Textron 2019 Intern - Trade Show & Events Associate in Wichita, Kansas

2019 Intern - Trade Show & Events Associate

Description

Lift your career to new heights. At Textron Aviation, our culture allows you to grow within the company while building your career. Developing new leaders and encouraging innovative ideas are critical to the success of our organization. The Textron Aviation segment of Textron Inc. is the leading general aviation authority and home to the iconic Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker brands which account for more than half of all general aviation aircraft flying. These brands bring together decades of unmatched experience in designing, building and supporting aircraft. From design to flight, Textron Aviation has become an industry leader through our belief in having the Right People in the Right Place at the Right Time. Are you ready to elevate your career?

2018 Job Summary:

Reporting to the Manager of Textron Aviation Marketing & Events and based in Wichita, KS, the Marketing Events & Promotions Associate will assist and work with the supervisor to coordinate and support details surrounding Textron Aviation’s presence at customer events, trade shows, & industry gatherings to ensure the Textron Aviation brand is properly represented.

Job Responsibilities (may include, but not limited to):

  • Works closely with all levels of the organization to ensure timely execution of events

  • Plans, travels to, and implements trade shows domestically and internationally

  • Negotiates on behalf of Textron Aviation with outside vendors to ensure the businesses’ needs are met every time

  • Organizes and maintains details pertaining to an event including travel and accommodation for senior leadership and other employees

  • Interacts with customers and potential customers and handle their needs before, during and after an event

  • Creates and implements pre and post event reports which include qualitative and quantitative data collected on-site including event follow up with Sales staff to determine strengths and opportunities for future events

Qualifications

Education:

  • Pursing a Bachelor’s or Masters Degree in:

  • Marketing

  • Communications

  • Other related fields

Position Requirements:

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of the Business Aviation Industry

  • Ability to work in a matrix environment. Ability to execute projects based on direction from multiple sources, while maintaining effective relationships

  • Effectively utilizes time and organizes priorities well

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and direct internal teams, external suppliers, and company leaders as it relates to the development and execution of specific marketing campaigns

  • Action oriented and seizes opportunities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office products

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR)., Non-U.S. persons selected must meet eligibility requirements for access to export-restricted information. , The ITAR/EAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

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.

Job Marketing

Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 265727