DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Support communication for Southwest's community, citizenship, and sustainability/green initiatives including communication planning and content development.
Provide written content for internal and external channels, including Twitter, Facebook, Spirit Magazine, press releases, Southwest.com, BlogSouthwest.com, and SWALife - Southwest's intranet site.
Collaborate with various work groups to develop effective external communication plans regarding Southwest's corporate social responsibility initiatives.
Assist with Southwest Airlines community-related projects and events, including volunteer projects, green initiatives, cause marketing, industry bench marking, and charitable giving.
Be familiar with Southwest's charitable donation policies to communicate with Customers and nonprofit organizations regarding their donation requests.
Support team data entry needs and fulfillment.
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, or Business 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.
Participation in trade/industry organizations, community involvement, and/or school clubs preferred.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications, specifically PowerPoint and 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/ Minimum 40 hours per week .
$10 hourly + flight benefits.
This Internship is located in Dallas, Texas at the Southwest Airlines Headquarters building.
All Students must apply online at www.southwest.com/careers.
To apply, click on this link.