• Cargo Revenue Management Intern - Summer 2019

    Post Begin Date 3 weeks ago(10/1/2018 8:55 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-25192
    Category
    Intern
    Location
    US-TX-Dallas
    Employment Type
    Intern
    Department
    03-Ground Ops
  • 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

    Department Overview

     

    The Cargo Management Group is a logistics solution entity providing business to business expedited air cargo services. We support the Southwest Airlines business objectives with team collaboration including Marketing, Sales, Customer Care, Operations, Revenue Management, and Regulatory & Compliance on various projects.

     

    Team Overview

     

    Cargo Revenue Management uses various analytics to forecast aircraft capacity and negotiate freight pricing.  The Team objective is to grow revenue by ensuring that appropriate pricing is in place for all Cargo markets, in addition to providing analysis and adjustments to planned capacity to maintain the integrity of space utilization.

     

    DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    Understand Cargo pricing and capacity management; utilize available data sources to analyze pricing & operational performance in select markets; dissect flight capacity management and determine areas for improvement (flight capacity adjustments); process Cargo spot rate pricing; participate in pricing governance meetings on a bi-weekly basis; collaborate with Cargo Marketing and Cargo Sales Interns on executing a capstone project to be presented to Senior Leaders; participate in Sales Calls and Cargo Facility visits (travel may be required).

     

    Monitor data and report findings to the Cargo Revenue Management and other members of Senior Management as necessary.

     

    Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple data sources in order to identify unique pricing/yield opportunities (working with CRM Analysts).

     

    Assess revenue initiatives by evaluating past and current yields.

     

    Analyze outcome of pricing actions regarding their effect on the market, competitive environment as a result, and from a revenue perspective.

     

    Identify areas related to pricing where execution deviates from prescribed strategy and implement solutions in a timely manner.

     

    Collaborate with Cargo Operations Analyst to identify key areas for operational improvement.

     

    Perform ad hoc analysis and reporting as requested by Leadership.

     

    Travel as needed.

    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 degree in Supply Chain/Logistics, Economics, Statistics, Math, or Business related field.

     

    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.

     

    SKILLS/ABILITIES/KNOWLEDGE/WORK STYLE:

     

    Analytical background required

    Ability to make decisions in an ambiguous environment

    Demonstrates ability to interpret data, draw implications and modify approach

    Uses data to synthesize action plan and can clearly communicate interpretation of data to others

    Handles complex analyses well with little supervision

    Routinely goes beyond simple numerical checks in quality control

    Maintains high quality even in complex situations with tight deadlines

    Consistently takes big picture into account in decision stream and makes right decision

    Pursues changes to operational or analytical status quo that serve to increase efficiency and/or generate revenue (e.g. developing automation, creating new reporting, etc.)

    Prioritizes own work and actively makes trade-offs to move items with highest revenue opportunity or greatest sense of urgency to prime importance

    Develops action plans that incorporate type of action, degree, and direction that translate into appropriate action

    Prepares support for recommendations that includes opportunity statement, definition of success/desired result, break-even analysis (when necessary), and potential risks

    Identifies project/analysis opportunities and is able to prioritize in context of other work

    Manages multiple concurrent projects

    Is able to quickly and accurately respond to urgent requests

    Maintains composure, work quality, and other skills (e.g. communication) during stressful situations

     

    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, 40 hours per week.

     

    PAY:

     

    $15.00 per hour + flight privileges

     

    This position is located in Dallas, Texas at the Southwest Airlines Headquarters building.

     

    All students must apply online at careers.southwestair.com

     

    Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

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