Southwest Airlines Co.

Corporate Sales - Business Development Intern - Spring 2018

1 month ago
Requisition ID
2017-19854
HDQ
Category
Corporate
US-TX-Dallas
Employment Type
Intern
Department
75-Business Development

Overview

 

We are committed to provide our Employees a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Creativity and innovation are encouraged for improving the effectiveness of Southwest Airlines. Above all, Employees will be provided the same concern, respect, and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share externally with every Southwest Customer.

Responsibilities

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Help coordinate Corporate Sales events, up to and including on site corporate tabling events, trade shows, forums, and sales calls.

 

Create and distribute communications and collateral to Corporate Sales Team and Customers.

 

Research sales leads and mine data up to and including cold calls and tertiary account interaction.

 

Provide Customer Service to Corporate Sales Team and Customers.

 

Distribute sales incentives to top Customers.

 

Participate in ad hoc sales projects, promotions, and planning.

 

Assist with managing online promotions and sales inquiries

 

Manage contract processes from beginning to end

 

Assist with managing Southwest Airlines Meetings Program

 

Help Account managers perform cost-analysis and identify top markets

Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

 

High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required.

 

Must be at least 18 years of age.

 

Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.

 

EDUCATION:

 

Progress towards degree in Professional Sales, Marketing, Business or related degree.

 

Minimum junior level.

 

To be eligible must be currently enrolled as a full time student (minimum 12 credit hours).

 

Maintained 2.75 or above cumulative GPA.

 

EXPERIENCE:

 

Sales experience/interest is preferred.

 

Previous Customer Service experience preferred.

 

Proficient with basic Microsoft Excel functions are preferred.

 

Experience using Salesforce preferred.

 

SKILLS/ABILITIES/KNOWLEDGE/WORK STYLE:

 

Professional written and verbal communication skills, and ability to speak publically before an audience.

 

Ability to work independently and the willingness to function as a part of a team.

 

Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and complete assignments with tight deadlines.

 

Must be detailed oriented and ability to work with a sense of urgency.

 

Must maintain a professional appearance and attitude.

 

PLEASE BE PREPARED TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION (IF REQUESTED):

 

Resume.

 

Unofficial transcript.

 

“Why Southwest Airlines” essay (Length determined by author).

 

Letters of Recommendation.

 

TIME COMMITMENT:

 

Full time - 40 hours per week (Monday – Friday).

 

PAY:

 

$15.00 hourly + flight privileges

 

This position is located in Dallas, Texas at the Southwest Airlines Headquarters building.

 

All students must apply online at www.southwest.com/careers

 

Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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