TextExpander Strategy Internship - 100% Remote

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Job Description

We at Smile are on a quest to help people work smarter, and to do that we’re on the search for a TextExpander Strategy intern to help explore new business verticals this summer.

Who you'll learn from:

You'll work directly with, and learn from, our VP of Business Strategy, Miika. His background is impressive. Check it out here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mantyvaara/ 

What you’ll do:

TextExpander wants to grow in new markets and channels, so exploring strategic partnerships and new business verticals is a top priority in 2022. During your 2-3 month project, you’ll research a specific market segment and/or geography, develop and evaluate strategy options, and test the approach with potential partners and B2B customers. As Smile’s summer intern, you’ll gain hands-on experience working on challenging, meaningful projects with guidance from a mentor and other members of our team.

What else:

  • As part of your research, you’ll interview senior leadership from channel partners and customer prospects to help you develop and validate your vision.

  • During your project, you’ll interact with sales, marketing, and account management teams to gain insights on the TextExpander business, get feedback on the proposed strategy, and share your findings and results with the teams.

  • Use the experience you’ve gained during your studies and/or career to add new dimensions to TextExpander’s overall business strategy.

Job Requirements

Required Skills:

  • Experience in B2B marketing, sales, or business development

  • Experience with giving presentations and building project plans

  • Familiarity with market research and building business cases

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Positive attitude, willingness to share with and learn from others

Tech needed for the job:

  • High-speed, reliable Internet connection

  • Mac or PC

Skills needed to succeed at Smile:

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

  • Self-motivated and comfortable with little supervision

  • Excellent written communication skills

  • Comfortable working with a remote team

  • Highly detail-oriented

  • Adaptable, able to learn and grow

  • Reliable, smart, honest, organized, positive, personable (like us!)

Preferred Experience & Skills:

  • International business experience

  • Remote work experience

  • College education and/or previous relevant experience


  • High level of autonomy in your role

  • Motivated and creative teammates

  • Flexible schedule

  • Work remotely

  • Compensation based on experience

Smile develops productivity software for Mac, Windows, Chrome, iPhone, and iPad. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, Smile is a closely knit, geographically diverse company. We have proudly served our customers for over a decade.

At Smile, we embrace diversity. We strongly encourage underrepresented minorities to apply, even if they're not sure they meet all qualifications.

Smile provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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