Los Angeles, CA – Culver City, CA

Consulting | Design | Development | Launch

Enterprise | OTT Media Platforms | Ecommerce | Health-Care Tech

Apprentice (6-month paid internship)

Company Overview

Sidebench is an award-winning digital innovation lab and startup venture studio based in Los Angeles that is dedicated to identifying, developing, and launching strategic technology products & platforms for its corporate and startup partners.

Job Summary

The Sidebench apprenticeship program is a 6-month full-time paid rotational internship that is designed to provide the apprentice with valuable & meaningful first-hand experience across several areas of the company.

The program is geared towards motivated recent college graduates looking to gain insight into a variety of potential career tracks in the tech field, but all who are able to dedicate 6 full-time months are welcome to apply.

Apprenticeship Benefits

You will:

  • Gain significant exposure to all major business areas within one of the fastest growing digital product consultancies in the US
  • Do impactful work
  • Be challenged to think big & creatively solve problems and turn solutions into processes
  • Have a dedicated mentor throughout the apprenticeship who is there to help guide you and provide regular, structured feedback
  • Build valuable experience towards a variety of tech-oriented career tracks including Product Management, Sales & Marketing, and Business Operations
  • Work with and learn from a team of smart, friendly, and fun techies who care

Business Areas & Responsibilities

Product Management

  • Work with Product Managers & engagement teams to build project documentation, conduct ad-hoc analysis & research, provide input during solutioning sessions & design studios, and help structure and lead product testing

Sales & Marketing

  • Work with the Business Development team to conduct ad-hoc analysis & research on target markets & potential clients, thoroughly capture important details as an active participant in BD meetings & calls, brief Sidebench partners on key info for pipeline projects, and help build pitch decks, proposal responses, and marketing materials

Business Operations

  • Work with the Operations team to run & refine company processes across project budget tracking, finance, recruiting and office management functions, serve as chief greeter & director of first impressions as the face of the company, and look for and propose ways to make Sidebench run more efficiently through standardization & automation

Apprenticeship Schedule

Months 1 – 3 | Rotation 1 – Sales & Marketing Focus

  • 70% of time – Sales & Marketing
  • 30% of time – Business Operations
  • Weekly check-ins with dedicated mentor

Months 4 – 6 | Rotation 2: Product Management Focus

  • 70% of time – Product Management
  • 20% of time – Sales & Marketing Support
  • 10% of time – Business Operations
  • Weekly check-ins with dedicated mentor

At the conclusion of the 6-month program, pending your performance and company needs, there is the potential to transition to a full-time, salaried role that focuses in one of the three business areas / career tracks (Product, BD, Operations).

Requirements

  • Genuine interest in technology and business and the desire to learn more
  • Self-starter with demonstrated capacity for independent initiative
  • Strong research and analytical skills and problem solving ability
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be responsive, pro-active, enthusiastic, and adaptable
  • Ability to produce detailed and well-organized documentation (have a knack for effectively summarizing concepts, thoughts, and research)
  • Must be able to commit to a full-time role for a period of 6 months
  • Experience with the web or app development process is a big plus

Apprenticeship Compensation & Perks

Pay: $12/hour | Perks: free office parking, regular team meals, well-stocked kitchen with snacks & beverages, fun office, flexible time off, unlimited nerf gun usage & ping pong

To Apply

Please apply through this link.