Alsco Inc Branch Operations Intern in Raleigh, North Carolina
Description Classification: Non-exempt, Internship Term: Summer, Full-time (40+ hours per week) Duration: 11 weeks Shift: Days Number of Openings: 3-6 Pay: varies depending on year in school Stipend: up to $2,500 for housing and relocation expenses
Job Summary: Interns can expect to achieve a better understanding of all the facets of the linen rental, leasing and laundry business including operations, customer service, sales and office administration. Interns will leave this position with invaluable skills and industry knowledge.
Essential Functions: Learn about, observe and participate in various aspects of the business, including: 1. Alsco products and services 2. Providing excellent customer service 3. Using handheld technology and other automated systems 4. Managing inventories 5. Creating sales presentations and proposals 6. Understanding department costs and budgets 7. Participating in regular meetings 8. Reading financial statements and learning about business strategy
Requirements Qualifications: 1. Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Sales, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality Management, or related field 2. Outstanding leadership experience in school 3. Interest in hospitality supply management 4. Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook 5. Attention to detail 6. Self-starter 7. Proficiency in critical thinking/problem solving skills 8. Proficiency in verbal and written communication skills
Exceptional communication skills (verbal and written)
A flexible self-starter
Attention to detail
Strong work ethic
Typical Environmental Conditions:
- Indoor and outdoor areas of a typical industrial facility.
Physical Requirements: Sitting, grasping, driving, stooping, kneeling, reaching overhead, lifting up to 75 lbs, standing, walking, writing, speaking, and listening.
- Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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- The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.
Requisition Number: 16-2564
Post Date: 9/30/2016
Posting Expiration Date: 10/31/2016
Title: Branch Operations Intern