Southwest Airlines Co.

Cargo Sales Intern - Fall 2018

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/12/2018 9:00 AM)
Requisition ID
2018-22060
# of Openings
1
Category
Corporate
Post Ending Date
3/17/2018
Department
57-Cargo & Charters

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:

 

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.

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 major/minor in 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 Customer Relationship Management system (SalesForce software) preferred.

 

Event planning experience 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/Minimum 40 hours per week.

 

PAY:

 

$15.00 per hour + flight privileges

 

This internship 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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