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:

For more than 90 years, Land O’Lakes has created dairy products that stand for real, simple goodness.

Our U.S. Dairy Foods business makes and markets dairy-based products under the LAND O LAKES, Kozy Shack, Alpine Lace, Vermont Creamery and Philia brands. These products are found in grocery, mass and club retailers, and in restaurants, schools and healthcare facilities across the United States and Canada.

Gain invaluable experience by participating in our U.S. Dairy Foods Sales Internship Program!

Step into the world of a Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Sales organization as a member of the Customer Insights & Analytics Team and represent some of America’s top dairy brands.

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

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.

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