Who We Are
Since 1999, Growthink has helped thousands of companies of all types and sizes achieve outstanding success. Through our consulting, data analytics and investment banking practices, we drive growth and organizational change at companies including Deutsche Bank, McKesson, Porsche, Paramount Pictures, and the Salvation Army. Whether partnering with an early-stage business or a multinational company seeking to act like a lean start-up, our throughline is Innovation.
Learn more about us at www.growthink.com
You will be the front lines for Growthink’s business development efforts, reaching out to past and future clients through phone, email and social media. Here are some things to expect:
You will have light discussions with entrepreneurs and executives on their growth strategies, their business plans and models, and their marketplace opportunities and competitive challenges
You will be exposed to a variety of unique and interesting entrepreneurs and business concepts on a daily basis
You will communicate high-value opportunities to the larger team
You will receive coaching, guidance and mentoring from world-class consultants and investment bankers
This is a job that will help you launch a career in sales, consulting and investment banking. As a practical matter, you will learn to better influence people which has application across an array of careers.
Extraordinary verbal and written communication skills
Current junior or senior at a 4-year university or college. All majors considered. We want people who can think with both sides of the brain. You enjoy math problems and art galleries
Ability to work independently, as well as thrive within a team
Great 21st Century skill sets -- email, search, teleconferencing, web conferencing, etc, and the corresponding ability to effectively present oneself "online"
Attention to detail combined with strategic aptitude
Strong character and commitment to outstanding results in everything you do
Proximity to our Silicon Beach office (West Jefferson Blvd.) location
The Ideal Candidate
You’re the outgoing type, not afraid of building relationships quickly
You’re a self-starter, and the one in your group who can encourage / convince others to go out for late-night tacos or an early-morning run on the beach
You don’t wait for things to happen, you proactively think of opportunities
You have an analytical and strategic thought process
You like a competitive process - we are looking for 2-3 candidates and are seeking the top students from across the Los Angeles Universities
What You Get
Location: At Growthink’s Los Angeles Headquarters in Silicon Beach, in the WeWork Building at 12655 West Jefferson Blvd. - 5th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90066
Start Date: Thursday, March 2nd
Hours: Hours flexible, but we are targeting:
Mondays 1:30 - 4
Tuesday and Thursdays 8:30 am - 11 am.
Compensation: This is an unpaid internship BUT...
Amenities: A cool, fresh, modern workspace with spacious common areas, a buzzing entrepreneurial culture and community, access to dozens of small businesses, career coaching and a gold star on your resume with a killer recommendation, delicious beverages, boundless beer with continually revolving taps
Due Date: Apps are due no later than Feb 21st - In-person and phone interviews to happen the last week of February
Resume: Don’t overthink your resume. Yes, we want to know what you have done, but we know that it’s probably been focused on education. Just tell us what you feel means the most to you so far
Story: This is the most important piece. Tell us one story of a time when you influenced someone, made a big speech, changed people’s behavior or just made a difference in other’s lives. We want to see your personality so please give us a quick window into who you are. This can be from any context so please don’t worry if it’s “big” enough. Just tell the story. Please don’t go over 500 words unless you are Ernest Hemingway’s progeny