Internship - Portland & SW Washington
The Sleep Train, Inc. - Portland, OR

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Company Overview

Sleep Train, an employee owned company, is seeking energetic and outgoing Retail Sales Associates for our Portland Metro Area locations. This individual will be working in the greater Portland Metro area. We are interested in goal oriented individuals who embrace the challenges of mediocrity and push past it. With over 1,500 employees and $375 million in annual sales, The Sleep Train, Inc. i.e., Sleep Country USA and Mattress Discounters, is looking for leadership minded employees to join our team! We offer an excellent training program to ensure success within the role and a generous benefits package.

DUTIES

Intern:
At Sleep Train Inc. we believe in healthy sustainable growth and earning customers for life. Even with the recent turn of events in the economy where many companies are facing hardships, our company is in rapid and stable growth mode and is continually hiring for new members to join our team. We are seeking outgoing Retail Sales Associates.

The Sales Management Internship at Sleep Train Inc. affords students the ability to gain real-world sales and management experience while
working in a professional retail environment. The relevant skills learned during an internship with
Sleep Train Inc., through our Sleep Train University, include direct consumer sales, internal
and external marketing strategies, consumer behavior, advertising strategies, merchandising and
business management.

Beginning with our Initial Training Program, all new hires are introduced to Sleep Train's interactive learning style. In a fun and professional teaching environment that is geared toward the way adults learn, we provide an industry leading sales training program that will prepare you for success regardless of your level of sales experience.
Sleep Train, Inc is not an organization that you simply "work for." Our dedication toward continual development will push your abilities and show you that there is no limit to what you can achieve.

**SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY**

Students are eligible for an academic scholarship at the completion of their 12-week internship. Candidates must have completed the eligibility requirements in order to apply for the scholarship. The scholarship will be based on several components, including sales performance and key indicators set forth by Sleep Train Inc. These
indicators will be outlined during initial training.

If hired as a full time employee, we offer:
  • Highly Competitive Pay
  • Employee Stock Ownership Program
  • Comprehensive Training Programs
  • Paid Vacation
  • Monthly Bonus Opportunities
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401 K
  • Employee Discounts
PLEASE NOTE: Benefits do not apply to internship.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be able to attend entire program.
  • Must have sophmore status.
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA required
  • Must be able to complete projects and
presentations as assigned.
  • Interns will work normal retail business hours and can expect to work no more than 40 hours per week, with 2 to 2.5 days off per week.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Self-motivated with a desire to move up to increasingly responsible positions.
  • Customer service or service-industry (restaurant, etc) experience strongly preferred.
  • Highly enthusiastic with a desire and commitment to achieve both personal and professional goals.
  • Must be able to commute within 50 miles of the store nearest to your residence.
  • Must be willing to go to Kent for a 4-week paid Sales Training Course. Mileage is offered to those traveling a distance of 50 miles or more. Intern:
At Sleep Train Inc. we believe in healthy sustainable growth and earning customers for life. Even with the recent turn of events in the economy where many companies are facing hardships, our company is in rapid and stable growth mode and is continually hiring for new members to join our team. We are seeking outgoing Retail Sales Associates.

The Sales Management Internship at Sleep Train Inc. affords students the ability to gain real-world sales and management experience while
working in a professional retail environment. The relevant skills learned during an internship with
Sleep Train Inc., through our Sleep Train University, include direct consumer sales, internal
and external marketing strategies, consumer behavior, advertising strategies, merchandising and
business management.

Beginning with our Initial Training Program, all new hires are introduced to Sleep Train's interactive learning style. In a fun and professional teaching environment that is geared toward the way adults learn, we provide an industry leading sales training program that will prepare you for success regardless of your level of sales experience.
Sleep Train, Inc is not an organization that you simply "work for." Our dedication toward continual development will push your abilities and show you that there is no limit to what you can achieve.

**SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY**

Students are eligible for an academic scholarship at the completion of their 12-week internship. Candidates must have completed the eligibility requirements in order to apply for the scholarship. The scholarship will be based on several components, including sales performance and key indicators set forth by Sleep Train Inc. These
indicators will be outlined during initial training.

If hired as a full time employee, we offer:
  • Highly Competitive Pay
  • Employee Stock Ownership Program
  • Comprehensive Training Programs
  • Paid Vacation
  • Monthly Bonus Opportunities
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401 K
  • Employee Discounts
PLEASE NOTE: Benefits do not apply to internship.

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