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Discovery Intern - Fall Semester

The Discovery Intern will work with the Discovery team to support the company’s daily product launch activities and gain a deeper understanding of our Makers and their business operations. In this role, you’ll work closely with everyone on our team, reporting to our Discovery Manager, participating in various projects essential to preparing for a launch on The Grommet. You’ll draft key story points and product details, collecting assets, and managing traffic between the content teams. You’ll be the primary pre-launch liaison with our Makers as you learn their stories, answer questions, and prepare them for their Launch on The Grommet.

The ideal person for this role is detail-oriented, multi tasking, and quick to learn. You will work with experts in product merchandising, video production, copywriting, and photography. You will also have the opportunity to connect with Makers, ensuring that their stories are delivered consistently and well on our platform.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Discovery team's product evaluations with research, testing, data collection and evaluation
  • Work directly with Makers to follow up on details
  • Manage the flow and timing of content from teams across the organization.
  • Serve as the Maker Liaison from when the contract is handed off from the Discovery Managers to when it launches and the Maker Programming Team picks up the relationship.
  • Collect assets, and manage the information from Makers about the photography & video assets they have available.
  • Draft the product details for Grommet launches each week, using information from the Makers on their spec sheets.
  • Track and maintain records from each of the teams about the launches (merchandising, key story points, product details, photography, and written content)
  • Maintain meeting records, document weekly status and advance our processes to support growth and scale of the business.

Desired Skills:

  • Passion for new products; curious about anything innovative. One of the key activities of the Discovery team is to research, package & prepare information, such as story points and assets, for the products The Grommet is launching.
  • Strong written communications to develop key story points and product details.
  • Great visual skills. This position requires the ability to evaluate photography, media, and written content in a manner that engages, feels fresh, and tells original, authentic stories every day.
  • Attention to detail and a zeal for the pursuit of excellence. If you’re someone who feels the work can always be improved, then this may be the job for you.
  • Extraordinary organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills to work effectively across functional teams and with Makers.
  • Strong prioritization skills and ability to thrive on deadline. We launch eight products each week. There is a deadline every day.
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