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Sales Merchandiser Intern

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GA Smyrna 01 - Smyrna, GA


The Merchandiser Intern will be responsible for maintaining strong relationships with retail customers.  This internship will give rising Sophomores and Juniors a chance to gain hands-on experience working in accounts to ensure that beer is rotated and merchandised to both the supplier and United Distributors, Inc’s (UDI) standards with guidance from UDI’s sales teams. 


  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited university or college
  • Reliable transportation
  • Clean driving record
  • Able to secure and maintain auto liability insurance for Georgia


  • Ensure the sales floor shelves and displays are built to attract consumers with guidance from UDI’s Chain Beer Representatives 
  • Assist customers with creating an organized back stock that allows for easier product accessibility 
  • Learn and maintain knowledge of UDI’s product portfolio 
  • Build innovative & unique beer displays to creatively market UDI’s beer portfolio 
  • Identify cross-merchandising opportunities for unique products that create consumer and retailer excitement
  • Introduce new product launch initiatives
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Plan and Organize
  • Customer Focus
  • Professionalism
  • Flexibility
  • Communication
  • Relationship Building
  • Positive Attitude

Critical Skills:

  • Time Management
  • Quality Control
  • Product Knowledge
  • Able to read, write, and perform business math computations
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Strong organizational skills with a proven ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time in order to meet frequently changing deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Working Conditions:

  • Able to maintain very high proficiency and job standards while working in a non-temperature controlled environment that includes exposure to heat, high humidity, and inclement weather
  • Able to work occasionally in refrigerated areas
  • Able to work in an environment with moderate noise levels

Physical Requirements and Essential Functions:

  • Must work some weekends and holidays as needed
  • Able to drive a vehicle for extended periods of time
  • Able to talk and hear, stand and walk, sit, reach with arms and hands, lift and carry, and use hands and fingers to handle or feel
  • Able to perform lifting of 30 lbs every day on a consistent basis, with some overhead lifting required
  • Able to frequently climb or balance, stoop, kneel or crouch
  • Able to learn and maintain knowledge of the company and products
  • Must have specific vision abilities that include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to judge distance