Marketing Research Intern (Project-Based)

Business Name: 
Taroko Software
Industry: 
Business Services
Type of Position: 
Part-Time Job
Grade Level: 
Undergraduates
Graduate
Location: 
Work from Home
Days/Hours per Week: 
15-20 hours / week
Pay Range: 
$700 for project (~$17.50 / hour)
Benefits: 

Taroko Software is currently looking for an organized, analytical, and self-driven student to assist our company with marketing research. This project is a two to three-week long project in which you will be surveying and analyzing multiple PR and SEO agencies to determine how they execute their content creation strategies. Your goal? To reach out to PR and SEO agencies, establish contact, and setup calls with the individuals leading their content creation strategy. You will then interview the stakeholders and put the information you have gathered into a report on the trends and strategies being employed by these companies.

The ideal candidate is an excellent communicator and can be considered a “people person”. You are organized and forward thinking. This position allows you to work from home. Regular daily phone check-ins with the project manager are required.

Position Responsibilities: 

- Reach out to and establish contact with at least 20 different SEO/PR agencies
- Speak with and gather information from each agency on how they create content for their clients (articles, blogs, newsletters, white papers, web content, etc.)
- Daily phone meetings with project manager to discuss progress, challenges, and updates on the project
- Compile information into a comprehensive study/report
- Report findings to marketing leadership at Taroko Software

Required Qualifications: 

- Excellent written and verbal skills
- Proficient with Microsoft software (Word, Powerpoint, Excel)
- Marketing background

Preferred qualifications

- Prior experience performing research or market analysis 

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled

Account Coordinator

Business Name: 
Merritt Group
Industry: 
Marketing
Type of Position: 
Full-Time Job
Grade Level: 
Graduate
Location: 
San Francisco, CA
Days/Hours per Week: 
Full time
Pay Range: 
To be determined
Benefits: 
  • The opportunity to enhance your media relations, client management and strategic thinking skills among the smartest, boldest and most creative minds in the business
  • A career path that supports professional development and promotes growth from within
  • A collaborative environment that values good ideas and creates a place for your voice to be heard
  • An important role in the execution of integrated PR programs for companies that are changing the way we live and work for the better
  • Excellent compensation and benefits packages, financial incentives, reward and recognition programs, and a culture that respects life outside the office
Position Description: 

About Merritt Group

Merritt Group is a nationally recognized strategic communications agency that provides marketing, public relations and digital strategy and services to organizations ranging from venture-funded startups to global Fortune 500 companies. We apply deep expertise in four market areas – technology, energy, healthcare and government – to deliver results that get people talking. Founded in 1996, Merritt Group has offices in San Francisco, CA and Washington, D.C.

Our team members lead and support accounts across the agency to develop and execute communications campaigns, provide clients with strategic counsel, and land big coverage for highly respected firms across a range of B2B technology markets. Ideal candidates thrive in a fast-paced environment, relish the natural high of a well-placed media hit, seek adventure in new professional challenges, and continually strive to exceed client expectations through inspired problem solving.

Merritt Group offers rewarding opportunities for all levels of strategic communications professionals to launch their careers or deepen their expertise. We pride ourselves on fostering a friendly, collaborative environment with professional development programs that support personal growth, mentoring and coaching, opportunities for advancement, competitive compensation and benefits, generous time off, financial incentives, regular social activities and events, community philanthropy and a flexible work environment.

