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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)

Durham, NC or Remote – The Looma Project – People Operations Coordinator

Apply here: https://the-looma-project.breezy.hr/p/804bc4d83f70

Looma exists to connect shoppers to the people and stories behind their products. Our first product, Loop™ At-Shelf Maker Stories, is a network of tablets in grocery stores that play short, human-centric films connecting producer to consumer. The data generated by Loop™ fuels our proprietary storytelling process, forming a flywheel we believe will one day power the world’s most sophisticated platform for human-centric point-of-decision video.

Position Summary: Looma is scaling, and we’re looking for someone who can help support our internal team as we do so. The People Operations Coordinator will have a hand in three primary functions: systems development, candidate management, and culture enhancement. This role is perfect for an early-stage professional who’s eager to learn in a startup environment and thrives with both people and details.

1. Systems Development (50%)
– Audit and enhance existing internal systems and processes (e.g., automate ATS workflows)
– Build and maintain an internal library of Looma guidelines and best practices
– Keep a close pulse on team uses and needs

2. Candidate Management (25%)
– Tactically manage the candidate journey (i.e., scheduling, pipeline management)
– Create and manage hiring team tasks across open roles

3. Culture Enhancement (25%)
– Identify and implement opportunities to improve our team experience
– Assist in planning and organizing internal meetings and events

Attributes: We’re looking for someone who is:
– Process-driven with a keen eye for detail + simplicity
– Disciplined in follow-through and ensuring nothing falls through the cracks
– Personable and warm, with strong emotional intelligence
– Energized by collaboration and team building
– Eager to dive into a fast-paced, high-growth environment

Compensation & Benefits
– Competitive compensation package including base salary + equity
– Employee coverage for health, dental, and vision (gold plan)
– Unlimited paid time off (minimum of 10 vacation days/year)
– 12 weeks primary caregiver leave
– $100/month craftsmanship stipend

Diversity & Nondiscrimination: Looma believes diversity is a fundamental good, and we are committed to promoting diversity both in our workplace and through the stories we tell. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status, class or caste status, or any other protected class. Our global nondiscrimination policy covers these protected classes in every market in which we do business.

Looma’s Hiring Philosophy: Culture is incredibly important to us, particularly in the early days. Regardless of role, strong contributors to Looma’s culture will exhibit and aspire to the following seven characteristics: Humility, Integrity, Wisdom, Emotional Intelligence, Grit, Joyfulness, and Fun.

Apply here: https://the-looma-project.breezy.hr/p/804bc4d83f70

Remote – CLOZTALK – Nonprofit Database and Outreach

CLOZTALK produces high-quality, charity-branded apparel for 501(c) nonprofits to raise awareness and funds for these great organizations … at no cost to the nonprofit! CLOZTALK promotes the nonprofits by building a customized webstore for each nonprofit and producing cool apparel that is branded with that nonprofit’s name and/or logo: t-shirts, hoodies, track jackets, baseball caps, yoga pants, polo shirts, etc. We partner with more than 330 nonprofits across the country, and we handle the fulfillment of their apparel orders, so the nonprofit can focus its resources and people on serving its mission. Through apparel and the conversations that are sparked, we’ve found our nonprofit partners meet people who need help, volunteers, board members, and donors. Our vision is to change the way people think about the messaging power of their bodies and what they choose to wear every day!!!

Our summer internship is for students to help us identify and reach out to more nonprofits across the country! We currently have a database of nonprofits for some cities, but we need to build a database of nonprofits for each major city in the United States. The database includes items such as nonprofit name, location, 501(c) status, pertinent contact info, etc. Our internship is for students to help reach out to the prospective nonprofits, explain CLOZTALK, and encourage the nonprofit to sign up on our website’s online application. If the student is interested, our internship could also include all aspects of growing CLOZTALK, as we are a startup and welcome all help, teamwork, and positive energy!

We are flexible with start and end dates. Students are expected to work about 10 hours per week. Applicants should email jeff@cloztalk.com.

Remote – Apollo Development – Technical Project Manager

Work as a technical project manager for Apollo Development, a technical development company.

