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Sales Intern

Posted Friday Sep 14, 2018 / Full Time / Red Deer, AB

Job Description

Position Overview:

Are you interested in taking the first step to a rewarding sales career? Then consider a Sales Intern role with Finning (Canada). The Finning Internship program includes invaluable on the job training and online course work. You will learn about our innovative product line which will lead to selling this product to an existing customer base as well as developing new customers. This posting is the first step towards a rewarding career, with the backing of a company willing to invest in the right people. After the internship is completed, the successful graduate will be able to apply for a sales position at any Finning (Canada) branch. As part of Finning International Inc. you will be part of a global sales force with limitless opportunities to succeed and progress.

Reporting directly to the Product and Services Sales Manager, the Sales Intern will be responsible for increasing customer loyalty, assisting the outside sales team with processes, quoting and support. This internship will be focused on general line equipment, general construction product and product support.


Job Description:

Major Job Functions:

  • Research, identify, qualify and prospect new opportunities within existing customers
  • Assist the branch sales force with demos, job studies, open houses, trade shows and with research related to sales and paper work
  • Work closely with product support sales force and perform coverage for traveling sales people
  • Complete Finning sales internship program and other product knowledge courses
  • Assist in the preparation of sales and service quotations


Specific Skills & Knowledge:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organizational, time-management, interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced team environment
  • Post-secondary education in marketing or sales is an asset
  • Industry knowledge, Caterpillar or competitive product knowledge will be considered assets
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Lawson is an asset



  • A recent driver's abstract is required
  • This position will work a Monday to Friday day shift
  • Some travel may be required



We are committed to diversity at Finning, to building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce and as an equal opportunity employer we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Finning does not discriminate against applicants based on genders, races, national and ethnic origins, religions, ages, sexual orientation, marital and family status, and/or mental or physical disabilities.