World — 26 February 2011

 

U-Haul hiring Collegeboxes managers at campuses nationwide

U-Haul hiring Collegeboxes managers at campuses nationwide

Having recently acquired Collegeboxes, U-Haul is now hiring at all college and university campuses nationwide for Collegeboxes managers.

 

Collegeboxes is a leading service provider to college and university students nationwide. It was created as a solution to inadequate storage options available to students. The company provides its services at colleges and universities nationwide.

Location: On-campus position

Duration: Academic year

Hours: 10-15 hours per month

Compensation: Paid based on the number of students signed up for Collegeboxes, which allows for unlimited compensation potential.

How to Apply: E-mail your resume to: Molly Gaudreau, Corporate Recruiter, at molly_gaudreau@uhaul.com or call 1-602-263-6627.

Position Description: The Collegeboxes manager is the most important part of the Collegeboxes marketing team. This person has their finger on the pulse of campus life and takes the initiative to find the best ways to promote Collegeboxes to students.

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in business or marketing, someone who would like to gain entrepreneurial experience. Collegeboxes managers are independent contractors. They set their own hours, have the ability to hire and manage employees and work with Collegeboxes to strategize plans to generate higher sales.

Primary responsibilities include:

Maintaining an open line of communication with the staff at Collegeboxes.
Increasing campus awareness of the services offered by Collegeboxes, through putting up posters, distributing fliers and setting up tables during campus events, etc.
Networking with student groups and organizations to leverage connections and reach out to potential customers.

This is a marketing and promotional position; it does not involve any manual labor as part of clients moving in or moving out.

Qualifications:

Our managers are enthusiastic, business-minded self-starters who are able to work independently. Candidates should be motivated, outgoing and have excellent communication skills.

Since 1945, U-Haul has been the choice for the do-it-yourself mover, with a network of more than 16,300 locations in all 50 States and 10 Canadian provinces. U-Haul customers’ patronage has enabled the Company to maintain the largest rental fleet in the do-it-yourself moving industry with approximately 104,000 trucks, 80,000 trailers and 36,000 towing devices. U-Haul offers more than 406,000 rooms and 36 million square feet of storage space at nearly 1,100 owned and managed facilities throughout North America. U-Haul is the consumer’s number one choice as the largest installer of permanent trailer hitches in the automotive aftermarket industry. The Company supplies alternative-fuel for vehicles and backyard barbecues as one of the nation’s largest retailers of propane.

U-Haul was founded by a Navy veteran who grew up during the Great Depression. Tires and gas were still rationed or in short supply during the late 1940s when U-Haul began serving U.S. customers. Today, that background is central to the U-Haul Sustainability Program: “Serving the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” Our commitment to reduce, reuse and recycle includes fuel-efficient moving vans, neighborhood proximity, moving box reuse, moving pads made from discarded material and packing peanuts that are 100% biodegradable. Learn more about these facts and others at uhaul.com/sustainability.

Web Site: http://www.uhaul.com

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Richard has been traveling since he took a year off from college, where he was doing a BA in Journalism. He traveled half the world, backpacking with his girlfriend (now his wife). They spent time in South America, Asia, Greece and much of Europe. After writing about his experiences for several airline and travel magazines, he never went back to college.

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