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Waterfall Mobile: Summer 2013 Internship, BTT Gateway Job ID 7077

Fri, May 24, 2013

Summer Internship 2013:
Waterfall is seeking talented and motivated individuals to join our fast growing company. Ideal for graduates with a background and interest in business, marketing, communications, and/or public relations. Selected candidates will gain first-hand experience and a broad skill set across multiple departments at a top Austin tech company.

Company Background: 

Waterfall Mobile is the leader in enterprise messaging for mobile and social CRM. The company’s Three Platform has revolutionized the way companies manage communications with end users by empowering brands, agencies and technology providers to directly target and message subscribers across digital channels. Three creates meaningful, interactive dialogues across SMS, MMS, voice, QR codes, mobile coupons, and Passbook through its powerful suite of tools and analytics.

Waterfall’s enterprise customers include Anheuser-Busch, Constant Contact, NASA, Participant Media, Publicis, TBWA / CHIAT / DAY, Ubisoft, University of Phoenix, and WPP. Backed by Vista Equity Partners, Waterfall is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, Los Angeles and Austin. For more information, please visit

Benefits of the Internship: 

Selected candidates will receive a high level of responsibility, significant hands-on experience, and connections in the mobile technology industry. Participants in the program are unpaid, but have opportunities to earn commission on leads that close. Top performers have the option to convert to full-time (typically within 3 months) and earn salary, options, and benefits within one of the three departments.

Primary Job Responsibilities: 

Waterfall takes an integrated approach to building selected candidates’ business skills across three departments:

Business Development:
-Strategize with sales managers to plan and evaluate target segments specifically growing our SMB Business Division
-Manage and develop lead generation through outbound emails, calls and networking sites
-Create and track a database of potential clients by market and product
-Evaluate success through sales life cycle to refine sales targeting
-Research, analyze, and present findings on competitive landscape 

Client Services:
-Implement, audit and test client SMS/MMS campaigns 

-Build integrated and interactive IVR campaigns
-Respond to client inquiries and provide guidance 

-Learn the carrier, aggregator, and short code landscape

-Track, adjust and direct online statistical metric analysis
-Craft various marketing collateral, including one-pagers, presentations, and webinars
-Drive customer growth through Brand Ambassador initiative

Across all three departments selected candidates will:
-Participate in internal company meetings and interact with Senior Leadership team
-Partake in external prospect/client meetings and provide perspective and insight into recommendations
-Assist and advise day-to-day administrative tasks

Skills Required: 

-Excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively communicate the Waterfall advantage
-Creative, open-minded, strong initiative as well as a willingness to learn 

-Able to perform under sensitive deadlines and concurrently work on several projects that vary in complexity 

-Flexible schedule 

-Vast experience with MS Office and researching/using the web
-An interest in technology and interactive communication
-Fun and outgoing personality

Application Instructions:

To apply please submit your resume and cover letter via BTT Gateway by 5/24/2013. Please complete the following survey prior to submitting your resume and cover letter.


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