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United Rentals Sales Intern - Paid in Vancouver, British Columbia

Great company. Great people. Great opportunities.

United Rentals, the largest equipment rental company in the world, is offering an excellent opportunity for a branch Intern who is ready to grow their career with the leading company in the industry. To continue our tremendous success and unparalleled growth, we are searching for qualified and ambitious individuals to learn the various types of equipment and their applications, while providing superior customer service. This position will also learn the sales process by spending time in both inside and outside sales with a continuous focus on customer service excellence. The intern will leave this position with invaluable skills and industry knowledge of United Rentals, with the goal of becoming a Sales Associate upon receipt of degree.

Note: This internship will take place in the summer of 2024 and is available in various locations across Western Canada.

The duties of the branch Intern will vary by department and may include:

  • Participation in safety training to ensure proper personal protective equipment is worn, safe handling of equipment, safety policies and procedures are adhered to, etc.

  • Participation in the operational efficiency of the branch work flow in the yard. This will include equipment check-in, washing of equipment, assisting customers, etc.

  • Shadowing of inside sales and outside sales positions to learn the roles and responsibilities of each and the importance United Rentals places on the focus of the customers.

  • Training on systems: RentalMan, Salesforce.com, etc.

  • Participation in departmental and cross-functional meetings, ride-alongs, work sessions, conference calls and webex meetings

  • Other duties assigned as needed

Job Requirements:

  • Prior relevant work experience preferred

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; strong presentation skills.

  • Strong analytical and financial analysis skills

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access

  • Ability to effectively handle multiple assignments/project components simultaneously

  • Ability to work independently and also as part of a team

  • Self-motivated with a strong drive and sense of urgency

  • Must be currently pursuing a BA/BS degree in sales or related major

This position is deemed Safety Sensitive for purposes of United Rentals’ policies and procedures.

Why join us?

We don’t just “talk the talk!” We’re an award-winning company (recently named a Glassdoor Best Place to Work in 2023) that truly cares about our people - That’s why we offer best-in-class benefits and perks that will support you and your family. In addition to our health and financial plans, we also offer:

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • United Compassion Fund (http://jobs.unitedrentals.com/creative/culture)

  • Employee Discount Program

  • Career Development & Promotional Opportunities

  • Additional Vacation Buy Up Program (US Only)

  • Early Wage Access through Payactiv (US Hourly Only)

  • Paid Sick Leave

  • An inclusive and welcoming culture (http://jobs.unitedrentals.com/creative/diversity)

Learn more about our full US benefit offerings (http://unitedrentalsbenefits.com/) here.

Mutual respect for the dignity and fundamental rights of all persons defines our culture. United Rentals, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or any other status protected by law. If you need a reasonable accommodation at any point of the application process, please email careers@ur.com for assistance.

United Rentals consists of a wide variety of roles with different duties and responsibilities. The actual pay rate offered to candidates varies depending upon a wide range of factors including specific position, education, training, experience, skills, and ability.

Compensation Range:

$19.60 - $28.25

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