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Marketing Intern -Summer 2014

Marketing | San Mateo, CA

Job Description

Job Description

Marketing modern enterprise software expects the audience to be self-service, 100% online, influenced by the social network, part of the user community, and skeptical of hype and hyperbole. However, traditional techniques are still effective, reaching the audience through trade shows and events, press and analysts influencers, promotional materials, and product collateral. We’re born from the New  and our products are designed to serve and shape this world -- but the Old is not dead yet. This makes Marketing at Platfora dynamic, challenging, and always exciting.

Platfora, the Big Data Analytics software company that aims to eradicate the gut decision, is hiring a an Intern for Summer 2014 who will be introduced into a broad scope of responsibilities for our rapidly emerging company. You will be responsible for revving up our marketing engine, performing all these functions personally.  Over time, learn to work in marketing team in fast Big Data Analytics company.

Areas of Responsibilities

  • Web: Coordinate and manage sections of the Platfora website

  • Demand Generation: Contribute to the success of our demand generation program of webinars, online marketing, and lead nurture. You’ll also measure and report the results.

  • Events: Support our field marketing and events, including trade shows, field events, and executive briefings

  • Social and Community: Be apart of shaping the conversation about Platfora using Twitter, Facebook, and any other place our audience gathers online

  • Corporate Communications: Follow up with the PR and corporate communications initiatives for the company

Skills and Background

  • Technically Savvy: Must quickly get up to speed and learn a new industry and develop a deep understanding of the market, our solutions and our competition

  • Analytical: Able to understand data, patterns and trends. Our business is about data; you must live by it.

  • Creative: We’re in a highly competitive market and our messaging must cut through the noise.

  • High Energy: Constant contribution and iterative delivery is how we work here. You should feel at home in that environment.

What You Can Expect

We are laser focused on building the next great Big Data Analytics company. If you join us, you can expect to work with talented, driven, creative and results-oriented co-workers who also bring joy and balance to their work.

About Platfora

Platfora puts an end to the gut decision by giving enterprises blazing fast factual insights across all of their data sets for outsized competitive advantage. Delivered as subscription software on premises, or in the cloud, Platfora Big Data Analytics is a platform that anyone can use. Platfora’s technology mixes customer interaction, machine and transactional data for insightful correlations across large volumes of data so that enterprises can meet and exceed their business goals in the Fact-based Economy. Companies such as Comcast, Disney,, The Washington Post, DirecTV, Citi, Riot Games, Opower and Vivint use Platfora as their permanent path to success with big data.

We are Big Data Analytics, and we are building an extraordinary team of data and scalable systems experts, sublime UX and visualization designers, and savvy field people to build big data analytics . Join us on the journey ahead!

We are an equal opportunity employer. Local Bay Area candidates only. Principals only; if you are a recruiter, or represent a search firm, you must be under contract with an OK to work on this role, prior to submitting resumes to Platfora.

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