Business Strategy Intern

  • Bridgeport, CT, USA, Bridgeport, CT
  • Intern

Company Description

Pulse Commerce is the leading cloud platform for enterprise order & inventory management empowering retail leaders with unprecedented visibility and control of inventory, orders and customers. Our vision is to make ecommerce 100x more efficient. This means faster delivery to customers, a more efficient supply chain network, lower cost of operations for merchants and fewer carbon emissions for a greener planet. 

Online customers now expect FREE and FAST shipping. But the reality for retailers is, shipping is not free. It is the second biggest drain on their profits after inventory. The Pulse Commerce team is on a mission to help online retailers improve their profit margin and competitiveness without compromising their customer commitments. We are soon launching a disruptive B2B network backed by 10 U.S. patents to enable retailers to better compete in today’s world of ‘free and fast’ shipping. Ready to put a ding in the universe? Come join us in our journey to disrupt the trillion-dollar ecommerce market in ways never imagined before! 

Job Description

Working as an Intern for Pulse Commerce is more than an opportunity to pad your résumé. It’s a ‘career accelerator’ into the exciting world of ecommerce. That’s a promise no other tech company in Connecticut can match.”

Our Business Strategy Internship is an ideal opportunity for a tech savvy MBA student who would like to experience what it’s like to manage and market a Saas software business while getting insight into what a future with Pulse Commerce would be like. You’ll be amazed at the wealth of industry knowledge, business skills and ecommerce acumen you will learn in your time spent here.

A rewarding experience...

Over the course of the internship, you will work directly with our senior managers to solve business problems and drive change. We’ll immerse you in many aspects of the ecommerce software business including…

•Identifying key strategic initiatives to develop and successfully execute Go to Market strategies against top competitors

•Enhancing Pulse Commerce's business value proposition and continuous refinement of financial models to support the sales organization

•Researching competitors and producing reports summarizing key updates and action items

•Working alongside company CEO Manish Chowdhary, a distinguished alumni of the University of Bridgeport and the founder of  Pulse Commerce since its inception in a dorm room {Fun fact: he was the commencement speaker for the 1500+ graduating class of 2016 at UB}

Qualifications

What you’ll need to qualify...

•Concise communication skills with a keen analytical mind

•Ability to take direction and seek clarity when needed

•Passion for technology and solid understanding of cloud computing

•Data analysis skills in order to summarize and clarify industry trends and numbers

•Pursuing a graduate degree in an applicable area of study that may include general business, marketing, market research, or an MBA (ideal but not required) in business, marketing, math, or economics.

•GPA of 3.5 or greater

The start of an amazing career...

We are looking for a long term relationship with the successful candidate so it’s possible to start immediately in this role. The world of ecommerce is growing at a tremendous pace and the industry is constantly evolving. Our cutting edge technology is at the forefront of this evolution. Pulse Commerce is a company that will accelerate your career trajectory!

The details...

•Duration: Long term candidate sought. Can start immediately, work full-time in summer and continue part time until you graduate.

•Compensation: $25 per hour

•Expected Start Date: Flexible 

•Expected End Date: Flexible but minimum 12 weeks commitment required

• Location: 855 Main Street, Suite 400, Bridgeport, CT 06604

Additional Information

We are easily accessible by public transportation and conveniently located within a 5-minute walk from the Bridgeport Metro-North train station. 

Fast-paced environment with competing priorities.

A snack filled kitchen and fridge + free lunch Fridays + monthly company happy hours + quarterly company family outings!

Fun, energetic and highly driven colleagues.

We have a demanding hiring process that includes skill assessments, a practical assignment, a background check and in-person interview to help ensure that the company culture is a good fit for our new team members.

Only direct applicants need apply. No recruiters please.

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