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Global Sales Intern - Fall 2024

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Sales & Business Development
  • Washington, DC

AI generated summary

  • You must be a junior or senior college student in good standing with relevant coursework, strong communication skills, and a passion for travel and tourism. Experience is a plus, and eagerness to learn is a must.
  • You will conduct research, update collateral, assist with FAM tours, enter data, attend meetings, and work on various projects based on your interests as a Global Sales Intern at Destination DC.

Requirements

  • You must be currently enrolled in college; must be a junior or senior year college student in good standing
  • Hospitality, Travel & Tourism, Marketing, or Business; or have completed relevant coursework
  • Previous internship experience a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter with good organizational skills and ability prioritize tasks
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Eagerness to learn from a team of dynamic, engaged professionals working to promote Washington, DC and its vital hospitality and travel and tourism economy
  • Demonstrated interest in the travel and tourism economy, enthusiasm for Washington, DC

Responsibilities

  • Conduct web research
  • Update sales collateral and website information
  • Assist with Washington, DC familiarization (FAM) tours
  • Database entry
  • Attend team meetings
  • Attend cross-departmental meetings
  • Various projects based on professional interest

FAQs

What are the requirements to be eligible for the Global Sales Intern position?

To be eligible for the Global Sales Intern position, you must be currently enrolled in college as a junior or senior year student in good standing. You should have a background in Hospitality, Travel & Tourism, Marketing, or Business, or have completed relevant coursework. Previous internship experience is a plus, along with strong written and verbal communication skills. Additionally, you must have advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, be a self-starter with good organizational skills, and have a demonstrated interest in the travel and tourism economy.

What are the duties/responsibilities of the Global Sales Intern?

The Global Sales Intern will conduct web research, update sales collateral and website information, assist with Washington DC familiarization (FAM) tours, perform database entry, attend team meetings and cross-departmental meetings, and work on various projects based on professional interest.

How long is the internship and what are the other requirements?

The internship requires a commitment of one semester, with the possibility of extension to the next semester at the agreement of the student and supervisor. Interns must be able to commit at least 20 hours per week to the position and work within the parameters of Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm EST. They must also have access to a reliable computer and internet, as the position is hybrid and may require remote work.

Travel & Leisure
Industry
51-200
Employees

Mission & Purpose

Destination DC, the official destination marketing organization for the nation’s capital, is a private, non-profit membership organization of 930 businesses committed to marketing the area as a premier global convention, tourism and special events destination with a special emphasis on the arts, cultural and historic communities. By developing and executing centralized and cohesive sales and marketing strategies, Destination DC generates economic development for the city through tourism and meetings.