Imagine what you can do at Land O’Lakes. Our growth relies on extraordinary talent and boundless thinkers who are always looking for a better way and believe anything is possible. Like you, innovation and technology drive us.

At Land O’Lakes, you will also be part of a community with creative doers and dreamers, who want to make a difference. We work together combining our global perspective and direct access to the source to create practical, new solutions to meet agriculture’s toughest challenges.

Join the team at any Land O’Lakes location or with one of our retail-owners and you’ll sense the optimism, honesty and innovation that goes into everything we do. Together, we strive to feed human progress.

Job Posting Title:
Dairy Foods Sales Intern

Job Description:

U.S. Dairy Foods Sales Internship Program:
Experiences and Skill Development:
Learn about Land O’Lakes, Inc., our business units, co-op structure, operating company philosophy, strategic imperatives and culture
Gain exposure to Sales, Marketing, Finance and Supply Chain functions…understand how a CPG company operates
Learn about the Retail and Foodservice business from multiple perspectives including channels, formats, retailers/operators, competitors and shoppers/patrons
Learn category management techniques, develop analytical thought process and build your written presentation skills
Work in a Team environment
Develop group presentation skills and build your personal confidence
Explore career opportunities in the U.S. Dairy Foods Sales organization

After a Successful Internship and College Graduation:
Join Land O’Lakes full-time as an Analyst on the Customer Insights & Analytics Team based in Arden Hills, MN
Further develop category management and analytical thought process, and support Field Sales with a set of Customers
Cover a route of Retail Supermarkets and/or Foodservice Operators
Begin the Land O’Lakes Sales Training Program providing you valuable tools and resources to build out your skills
The Land O’Lakes Mentor Program will expose you to future roles within the sales organization and begin to build the critical knowledge and skills required for those roles

Experience-Education (Required):
A current Junior
Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Sales, Marketing or related field
Desire to pursue a career in Sales and Sales Management

Competencies-Skills (Required):
Demonstrate Integrity
Execute with Focus & Accountability
Demonstrate Agility
Make Insightful Decisions
Strong written/verbal communication skills
Strong planning, organization and self-management skills
Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook) basic skills

Experience-Education (Preferred):
Experience working in a selling role or in a retail/foodservice environment
Previous internship(s)
Community/organization involvement and leadership

Competencies-Skills (Preferred):
Ability to influence and persuade
Advanced skills in Excel and/or other analytical tools/databases

If you have questions, please call the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.

Land O’Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

Neither Land O’Lakes, nor its search firms, will ever contact you and ask for confidential information over the phone or in email. If you receive a call or email like this, please do not provide the information being requested.

If you need to submit a reasonable accommodation request to complete the employment application process, please call the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.


Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on RedditEmail this to someonePrint this page