Position Responsibilities: 
The Account Coordinator at Merritt Group is a detail-oriented problem-solver with excellent verbal, nonverbal and written communication skills. Account Coordinators exhibit extraordinary drive and ambition. S/he is flexible and is able to roll with the punches, while maintaining a sense of humor. Account Coordinators look for opportunities to self-educate and seek out new responsibilities across client teams and the agency in general. And, like all Merritt Groupers, s/he has an insatiable curiosity and interest in technology and business.
Required Qualifications: 

KEY SOFT SKILLS

  • Client-focused: Shows a genuine interest in the business technology landscape and takes the time to learn each client’s business and competitive landscape. Begins to have an active voice in client meetings. Is execution-oriented and meets or exceeds all deadlines.
  • Solutions-focused: Begins to learn how to not only identify problems, but also work proactively to find solutions.
  • Team player: Provides support for every aspect of designated accounts and works closely with teammates to deliver exceptional results. Works well in a collaborative team environment.
  • Desire to learn and be challenged: Open to new ideas and change, and commits to being direct in all communication with colleagues and teammates. Receives feedback positively and implements immediately.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Outstanding organizational skills: An efficient, detail-oriented work style with deep appreciation for both the art of multitasking and the sanctity of deadlines
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills: The ability to convey messages clearly and effectively
  • Digital and social media prowess: Familiar with tools such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn as part of integrated marketing programs
  • Kung Fu Google mastery: The ability to probe deep corners of the Internet to unearth compelling statistics, trends, competitive intelligence, and strategic opportunities including editorial calendars, speaking/events calendars and award nominations
  • A great attitude, of course! Strong work ethic, the ability to work well with teams, a passion for our industry, enthusiasm for mastering the fundamentals of PR, and the desire to have fun doing it

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Up to one year of working experience, including internships 
How to Apply: 

Visit merrittgrp.com/careers to apply!

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled

Legacy Pioneers Intern

Business Name: 
Legacy Pioneers
Industry: 
Other
Type of Position: 
Part-Time Internship
Grade Level: 
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
Location: 
San Francisco, CA
Days/Hours per Week: 
5-20 hours/week
Pay Range: 
Competitive
Position Description: 

Through this internship program, you will be prepared and developed to be an invaluable asset for global companies:

  • Develop cross-cultural/ interpersonal skills with students/ future leaders of fastest growing economy in the world (one of the most wanted skills in the global economy).
  • Work directly with company executives, entrepreneurs, and experienced professionals to develop Campus Ambassador Programs.
  • Depending on your interest and experience, projects/ assignments could include market research, graphic design, multimedia production, event management, marketing & advertising, web & digital solutions, operations and legal.
  • Hands-on project management opportunity under direct supervision of our executive team.
  • We are here to coach and develop you through business projects and assignments.
  • Potential access to Legacy Pioneers’ career and professional network of both start-ups and Fortune 500 companies.
  • Professional references and certification upon successful and satisfactory completion of internship assignments.
  • =Successful completion of internship assignments could be selected as Campus Ambassador (paid position).
Position Responsibilities: 
  • Being an effective contributor partnering with Legacy Pioneers executives to perform assigned projects such as market research and to build a meaningful Ambassador Program for foreign students.
  • Being a strong communicator and on-site advocate to promote LP’s mission.
  • On-campus event coordination and support.
  • Connect Legacy Pioneers teams to college resources and network, as well as Asian/Chinese student groups.
Required Qualifications: 
  • Demonstrated keen interest in understanding Asian communities; strong acceptance/ appreciation of people with different cultural background
  • Strong passion and interest to pursue a career that targets at global markets
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Community minded: strong desire to help new students succeed
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Mentoring experience
  • Active listener
  • Diligent and detail-oriented
  • Demonstrated solid academic achievements

Eligibility

  • Rising sophomore, junior, or senior at University
  • If hired, you must be able to provide documentation regarding eligibility to work in the United States
  • Minimum commitment to work for the 2017-2018 academic year
How to Apply: 

Please submit resume and most recent transcript http://www.legacypioneers.com/application.html

Application Deadline: 
ASAP

Marketing & Communication Intern

Business Name: 
National Park Service | San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
Industry: 
Communications/Media
Type of Position: 
Part-Time Internship
Grade Level: 
All University students
Location: 
San Francisco, CA
Days/Hours per Week: 
25-40 Hours Per Week
Pay Range: 
Small stipend of $2,500 for 13 weeks available
Position Description: 

Located in the Fisherman's Wharf neighborhood, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park offers visitors the sights, sounds, smells and stories of Pacific Coast maritime history. The Park includes a magnificent fleet of historic ships, a Visitor Center, Maritime Museum, Maritime Research Center, and Aquatic Park Historic District.

