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Business Planning Intern

at American Red Cross in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network?
Join us-Where your Career is a Force for Good!

Job Description:
WHY CHOOSE US?
As one of the nation's premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. When you join our team, you have a direct impact on a meaningful mission, and you can help save lives every day. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity. Work where your career is a force for good.

We are committed to the diversity of our workforce and to delivering our programs and services in a culturally competent manner reflecting the communities we serve. Our work environment is collaborative, respectful, and inclusive with a focus on building allyship and a culture of belonging that empowers all team members. Come to learn, grow, and succeed while sharing your passion for making a difference.

The Red Cross supports a variety of cultural and community resource groups for employees and volunteers. From the Ability Network, our Asian American & Pacific Islander Resource Group, the Latino Resource Group, and Red Cross PRIDE, to the Umoja African American Resource Group, our Veterans+ Resource Group, and the Women's Resource Group, these networks provide connections, mentoring and help give voice to important concerns and opinions.
At the American Red Cross, your uniqueness can shine!

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW (Job Overview):
The Training Services Summer Internship Program offers undergraduate and graduate students an opportunity to gain work experience in a non-profit organization. During the 10-week program, students receive training and develop their skills and knowledge under the guidance of experienced professionals. The 2024 Summer Internship program will run from May 29, 2024, through August 2, 2024.
The Business Planning and Operations Intern will be responsible for a pricing research project and a community learner analysis. They will also assist with analysis on product mix trends, impact of price moves over time and an analysis on marketing/sales touch points.

WHERE YOUR CAREER IS A FORCE FOR GOOD (Key Responsibilities):
Collect and analyze data on Training Services products from internal and external sources.
Assist with evaluating pricing factors such as competitive landscape, pricing elasticity and demand trends and developing pricing recommendations to align with strategic business objectives.
Collect and analyze community learner data to determine opportunities for targeting companies/industries.
Support unit with research on product mix trends.
Collect, analyze data, present facts, and recommend solutions.
Assist with the development of reports and other informational materials presented to management.
The compensation for this internship is $20.00 hour. Must travel to NJ & D.C. before the internship ends.

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED (Minimum Qualifications):
Education: High School or equivalent required. Internship is typically part of an undergraduate program which requires some university credit hours. Undergraduate Junior/Senior preferred. Candidate pursuing Finance, Business Administration, Business Management, Economics or other similar degree preferred.
Experience: Up to 1 year of related experience
Skills & Abilities:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel). Moderate knowledge and skill with Excel a must.
Ability to research and analyze data to identify trends.
Ability to work on a team.
Travel: Ability to travel to attend in person meetings 10-20%.

A current, valid driver's license with good driving record isrequired.
Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

Interested in Volunteering?
Life's emergencies don't stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.

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The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Posting: 1067845

Posted On: Apr 16, 2024

Updated On: Apr 25, 2024

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