You will lead a small team (usually of 2-5 software engineers, data scientists, and graphic designers) on various interesting medium length projects (usually 3-12 months). Previous projects include data modelling for a medium sized private jet company, web app/machine learning work for the department of defense, and a web/mobile application for an innovative beverage company. Fully remote. You’ll be kept on retainer and offered various projects. If you’re interested and find the terms (pay and hours) amenable you can start leading immediately.

You’ll be responsible for:

Coordinating/communicating with the client
Leading weekly meetings between your team and the client
Keeping your team on a timeline to meet the client’s expectations
Development product roadmap
Making technical decisions with the engineering team and relaying them to the client
Coordinating decisions between product design, engineering, and the client

Apply at: https://airtable.com/shrPC84ZkjF5cPz0

Remote – Memory Crafters – Multiple Roles, Sales and Marketing

memoryCrafters is seeking a curious, enthusiastic, and self-motivated individual with a passion for entrepreneurship and a strong interest in working at an early-stage startup. We are primarily seeking a high performing graduate student to join our founding team to lead sales and marketing efforts.

If you are driven to work at a high-level and desire to learn, grow and refine your skills with a fun and energetic early-stage startup, read more and apply by sending your resume to abhi@memory-crafters.com. This is a virtual part-time or fulltime summer internship.

Overview of memoryCrafters:
memoryCrafters is a marketplace to match users (individuals & corporations) and local businesses to provide quick & easy personalized celebrations for life’s special moments.
To help people create new memories easily and quickly, we are building a one stop shop platform for end-to-end planning and management of milestone celebrations (birthdays, baby showers, graduations, etc.). We streamline the process of planning and managing events for users so that they can focus on what matters most: creating lifelong memories.
memoryCrafters partners with local businesses (birthday party venues, freelancers, hobbyists & vendors) to help them directly market and sell their services to the consumer. We use the latest technologies to help our external business partners maximize capacity utilization during non-peak hours.
Sales & Marketing Intern role:
We are primarily seeking a high performing entrepreneurial individual interested in sales & marketing. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to work with memoryCrafters’ employees as well as relevant external stakeholders.

Job Duties will include but are not limited to:
• Assist in development and implementation of our overall sales & marketing strategy.
• Lead the development and implementation of sales & marketing material.
• Study the available market to develop a Go-to-market strategy with our Minimum Viable Product
• Work with the product team to help design and deliver products that address the needs of customers, business partners and corporate partners.
An Ideal Candidate Should Be:
• Willing to make sales calls and sales visits (previous experience preferred but not required)
• Highly self-motivated, hard-working, and able to learn quickly.
• Able to both works independently on tasks and bring individual contributions to a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment.
• Meticulously attentive to detail while remaining attentive to the bigger picture.
• Able to augment their analytical skills with a dash of creative problem-solving.
• Entrepreneurial and passionate about learning the ins-and-outs of our day-to-day operation. Earlier experience with entrepreneurial ventures is highly preferred, but not required!

Remote – The FIVE Network – Content Creator/Video Editor

Content Creator/Video Editor

Company:
The FIVE Network (https://thefivenetwork.com) facilitates mentorship relationships between underserved, high school mentees and mentors with amazing careers. We do this through a 4 year program accessed through an app on your phone. The content team is responsible for delivering short, daily content that enables this relationship and promotes career skill development. The content creator/video editor’s job will be to create videos in line with our mission and brand. It is incredibly fun and fulfilling!

What success looks like:
Creation of lots of fun and short videos (career explanation animations, story-telling clips, etc). Videos will be featured in a social-media like app. The focus is on lots of short videos with a bit of humor, using the company’s branding and tone.

Responsibilities:
* Create videos based on company’s existing branding and tone (video content is provided, so only editing of existing footage is required)
* Use and create templates for consistent experience across videos
* Organize all video assets and files for re-use by others and maintain organization in database
* Respond to feedback and requests for adjustments from team members
* Work collaboratively with existing video and content team

Skills:
* Organization
* Speed
* After Effects, Premier, Adobe Illustrator, Google forms and Google sites

To Apply:
Submit a resume and portfolio/video reel link to Heather Wiggins, Head of Product, at heather@thefivenetwork.com.

