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ACT, Inc. Internship: Product Intern in Iowa City, Iowa

Overview

ACT is a nonprofit organization helping people achieve educational and workplace success. Our programs are designed to boost lifelong learning in schools and workplaces around the world. Whether it's guiding students along their learning paths, enabling companies to develop their workforce, fostering parent, teacher, and counselor understanding of student progress, guiding job seekers toward career success, or informing policymakers about education and workforce issues. ACT is passionate about making a difference in all we do.

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Responsibilities

Internship: Product Line Management (March - August 31, 2019 / 20 hours per week / $16.00 per hour / local college student)

Position objective:

  • Analyze how our existing products are positioned in the market and crystallize targeted consumer.

  • Perform competitive analysis. Analyze strategy of competition, customer needs and desires, and key market trends.

  • Work in a cross functional environment, and manage new products through the product lifecycle and the entire product development process from the initial ideation through to final sales presentation materials.

  • Gather market requirements.

  • Write product requirements/specifications.

  • Communicate, and execute a complex strategic plan and timeline. Monitor and control all timelines to bring project in on-time and on-budget.

  • Use statistical methods to analyze data and generate useful business report

  • Work with Management team to create a prioritized list of needs for each business product

  • Identify and recommend new ways to save money by streamlining current business processes

  • Use data to create models that depict trends in the product base and the customer population as a whole

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:

  • Enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program, preferably with a business focus

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Possess exceptional written, verbal communication skills

  • Self-starter who can work independently

  • Possess creative problem solving

  • Microsoft suite of products

  • Tableau experience a plus

Job ID2019-1474

of Openings1

CategoryInternship

TravelNo Travel Required

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