Market Research Intern at Field Nation | Powderkeg

Location: Minnesota

Employment Type: Intern

Team: Product

Summary/Objective: Field Nation is looking for a Market Research intern to help identify exciting new product opportunities. The Market Research Intern will play a crucial role for our product team by conducting timely market research and competitive analysis while collaborating with internal teams. This paid internship offers the chance to work in a fast-paced, high growth software product team to accelerate growth. This position reports to the Marketplace Group Product Manager. The role can be located in Minneapolis but has the possibility of being remote.

Projects Include:

  • Perform market research and analysis to identify new market opportunities by industry segment
  • Build a comprehensive analysis of our target markets researching market size, market drivers, and key players by industry segment
  • Identify and monitor market drivers to provide insight into serviceable market opportunities
  • Work cross-functionally to share findings by industry segment to drive qualified sales opportunities
  • Aggregate interview findings, synthesize feedback, analyze and assist in summarizing finding

Other Duties:

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Required Experience and Background:

  • College Senior or Masters Degree Student pursuing a degree in Marketing, Business, Data Science, or equivalent
  • Experience or interest in market research via social channels (i.e. Reddit, Twitter followers for specific industry, etc)
  • Ability to identify, propose and implement solutions
  • High comfort level with conducting advanced Google searches for research purposes
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience working with Tableau and Salesforce is a plus
  • Previous experience with or knowledge of the market segmentation process or student research is a plus

Why Field Nation

At Field Nation, we are breaking the barriers to work and enabling the gig economy. We’re a tech company that offers a web-based marketplace solution for buyers and sellers of contract services to simply connect, work, and manage their business. We look for collaborators, innovators, and problem solvers to join us in our common purpose of changing the way work gets done. We've been named a Top Workplace by the Star Tribune each year since 2017and we were named a Best Place to Work by the Minneapolis/St Paul Business Journal in 2021. We look to hire extraordinary people and provide them extraordinary benefits.

A snapshot of our perks and benefits for full-time employees:

- Unlimited/Flexible paid time off

- Annual vacation bonus – yes, we’ll pay you a bonus to take paid time off!

- Individualized growth and development plans to help you develop a deeper skillset and wider responsibility in your career

- Exposure to and experience with cutting edge technologies to solve meaningful problems in an entrepreneurial, scaling startup environment

- Company paid short-term and long-term disability and life insurance

- Medical, dental, and vision benefits with HSA option (to include a competitive employer contribution)

- Paid parental leave pay available

- Great work/life balance with a flexible, come-as-you-are environment

- Competitive 401k employer match and vesting schedule

- Free gym membership in our building’s new facility

- Open office space with tons of natural light in beautiful downtown Minneapolis, connected to the Minneapolis skyway system, close to public transportation hubs, and many popular food options

We require candidates to complete a criminal background check at the offer stage of our interview process.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Market Research Intern
  • Company
    Field Nation
  • Location
    Minneapolis, MN
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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