Remote – The Egg – Director of Marketing/Outreach (Co-Founder)

The Egg is seeking a Director of Marketing/Outreach to manage day-to-day marketing and outreach operations. We are young, small, and fast-paced. Digital marketing and advertising initiatives that might come up on the job include Google Ads, Facebook Ads, on-page SEO, off-page SEO, technical SEO, email marketing, conversion rate optimization, social media posting, and more. If you’re not familiar with one specific marketing strategy, that’s fine, but you’ll be expected to learn quickly. Your job will be to manage the macro marketing and outreach strategy to get and grow clientele and student freelancers, while also being in charge of ensuring short-term marketing and outreach goals are met. A marketing team will be built around your position, so you will need to take complete ownership of client initiatives and be able to push the team while treating everyone fairly and fostering compassionate company culture.

This job will require:

– Intimate knowledge of digital marketing and client outreach/research (to be clear, you eventually won’t be doing the actual campaign setup, optimization, etc. You’d be in charge of managing people who will do that work).
– Experience managing remote teams through Slack. We also use Airtable for project management.
– Availability AS NEEDED. Initially, the role won’t require more than 6/8 hours per week but flexibility and responsiveness to time-sensitive communications is a must.
– Keen ability to figure things out in spite of adversity and uncertainty. This cannot be emphasized enough. You will be thrown into a variety of situations and we will expect that you can use the resources at your disposal to figure things out.
-An awesome attitude and a genuine passion for our mission.

Who you are:

A hard-working, team-player with grit. You’re a natural leader with an understanding of how to set and accomplish short-term goals that lead to long-term growth and progress. You aren’t afraid to tackle challenges head-on and are willing to learn new skills and technology on the fly if it means improving efficiencies. You’re people-oriented with an intuition for customer engagement and an ability to develop strong understandings of customer demographics through research and analytics. If you have read this far into the description put “Squirrel” at the top of your application and you will get a priority. Previous marketing experience is necessary, previous startup experience is a plus!

Benefits:
-Working with extremely talented students and founders.
-Learning about the operational aspects of starting and running a business.
-A huge amount of invaluable experience that will add value to any future job you apply to.
-Equity in The Egg.

APPLY HERE: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2445585190/

Remote – Pear- $25K Competition

Calling all entrepreneurs! The application deadline for Pear $25K Competition is on Monday, March 22nd 11:59 PST. APPLY HERE

Pear $25K Competition

Winning teams will each be awarded a $25K uncapped SAFE and 20 student teams will win. No idea is too early to be considered and the application is quick. Winners will be decided through two interviews with the Pear team. Email me or Danielle (danielle@pear.vc) with any questions.

Pear Accelerator & Seed

Pear also hosts an exclusive Accelerator and leads Seed rounds up to $3M. Watch this video to hear about Pear’s hands-on support for product, growth, recruiting, and fundraising. You can apply through Pear Competition and opt into Accelerator.

More about Pear

The Pear VC team has built 8 startups and partnered early with companies now worth over $80 Billion, including Doordash, Branch, Guardant Health, and Gusto. They believe strongly in student founders – 49% of their portfolio companies are student-founded!

Remote – Mr. Chamba – Summer Intern

Summer Intern

Mr. Chamba is an early-stage, e-commerce startup where members can offer and/or hire essentially any digital freelance service. The company was founded by three Duke alumni, is based in Miami, FL, and currently present throughout, and strategically focused on, the Latin American region.

The venture has enjoyed accelerated growth since its inception and is looking to hire two summer interns to aid in strategizing and implementing its ongoing business development plans.

No. of Openings

2

Remote Opportunity

Yes

Employment Start Date

06/01/2021

Employment End Date

07/16/2021

Job Description

The Summer Intern will report directly to the CEO and have the following responsibilities:

  • Design and execute marketing campaigns and other related initiatives to increase brand awareness.
  • Develop a social media strategy to be implemented on a daily basis.
  • Identify and reach out to potential partners for strategic alliances within newly launched geographic markets.
  • Keep track of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and prepare weekly reports to share with the CEO, CTO and Marketing Director.
  • Help prepare institutional pitch decks to be used for fundraising purposes.

