Sales Internship (m/f/d)

Procter & Gamble Europe SA

Schwalbach am Taunus, Hesse, Germany, Switzerland
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  • Publication date:

    30 June 2022
  • Workload:

    100%
  • Contract:

    Permanent position

Sales Internship (m/f/d)

Are you eager to lead exciting projects and have a meaningful impact with your ideas? Are you ready to make a difference in our customers’ business? If you relish a culture in which your development is key and you feel a hunger to learn, a dedication to lead, and a passion to win – this position is for you!

YOUR FUTURE EMPLOYER

From its foundation 185 years ago as a soap and candle start-up, P&G today is a leading consumer goods company. We are home to iconic, trusted brands that touch 5 billion consumers worldwide and make life a little bit easier in small but meaningful ways.

We want you to bring your insight, creativity, and passion to join our dedicated teams who have helped us grow into a global company.

Our people are our greatest asset: with our philosophy of promotion from within, we place strong emphasis on employee development and are committed to finding and fostering world-class talent. Learn from our inspiring leaders, shape our supportive and welcoming culture, and place your personal development at the core of your work!

YOUR ROLE

At P&G, collaborative partnerships with our retail customers are fundamental to the continued growth and success of our mutual business. You are the direct link between our innovative products, strategic marketing, and retailers.

Use your drive and ingenuity From Day 1, you will receive your own projects to contribute to the team and business that you are working within. Through these you gain insight into how we work and what we do in Sales: creating new ideas to implement our product and promotion initiatives at the Point of Sale. We are analyzing sell-out and shopper data to identify sales potential. And we derive fundamental insights to sustainably grow the category and our brands.In addition, you engage with internal stakeholders from all functions (e.g., Marketing, Finance, Product Supply) to expand your knowledge, meet customer requirements, and achieve your project objectives. Bring your ideas to the table! We are curious to hear them.

Within the Sales function, you might join P&G in one of three teams: Key Account Management, Market Strategy Management, or Category Management. Each career path is different depending on the unique skills, interests, and goals you bring. Your strong impact and continuous growth will foster a successful career with us.

Qualifications

YOUR PROFILE


  • You are a bachelor or master student with a minimum of 2 semesters of studies completed and strong academic results.


  • You are available for a duration of 3-6 months.


  • You demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills, a drive for leadership, and a passion for sales.


  • You work effectively with diverse groups of people by embracing creativity, innovation, and initiative.


  • You are familiar with the DACH market and its retail landscape.


  • You can communicate proficiently in English and German (written and spoken).


  • Short work experience, internships and studies abroad are considered as a plus.


WHAT WE OFFER


  • Exciting work and responsibility for your own internship projects from Day 1.


  • A competitive internship salary with a wide range of social benefits (e.g., flexible work environment, company pension plan, discounted P&G products from our company shop, regular social connects, a buddy program, campus services such as fitness center, dry cleaning, etc.).


  • A customized personal development plan including relevant coaching, mentorship, training-on-the-job, and a large portfolio of individual upskilling opportunities (e.g., P&G Leadership Academy, trainings on negotiation & conceptual selling, effective business writing, and many more) to help you grow and improve.


  • The experience to be an integral part of our multi-functional teams of passionate and inspiring people with flat hierarchies to get to know the unique P&G culture.


  • The chance to receive a full-time employment offer to start after your studies with diverse career perspectives including new job assignments every 2-3 years to gain experience in different areas of Sales and the opportunity to work in our Geneva HQ.


  • A vibrant international spirit with interactions on a regional/global level.


  • A dynamic and respectful work environment – employees are at the core, we value every individual and support initiatives, promoting agility and life balance.


  • Opportunity to engage in our various employee programs (e.g., National Diversity Team & New Hire Network activities, inspirational Leadership sessions with in- & external speakers, sports groups for running & football).


  • The option to combine your internship with your Bachelor / Master Thesis.


APPLICATION

To optimally prepare for our online assessment & interviews, make sure you fully understand our application process.


  • CV as a separate document


  • Cover letter for the specific role you are applying for


  • Copy of high school certificate (Abitur) as well as a copy of Bachelor and Master (if applicable) diploma and transcript


  • Copy of relevant work, internship and volunteering certificates or reference letters


Please upload all documents in the "CV/Resume" field. Incomplete applications may lead to delays in the recruitment process.

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

P&G is an equal opportunity employer, where respect, diversity, and inclusion are the cornerstones of our culture. We create a company in which all people have the same access and the same chance to learn, grow, succeed, and develop. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identification, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected factor.

To ensure that everybody who is interested in joining our team has equal opportunity and ability to start that journey, we have made sure our hiring process is flexible and accessible. From the application to interviews, our team will adapt to your needs and what works best to help you show us your best. To learn more about the P&G Disability Accommodation process, click here.


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