Wholesale Intern Etsy
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Etsy is looking for an intern to help us research and prep for a new area of business ? wholesale. In spring of 2012 Etsy acquired Trunkt, a wholesale marketplace built on our API, and you will help us bring it in-house. This is a paid internship, based in our Brooklyn office, running through Summer/Fall 2013.
About the Wholesale Team
We are a small, focused cross-functional team within Etsy, currently working to build, beta test and launch a prototype of the wholesale platform. In this internship, you will get a firsthand view into how we approach marketing, seller education, and product development that suits the wholesale needs of independent creative businesses.
About the Job
Since we?re a small team, you?ll be asked to do a variety of tasks ? and give input in how those tasks could inform the tools we build to manage this new area of business.
Research - Compile a list of the top independent boutiques around the world and independent emerging brands that we want to seed the marketplace.
Communications & Editorial, Community management - Coordinate logistics of migration and beta testing, any events and focus groups. Assist in content creation and social media. Answer questions, compile feedback from members during invite-only prototype.
Application flow ? Assist Merch and Marketplace Integrity staff in application approval workflows.
You are both diligent and pro-active. You?re patient enough to comb through piles of data while creative and self-motivated to see patterns in the data and communicate those back to the team. Ideally, you have prior experience or real interest in:
?In the trade? - wholesale, showrooms, tradeshows, or other b2b
Community management - working with community at a web company, customer support, compassion and grace under fire, superb communication skills
Sales - a good talker, understand business
Merch - good eye to scour the Etsy marketplace and the larger handmade and vintage world for good folks to bring onboard
Etsy is the marketplace we make together. We have 20 million members in over 200 countries. Our offices are like this http://www.avc.com/avc/2010/09/the-office-matters.html and this http://www.officesnapshots.com/2010/10/11/etsy-offices/. We're empowered and expected to be ourselves, share our ideas and figure out what we can each do to keep Etsy evolving. We have full company-paid benefits, including family and domestic partner benefits, humane working hours, couches, quiet spaces, lunch twice a week and handmade desks.
We're growing rapidly and are well-funded with a proven business model and established revenue to help us continue serving our community.
As you?ve probably guessed, Etsy is a place that values individuality and variety. We don?t want you to be like everyone else, we don?t even want you to be like us--we want you to be like you! So write to us, in your own human voice, and tell us what you?re all about. In your cover letter, tell us why you?re interested in Etsy Wholesale and why you?d be a good fit for the internship.
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Brooklyn, NY 11201
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED