Internship - Market Research (3-6 months paid/remote)

  • Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Intern

Company Description

Coral Future is on a mission to create simple solutions to the world's most complex problem - Climate Change.  We are quickly becoming a leader in offering innovative sustainability services to our clients globally.  Our creative solutions have earned us brand recognition and reputation for being a breath of fresh air in the industry.  We believe that businesses need to be disruptive and creative in order to thrive and employees are our most important clients.  Your time here will be fast and furious and quite the ride but rewards are plenty.  We set high standards and are looking for smart people with strong critical thinking skills - people who are honest and confident enough to say “I don't know, but I will find out!”

Job Description

We are looking for an “Intern” based in Kazakhstan who can produce in-depth reports and quick action items which will play a critical role in driving the company's growth and business development strategy in the country. Key aspects of the work will include collecting, monitoring, and interpreting data from multiple sources to develop actionable intelligence. Day-to-Day, she or he will assess the company's needs, collect robust information, analyze news and social media, and look for trends in the industry and beyond. Topics of engagement will include renewable energy, corporate sustainability, climate adaptation and mitigation efforts in the context of Kazakhstan. The internship will be a great opportunity for a person with a strong passion to make a real difference in the fight against climate change who wishes to pursue a career in this field. The intern will be working remotely from a location of their choice.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in planning and conducting development of Kazakhstan market research
  • Review, collect and monitor information on national environment and climate change policies as well as corporate climate action and sustainability in the Kazakhstan market
  • Assist in developing a database of potential projects, clients and local partners
  • Identify key sources of information including online/offline and social media channels
  • Create informative, actionable and repeatable reporting that highlights relevant business trends and opportunities for new business and gains in efficiency
  • Conduct insightful, ad hoc analyses on on-going or one-time issues
  • Support business development through desktop research and drafting materials to be shared with possible clients and partners

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences, Business, Economics, Engineering or other relevant discipline
  • 0-3 years of work experience in a similar role
  • Advanced data analysis and data curation skills
  • Ability to conduct research tasks and analyse and summarise data
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft excel, office, powerpoint, google drive, cloud based applications and other tools as required from time to time
  • Ability to communicate effectively online using channels such as WhatsApp, Zoom, Google Meet, Skype and others across time zones
  • Language skills – English, Russian, Kazakh
  • Exceptional verbal, written and visual communication skills
  • Extremely organized and diligent with excellent time-management skills
  • Comfortable operating in a fast-paced international environment

Additional Information

Preferred:

  • Entrepreneurial mindset and big picture thinking 
  • Decision-making ability based on cost-benefit trade-offs
  • Familiarity on issues linked to Climate Change, Renewable Energy and Sustainability is a plus

Please include a cover letter describing how you might be a good fit for the position.  Due to large number of applications, we will be able to contact only the shortlisted candidates.