Job Shadow with Altria over Spring Break

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Would you like the opportunity to learn how to apply sales and category management skills in real business situations? Do you enjoy working with people? Would providing beneficial insights and recommendations to customers be exciting? Are you up for the experience?

We invite you to work with an Altria Territory Sales Manager!

This opportunity will expose you to real business, communication and selling situations. You will learn how a Territory Sales Manager successfully manages a territory and partnerships with approximately 130 retail accounts representing about $15 million in annual sales.

Why consider Altria?

An internship/ full time position offers you responsibility Day One. You could manage some of the biggest brands and promotional programs right away. Don’t worry, there is best-in-class training and leadership development tailored to the individual to help you succeed.

Don’t just take our word on it… below is a quote from an L&S Alumni (2010), Sarah Hanson:

“I chose Altria because it offered more than an entry level job, it offered a career path. Altria also provided a competitive base salary and comprehensive benefits package which, quite frankly, was important to me. I remain with Altria because I am continually challenged with new roles and responsibilities, I am provided consistent training and skill development and I have developed a large network of supportive colleagues and friends.”

Who We Are:

Altria Group is a Fortune 200* company headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. For more than 180 years, Altria’s companies have built some of the best-known brands in the world – Marlboro, Copenhagen, Skoal and Black & Mild – that today lead their respective categories.

Role of the Field Sales:

Because our Field Sales Force focuses on customer contact to drive sales, our people’s skills make all the difference. These skills help us cultivate relationships and connect some of the world’s best-known brands with trade partners in lasting, collaborative efforts.

At Altria, talented leaders are trained to identify opportunities and provide solutions to retail trade and wholesale partners. Strong analytical and communication skills are critical to the success in our field sales force.

Our ultimate purpose is to grow both Altria’s tobacco companies’ and our customers’ businesses by promoting and demonstrating mutual success.

Job Shadowing Criteria:

*Freshman or Sophomore

*At least 18 years of age at the time of the job shadowing

*Students participating will be asked to sign a Job Shadowing waiver

Job Shadow Details:

*Plan to spend ½ a day with an Altria Territory Sales Manager in their territory

*Location of the Job Shadowing- Primarily Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota. Opportunities may exist in other locations; let us know if you are interested in other markets and where when applying.

*There may be opportunities to job shadow with a UW Alumni. If you’re interested, let us know when applying.

How to Apply on Buckynet:

Submit Resume / Waiver – Contact stephanie.m.frank@altria.com for questions about resume and waiver

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