The National Park Service internship is located in the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park in the Division of Interpretation. "Interpretation" includes publicity, explanation, information, education, philosophy, etc. The incumbent will report directly to the Interpretive Media Specialist. 

Position Responsibilities: 

Under the guidance of the Interpretive Media Specialist, the Marketing & Communication Intern will assist with duties including, but not limited to: (1) planning and drafting copy for social media, mobile applications, and website; (2) researching, recommending, and participating in diversity and inclusion outreach efforts; (3) assisting with multi-media and photojournalism projects. 

Required Qualifications: 

Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel programs is required, Power Point preferred. Experience with social media a plus. Good oral and written communication skills are also required. Interns must demonstrate a high degree of initiative, and be able to work independently as well as with a team, and be able to complete each project assigned.

Required qualifications

• Must be a U.S. citizen.
• Must be currently enrolled in a full or part-time Undergraduate or Master's program.
• All students must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a degree-seeking student in the following or related areas of study; Government, Journalism, Communications, Marketing, or Public Relations.

How to Apply: 

Please submit your cover letter and résumé to erika_n_brown@nps.gov with the subject line "Marketing & Communication Internship" by August 9, 2017. Selected candidate will be required to submit two letters of reference.

Mailed copies can be sent to:
Erika Brown
2 Marina Boulevard, Building E, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94123

Application Deadline: 
08/09/2017

PR Intern

Business Name: 
Black Ember
Industry: 
Retail/Wholesale
Type of Position: 
Part-Time Internship
Grade Level: 
All University students
Location: 
San Francisco, CA
Days/Hours per Week: 
20 hours per week
Pay Range: 
$13 per hour
Benefits: 

Learn how a local company generates press for product. 

Position Description: 

Black Ember Modular Packs is seeking a part-time PR research intern. If you have an interest in PR/Marketing this may be a good fit for you! You will be searching the internet for press contacts and sending press releases for new products. 

Position Responsibilities: 

Internet research, compiling spreadsheets, sending emails. 

Required Qualifications: 

Internet research, compiling spreadsheets, sending emails. 

How to Apply: 

Send resumes to grace@blackember.com

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled

Legacy Pioneers Campus Ambassador (Undergraduate)

Business Name: 
Legacy Pioneers
Industry: 
Other
Type of Position: 
Part-Time Job
Grade Level: 
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
Location: 
San Francisco, CA
Days/Hours per Week: 
5-20 hours/week
Pay Range: 
Competitive
Benefits: 

Through the Ambassador program, you will be prepared and developed to be an invaluable asset for global companies:

  • Develop cross cultural/ interpersonal skills with students/ future leaders of fastest growing economy in the world (one of the most wanted skills in the global economy)
  • Work directly with company executives, entrepreneurs, and experienced professionals to develop Campus Ambassador Programs.
  • Selected high performers may attend 1-2 weeks Ambassador Tour to Asia (countries such as Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia, Singapore, India)
  • Potential access to Legacy Pioneers’ career and professional network of both start-ups and Fortune 500 companies
  • Professional references and certification upon successful and satisfactory completion of assignments
  • Competitive compensation (average 5 - 20 hours per week)
Position Description: 

The Legacy Pioneers Campus Ambassador is an exciting paid program that supports the goals and vision of Legacy Pioneers by helping incoming freshman students from Asia (such as Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, Singapore) succeed and maximize their college experience. If you want to acquire valuable business skills and enjoy mentoring students, then you’ll enjoy this internship program.

