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Apprentice: Business Development and Marketing (6-Month Paid Internship)

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Sidebench is an award-winning strategy, design, and development consultancy based in Los Angeles. We partner with enterprise companies and top new ventures seeking product strategy. Our team provides the strategic value of enterprise-level management consulting and the technical expertise of a leading product & development shop. We combine these strengths with a people-first methodology that gives us a unique & innovative approach toward creating first-in-kind solutions.

 

Job Summary

The Sidebench apprenticeship program is a 6-month full-time paid developmental internship that is designed to provide the apprentice with valuable & meaningful first-hand experience within a specific discipline. This specific track is for those who are looking to work in Business Development, Sales or Marketing.

The program is looking for a motivated recent college graduate who is looking to gain insight into a variety of potential career tracks in the tech field, but all who are able to dedicate 6 full-time months are welcome to apply.

 

Apprenticeship Overview

You will:

  • Gain significant exposure to all areas of project and product management within one of the fastest growing digital product consultancies in the US
  • Do impactful work that contributes to the greater goals of the Sidebench team
  • Be challenged to think big, creatively solve problems, and turn solutions into processes
  • Have a dedicated mentor throughout the apprenticeship who is there to help guide you and provide regular, structured feedback
  • Work with and learn from a team of smart, friendly, and fun techies who care about your development

Role Information & Responsibilities

With our Business Development and Marketing team, you will assist in a myriad of activities that cover everything from client relations to the core pillars of our marketing strategies. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Writing and scheduling social media posts
  • Creating original content for our blog and our Medium profile
  • Contributing to the content and design of client pitch materials
  • Acting as an active participant in BD meetings and calls
  • Briefing members of Sidebench on key info for pipeline projects
  • Helping prep for meetings and following up with additional materials
  • Writing project proposals and responding to RFPs
  • Working with Delivery Team to create project plans and scoping tasks
  • Research of clients, competitors and target markets
  • Maintain analytics on our social media channels and our finished products

At the conclusion of the 6-month program, pending your performance and company needs, there is the potential to transition to a full-time, salaried role on our BD & Marketing Team.

 

Requirements

  • Genuine interest in technology and business and the desire to learn more
  • Self-starter with demonstrated capacity for independent initiative
  • Strong research and analytical skills and problem solving ability
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be responsive, pro-active, enthusiastic, and adaptable
  • Ability to produce detailed and well-organized documentation (have a knack for effectively summarizing concepts, thoughts, and research)
  • Must be able to commit to a full-time role for a period of 6 months
  • Experience with the web or app development process is a big plus

 

Benefits

  • Work with an interesting blend of projects and clients to make every day exciting
  • We have a casual dress code in the office — no need to dress up for up
  • We always make sure to plan one big company event and one small company event per quarter
  • Our Culture Club makes sure to celebrate new hires, birthdays, Sidebench anniversaries, and holidays
  • We are walking distance from downtown Culver City and have free office parking
  • We have free coffee, beer, and plenty of snacks
  • You will work with a diverse team of intelligent people that make it fun to come to work every day

 

Apprenticeship Compensation

Pay: $12/hour

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