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Product Development Intern

Salt Lake City, UT | Product Development

Job Description

 

About Us:

VacationRoost is the industry leader in vacation rentals, helping travelers since 2001 by providing the largest and most varied inventory of rentals from sea to ski. Through combining proprietary technology with industry-leading software, VacationRoost delivers vacation rentals, airfare, lift tickets, car rentals and other vacation products with unparalleled efficiency and quality. Our technology allows one-stop shopping for the customer’s perfect vacation experience — including air, ground transportation, equipment rentals and destination activities.

Internship Overview

VacationRoost is offering an internship opportunity within the Product Development Team.  Intern(s) will work with the Sales and Marketing departments to create a Knowledge Resource Library.  Intern(s) will utilize engineering resources to design product solutions and implement them.  This program will provide valuable experience working in a corporate atmosphere in a fast-paced industry and provide specific experience in the Product Development functional area.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Interview sales and marketing teams to understand unique needs and workflow requirements
  • Interview executive team to understand project goals and overall company objectives
  • Develop basic requirements document for
  • Phase 1 – Internal Knowledge Resource Library
  • Phase 2 – Interactive Online Information Center
  • Project manage development of platform with engineering resources
  • Implement solution by populating tool for 3-5 markets
  •  Interview stakeholders for project acceptance and refine
  • Deliver a final/capstone project that uses skills learned from internship or university curriculum

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience, Skills):

  • Degree-seeking MBA student
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Highly self-motivated, organized, and flexible amid changing priorities
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Comfort and experience with online informational tools, including:  intranets, blogs, wikis, Quora, etc…

PERSONAL OUTCOMES:

Personal and educational benefits that will result from an internship at VacationRoost

  • Valuable training and real-world experience
  • Transferrable business and product development skills
  • Networking opportunities 

 

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