Position Responsibilities: 

As an Ambassador, you will be the role model to help Legacy Pioneers students (LPS) to navigate the campus, understand the different student activities, and know * academic resources available. Some of these specific responsibilities include:

  • Being a good role model and leader of your assigned student(s)
  • Being an effective bridge to build a diverse social network and community for your assigned foreign student(s)
  • Being an effective contributor partnering with Legacy Pioneers executives to perform market research and to build a meaningful Ambassador Program for foreign students
  • Being a strong communicator and on-site advocate to promote LP’s mission
  • Giving tours of the campus and surrounding areas
  • Introducing LPS to student clubs
  • Helping LPS navigate to their classes, restaurants, library, and other places
  • Sharing tips on coursework selection
  • Sharing campus safety information
  • Introducing Legacy Pioneers to Asian/Chinese student groups
Required Qualifications: 
  • Demonstrated keen interest in understanding Asian communities; strong acceptance/ appreciation of people with different cultural background
  • Strong passion and interest to pursue a career that targets at global markets
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Community minded: strong desire to help new students succeed
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Mentoring experience
  • Active listener
  • Diligent and detail-oriented
  • Demonstrated solid academic achievements

Eligibility

  • Rising sophomore, junior, or senior at University
  • If hired, you must be able to provide documentation regarding eligibility to work in the United States
  • Minimum commitment to work for the 2017-2018 academic year
How to Apply: 

Please submit resume and most recent transcript here: http://www.legacypioneers.com/application.html

Application Deadline: 
ASAP

Legacy Pioneers University Ambassador

Business Name: 
Legacy Pioneers
Industry: 
Other
Type of Position: 
Part-Time Job
Grade Level: 
Graduate
Location: 
San Francisco, CA
Days/Hours per Week: 
5-20 hours/week
Pay Range: 
Competitive
Benefits: 

Through the Paid Ambassador Program, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop cross cultural/ interpersonal skills with students/ future leaders of fastest growing economy in the world (one of the most wanted skills in the global economy)
  • Work directly with company executives, entrepreneurs, and experienced professionals to develop Campus Ambassador Programs.
  • Selected high performers may attend 1-2 weeks Ambassador Tour to Asia (countries such as Mainland China, Hong Kong, Australia, Singapore)
  • Potential access to Legacy Pioneers’ career and professional network of both start-ups and Fortune 500 companies
  • Professional references and certification upon successful and satisfactory completion of assignments
  • Competitive compensation (average 5 - 20 hours per week)
Position Description: 

Legacy Pioneers is hiring a University Ambassador to support the company’s goals and vision of helping incoming freshman students from Asia (such as Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, India) succeed and maximize their college experience.
 

Position Responsibilities: 
  • Being a good role model and leader of your assigned student(s)
  • Being an effective bridge to build a diverse social network and community for your assigned foreign student(s)
  • Being an effective contributor partnering with Legacy Pioneers executives to perform market research and to build a meaningful Ambassador Program for foreign students
  • Being a strong communicator and on-site advocate to promote LP’s mission
  • Giving tours of the campus and surrounding areas
  • Introducing LPS to student clubs
  • Helping LPS navigate to their classes, restaurants, library, and other places
  • Sharing tips on coursework selection
  • Sharing campus safety information
  • Introducing Legacy Pioneers to Asian/Chinese student groups
Required Qualifications: 
  • Demonstrated keen interest in understanding Asian communities; strong acceptance/ appreciation of people with different cultural background
  • Strong passion and interest to pursue a career that targets at global markets
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Community minded: strong desire to help new students succeed
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Mentoring experience
  • Active listener
  • Diligent and detail-oriented
  • Demonstrated solid academic achievements

Eligibility

  • Recent graduate at University
  •  If hired, you must be able to provide documentation regarding eligibility to work in the United States
  • Minimum commitment to work for the 2017-2018 academic year
How to Apply: 

Please submit resume and most recent transcript here: http://www.legacypioneers.com/application.html

Application Deadline: 
ASAP

Process Improvement Manager

Business Name: 
Stanford University
Type of Position: 
Full-Time Job
Grade Level: 
Graduate
Location: 
Palo Alto, CA
Days/Hours per Week: 
40 hours per week
Pay Range: 
Depending on Experience
Position Description: 

Stanford University, is recruiting a Process Improvement Manager to join their Financial Management Services team.

