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What is Coke Summership?

Coke Summership is a sales internship organized by Coca-Cola HBC. It is a perfect way to spend your summer if you want to start your career. You will gain knowledge and relevant business experience, develop professionally and have fun along the way!

The program will last from July 12th until August 20th 2021 and it will be focused on sales, as it is the core of our business.

During these 6 weeks you will have the opportunity to work on a project with a mentor and our experienced professionals. Online trainings and lectures will also be a part of the journey which will help you develop relevant skills and expand your business understanding.

An important part of your journey will be spending time on the market, where you will meet our colleagues and our customers. This will give you a first-hand experience of the dynamic world of sales and insight into different sales channels in Coca-Cola HBC.

You will also have an opportunity to learn about other departments in our company since sales are the point at which they all meet.

Time on the field will be a valuable experience, and with our Business Developers, you will be a part of everyday business and participate in creating value together with our customers. Our Business Developers are the ones who execute our business strategy in the market and, by their side, you will be an active participant in it.

Sales experience will help you develop both your soft and functional skills. You will learn how to communicate effectively, how to negotiate, how to prioritize and organize yourself. On the other hand, you will gain insight into marketing activations, financial planning, customer and product profitability, product and category placement and many other useful things.

Can I apply for Coke Summership?

You can apply for Coke Summership if you are a final year bachelor’s student, a master student or if you graduated in the past year. Also, fluency in English is a must, as well as a driving license.

It doesn’t matter where you live, since our sales network covers the whole of Kosovo.

Applications are open from May 10th until June 7th 2021.

What can I expect from Coke Summership?

Coke Summership will give you insights into how a big, real business system such as Coca-Cola HBC operates. You can expect intense 6 weeks after which you will be able to conclude that you really learned a lot and also explore how you want to start your career path. You will have the opportunity to test and push your boundaries, take initiative, work on creative ideas and give your contribution.

Timeline

10.05 - 06.06Applications

Applications are open. The first step is to apply and send your CV.

12.05 - 09.06Online test

A few days after applying you will receive a link via email for an online gamified assessment which you will need to do within 4 days from receiving the link.

14.05 - 16.06Video interview

If you complete the previous task succesfully, the next step is video interview. Make sure to check your email, because you will be receiving a link for the video interview. It’s not a typical interview – you will have to record your responses to the questions.

17.05 - 21.06Online assessment

If you do well, the next step is online individual assessment which represents a simulation of a real work situation. The assessment does not evaluate technical knowledge, so don’t worry, you don’t need any preparation, just be yourself.

17.06 - 25.06Final interview

You’re almost done! If you complete all the previous steps successfully, you will have an interview with a recruiter and your potential future mentor. No stress, just be authentic! 😊

28.06Participants’ announcement

A big day for everyone at the end of this fun journey. Check on our website if you are one of this year’s Coke Summership participants. Good luck! 😊

FAQ

How many people are accepted into Coke Summership?

The number of participants is not previously defined and it will be determined by the number of candidates who satisfy the selection process criteria. In other words, if you have what it takes, there will be a place for you! 😊

Is the internship paid?

There will be a financial compensation to cover food and transport expenses during the internship.

How to prepare for the selection process?

The selection process consists of various steps which help us evaluate your competencies. Competencies represent a sum of knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform on the job. In that sense, you do not need any preparation or prior knowledge of certain topics. It is important to be yourself and be authentic, so that you can demonstrate competencies which you have developed up until now. Do the exercises in a way you would do them in real life.

Every exercise requires individual work, so take enough time and make sure you are not distracted and do your best! 😊 Of course, you will receive additional information about each step when the time comes. Every step of the selection process can be eliminatory, but you will be informed whether you are moving to the next step of the process or not.

How to prepare for the interview?

In order to present yourself best in the interview, think about your capabilities, motivation, previous experiences and how you see your career in the future. Don’t forget, it is always good to base your answers on examples from your previous experience.

You can find some interesting tips on the following links:

http://biginterview.com/blog/interview-questions-answers
http://www.monster.com/career-advice/article/what-if-your-interview-is-tomorrow

Also, it is important to get familiar with the company before an interview. Find out more about their products/services, mission, vision and activities. Therefore, we invite you to check out our website:
https://coca-colahellenickosovo.com.

What will I be doing during the internship?

Your mentor will prepare a project and activities for you. You will have the opportunity to participate in trainings and workshops which will help you develop your business skills as well as gain necessary knowledge about different departments and our business in general.

An important part of your journey will be spending time on the field, where you will meet our colleagues and our customers. This will give you a first-hand experience of the dynamic world of sales and insight into different sales channels in Coca-Cola HBC.

Also, various activities await you, which will help you get to know other participants, exchange experiences and have fun with them! At the end of the program, you will present the project you were working on during the internship.

Is there a possibility for employment after the internship?

All Coke Summership participants will be included in a candidate pool and will be taken into consideration for any junior positions which may open after the program.