Operations Intern - Residential - Summer 2020 at SMS Assist

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Job Description

SMS Assist is looking for an Operations Intern - Residential for our 2019 Summer Internship program!

 

The SMS Assist Summer Internship program is a full-time, paid opportunity that will run from June 8th –August 14th. An internship at SMS Assist will provide an opportunity to work with a fast-paced, growing company in Chicago’s vibrant technology scene. Each intern in our summer group goes through one week of training together as a cohort and are placed in one of our departments, where they’ll spend around 75% of their time throughout the summer. The other 25% is spent engaging in intern-specific activities and learning opportunities, such as executive lunch & learns, personal development workshops, and access throughout the company for informational interviews. During the internship, the program interns will work together on an SMS Assist business case and they will present their findings and ideas at the conclusion of the internship for SMS Assist leadership and other key team members. Of course, we have some fun social events thrown in there as well!

 

Job Classification

  • This is a full time, non-exempt position
  • The schedule for this position is Monday- Friday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • The SMS Assist Summer Internship program is a full-time, paid opportunity that will run from June-August. An internship at SMS Assist will provide an opportunity to work with a fast-paced, growing company in Chicago’s vibrant technology scene. At SMS Assist, the internship program is about developing yourself while having a real, memorable, and fun career experience.

 

Core Responsibilities

 

The internship role will be in the Residential department.

  • Interact with customers and affiliates via phone and email.
  • Research the viability of a new program, campaign, or initiative; compile and present statistics.
  • Research and identify some important topics for your department and provide weekly reports.
  • Scan industry media for news items; provide regularly scheduled updates.
  • Accompany employees to client, sales, or other outside meetings and provide observations and input.
  • Create support materials, such as charts, graphs, or other visuals.
  • Plan and coordinate an event or meeting.
  • Generate a marketing plan, financial forecast, or other report.
  • Produce a video or slide presentation.
  • Perform a study or survey; analyze and present results.
  • Write internal communications.
  • Source goods or search for lower-cost sources for high-volume materials.
  • Database management
  • Aid in the modification or enhancement of the internship program.

 

Key Competencies

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills through telephone and email
  • Proficient with Microsoft (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Must be pro-active and have the ability to operate effectively both independently and within a team
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects/assignments simultaneously

 

Education and Experience

  • Must be a rising junior or senior enrolled in a full-time Bachelor’s degree program or a recent graduate
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship now or in the future (we are unable to hire on F1 or OPT visas at this time for our summer program)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Traits: Attention to detail, team player, self-directed, and motivated
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Location

875 North Michigan Avenue , Chicago, IL 60611
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What are SMS Assist Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, In-office fitness classes, Sponsored race teams.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Competitive Salary. Flexible Spending Plans. Prescription Drug Program. Free Fitness Center membership.

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