Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores Retail Management Intern (Davenport, IA - Summer 2024) in Davenport, Iowa
Req ID: 421039
Address: 8255 Northwest Blvd Davenport, IA, 52806
Welcome to Love’s!
Where People are the Heart of Our Success
Retail Management Internship
Are you looking for an opportunity to grow as a leader in an environment where you are constantly in motion? How about learning and understanding a complex business from the ground up? Does leading a team to a goal interest you? If so, we have a program built just for you as a retail management intern!
Our retail management intern will work closely with managers and Team Members to learn the many functions within our locations to include restaurant, truck care and retail operations. The program is designed to get you onto the sales floor where you will provide exceptional customer service, drive sales through effective merchandising, and learn how to lead a team. You will also have the ability to work closely with management to explore the many opportunities Love’s presents for a career in retail management.
How You Will Fit In
10 - week program; 40 hours per week
Earn $15.00 per hour (paid weekly)
Junior or Senior class standing preferred
Desire to pursue a career in retail management or restaurant management
Strong problem solving, decision making and financial analysis skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills, time management and delegation skills, organization skills, can-do attitude, sense of urgency, and strong work ethic.
Typical Physical Demands
Regularly required to talk and hear.
Requires standing and walking, with some bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing
Occasional lifting of up to 50lbs
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
While performing these duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to outdoor elements in all seasons. Occasionally, the employee will also be exposed to fumes and particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and can be loud at times. While performing these duties, the employee may be exposed to dirt, dust, grime, grease, oil, gas, high-concentrated cleaning solutions, etc.
From the founding of Love’s, our leaders have been passionate about providing excellent customer experiences and helping our Team Members grow. We do both within a culture of respect and inclusion. In order to sustain this culture, we will welcome individuals who are diverse in experiences, age, race, gender, sexual orientation, religion and physical or mental ability. Also, we are committed to sustaining a professional working environment where ALL people feel respected. By doing these things we will cultivate diversity of thought and a spirit of innovation.
Grow Far with Love's
As a family-based company, we are committed to adhering to our values. Ensuring that each of our people succeeds is central to these values. The Road to Success Program offers leadership and management skills training. If management is your path, we will help you get there. As a merit-based culture, we champion creative and valuable ideas and hard work is not only recognized but rewarded. Whether you are looking for part-time work to supplement your income or to grow into a leadership role, with Love’s, all roads lead to success!
Job Function(s): Retail
Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we have provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We are passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly.
The Love’s Family of Companies includes:
Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert
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