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Field Operations Intern

Date: Mar 12, 2019

Location: Irvine, California, US

Company: KIA Motors America

Need a positive switch in your career? Kia Motors America is one of the world’s fastest growing automotive companies in the US. We are always looking to add smart, talented individuals to the Kia team.


At Kia Motors America, innovation and reinvention are at the core of everything we do, and our willingness to challenge conventional thinking has transformed the brand into a recognized industry leader.


With an extensive lineup of world class products, Kia continues to grow and mature at a rapid rate. Our Marketing partnerships with the NBA, Super Bowl, Billboard Music Awards and others are raising brand awareness and challenging what people think they know about the Kia brand. Join us as we invite people to discover the “New Kia”.




  • Under direct supervision of Sr. Field Operations Manager, support the department with various tasks relating to producing and communicating sales programs, sales satisfaction index (SSI) improvement initiatives, program tracking/reporting, providing assistance to regions, and completing other tasks as assigned. Additional special projects to include analyzing communications sent to the field and developing a streamlined communication plan, as well as a working on District Sales Manager training materials.

Major Responsibilities


Major Responsibility



Update training materials binder for use by new District Sales Managers.



Collect reports sent to the field from various departments to aide in creating a field communication routing plan to control the flow of communications.



Assist department with various tasks including file organizing, producing/communicating sales programs, supporting SSI improvement initiatives, program tracking/reporting, providing assistance to regions, and organizing files.



Ad hoc tasks as assigned.



  • In progress of Bachelor’s degree
  • Business focus preferred

Overall Experience

  • Prior internship experience a plus

Directly Related Experience

  • Automotive knowledge or experience a plus


Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite – Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint

Excellent communication skills required (written and oral)

Well organized, with the ability to complete projects as assigned

Analytical and Critical Thinking







Adapting to Change

Championing Customer Needs

Communicating Effectively

Delivering High Quality Work

Entrepreneurial Thinking

Managing Resources


Equal Employment Opportunities

KMA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, including pregnancy and childbirth and related medical conditions, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, legally protected physical disability or mental disability, legally protected medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  KMA complies with applicable law governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which KMA has offices.  The KMA EEO policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.

Disclaimer:  The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification and for this position.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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