Macy Forteza is majoring in Marketing and graduating in May 2018. After graduation, Macy will be a Sales Representative at E&J Gallo Winery in Orange County, CA.
What is the position you have accepted? Sales Representative
How did you find this position? I found this position through networking with the recruiters during various class and club presentations, and by attending the Eller Expo.
Tell us about the process of interviewing with this company. Interviewing with Gallo has been the most comfortable interview process I have ever experienced. Everyone was easy to talk to and really just tried to get to know me. Overall, the process was very fun and exciting!
What previous experience have you had that you think contributed to your success securing this position? Previous experience that has contributed to my success in securing this position is my leadership experience both within my sorority and club, as well as my overall campus involvement and summer internship. (Let me know if you’d like me to elaborate more on this!)
What are you most looking forward to about your position/company? I’m looking forward to learn more about the sales process and what it’s like to be a territory sales representative. I’m also excited to learn all that there is to wine and more about the industry as a whole!
Any word of advice you could give to your fellow Eller Students? “Pursue what you’re passionate about and success will follow!”
***More specific to Gallo: “Highlight your leadership throughout college as much as possible, and of course be sure to show your interest in the position!”