Textron Aviation
Friday, December 22, 2017
Pay Type: 
June 4,2018

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?

Job Summary:

This position is an entry-level role based in Wichita, Kansas that provides the opportunity to participate in the Sales Development Program at Textron Aviation. The Sales Development Program (SDP) is a yearlong program that consists of eight functional rotations that focus on the key elements of our business. The SDP will gain not only an understanding of the how and why we do business but will gain operational and business experience in areas related to customer facing role: business and sales operations, Cessna and Beechcraft product knowledge, business finance, negotiations, customer marketing and strategy. The SDP will be responsible for tactical day-to-day responsibilities and significant project assignments during each rotation as assigned by the host function leader. The SDP will be assigned to a sales zone throughout the program and will work with that zone to better understand the sales process. Upon successful completion of the training program, the SDP will have an opportunity to interview for a customer-facing/field-based position in one of the functional areas from the rotation.

Job Responsibilities (may include, but not limited to):
• Rotations through the following functions: Technical Marketing; Product Knowledge for Jets, TurboProps and Pistons; Customer Experience; Marketing; Customer Service; Business Operations; and Sales Operations
• Complete applicable training courses, curriculum and other training as assigned
• Provide requested support to host function leadership during each rotation cycle
• Learn and effectively utilize available resources (reports; salesforce.com; etc.) in each function as applicable
• Apply learning to professional scenarios
• Working with and supporting a team environment

-•Bachelor’s Degree in-oSalesoMarketingoOther related fieldsPosition Requirements-•Excellent verbal and written communication skills•Professional and diplomatic demeanor•Action oriented and seizes opportunities•Able to deal with ambiguity•Strong analytical and problem solving skills•Builds and maintains constructive relationships•Proficient in Microsoft Office•Mobile and willing to travel