Intern - Commercial Sales in Portland, ME at ADT

Date Posted: 5/22/2023

Job Snapshot

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    Portland, ME
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Job Description

ADT Commercial Sales Intern

ADT Commercial is looking for the next generation of sales leaders to bring their passion, skillset, and education to life by joining the ADT Commercial paid Sales Internship Program. Work directly with senior leaders to gain hands-on experience supporting the organization’s goals and vision to achieve desired organizational growth.

What’s in it for you?

  • Leadership Training
    • We will host leadership training sessions with different Commercial senior leaders and give interns the exposure of management lessons, industry perspective, early career advice and more.
  • Sales Training
Our sales training program is one of the best in the industry. From prospecting through closing, thorough product training, and what to expect for the entire sales process.
  • Mentorship
    • We know that most people learn best through hands-on experience so we pair you with a mentor for the duration of your internship.
  • Field Ride Days
You will attend a variety of appointments and prospecting visits as part of your internship, where you will be part of the team on client appointments, proposals, demos, and more.

This winning combination of training, mentorship and repeated practical application will help you feel more confident and prepared to take on a larger role at ADT Commercial.

What will a typical day look like for you? You’ll be….

  • Working along side a mentor sales rep throughout the internship to understand our business and sales process
  • Shadowing and leading field/phone cold calls with your mentor to generate new leads from current customers and new accounts
  • Exposure to various aspects of the sale process with different internal stakeholders
  • Executing efficient territory management with mentor to make the most of field ride days and customer appointment opportunities
  • Receiving coaching and feedback from your mentor and manager on all intern-led activities
  • Internship will conclude with a 3-part project deliverable based on the training and exposure throughout the internship. The final project will incorporate building/delivering a mock customer proposal, data mining for opportunities within our current account base, and field assessment of prospecting for new business


  • Currently pursuing or recent graduate (December 2022-August 2023 graduation dates) with a bachelor's degree in Sales, Business, or related field


  • Previous customer service preferred
  • Sales, cold calling, and prospecting experience preferred
  • Must have valid driver’s license with acceptable issued by the State of residence
  • An interest in technical sales, security, or life safety is preferred but is not required

Personal Attributes:

  • Candidate must have a strong work ethic, competitive spirit, action oriented and optimistic outlook to achieve positive results
  • Candidate must be organized, driven, a fast learner, and detail oriented

Position Details:

  • Internship Dates: June 5th – August 15th, 2023
  • Internship length: 10 weeks
  • Hours: Part-time, up to 32 hours a week (Monday-Thursday)
  • Pay: $21/hour
  • In-Person

Please submit your application by April 21st to be considered for the internship. Offers will be extended no later than May 10th .

ADT Commercial is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and existing employees and evaluate qualified candidates without regard to race, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, color, religion, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex (including pregnancy, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), mental or physical disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law. View the EEO poster here --> [Link Removed] . View the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision here --> [Link Removed] . View the E-Verify Posting here --> [Link Removed] .

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