Summer Internship: Sales Gilt Groupe
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Gilt Groupe is looking for excited, passionate and hard-working undergraduate students for this year?s Summer Internship Program! This summer, we will host interns across the business to gain experience in our fast-paced luxury ecommerce organization for 10 weeks, from June 9, 2014 through August 15, 2014. To be considered, as part of your application, you must submit a resume and a cover letter answering the question ?Why Gilt?? and outlining your areas of interest.
This is an unpaid, for-academic credit only internship. All interns are required to provide a letter of credit from their college or university and participate for the entirety of the program. If you want to seize a great opportunity at a growing tech company, get mentored by some of the industry?s best and make lasting professional relationships, please apply!
The intern will have a hands-on experience working closely with the DC market to learn the sales process beginning with searching for prospects, monitoring competition, sitting in on sales calls, assisting with creating opportunities and entering information into Docusign and finally reviewing the sale outcome in sale reports.
The intern will have the following day-to-day responsibilities:
Salesforce clean ?up (assigning accounts, merging accounts, transferring accounts)
Report of competition (search for violation of exclusivity)
Thank you?s to vendors
Clerical assistance for curators ? including, but not limited to prep for sale meetings (past sale performance, list of similar sales that performed)
Daily and weekly sale reports demonstrating sale performance (send out reminders to curators to reach out to those vendors who performed)
The internship will culminate in a final project that will include a PowerPoint presentation showing a creative sale strategy. The project should include a list of prospects in Washington DC, an overarching theme/collection, a list of target sales that the intern will include in the collection and a strategy to reach a new audience.
Eligible candidates must be located in the DC area and be enrolled in a college/university. This is an unpaid internship for academic credit only.
Create prospect lists
Prepare for weekly sales meetings, i.e. revenue reporting and weekly performance
Organize the sales calendar
Sales support (learning the sales cycle)
Organize lead generation and assign leads in Salesforce
Support client communication
Assist in tracking daily leads and suggesting potential partners
Create vendor kits, book appointments and attend sales meetings
Track industry trends and conduct daily competitive analysis
Events and sponsorships
Research and investigate events, festivals and opportunities in the local market
Maintain RSVP lists and handle guest lists at Gilt City events
Stay abreast of industry events, social media outlets and publications
Find content for social media outlets including Twitter and Instagram to support local market
Eligible to receive academic credit from university/college
Currently pursuing a Bachelor?s degree in communications, business, marketing, advertising, or other related field
Proficiency in PowerPoint, Excel and Word
Excellent organization and communication skills
An interest in the luxury lifestyle industry or hospitality is a plus
Gilt.com is an innovative online shopping destination offering its members special access to the most inspiring merchandise and experiences every day at insider prices. Gilt continually searches the world for the most coveted brands and products, including fashion for women, men, and children; home decor; and unique activities in select cities and destinations. We believe that every day is an opportunity to inspire and be inspired.
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