Sales Professional - Internship (DC)

  • Washington, Washington DC, United States
  • Sales Careers
  • Paid Internship


Tom James Company has more than 50 years of direct selling expertise in the custom clothing industry. We have grown from a single store to stores throughout 4 continents and more than $500 million in sales.

Our sales force consists of highly motivated, service and sales minded professionals that strive for growth and leadership. By finding and developing long-term, loyal customers, our people build lifestyles to support their personal and professional goals. Our customers are highly successful, busy professionals who demand convenience, quality and excellent service in which we deliver to them.

We provide the training, opportunity and product to build a significant income through sales and leadership while establishing a strong net worth through our employee ownership and 401(k)/profit sharing programs.

We are vertically integrated which allows our Sales Professionals opportunities to grow their net worth and expand their careers.

Our Opportunity

The goal of the Internship program is to provide you with a real life glimpse into our full-time role of a Sales Professional and also to enable you to eventually complete the Tom James sales cycle process with a prospect from initial interaction through final delivery. T     

The primary areas of focus for our internships will be:

  • No previous industry knowledge is required; just a desire to sell and succeed

  • Prospect clients

  • Direct/Indirect Referral Concepts

  • Phone Skills & Dials – (100+ dials/day, goal to set 5 appointments/day minimum)

  • CRM access

  • Independently develop clientele; (build throughout summer, portfolio will be returned to you IF you return as full-time hire)

  • Field Knowledge – following mentor


TRAINING – Your first week is virtual, classroom training in the store that you were hired in. Additional training is in the field with Sales Leaders.

Candidate must live or have housing in the area of the internship and desire a career in sales in that location upon graduation.

Available Internship locations for Spring 2021: Atlanta, Austin, Birmingham, Charlotte, Cleveland, Houston, Minneapolis, NYC, Orlando, Washington, DC.

Internship is 28 hours and will be completed Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday each week.


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