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Business Dev, Ops or Marketing Intern to help with expansion of US brand into Asian market (Korean Speaking)

DESCRIPTION

We're a popular consumer products company building innovative products for the home!   One of our biggest products is Clocky, the popular alarm clock that runs away beeping.  Check us out at www.clocky.com. We are also launching a  larger home design consumer brand!

We are looking to expand beyond the US into the Korean market.  Does the idea of growing with a company that creates highly innovative consumer products, becoming a critical member of its team appeal to you? Our interns only work on projects that will be used in the real world.

You will gain valuable experience working with our senior team. We are looking for students that have an interest in entrepreneurship, business. and of course who are smart and hungry to learn!

Responsibilities:
  • Work with our CEO and Marketing team to research and help set up our Chinese ecommerce
  • Assist with customer service enquiries in Korean Platforms
  • Work with our CEO and Marketing team to help the brand grow on Chinese social media 
  • Assist with documents/marketing content Korean translations
  • Monitor and evaluate industry trends and customer drivers, and have bi-weekly virtual meetings with the CEO/Marketing team to discuss strategy
  • Help research for new ways of expansion into the Korean market


Required skills and qualifications
  • Native/Proficient Korean speaker with optimal English communication skills (B2 minimum)
  • Some background in sales or marketing techniques
  • Some interest or background  in data analysis 
  • Ability to plan and manage resources

Learning Objectives

  • Conduct analysis to help inform key business decisions and guide strategy.
  • Assist with determining product market fit, prioritizing opportunities in the market.
  • Receive mentor-ship from our Founder (an MIT, Shark Tank, and Y Combinator alum)
  • Sit in on virtual team meetings and contribute ideas to various operations
  • Gain experience in the fields of business, marketing and sales in a professional context
  • Develop professional communication skills and receive resume and cover letter support. We provide fantastic recommendation letters at your request.

TO APPLY:

Please include the below information and provide a few sentences of what you seek in an internship and what drew you to Clocky. Also, send your resume in PDF form.

a) What is your earliest start date, and what is your end date?  (minimum 3 months stay, but can stay longer)
b) How many hours would you like to work per week?  (min 10h weekly)
c) This is a mostly remote position for the time being. Can you use your own laptop (or other equipment as needed), wifi connection/software? 
d) Tell us a bit about your experience and skills as it relates to Business
e) This internship is unpaid, eventually, unpaid for college credit, if your university accepts this modality. Is that okay with you?