Otis Elevator

Positions: Full time and Internship 

Roles: Sales internship and Sales Trainee

Location: Various Cities Nationwide - see below for specifics!

Recruiter: Linda Lam 

On Campus: Career Fair 

Sales Trainee Position: 

Otis is the world leader in reliable, efficient and technologically advanced elevators, escalators and people- moving systems. For more than 160 years, Otis has helped make modern life possible. Otis now moves more than 2 billion people each day. Our revolutionary Gen2® elevators, NCE “green” escalator and digital focus have clearly set the industry standard for innovation, safety and performance. We are proud to have a global team supporting over 68,000 employees that continues to rise to the challenges of a fast-moving company. Together, the people of Otis are creating new ideas and opportunities by collaborating across time zones, geographies and cultures. So just imagine where we can take you!

Start your sales career with an industry leader that offers excellent development & growth opportunities!

We are seeking candidates interested in starting a sales career in our Sales Trainee – Account Management Program. The comprehensive training program provides development opportunities that consist of classroom instruction, as well as hands-on field learning. Sales Trainees will shadow Account Managers, Field Supervisors, and Technicians to obtain business and industry knowledge as well as product training. In this capacity, Sales Trainees perform various duties including product quality surveys of existing customers’ elevator and escalator equipment; schedule necessary field resources to ensure customer satisfaction, based on survey results; identify benefits to the customer and opportunities to upgrade/replace products involved; and work to improve current and develop new business relationships. Following success in the 4-6+ month training program, Sales Trainees will be assigned a role as an Account Manager with a portfolio of established customers in a defined geographic territory, which may require relocation.

Our Account Managers are responsible for:

  • Servicing existing accounts to ensure retention of business

  • Selling Otis products and/or services upgrades

  • Developing and expanding the sales territory through cold calling and familiarity with local

    market conditions and competitor dynamics

  • Building and maintaining customer relationships

  • Achieving or exceeding planned sales objectives

  • Providing technical support to current and prospective customers

  • Maintaining up-to-date technical knowledge of Otis products

  • Monitoring and managing the collection of accounts

    Candidates should be geographically mobile and location flexible to help ensure a fit can be made between individual preference and business necessity/requirements. This is a salaried position and offers additional incentive compensation, along with excellent benefits!

Current available training locations:

* Atlanta, GA
* Fort Myers, FL
* Jacksonville, FL

* Seattle, WA

* Little Rock, AK

* Austin, TX
* Roseville, MN

* Portland, OR

* St. Louis, MO
* Houston, TX
* Los Angeles, CA

* Anaheim, CA

* Raleigh, NC
* New Orleans, LA

* Las Vegas, NV

BA/BS degree or currently pursuing degree, which must be awarded by start date


  •  Customer focused and results-driven

  • Self-motivated with excellent communication, organizational and prioritization skills

  • Time management skills with the ability to manage simultaneous duties and responsibilities

  • Ability to work in a highly team-oriented and dynamic environment

  •  Effectively interact and build relationships with internal/external customers of all levels

  • Previous sales internship/experience preferred

EEO/AAP Statement:

  • Otis Elevator is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Sales Internship

Internships at Otis are rewarding and challenging, providing you with the opportunity to learn, grow, and develop through meaningful projects that impact and drive our business. Our comprehensive Sales Internship Program will allow you to gain hands-on experience and broaden your sales, communication, and business acumen skills. You’ll be immersed in the Otisculture where we collaborate to best serve our customers; where we empower and inspire each other through support, autonomy and trust; and where we set big goals, rise to achieve them, and win as a team!

Our Sales Interns are assigned progressively challenging projects that assist and support growth in our various lines of business—servicing existing elevators and escalators, installing new elevators and escalators, and modernizing elevators that have reached their natural life cycle. The projects assigned are related to core branch office functions that are customer focused, result-oriented, and performance driven which will require teamwork, research and problem- solving skills.

These are full-time, paid summer internships, typically ranging from 10-12 weeks. Throughout your internship, we provide continuous training and performance feedback to ensure you build the necessary skills to succeed. Additional career opportunities are available upon conclusion of a successful internship, including placement as a Sales/Account Management Trainee.

At Otis we are committed to attracting and growing world class talent and creating opportunities that will elevate your career. We are led by our vision and values, and we put people at the center of what we do every day. Over the last 160 years, we've built cities, transformed how people live and work, and created monumental works of art. But, most importantly, we've moved people; so join us in moving the world forward!

Sales internships currently available in the following locations:
* Raleigh, NC * Oklahoma, OK * Fort Lauderdale, FL * Dallas, TX
* San Francisco, CA * Los Angeles, CA * Lombard/Chicago, IL * Oakland, CA


We seek individuals pursuing an undergraduate degree, preferably with a concentration in Sales, Marketing, Business or Engineering.


We are looking for self-starters with an entrepreneurial spirit; detail oriented with the ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment and highly motivated to create new customer relationships. Strong communication and time management skills are essential.

EEO/AAP Statement: Otis Elevator An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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