degree program at their junior or senior year with an anticipated graduation date between May 2023 - August 2024; and postgraduates with a graduation date within 12 months from the start of the internship. As a FedEx intern, you will be working on projects getting you valuable, real-world experience. Key Responsibilities: Under close supervision, the successful candidate will help sell FedEx transportation services to potential and existing business customers. Responsibilities will include: Collaborate with Account Executives (AEs) to identify opportunities, help close new business, and assist with any customer facing issues their aligned AEs may have. Plan calls with aligned customers and then prospect for new business around those accounts. Participate in the entire sales process with your aligned AEs to do pricings, implementation plans, and follow up visits to secure new business. Perform joint rides with your Sales Manager and assigned mentor. Minimum Qualifications: Currently enrolled in a bachelor's degree program 3.0 GPA Availability to work 40 hours per week between June and August 2023 Resume should include the following information: email address, telephone number, name of college/university, degree, major, GPA, date of intended graduation (month and year) Preferred Qualifications: Strong work ethic, initiative, resilience, adaptability, relationship-building skills, reliability, responsiveness, oral/written communication skills, innovation, and problem resolution skills Experience in sales and/or sales competitions Proven track record of success A desire for a career in sales The company does not offer immigration sponsorship for the permanent position(s) that will be offered to successful interns who are hired into the Foundations Program or full-time entry level positions. Relocation and housing assistance will not be available for an internship. FedEx. Where now meets next. Our vision is to be the earth's most engaged advocates of connected commerce where open borders, new markets and fair, sustainable practices are the norm for the billions of personal supply chains being managed every day in our always on, mobile-first world. We stand for ease, access and opportunity. We lead purposeful innovation, champion entrepreneurs, advocate free trade and empower humans and their place in the era of autonomy and AI. We fight for our customers, a more sustainable planet and an ethical playing field. FedEx inspires its more than 570,000 team members to remain focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities. FedEx is committed to connecting people and possibilities around the world responsibly and resourcefully, with a goal to achieve carbon-neutral operations by 2040. FedEx has been recognized on many different lists both for business success and for being a great employer: Fortune "World's Most Admired Companies" - 2021 Forbes "Best Employers for Diversity" - 2021 LinkedIn "Top 100 Companies" - 2021 TIME "100 Most Influential Companies" - 2021 World HRD Congress "Best Gender Equality Workplace" - 2021 InsiderPro ComputerWorld "Best Places to Work for IT" - 2021 FedEx Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetics disability, or protected Veteran status. FedEx Services does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities in regard to job application procedures, hiring, and other terms and conditions of employment. Further, FedEx Services is prepared to make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee to enable the applicant or employee to be considered for the desired position, to perform the essential functions of the position in question, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment as are enjoyed by other similarly situated employees without disabilities, unless the accommodation will impose an undue hardship. If a reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact

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