IBL - Sales Associate – Consumer (Ermington)

Basic qualifications:

You must be in your penultimate year of a Bachelors Degree in Business, Commerce, Finance, Accounting, International Business or a related field.

Preferred qualifications:

You must be in your penultimate year of a Bachelors Degree in Business, Commerce, Finance, Accounting, International Business or a related field.


IBL - Sales Associate – Consumer (Ermington) – 2 Roles

  • 12 month paid internship commencing in Jan 2018
  • Gain invaluable industry experience
  • Work in an organisation that makes a difference

We currently have two opportunities within our sales function for the following roles:

Sales Associate - Operations

If you have an interest in field sales this role will give you great exposure to both the pharmacy and grocery channels, and provide you with in-depth experience in all aspects of field operations from head office management to in-store execution with our Territory Managers.

As the IBL for Sales Operations, you will play a key role in supporting the National Sales Operations team. You will provide support to GSK's State Sales Managers and Territory Managers, ensuring they always have the latest information and tools they require to excel in store. You will support our Head of Operations in various project teams, mainly around eCommerce, improved Business Analytics, and next generation in-store communication for our Field teams. You will also work with our third-party merchandising supplier to help organise point-of-sale activities.

Sales Associate – Grocery Sales

The Grocery Sales IBL will predominately work in two of our elite Grocery Sales team supporting the National Account Team who mange the top two grocery customers in Australia, Coles & Woolworths. The roles will have great exposure to all facets of the business with the successful candidates required to develop strong working relationships across numerous internal and external stakeholders. In your role, you will:

  • Analyse promotional activities & executions
  • Help to develop in store activations utilising consumer & shopper behavioral information
  • Report & monitor in-store, market & competitor activities
  • Assist in new products launches including store support, samples, paperwork, POS including pre-packs displays

What we're looking for in a candidate:

  • You must be in your penultimate year of a Bachelors Degree in Business, Commerce, Finance, Accounting, International Business or a related field
  • An interest in pursuing a career in the pharmaceutical industry is favourable
  • Strong passion and interest in the placement field
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • High attention to detail, rigor and process
  • Excellent project management, to manage and prioritise multiple ongoing projects
  • Demonstrated ability and desire to learn (quickly)
  • Ability to quickly build strong internal & external networks
  • Strategic thinking and problem solving skills

About GSK

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is a science-led healthcare company, with a proud history in Australia dating back to 1886. Our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Preventing and treating disease is challenging and inspiring work. We support, develop and reward the people that make-up our talented workforce. Our diverse business is made up of distinct areas: Pharmaceuticals (including vaccines) and Consumer Healthcare.

Why work for GSK?

  • Gain real work experience that will put you at a competitive advantage to your peers
  • Work in a highly collaborative, supportive work culture with people who enjoy what they do.
  • Gain additional training outside of your work
  • Be a part of a community of other IBL students & form real friendships

How can you apply?

  1. Click Apply Now

  2. In your application you must include your Australian work right status, University name, Bachelor Degree, expected completion date and current stage of degree. Applications without this information will not be considered.

  3. Please note, eligibility criteria states you must be in the penultimate year of your Bachelor degree, in the relevant discipline. Full Australian working rights are required prior to application.

  4. Visit http://au.gsk.com/en-au/careers/students/ to find out more about GSK program.

Any specific questions can be made directly to Sarah Wilde at GSK at [email protected]

Applications close 22 September 2017 at 1pm.

Contact information:

You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button.

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