About the Program:
The VMG Partners ecosystem of brands stands for diversity, equity, and inclusion. As such, in partnership with their portfolio companies – [solidcore], OVME, Milton’s Craft Bakers, Swell, Shogun – 10 interns from colleges across the country will partake in an 10-week internship program in which they will participate in on-the-job training across a range of functions, as well as engage in panels, workshops, and more. To ultimately, equip them with skills and a network to start a career within consumer/services/retail and tech industries, whether as an entrepreneur, an operator or beyond.
Swell is looking for a motivated Product Intern to help identify product improvement opportunities through internal and external conversations, data analysis, competitive research, and customer feedback. The ideal candidate will be creative and express this through visual designs and product requirement documents for product enhancements. Our platform helps developers, agencies, and merchants around the world build creative commerce experiences with robust tools and infrastructure to sell better. From new startups to large-scale enterprises, our customizable backend enables the creation of innovative shopping experiences.
10 weeks (Late May – Late July)
The product intern will work alongside our lead product managers to fulfill the following responsibilities:
• Working hands-on with an engineering team to build out product enhancements
• Triage and respond to issues during development and support QA efforts and learn to partner with sales and marketing to help them understand the value of recently released and upcoming functionality.
• Support the creation of sales and marketing materials to demonstrate the value
• Create internal and external training and help documents.
Experience and Interests:
• A rising senior in college
• Demonstrates effective teamwork and collaboration skills
• Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
About VMG Partners:
With over 15 years of industry expertise, VMG Partners is a leading, high-growth consumer and retail focused investment firm with a focus on supporting founders and management teams on their mission to create and scale differentiated consumer brands and experiences.
The firm has a longstanding track record of working closely with iconic, category-leading brands across consumer and retail industry verticals on all key aspects of building their businesses while taking an entrepreneurial, “people-first” approach to partnership. Such brands include Babyganics, Briogeo, Daily Harvest, Drunk Elephant, Justin’s, KIND Healthy Snacks, Pirates Booty, Nature’s Bakery, Quest, Spindrift, and many others.
VMG Partners invests in both growth-stage and venture businesses through its two strategies, VMG Growth and VMG Catalyst. The firm was founded in 2005 and has offices in San Francisco and New York City.
Swell is a customizable headless ecommerce platform that supports unique business models and customer experiences. Our goal is to make ecommerce accessible for everyone with a platform suitable for both B2C and B2B models.
Swell’s API-first backend and modern development tools provide a future-proof platform for innovative businesses ranging from small coffee roasters to international enterprises. Regardless of your business model, you can host your digital retail experiences on Swell without relying on a patchwork of extra apps and services.
We at Swell are a remote-first, global team with high aspirations. Always striving for excellence, we continuously seek new and innovative ways to push our product further. We do this while working with a culture and people-first mindset to enhance our creativity, innovation, collaboration and ultimately build the future of ecommerce.
Please completed your application by April 11th.Apply Now