Sales Internship

Diageo

Tue Jan 22 2019

LagosInternship


Description

Diageo is the world’s leading premium drinks company with an outstanding collection of brands, such as Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Baileys, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray and Guinness.
Our purpose - Celebrating life, every day, everywhere - has an important role in our company, for our people, our brands, in how we perform and how we create shared value.

Guinness Nigeria is a subsidiary of Diageo and the only Total Beverage Alcohol Company in Nigeria. We are an iconic African company, renowned across the continent and internationally for our high quality brands. We also believe in enriching the communities in which we operate through investment and positive, active participation.


Purpose of Role:

The Sales internship is a 6 months, full-time, paid program in the commercial unit designed to train and develop outstanding Territory Managers through deliberate delivery of the Diageo Way of Selling curriculum. While in training the individual is expected to ensure required outlets coverage, products distribution and also guarantee that the volume target for the assigned route is achieved amongst others learning activities.

 

Main responsibilities:

  • Stock Management: ensure priority brands are listed and available in the right quantity in all outlets, while ensuring no out of stock situation (OOS).
  • Core Selling: drive the sale of our brand portfolio to achieve volume targets through effective execution of outlet activation standard, product merchandising, relationship management and the use of technology.
  • Reconciliation: guarantee 100% daily settlement on all sales activities.
  • Participate as a team member in ad-hoc commercial Projects.

What you need to be successful in this role:

  • Graduate, not more than 1 year post NYSC
  • Good communication skills –written and verbal
  • High degree of integrity
  • Good interpersonal skills and collaboration skills
  • Geographically mobile.
  • Preferably able to drive (Manual) with valid license


    What’s in it for you?

  • Opportunity to liaise with stakeholders at every level of the organization in different business groups and external vendors.
  • Opportunity to experience what it means to work in a Multinational organization.
  • Opportunity to learn and develop your Sales capability.
  • Opportunity to enjoy our Bar and company shop.

About Us

As a global leader in beverage alcohol, our 200+ brands are part of everyday celebrations in over 180 countries. Our ambition? We want to be one of the best performing, most trusted and respected consumer products companies in the world.
 
Ever since Arthur Guinness took out a 9,000 year lease on a Dublin brewery, some 250 years ago, we became a business that is defined by the character of the people who work here. It took immense character from Alexander Walker to convince the captains of every ship in the port of Glasgow to take crates of Johnnie Walker to the four corners of the world. Today, nothing’s changed.
 
We’re proud to be more than 30,000 talented people. While they make our iconic brands ever stronger around the world, we help them go further than they thought possible. In fact, we’re helping to define their career growth through stretching roles and exciting development opportunities.
 
Diageo is where you’ll find a wide variety of personalities, experiences and perspectives, wherever you’re based in the world. It makes for a stimulating and rewarding working environment, where everyone can flourish.