Southwest will provide a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. 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.
This Summer Internship is:
May-August, 12 weeks
In Dallas, Texas at our Headquarters Building
Full-time, 40hrs a week M-F during normal business hours
Workplace flexibility depends on the Team – we expect the Intern’s schedule of onsite/remote work to mirror that of their Team. The majority of roles will allow for occasional remote work.
Interns will receive any needed equipment, such as a laptop, for the internship as well as a living stipend and internet stipend paid out one time on your first paycheck (less applicable taxes).
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for broadening the awareness of Southwest Airlines Cargo through inside sales support.
Assist with national account management and account maintenance.
Follow up on new cargo leads and disseminate to Sales Team as needed.
Performs various duties, including rate agreement distribution, generating ad-hoc sales reports, Customer database management, and other responsibilities as needed.
Serve as Liaison between Cargo Sales and Cargo Finance.
Assist with organizing various cargo sales related events including sales blitzes, sales meetings, trade shows, Customer appreciations, and other events as needed.
Orders, maintains, and manages the budget for Cargo and Charter promotional items.
Create and distribute communications and collateral to Corporate Sales Team and Customers.
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.
Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by start date to comply with Executive Order 14042, which requires employees of federal contractors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Progress towards major/minor in Marketing, Business or related degree.
To be eligible must be currently enrolled as a full-time student (minimum 12 credit hours).
Maintained 2.75 or above cumulative GPA.
Sophomores or Juniors preferred. Please include your graduation date on your resume.
Sales experience/interest is preferred.
Previous Customer Service experience preferred.
Proficient with basic Microsoft Excel functions are preferred.
Experience using Customer Relationship Management system (SalesForce software) preferred.
Event planning experience preferred.
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.
Full-time, 40 hours/week. M-F during normal business hours.
$18.00 per hour + flight privileges
This position is located in Dallas, Texas at the Southwest Airlines Headquarters building. Interns will be able to work a hybrid schedule that mirrors their Team.
All students must apply online at careers.southwestair.com
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Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer