Category: Consumer Packaged Goods

Durham, NC – Venga – Software Engineering Internship

Intro to Venga

Venga (vengaclimb.com) is an early-stage software startup right here in Durham – we help climbing gyms grow. We solve climbing gyms’ membership and retention problems by providing novel technological solutions to increase engagement and build community within these gyms. Our B2B SAAS platform allows gyms to run ongoing competitive adult leagues with minimal time and effort.

Software Engineering Internship

Join Venga this summer to take ownership of a meaningful project that will have a big impact. You’ll get exposed to a large codebase, learn all about front-end app development, databases and the back-end, and become a total Javascript ninja. You’ll be mentored closely by our CEO Varun Singh, who has worked in Software Engineering roles at Google, Facebook, and Venmo. We move quickly, so the exact project is TBD, but we have a wide variety of project ideas and can find one that suits you together. Our team normally works out of American Underground in Downtown, but we are able to support working remotely if necessary at that time! Work schedule
is flexible.

Qualifications

  • Enrolled in a Computer Science
    major
  • Experience with JavaScript
  •  Experience using git
  • Independent and resourceful

Bonus

  • Experience with Typescript
  • Familiarity with React Native
  • Knows what a lambda function is, and how closures work
  • Experience working on a shared codebase
  • Like climbing on rocks!

If interested, please submit the aforementioned materials to varun@vengaclimb.com.

Richmond, CA – FoamOrder.com – Internship

About this Job

Seeking a highly entrepreneurial current undergraduate student for Summer 2020 Internship in our Berkeley, CA location. This is a paid position, with a minimum 8-week commitment during Summer 2020. Additional opportunity to work remotely in semester immediately before or after the internship. Work may include financial analysis, marketing, business development, product management, analytical exercises and other business projects.

About FoamOrder.com

FoamOrder.com is a leading eCommerce destination for consumers 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 2 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.

Sample projects might be:

  • Conduct business segment financial analysis to determine profitability by channel
  • Analyze our past purchase data to determine which types of customers are buying which products
  • Helping us develop our social media presence to drive more customer engagement and sales
  • Completing purchase requisitions or RFPs from potential customers to help drive product sales
  • Helping to design, place and analyze customer surveys
  • Work on launch of new marketplace/lead-generation website to drive new revenue model
  • Help with competitive positioning of our 100% organic latex mattresses in the consumer market.

You will be working for the President/Owner of the company, who will provide mentorship and help you learn while you help to grow our business.

Location:

Berkeley (Richmond), California, United States

Compensation :

This is a paid summer internship with a weekly salary. Additional opportunity to work during semester before or after the internship.

Remote – Banish – Marketing Associate

Banish is not just a skincare company; it is a revolution to empower us to be the best version of who we are. We do not believe in cliche beauty standards; ‘poreless’, ‘anti-aging’ and ‘flawless’, do not exist in our vocabulary. Instead, we want each individual to love themselves the way they are and feel confident from the inside out.

We can’t do it alone. That is why we are looking for a Marketing Associate to help spread this mission to others. This rockstar marketing associate will work directly with the CEO and marketing team to implement never before marketing tactics to grow the cult brand. This rockstar will embody the core values of Banish: innovative, results oriented, reliable, consistent, humble, flexible, and have a can-do attitude! This is a completely remote full-time position, so work at home in your PJs, with 50% flexible hours. From the job requirements, we value cultural fit with the position much more than skills. At Banish, we believe in empowering you to develop your skills!

Role includes:
CEO Story and brand awareness: writing articles for news publications, blogs, etc. on behalf of company and CEO
Managing image of CEO: writing articles, crafting social media images, writing correspondence, etc.
Partnerships: Brainstorming and collaborating with other brands, social organizations and influencers
Outreach: Reaching out to media publications and establishing relationship, if you read this, please insert the word ‘tea’ in the upper right-hand corner of your cover letter,and following up with partners

Personality traits:
-You have incredible follow through;
-You are the most reliable of your friends; your word is your honor
-You are painstakingly determined; you will not stop until it gets done!
-You are highly flexible: you are able to shift gears, have days where you work on one project at once and others where you suddenly have 5 projects due the next day
-You have the ability to prioritize: you realize that not every task or project needs the same amount of focus, money, and energy
-You have a genuine interest in people, are curious about them, and can read people well. You do well in observing group dynamics
-You are incredibly consistent: you are described by your group of friends as predictable, reliable, and consistent. If you say you’ll show up to a party, you will no matter if you don’t feel like it.
-You have the highest sense of integrity. You do the right thing even when no one is looking.
-You have the ability to take on a project with no guidance/training and be able to run with it with results and feedback
-You have the ability to work with those from other cultures in a global team

Skills:
-You are a social media wizard: we mean you KNOW social media like the back of your hand. You know the latest tips and tricks to grow an audience and engage with your followers
-You have great communication and article writing skills
-You know everything going on in the beauty and social media realm

Preferred skills:
-Fluent in Photoshop and video editing
-Skilled in product photography and editing

-Programming knowledge

To apply, please include:
-cover letter: Please explain 3 factors that most excite you about this opportunity and 2 reasons for considering a job change
In a paragraph, explain 3 critical factors for a social media brand to succeed and what brand on social media u predict to grow quickly

-Updated resume
-If you’re a college student or recent grad, please include a copy of your transcript

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • programming: 1 year (Required)
  • Adobe Photoshop: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Apply here