Location: Tampa, FL
Dates: Full Year (8 months), Fall 2022, Spring 2023, Summer 2023
As a Research Intern at Orchid Black, you will focus on client (or internal) engagements across our Market Research & Analytics (MR&A) practice. In this practice, we gather, aggregate, and develop actionable customer and competitive insights so that businesses can clearly understand their strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities to reach their full potential.
In this role, you will have the opportunity to engage with businesses across a broad range of industries and sizes (growth-stage startups, SMB, Enterprise). The activities you will be doing on a day-to-day basis might include:
You may also be given the opportunity to impact Orchid Black’s Growth Services practice by rigorously analyzing the value of a business in its current state through our proprietary Value Creation Assessment (VCA). In VCA engagements, you will be responsible for working directly with our clients to analyze each segment of their business (strategy, talent, product, revenue, and operations). The output from your analysis will empower Orchid Black’s team of growth experts to develop and execute a set of strategic recommendations that help our partner-clients reach sustainable growth.
Orchid Black encourages all of its Research Interns to continuously develop their skill sets and gain experience. Interns will gain first-hand knowledge of clients’ business issues while building analytic, research, solution development, and communications skills. Under supervision, interns will have the opportunity to take ownership of specific tasks on client projects to support the broader problem-solving effort.
Reports to: Associate(s), Marketing Research & Analytics Practice Leader
Travel Requirements: N/A
Research Interns will be required to complete initial onboarding/training to fully understand Orchid Black’s methodology and approach. Once training is completed, Research Interns will contribute to projects by serving as project team members within the Market Research & Analytics (MR&A) practice.
The Research Intern possesses excellent communication and organizational skills, and a strong focus on client satisfaction. The workplace environment at Orchid Black is dynamic and an Interns’ day-to-day activities will vary depending on their assignments.
Essential duties include:
OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES & ATTRIBUTES
Competitive Rate: $12-15/hour
Flexible and Remote Work:
Ability to commute to our St. Petersburg, FL office and also offer remote working options during the internship
Every day is “Casual Friday’, we want you to be comfortable when you come to work.
An entrepreneurial environment of ownership and accountability allows you to get work done.
Orchid Black is a new kind of growth services firm. We partner with tech-forward companies to build smarter, better, game-changing businesses. We ensure clients hit bigger milestones and see greater returns faster. Behind Orchid Black’s customized assessments, strategy and effective execution are its people. We are skilled problem solvers, operators, and entrepreneurs ourselves. In addition to data- powered assessments and customized business blueprints, we deploy operators to roll up their sleeves, dig-in deep, and execute on our recommendations. Working side by side with our client-partners, Orchid Black mitigates financial and operational risk and builds a foundation of trust, co-accountability, and mutually beneficial outcomes. Orchid Black’s sweet spot is powering-up founder-led companies — and accelerating outcomes. We also help private equity firms, family offices, and even big brands turn the tide. Whether the end goal is market fit or an exit, Orchid Black strengthens its partner-clients. For more information, please visit https://www.orchid.black