Business Development and Strategy Intern

  • Transfix
  • New York, USA
  • Apr 08, 2019
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Description

Transfix is the leading freight marketplace that's transforming the $700 billion trucking industry, connecting shippers to a national network of reliable carriers. Fortune 500 companies such as Anheuser-Busch, Unilever, and Target rely on Transfix to handle their most important FTL freight needs. With instant pricing tools, guaranteed capacity, data-driven insights, and reliable service, Transfix is changing the world of transportation one load at a time. Come leave a positive impact on the environment as we help reduce the carbon footprint caused by the 65 billion wasted miles on the road.
 
Transfix was named one of Forbes' "Next Billion-Dollar Company" in 2018.
 
Based in New York City, Transfix is backed by top VC firms including New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Canvas Ventures, and Lerer Hippeau. The company has raised more than $78.5 million in funding.
 
The problems we solve everyday are real and require creativity, grit, and determination. We are building a culture that challenges norms while fostering experimentation and personal growth. We're hiring team members who are passionate and are energized by the vision to simplify and transform one of the largest and most complex industries through technology, data and a strong commitment to customers.
 
As a Business Development & Strategy intern, you will partner with leaders in the operations and marketplace development teams to drive short-term and long-term growth. There will be a range of projects that we will expect you to fully own to improve strategic, financial and operational decision-making across the company. This is a role that will have broad exposure, visibility and impact throughout the organization. 
 
Scope of projects will be assigned at the beginning of the internship. We’re fully dedicated to ensuring that you receive a comprehensive experience of working across multiple projects in a high-growth environment. 
 
If you are excited about tackling challenges to improve the lives of truckers and shippers across the country and reinventing an industry from the inside out, send us your resume. The deadline to apply is April 30th, 2019. 

About you:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Economics or a related field (Junior standing) from a top tier university or college
  • Able to commit 10-12 weeks beginning in May/June 2019
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, ability to drive ideas forward
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to solve complex business problems 
  • Interest in the tech world and our product 
  • Preferred GPA of 3.5 or higher 
  • Authorized to work in the United States

Experience level of the applicant we want

College / Sixth form