Polaris Industries Sales & Marketing Internship Program in United States

Req No. 9301BR

Title Sales & Marketing Internship Program

Job Category Sales

Job Description

Title: Sales & Marketing Intern

Location Plymouth, MN and/or Medina, MN

What to expect:

The Polaris Sales & Marketing Internship Program (SMIP) accelerates career development for upcoming college graduates who wish to expand their in-classroom learning to build a foundation of business knowledge and leadership skills through a series of hands-on assignments. You will enhance your skills for future opportunities at Polaris post-graduation, specifically with the opportunity for consideration into our Sales & Marketing Development Program (SMDP).

During this internship you will be provided the support and resources you need to develop your business and leadership skills. You will also establish mentor relationships with our business leadership that will continue throughout a career at Polaris.

What will my job really be?

  • A summer internship program, 12-15 weeks in duration where you will work alongside our full time team members to support the Sales and Marketing Department.

  • Challenging assignments with personalized goals and projects that track directly to the needs of the business and allow you to have a hand in key company initiatives.

  • Collaborate on cross functional teams in order to design, develop and implement various projects.

  • You will be placed into a specific assignment based on interest and business need, in any of the following areas:

  • Retail Marketing: Sales Events, Training, In-Store, Local Advertising Strategy

  • Media Execution: Creative Development, Agency Management, Social Media, Digital Marketing

  • Marketing Communications: New Product Introduction, Marketing Collateral Creation, Asset Creation

  • Product Planning and Development: Product Development Process, Market Research

  • Sales and Distribution: Retail experience, distribution network, Sales Lean process

Required Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in college graduating between December 2018 and June 2020 with your Bachelor’s Degree

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business, preferably with an emphasis in Sales and Marketing or other related areas.

  • Minimum overall GPA: 3.0

  • The drive to actively contribute to both personal and company-wide goals through creative and innovative thinking

  • Proven strength in analysis and creative problem solving, communication, interpersonal relationships, self-motivation, and leadership

  • U.S. work authorization, no work visa or residency sponsorship available for this job posting.

  • Geographic mobility (for future consideration into our Sales & Marketing Development Program)

Location Open

Status Intern/Co-op

Education Requirements 4 year degree or higher

Years of Experience Required Entry Level

About Polaris Recognized as the leader in the powersports industry, Polaris Industries is a fast growing, innovative, global organization. The people here at Polaris don’t just create products — they are part of a lifestyle. It’s the passion & execution of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do.

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is a global powersports leader that has been fueling the passion of riders, workers and outdoor enthusiasts for more than 60 years. With annual 2016 sales of $4.5 billion, Polaris’ innovative, high-quality product line-up includes the RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; the Sportsman® and Polaris ACE® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; and Polaris RMK®, INDY®, Switchback® and RUSH® snowmobiles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris’ presence in adjacent markets globally include military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. Visit www.polaris.com for more information.

Polaris prides itself on recognizing and developing top talent to take its people and company to the next level. Competitive salary, generous benefits and a comprehensive relocation plan are just a few components of the total compensation package offered at Polaris. Are you ready to join a company where you will work hard and play hard, and be rewarded for your performance?

Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer.