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Remote or Bay Area – Foam Order – Business Development Representative

Seeking an entrepreneurial undergraduate student or recent college graduate for full-time or part-time work as a business development intern for a growing national eCommerce company, FoamOrder.com. This is a paid position. You will have the ability to work remotely or in person (in our Richmond, CA offices), or in a hybrid work situation. You will gain experience working on a team developing and qualifying new clients and learning the basics of online business development, sales, & marketing.

Primary Responsibilities

Generate lead lists and conduct online research
Manage outbound prospecting
Manage pipeline tracking
Qualify leads
Train on products and approach

At the end of this internship you will…

Have experience operating a sales cycle
Gained business development skills and techniques
Be a strong candidate for a technology business development, sales or technical sales role at any firm

About FoamOrder.com
FoamOrder.com is a leading eCommerce destination for consumers and businesses looking for foam cushions, covered cushions, 100% organic latex mattresses, and other foam products. While the company has been in existence for roughly 20 years, the current owner purchased the company from the founder 4 years ago, and is pursuing a new growth path. We currently have <20 employees, and serve customers around the world via our website, and do all of our own manufacturing in Richmond, CA.

Compensation: This is a paid internship with an hourly wage. Additional opportunity to work after the internship.

Details
Start Date: Late May 2022, or ASAP
Duration: Minimum 8-weeks, ideally longer
Hours/Week: Minimum 20 hours/week, up to 40 hours/week
Company Size: <20 employees
Headquarters: Richmond, CA
Industry: Internet & Software industry
Company Type: eCommerce/Manufacturing

To Apply: email resume and cover letter to: mikehandelsman@foamorder.com

Remote – LandUp – Internship

Passionate about the climate crisis and want experience working alongside Duke alums at a seed-stage startup? LandUp is building a marketplace that delivers land assets into carbon removal, emission reduction and renewables projects. Launched out of Harvard Business School in 2021, the team recently closed $2m of pre-seed funding from NFX, DUMAC and a group of climate-focused angels. LandUp has built a wedge helping institutional buyers source land for nature-based carbon removal, and is now looking for someone to join for a 6-8 week internship to help us with new markets including renewables and emission reduction. We are also open to working with students who would like to structure for-credit internships or independent projects in the fall. We’re looking for somebody with experience/passion for climate and strong research skills. We are based in Denver but the internship can be fully remote and we’re flexible on start date… sooner the better! If you’d like to learn more please send your resume to Tom at tcole@landup.com

Durham/Remote – I&E – Research Assistant

Seeking a student research assistant to explore the connection between entrepreneurial mindset and careers. Questions to be answered include: Is the “entrepreneurial mindset” a sought after competency by firms hiring early-career talent? If so, which firms? I&E is seeking a student to support a faculty-led research project to analyze “entrepreneurial mindset” in job postings. The RA must be proficient in either Python or R and have some basic familiarity with natural language processing. Depending on the results of the research, a peer-reviewed publication could be the final output. Initially, the commitment is estimated at ~30 hours, which can be spread flexibly over several weeks/months. Fully remote is possible. Please reach out to Jamie Jones j.n.jones@duke.edu

RDU/Remote – Port Group – Operations and Finance

We are building a great team at Port Group (portgroup.us) to provide outsourced business development and sales support services for SaaS, VARs, MSPs, Channel Sales, and other B2B industries. The business is a year and a half old and has a lot of opportunities ahead of it. I’m happy to discuss these over an introduction. Please reach out to   thomas@portgroup.us

If you have a strong financial and operations background and are interested in working with a local professional services startup, let’s chat!

Hiring full-time and part-time employees as well as paid interns.

Remote – Ressemble – Growth Intern

Ressemble is a sales leadership platform. We created a collaborative space for sales execs to run 1on1s and pipeline reviews.

We are a team of repeat 3 founders (2 exits) that set out to build Ressemble because we were dismayed by the use of spreadsheets and endless meetings in sales. We want to build a better way where execs lead in realtime. Our CEO, Rasmus, got his doctorate from Duke Law School in 2014.

We’re looking for a growth intern to help execute on our gtm strategy. You will be working directly with our CEO to bring our first product to market. This is an amazing opportunity to learn what it takes to go from 0 to 1 with a new business. You’ll want to be a fast learner, a self-starter, and savvy social media user.

This position is remote and will be paid hourly. A strong performance could lead to a salaried full-time role with equity.

What you’ll do
–Create content for Ressemble’s LinkedIn page and blog
–Follow and interview sales leaders at the fastest growing tech companies in the US to identify topics and content of interest
–Design and run email campaigns
-Curate and build lead lists
-Join onboarding calls with sales leaders

About you
–You are an excellent writer
–You enjoy technology and have experience with social media
–You are organized and detail oriented
-You are curious and willing to learn

Bonus
–Want to work with marketing/sales in the future
–Familiarity with LinkedIn
–Experience writing social media content

Apply here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSczTiNn91yKyCMg1r0PrFvgZOdkuOzHNxPl1PRZkL2_eHuhiQ/viewform

Austin – Zogo Finance – Product Designer

Zogo rewards you for learning. Our mission is to make finance fun, simple, and social.

We are seeking a full-time Product Designer to join our product team, which is currently a team of 6 engineers, 1 pm, 1 content writer, and 1 designers! We will be growing rapidly over the next year.

We were founded in May 2018. Since then we have grown to 150 partner institutions, a team of 24 passionate and skilled people, and a user-base of 400,000+ people who have completed 10 million education modules. You can learn more about us at https://zogofinance.com.

Responsibilities:
– Create wireframes, mockups, and prototypes for our suite of products (Mobile & Web app, integrated mobile banking app, customer dashboard, and website).
– Conduct user research and usability testing.
– Contribute to and help develop Zogo’s design system (design.zogofinance.com)
– Identify experiments and tests that can improve flows and overall product.
– Provide feedback and help improve our team to become a world-class design team.

What we’re seeking in you:
– 1-2+ years experience in product design or related field
– An ability to problem-solve and find creative solutions to difficult constraints
– To storytell and explain the decision-making process in your work.
– A strong sense of empathy
– Data-driven and detail-oriented a plus!
– Past experience with Figma a plus!

What we can provide
– A fast-paced and growth-oriented environment
– 100% medical, dental and vision coverage
– 401(k) plan with company matching
– Competitive salary and bonuses
– Healthy PTO options
– Equal Employment Opportunities at Zogo

Zogo is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all of its tech, non-tech, and leadership roles. Zogo provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or disability.

Remote – Realize Design – Digital Marketing Intern

Application Due Date: Sept. 1 2021
Reporting to: Head of Business Development

Home, apartment, or dorm design can be laborious, and moving furniture and taking measurements can be stressful. There is always the risk of purchasing an item that does not fit in the space, and transferring these responsibilities to an interior designer is expensive. With the increasingly virtual world, more and more purchases are made online. Customers often find it challenging to envision how furniture they see online will look in their homes.

Realize was created to address each of these pain points for consumers and make the design process personalized, social, and easy.

With only a 60 second video of their room, customers can see a 3D model of their space on their phone. From there, they can browse and shop for furniture, dragging items in to see how they would fit and look, with all the measuring done by the tech.

Design is a social experience, so consumers will also be able to connect with friends on the app, design together, or even follow people who inspire them.

Do learn more, you can find the app at Realize Design in the App Store.

Key responsibilities include:
– Creating digital content for our social media (Instagram, TikTok, Reddit) and blog
– Being part of the ideation process for marketing campaigns
– Copywriting and editing
– Using analytics to measure success and engagement, presenting this information, executing strategies that reflect this knowledge [analytics experience not required]
– Identifying projects you want to do that align with company needs

You will be exposed to:
– Brainstorming and ideation with company leaders
– How businesses are launched
– SEO best practices
– Digital Marketing
– Cross-functional teams
– Mentorship from team members who want to help you get the most out of your internship experience

We are looking for:
– Passion for digital marketing
– Interest in the interior design and consumer goods space
– Strong written and oral communication
– Ability to multitask
– A self-starter who is able to manage time and tasks independently

Who you are:
– 0-2 years of experience
– Background or interest in digital marketing, entrepreneurship, business development, communications, or strategy

The Logistics:
– This internship will last 3-6 months with potential future opportunities.
– The intern will start mid/late September 2021 and contribute 150-300 hours over the course of the semester, ending December 2021.
– This internship is unpaid but we are more than happy to go through the process to get the internship approved for I&A or other class credit.
– We have a tight-knit team, and once you’re in, you’re a part of the family! We will remain in your network and will do what we can to support you in your career.

How to Apply:
Email isabel@realize.design with the subject line “Your Name + Marketing Internship Application”; include resume and cover letter.

Durham – CureMint – Vendor Success Associate

Why CureMint:

CureMint’s purpose is to empower people to focus on what transforms their lives. We are the leading dental procurement software helping dental organizations scale across North America. Founded in 2017, CureMint’s purpose is to bring relief to the dental industry’s extremely fragmented and painful procurement process.

CureMint empowers dental organizations with a cloud-based source-to-pay platform that manages their entire procurement lifecycle in one easy-to-use place. The Vendor Success Team has the privilege of engaging with both dental offices and their vendors. We want the process of supplying their offices to be simple and reliable, as trust is essential to our shared success. As a Vendor Success Associate, you will need to be detail orientated and an excellent connector to create a more seamless ordering experience for the customer.

How We Do It:

We are committed to hiring team members who live into our company core values:

  • Team First
  • Maniacal pursuit towards Greatness
  • Compassionate Candor
  • Have Fun
  • Diversity is more than a Word
  • Care
  • Little Things Matter

What You Will Do:

  • Support the Vendor Success Team Lead on confirming orders for customers through phone and email correspondence
  • Provide quality service to vendors, customers, and associates
  • Work closely with the Customer Success Team and Vendor Success Team Lead to iterate on our Vendor Sync projects
  • Build relationships with vendors to gathering purchase order updates in an efficient and timely manner
  • Manually update order timeline stages in the CureMint product to closely mirror real time vendor updates of purchase orders
  • Advise the CureMint Team on process improvements and the eventual automation of large portions of the vendor sync process within the procurement software
  • Train and mentor folks on order processes and communication

What You Bring To The Team:

  • A drive and passion to excel in your work while maintaining empathy and compassion for those you work with and the vendors you support
  • Confidence in communicating with people you don’t know on the phone and through email
  • Pay attention to the details and can think quickly on your feet
  • Have a curiosity about the workings of software development
  • You know your way around google/excel spreadsheets

What We Offer:

  • Gold level BCBS Health Insurance plan, 50% employee coverage starting on your first day
  • Generous PTO and equity options
  • Work in our natural light filled office at the American Underground. Due to COVID-19, employees are able to work from home or work from the office.
  • Work with a high performing diverse team that inspires and challenges each other to grow every day
  • Leave your mark on an industry that is hungry for innovation with a powerful new technology and an inspirational purpose

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Remote – Apollo Endeavors – Side Gig (CompSci and Design)

Looking for a side job this fall? Looking for an internship next summer? Apollo Endeavors is looking for engineers and designers to work with start-ups and businesses around the country.

Apollo is a network of top students from Duke, Stanford, and Harvard that provides students with opportunities to work on paid projects and full or part-time internships.

At Apollo you would join one of our core teams:

Engineering – Software (Web, Mobile, Server), Data Science (Visualizations, Database Engineering), and Machine Learning (Regression, NLP, Computer Vision)

Design – Static Website Creation, UI/UX design (Web, Mobile), Content Creation

This is a chance to build out your resume, get paid, and secure unique internship opportunities. The ideal candidate not only needs to have the effective hard skills, but needs to be organized and an effective communicator.

Compensation is between $1,000-$4,000/project (~$20/hr) based on a number of performance based incentives as well as project duration.

Learn More & Apply Here: https://link.apolloendeavors.com/Join

Durham/Remote – Plum – Interships: Product Market Research, Marketing Specialist, Financial Modelling

Plum is the simplest way for people to buy and own homes together. Plum helps people explore if co-ownership is right for them, and if so, guides them through a simple process to help them generate the proper legal documentation to protect the interests of each member of the group and the relationships between them. Following purchase, Plum provides easy-to-use tools to help co-owners manage their shared home and resolve issues gracefully.

Plum’s founder, Matt Williamson, is a serial entrepreneur with 20 years of executive level experience in entrepreneurship, including being the CEO and co-founder of Windsor Circle, a predictive marketing company that won Google Demo Day, was featured in the Inc500 fastest growing companies, and raised over $15M in venture capital, and grew to 80 employees before a successful acquisition.

These internships are opportunities to work with a leading entrepreneur at the very beginning of the entrepreneurial journey. You will receive exposure to the early stage formative process, including product market research, product development, demand generation and capitalization strategy. As a pre-product, pre-revenue company, these internships are offered as unpaid, but represent a tremendous opportunity learn from a tenured entrepreneur, to build one’s resume and to contribute meaningfully to Plum’s first steps.

Immediate Internship Opportunities Exist for the Following Capacities:

1) *Product Market Research Internship* – In this role, the successful intern will engage in primary market research in the form of interviews with existing and potential co-homeowners, across multiple segments, and in secondary research in the form of identifying industry statistics, channel partners and competitors. The successful candidate will be insanely curious, a tremendous listener, and a capable conversationalist who can keep interviewees engaged. This intern must also be good with research and documentation, and proficient in synthesizing trends and patterns from the data. The Product Market Research Intern will gain insights into how to perform market research, how to use tools like Lean Canvases and journey maps, and how to successfully and succinctly summarize and present findings. This role is 20-40 hours a week and can be in person or remote, starting immediately.

2) *Marketing Specialist Internship* – This exciting role will create the public persona of Plum. Key activities include writing marketing copy, designing website content, and building a demand generation funnel to capture leads and drive them to commitment. There will be opportunities to write advertising copy as well. The successful applicant will gain exposure to website development tools, email marketing platforms, CRM and automated lifecycle marketing. This candidate will submit writing samples during the interview process to demonstrate proficiency. This role is 20-40 hours per week and can be in person or remote, starting immediately.

3) *Financial Modelling / Pro Forma Internship* – Plum will need a financial model to guide decision making about capitalization and investment, forecast decisions about staffing and costs, and to perform sensitivity analysis on key factors of the business. The successful candidate will have experience with financial modeling and accounting, and will play an active role in early stage capitalization strategy. This candidate will present a financial model and demonstrate the ability to present and modify the model based on questions as part of the interview process. This role is 15-30 hours per week and can be in person or remote, starting immediately.

Please apply by sending an email to jobs@pterois-llc.com and include the following:
LinkedIn profile (link)
A “cover letter” (you can just write it in the email) expressing why you are interested in this particular opportunity, what you think you can uniquely contribute, and something fun about yourself
Your availability (both in terms of hours per week, and which dates)

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