Over 87% of our interns rate their experience with us as well above average. That’s because we take care to make sure that your classroom learning is really put to use on real projects.
In 2021, Ahern was ranked as the #1 specialty contractor in WI and in the top 15% of specialty contractors across the US. Building this first-class reputation in the industry since 1880 did not happen by chance. It has developed over time through our commitment to conducting business ethically and by providing continuous learning, improvement and development opportunities for our number one asset, employees. You owe it to yourself to find out what Ahern has to offer!
We are hiring a Service Sales Intern to work in our Appleton, WI or Fond du Lac, WI office. Preferred candidates would be able to work PT during the Fall/Spring semester and Full Time in the Summer of 2023.
How you will contribute:
This is a great opportunity to develop and improve your sales skills in the below ways:
- Learning the service offerings.
- Identifying new business opportunities.
- Educating new and existing customers of our service offerings.
- Creating customer prospect lists.
- Cold calling and business development.
- Quoting work to new and existing customers.
- Following up and closing sales.
The above-described skills will be fine-tuned while being mentored and working within the service sales team.
What you need to qualify:
Candidates should be in the area in order to work year-round. Candidates should be currently pursuing an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in a related field. Knowledge of the construction industry is helpful but not required. A desire for business development, customer service and a desire to win is a must. The ability to work 12-20 hours per week during the school year and full-time in summer is preferred. Candidates should possess strong computer and customer service skills as well as the ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment.
What’s in it for you?
Ahern offers a structured, hands-on and challenging internship experience. Interns are treated like entry-level full-time employees. Talented, results-minded Interns step to the front of the line for full-time positions.
Ahern is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages veterans, women, minorities, and disabled individuals to apply.
Nearest Major Market: Appleton
Nearest Secondary Market: Oshkosh