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. Retailers, such as Badgley Mischka, Hanesbrands Inc., and rely on Pulse Commerce to improve order turnaround, increase customer satisfaction, and optimize inventory control and fulfillment costs. Our order and inventory platform is powered by exceptional technology and by the innovation, passion, and tireless dedication of our team.

Pulse Commerce is an organically grown company, profitable since its inception in our founder’s dorm room in 2000. Growing double digits year on year, we are aiming for triple digits in 2017. We pride ourselves on providing our team a challenging and highly energetic work environment where they learn something every day.

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.”

Local candidates only please.

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}


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 (part-time) or no later than late May 2018. 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 part-time 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

Ecommerce is all around us, growing at double digits year-over-year even in today's economy and Pulse Commerce is at the forefront of this revolution. Pulse Commerce is a leading ecommerce platform provider with hundreds of clients across the U.S. & Canada.

Born by our CEO in his dorm room, we are an organically grown company headquartered in Bridgeport, Connecticut strategically located within walking distance of all major means of transportation. We provide our team a challenging and highly energetic work environment inclusive of a stocked fridge with sodas and snacks and "Free lunch Fridays".

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