2018 Summer Intern - Sales Force Development

<p><strong>With more than 8,000 employees, we are the largest health insurance company in Michigan. We offer an exciting work environment with a diverse group of employees. Our goal is to make health insurance easier for our members. We want to transform the industry and become a resource that people can trust. Interested in joining us?</strong></p>

Detroit, MI

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (Internships)

Our Mission: We commit to being our members&rsquo; trusted partner by providing affordable, innovative products that improve their care and health. Our Customer Commitment: We aspire to be clear and simple, to help you make the right choices, to offer valuable coverage, and help you get quality health care for you and those you love. Our Commitment to our Social Mission: Increasing access to affordable health care Enhancing the quality of care patients receive Improving the health of Michigan&rsquo;s citizens and communities.&nbsp; <p><br />Our employees are eligible for several great perks:</p> <ul> <li>Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance</li> <li>401(k) with company match</li> <li>Annual bonuses</li> <li>Tuition assistance</li> <li>Paid parking</li> </ul> http://www.bcbsm.com

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Internship

Overview: <p>Intern will be supporting the sales training department.&nbsp; Specific responsibilities will include:&nbsp; managing registration at trainings, pulling rosters, reviewing training material, owning the general team mailbox, recording webinars, supporting/assisting with webinars, reviewing/updating training material and attending various trainings.</p> <p>The ideal candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills,&nbsp;&nbsp;and will be able to professionally interact with others.&nbsp; The intern will manage multiple priorities with minimal oversight,&nbsp;be able to assimilate new information quickly, thrive in a fast-paced environment, be detail oriented, a self-starter, and interested in sales and/or training fields.</p> <p>Sales Force Development (SFD) designs/develops and delivers training to&nbsp;the 250 internal sales reps and the 3500+ external insurance agents selling Blue Cross products.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Intern objectives:</span></p> <ul> <li>Understand SFD functions at Blue Cross</li> <li>Understand the sales organization at Blue Cross</li> <li>Understand the&nbsp;role human performance functions play&nbsp;in an&nbsp;organization</li> <li>Learn to handle the multiple daily tasks of managing, interacting, writing while meeting overall project deadlines</li> <li>Gain experience in working on a project team&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>&nbsp; Support classroom trainings &amp; webinars (rosters, registration, evaluations, etc.)</li> <li>&nbsp; Prepares reports, statuses or other communication channels</li> <li>&nbsp; Assist in training coordinator activities and functions</li> <li>&nbsp; Review and update training materials</li> <li>&nbsp; Maintain a training calendar</li> <li>&nbsp; Support related to Continuing Education credits/interactions with the state of MI</li> <li>&nbsp; Assist with monthly sales&nbsp;newsletter</li> <li>&nbsp; Attend and participate in team/department meetings</li> <li>&nbsp; Other duties as assigned</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Prefer candidate seeking degree in Business, Sales, Education, HR, instructional design, or related major.</li> <li>Preferred and Minimum Candidate Standing:&nbsp; Sophmore or above</li> <li>Desired GPA:&nbsp; 3.0 or higher</li> </ul> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Desired skills and competencies:&nbsp;</span></p> <ul> <li>Microsoft Word,&nbsp;PowerPoint - moderate to high proficiency</li> <li>Microsoft Excel, SharePoint - moderate proficiency</li> <li>Excellent writing skills</li> <li>Excellent interpersonal/communication skills</li> <li>Moderate level of analytic capability - ability to read metrics and interpret</li> </ul> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Preferred Work Experience:</span></p> <ul> <li>Prior office experience preferred</li> <li>Past work experience of any type required</li> <li>Fast-paced environment</li> </ul>