SMG is looking to hire ambitious student leaders for our paid Sales & Marketing Internship. Student Account Executives will have the opportunity to help business owners in their area develop marketing campaigns for the 2017-2018 academic year. Interns work independently and visit local businesses daily to sell advertising space within the planner and online. They manage their own territories and accounts, but also set and work towards group goals with teammates and managers.
RESPONSIBILITIES Student Account Executives will: -Coordinate effective marketing campaigns within the Plan-It Planner and CampusPlan-It.com and assist with the preparation and distribution of all materials -Facilitate the research and acquisition of local/national partnerships -Collect, evaluate and compare competitive marketing materials around campus
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN Students that complete our spring and/or summer internship program acquire an invaluable set of professional and personal skills. Interns can expect to: -Understand the entire sales cycle and B2B buying process -Apply classroom knowledge of sales and marketing to real world business interactions -Learn to devise proposals that effectively address customer needs and concerns -Refine written and verbal communication skills -Enhance self-confidence -Learn to solve problems quickly and creatively -Improve organization skills and ability to self-motivate
BENEFITS -Comprehensive 5 day expenses-paid training to kick-start the internship -Earn commission -Work one-on-one with an experienced sales mentor -Attain quantifiable metrics to attest to sales performance -Qualify for college credit (with advisors’ approval) -Feel the difference of working for a company that cares
Applicants must… -Live within 20 minutes of the NIU campus -Have a valid driver’s license and access to their own car -Be able to dedicate a minimum of 30 hrs/wk (M-F) -Possess strong verbal and written communication skills -Have an outstanding work ethic, ability to self-motivate, and a positive attitude
Student Media Group (SMG) is a leading collegiate marketing company serving students and businesses nationwide. We publish the Campus Plan-It Daily Planner, a free academic planner handed out to students at the beginning of the school year. The planner includes a local business guide, special coupons and deals, academic and sports schedules, community events, and other valuable content. With the ...same campus guide now available online at www.CampusPlan-It.com, our mission is to be the “all-in-one solution” for connecting students with their campus communities.