The right candidate is passionate about startups, proactive, organized, and a strong communicator.

Qualifications

– Spanish Speaker (Intermediate or better).

– Comfortable working with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

Apply: Email your resume to rodrigo@mrchamba.com

Raleigh, NC – ProSapient – Summer Associate Internship

Description

proSapient is a rapidly growing Primary Research platform that was founded three years ago. Our goal is to revolutionize how consultants and investors access critical knowledge and help them make better-informed investment decisions. If Bloomberg is a platform that allows you to find and consume data, proSapient is the platform that allows you to create it!

Through the proSapient platform, you can interact with experts across the globe, via phone calls, meetings, and surveys. Our dedicated analyst team supported by our AI-driven platform can rapidly canvas the world for those special people who can provide significant insights to client’s research projects. Once those calls are complete, clients can continue the conversation via instant messaging or collect the insights and share them within their organization creating a powerful knowledge library over time.Due to continued growth and thinking ahead to our future strategies and plans, we are pleased to launch our Summer Internship Scheme 2021. Based in Raleigh, NC, this is a 10-week program created specifically for students currently between University or College years who would like the opportunity to experience a fast-paced, progressive organization and insight into a wide range of industries.

As part of this internship, your role will include:

  • Receiving and understanding client briefs, covering preliminary research into specific industries, markets, and geographies
  • Sourcing Experts on a global scale, utilizing our AI Platform as a key source to identify potential matches for client briefs
  • Reaching out to new Experts, screening suitability for specific projects and client briefs
  • Updating our core Platform – managing Expert profiles and ensuring accurate, valid, and current information is stored

The transferable skills you can expect to develop & takeaway with you are:

  • Prioritization
  • Working with purpose and urgency
  • Resilience
  • Adaptability
  • Collegial & Relationship building skills
  • Team-working
  • Research Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Business acumen
  • Broad commercial insights

Requirements

As a commitment to being a Diverse & Inclusive Employer, we are not looking to see CVs or Resumes to apply for this scheme. We think it’s important to hear about you in your own words, regardless of your background, experience or previous endeavors. Instead, we would love for you to paint a narrative of yourself, using the below questions to do so.

  • Tell us a story that either personally or professionally paints a picture of you?
  • Tell us more about your degree/major/ current studies – why have you chosen that path?
  • What do you feel are your three biggest strengths – and why?
  • Describe a situation where your judgment proved to be an invaluable contribution to the team?
  • What do you do when your schedule or plan is interrupted? Give an example of how you handle this?
  • Give an example of how you set goals, and how you achieve them?
  • Tell me about your resilience – so somewhere in the past where you have come across a specific challenge/ problem/ obstacle, and what you did to overcome that?
  • What three skills are you looking to develop during your time with proSapient? Or what experiences are you hoping to gain?
  • Why do you want to intern at proSapient? What is it about our company that intrigues you?

This is a fantastic opportunity for a hard-working, resilient, and creative individual to gain a solid understanding of how a successful start-up works – whilst working alongside a fantastic team! If this sounds like you, please complete the above questions via Workable by no later than Monday the 8th of March at Midday to be considered.

Please note, the Assessment Day for this internship will be on Thursday 18th March, via Zoom. If you are selected for an interview, you will need to ensure you are available for the full day to participate in the assessment portion.

Likewise, the internship dates are Monday 7th June to Friday 6th August inclusive, and you will need to be available & free to work full time throughout this period. This is a full-time, paid internship.

This is a really great opportunity to gain experience with one of the most successful high-growth start-ups in the expert network sector! If this sounds like you, then please apply below!

Benefits

  • Exposure working in an innovative and industry-leading startup
  • Exposure to multiple departments & business units within a start-up, to understand a variety of professions & how they work together
  • Exposure to working in an office/ corporate role
  • Exposure with senior-level business leaders, decision-makers, and C-Suite from a variety of industries across the globe
  • This is a full time, paid internship scheme.

At proSapient, we are an equal opportunity employer. As such, we offer equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and other protected class characteristics. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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