Sales Internship Program 2017

$ Competitive Hourly Rate

Alexandria, Sydney, Australia

Description

Why put up with vacuum bags that diminish suction? Why should fans use blades or light bulbs fail so fast? There’s always a better way. And at Dyson, our mission is to find it. We are a global technology company with over 9,000 people, having sold over 80 million machines to over 75 countries... and we are growing fast! To meet our future needs, we are recruiting an ambitious and passionate Intern to join our Sydney Sales Team this summer.

Market Overview

Dyson is a fast paced global technology company on a mission to improve people’s lives: whether that be by making the air they breathe safe and clean, or connecting them to high performing machines which keep their homes clean. 

Our ANZ 2020 vision is to be a Top 3 consumer technology company in Australia. Today its digital motor powers cordless vacuums, robots, hand dryers, bladeless fans, humidifiers, purifiers and heaters around the world. This is just the beginning; we launched our new Supersonic Hair Dryer and have a plan to launch many other new innovative products over the next 3 years. 

With quality engineering and innovation, Dyson’s reputation in the Australian market is also very strong. Dyson was rated Readers Digest most trusted brand in Australia in 2016 (across all categories).

Function Overview

We work with a number of retailers but some of the key retailers that our sales team work with include The Good Guys, Harvey Norman, Myer, David Jones, and JB Hi-Fi. To support our in store presence we have Team Dyson, our team of experts that demonstrate and sell in a number of retailers that sell Dyson products.

Accountabilities

The Sales Internship role is based at our Sydney Head Office and will throw you into the real world with exciting and varied projects. It will give you the chance to dig into real problems from the start – contributing as much as you’re learning. You will get a taste of what it is like to work at Dyson, on live projects and make an impact. 

Over the course of the 12 week summer program your experience will include:
  • Exposure to different parts of the sales function including field sales, account management and retail 
  • Work on current sales projects Hands on opportunities to solve real business problems 
  •  Assist in establishing new processes for 2018 
  • Coaching and mentorship from our sales professionals 
You'll be encouraged to look in improbable places, experiment without fear and make mistakes. It's how we create machines that defy convention. And transform markets. From the bagless vacuum and heat-free hand dryer, to bladeless fans and long-life lighting. Find out what it's like to be part of our vibrant culture.

Skills

At Dyson we look for the brightest, most committed students, independent thinkers, able to identify, own and drive opportunities. People who aren’t afraid of challenges and learn from failures. Projects will have real responsibility and high expectations so you will need to be able to: 
  • Network 
  • Prioritise competing demands 
  • Work autonomously 
  • Demonstrate resilience and 
  • Have fun! 
Attitude is more important than experience. 

Eligibility for the Finance Internship Program: 
  • Need to be enrolled in your penultimate or final year of your undergraduate degree 
  • You must have a WAM of 65 or higher (Credit Average or above) 
  • You must be available to work at Dyson for 12 weeks between the end of November 2017 – February 2018 
Important Next Steps 
Follow the link to submit your application. Please ensure that you complete all of the steps below to be considered: 
  1. Answer all of the screening questions when you apply 
  2. Attach your CV, Cover Letter, and latest transcripts 
*The sooner you submit your application, the more time you will have to complete your aptitude tests. 

To find out more about the Dyson story and culture visit http://careers.dyson.com/early-careers/ 

Benefits Overview

Dyson Australia monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries. But financial rewards are just the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our creative engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fueling and realising ambition.

Applications Close Sunday August 13th at 11:59PM

Posted: 14-Jul-2017