Seeking a kind, smart, generalist who can self-motivate (remote working), is addicted to understanding why people do things and finding the data to support it, and just wants to see things done better to make life easier for all. Interest for information technology, real estate and/or small business a plus! Ideally someone with the passion and potential to take on a role with unlimited possibilities for learning and growth with the hope of evolving into a full-time position with an exciting new venture.
Housequarters specializes in making homeownership, and everything that goes along with it easier. Our goal is for all participants in this two-sided marketplace to become smarter and more effective in how they interact, embracing a more digital, less personal contact world. Currently developing a platform to make operators of small home service business better, more efficient and more profitable at how they operate, with initial categories including trash/junk removal, tree pruning/removal, roof replacement, condo management and buyer’s agent brokering (with more to come!)
Housequarters is branching off into new technology products to help make interaction and information exchange between service providers as well as customers more efficient. We are currently building sub-brands for different classes of service providers including junk haulers, roof replacement companies, tree removal companies, buyer’s agent contractors, and more. This position will give the right candidate the opportunity to help develop and build the operations for these new sub-brands, providing insight into marketing and engagement of both sides of this double-sided market and executing the plans and strategies you help develop. You may also have the opportunity to develop your remote management skills by having an undergrad intern as part of your team for the summer. You will report directly to the CEO and will be given responsibility for a wide-range of projects and functions.
Tasks may include but are not limited to:
The goal for this internship is that you walk away having learned something useful that you can bring back to your course-work, and evaluate the potential for future full-time positions with the company or our partner companies (Or just have a great experience to talk about as you look at post MBA employment). We want this to be a helpful experience for you are willing to frame things in a way you could potentially use them for future class projects/papers/thesis. There will be at least one final deliverable that you will present to senior management and the intern class. If you are a recent graduate, and things progress well with the company over the summer, there could be opportunities to continue into a full-time role.
The ideal candidate is what we call a “business athlete”. Essentially you are good at lots of things, might not be an expert in any one, but can quickly learn. Has the following:
Full time position with weekly stipend of $500 is offered plus potential bonuses if any of the strategies or programs you develop turn into revenue/growth/profit opportunities. This is also a remote position, with regular check ins via google hangout/facetime etc. So strong internet access is a must and you will be given a small partial reimbursement of $10/week to help cover internet costs as well.
Please send your resume and an introductory note highlighting why you’re the best candidate for this exciting opportunity to firstname.lastname@example.org