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.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Support Southwest’s national charitable partnerships and grant programs within our strategic focus areas, as well as the opportunity to work on signature cause and community engagement initiatives for the current year
Assist in execution of promotions/events/sponsorship/volunteer project activities across the Southwest system, including some after hour events
Support Team in written content for internal and external channels, including Twitter, Facebook, BlogSouthwest.com, and SWALife - Southwest’s intranet site
Proactively communicate with Team regarding the status of ongoing initiatives
Responsible for office administrative procedures including data entry needs and fulfillment
Some travel may be required.
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.
Progress towards degree with major/minor in Public Relations, Corporate/Mass Communications, Community Relations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Business, or Communications related degree required.
Minimum junior status or above (60+ credits).
To be eligible must be currently enrolled as a full-time student (minimum 12 credit hours).
Maintained 3.0 or above cumulative GPA.
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.
Ability to manage time and multiple tasks effectively.
Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
Part-time jobs or previous internships preferred.
Previous event planning experience preferred.
Previous writing experience is preferred. (School newsletter, business, or creative.)
Participation in trade/industry organizations, community involvement, and/or school clubs preferred.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications, specifically PowerPoint & Word.
Proficient usage in Social Media.
Ability to create multimedia PowerPoint presentations (including charts and video.)
Please be prepared to provide the following information (if requested):
“Why Southwest Airlines” essay (Length determined by author).
Letters of Recommendation.
Full time/ 40 hours per week
$12.00 hourly + flight privileges
This Internship is located in Dallas, Texas at the Southwest Airlines Headquarters building.
Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.