Sales & Marketing Intern

Summary

We are Kent Displays, the makers of Boogie Board® -- the world’s #1 electronic writing tablets. And, we are on a mission to change how the world writes. We were founded in 1993, by Dr. William Doane of the Liquid Crystal Institute at Kent State University and William Manning of Manning and Napier, Rochester New York. Since then, the company has evolved from focusing on developing and licensing R&D related to LCDs, to becoming a global lifestyle and consumer electronics company passionate about redefining writing. We are looking for a Marketing Manager who has the skills and passion to help take our company to the next level.

Sales & Marketing Intern position summary

We are looking for an analytical, self-starting, energetic, and driven Sales & Marketing Intern to support our ongoing sales and marketing initiatives within our B2B (Business to Business) Business Unit. The Sales & Marketing Intern will be responsible for lead generation, outreach, and establishing outstanding relationships with new and at times, existing customers.

As the Sales & Marketing Intern, you’ll create a pipeline of leads and reach out to them through phone, email, social media, and digital marketing platforms to find the products that would best suit their business. We’re looking for someone who is passionate about creating and maintaining strong relationships as well as a willingness to learn and adapt quickly.

Key Responsibilities

Sourcing new sales opportunities through inbound lead follow-up and outbound calls, emails, social media, and digital marketing.
Understanding customer needs and requirements
Provide outstanding customer service to prospective and current accounts.
Have a general understanding of each of our products.
Maintain and expand our database of qualified leads.

Qualities

Eager and ready to learn.
A passion for customer service, and excellent phone and email etiquette.
Can work independently, but also contribute to collaborative teams.
Desire to go above and beyond for each and every prospective and current customer.
Communication and persistence are two of your strongest traits.
Desire and ability to communicate with diverse group of people.

Skills

Previous sales/marketing experience a plus.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Strong Social Media experience: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn.
Experience with email marketing platforms a plus (ex. Constant Contact, Mail Chimp)
Experience with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator a plus.
Strong detail orientation and organizational skills.

Education/Experience

Bachelor Degree Candidate in Marketing, Business Management, or Communication desired

If this sounds like you, then please apply/submit a resume today to Kelly Eisentraut email:keisentraut@kentdisplays.com. Kent Displays is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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