Sales Intern

  • Sales
  • Farmington Hills, Michigan, United States

Sales Intern

Job description

Great Minds, a rapidly growing challenger brand in the PK-12 instructional materials space, seeks a Sales Intern.


COMPANY PROFILE

Great Minds, a mission driven Public Benefit Corporation, brings teachers and scholars together to craft exemplary instructional materials that inspire joy in teaching and learning. Our English curriculum, Wit & Wisdom®, Eureka Math™ and PhD Science™, all support teachers as they take students beyond rote learning to provide a deeper, more complete understanding of the humanities, mathematics, and the sciences. Founded in 2007, Great Minds now employs more than 600 people.

For additional information please visit: www.greatminds.org


OUR MARKET POSITION

Great Minds’ Eureka Math is the most widely used curriculum in the history of American education. It enjoys an unrivaled 40+ net promoter score. Eureka and its sister products, Wit & Wisdom English and PhD Science, embrace much higher expectations for all students and all teachers. In a market dominated by scripted, procedural materials that drive expectations down, Great Minds produces curricula that celebrate knowledge, respect the craft of teaching, and acknowledge the true capabilities of students.


The Sales Intern will gain valuable work experience in a fast-paced and challenging environment that provides opportunities to learn from the organization’s executives, participate in fun office events, and meet other interns. Our interns work on real projects that impact our programs, giving them the opportunity to make a tangible impact on the future of our organization.


The Sales Intern will work closely with the Great Minds sales team, especially the Renewal Account Managers on daily duties such as:

  • Assisting with the preparation of opportunities and quotes for customers
  • Supporting our customers by eloquently answering phone calls and emails
  • Assisting with organizing and shipping curriculum samples to schools
  • Work closely with 1-2 Renewal Account Managers on a daily basis
  • Maintaining customer information in Salesforce, the organization’s Customer Relations Management (CRM) tool
  • Developing own research project based on sales, education, or a related subject

Requirements

Sophomore class or higher at a college/university or any year at graduate school

  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Ability to prioritize and balance multiple projects
  • Experience with one or more of the following is a plus: Excel, Microsoft Outlook Sharepoint and/or Salesforce
  • Open to all undergraduate or graduate students interested in Sales and/or pursuing a degree in Business Administration seeking valuable work experience.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills needed.
  • Interest in K-12 education is a plus.

Details:

Selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check.