Financial Management Consulting and Support is expanding its Business Process and Metrics Analysis team with an additional Process Improvement Manager.

The Process Improvement Manager is responsible for understanding, documenting, and ultimately improving Stanford’s financial management business processes. The role requires strong partnering with many levels of the University’s department and academic units (including business owners, champions, process owners, operational staff) to drive process improvement delivery through exemplary process design/improvement/management skills using proven best practice techniques and methodologies (such as lean, six sigma, value stream analysis, and voice of the customer).

The Business Process and Metrics Analysis team provides operations strategy, process improvement, project management and operational intelligence consulting services to the university’s financial administration community. Recent project areas include procurement (accounts payable, expense reimbursements), treasury (cash management), controller’s office (investment accounting, capital accounting, account setup), research administration (post-award processing), university investments (operations, performance/valuation, endowment payout), and university-wide budgeting. Depending on the scope of a given project, this role may work independently or collaborate with the four existing process improvement managers on the team. Such collaboration is highly encouraged across the entire team.

Please note: This position is a two-year fixed term position.

Position Responsibilities: 

- Lead multiple complex, high-visibility process innovation projects that span multiple central departments and disparate department and academic units
- Take ownership for planning/managing the execution and integration of initiatives and activities on cost management and productivity, which may include members from all disciplines of the organization.
- Assess processes to determine how to reduce rework, improve quality, improve efficiency, increase revenue and/or improve the ability to deliver desired services or outputs.
- Work closely with affected departments and academic units to assess fit/gap of currently implemented enterprise applications to support process innovation solutions, present data to management to influence implementation decisions and facilitate discussions and negotiations that drive consensus on implementing recommendations within a highly complex and cross-functional environments.
- Structure the project approach and determine process improvement tools to be used for maximizing the net improvement in targeted business processes.
- Advise in analysis of operational intelligence metrics by defining and identifying key measures and performance metric targets and assisting in development of complex cost-benefit and return on investment analyses for proposed changes.
- Provide hands-on team facilitation, coaching, mentoring and/or training, and process improvement subject matter expertise to business partners.
- Develop and execute comprehensive change management strategy relative to project and stakeholders; orchestrate and lead change management methodologies.
- Challenge current working practices; identify process improvement opportunities and facilitate goal setting using customer feedback, analysis, and other systems.

Required Qualifications: 

- Sound working knowledge and experience using and applying process improvement best practices /techniques, lean six sigma and project management skills in a structured project environment.
- Demonstrated experience modeling business processes using a variety of tools and techniques.
- Ability to work with little or no direction in environments resistant to change or unable to change quickly.
- Exceptional communication skills and the ability to communicate and present appropriately at all levels of the organization through written and verbal methods.
- Excellent influence management skills.
- Ability to work across multiple, distributed, siloed, functional groups.
- Strong enterprise-wide vision, seeing the big picture, recognizing critical details and dealing with ambiguity.
- Aptitude for understanding organization operations and culture and the related functional capabilities of implemented enterprise applications (custom and off-the-shelf).
- Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office and software applications involving dynamic models and process flows.
- Proven ability to effectively facilitate a training session, one on one, or with a group.
- Bachelor's degree in Science, Engineering, Accounting, Finance, Business, or other related field and three or more years of progressively responsible, relevant process improvement experience.
- Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification with significant related work experience.

Preferred qualifications

- Black belt certification preferred.
- Oracle Financials and eBusiness suite experience in the higher education industry a plus

How to Apply: 

To be considered for this position, please apply directly on Stanford’s career site, requisition 73109:
https://stanfordcareers.stanford.edu/job-search?jobId=73109

Application Deadline: 
09/24/2017