Summer 2022 Paid Intern - Marketing
Austin, TX 
Posted 4 days ago
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Summer 2022 Paid Intern - Marketing
Requisition ID: 60007

Austin, TX, United States

Function: Sales

Work is no longer a place. It's what you do. And how you do it. More fluid, more flexible, powered by your imagination and by some amazing technology! That's where we come in. We're Poly. We're a global outfitter of pro-grade audio and video technology so that employees everywhere can look and sound their best from anywhere. Join us as we pursue our disruptive vision to bring professional audio and video meeting technology and services to everyone. Be a part of our journey!

Poly's paid intern experience offers students the opportunity to explore a career in Alliance Marketing. Our 8-week summer program, beginning June 6th and ending July 29th, 2022 provides interns with the opportunity to learn new skills through training and on the job learning.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about marketing, product launches, software technology, and has the ability to take initaitive, collaborate, and contribute to our partnership with Zoom-a trailblazer in the video space that supports over 300 million meeting participants daily!

Poly has partned with Zoom over the years to deliver the best user experience to our joint customers worldwide. Together, we have delivered the best video-first experiences to customers across all industries including Education, Government, Enterprise, and Mid-market.

Did You Know? Poly is the only Zoom partner that delivers the broadest portfolio of certified hardware solutions that map across Zoom Meetings, Zoom Rooms, and Zoom Phone. Here at Poly, we take pride in building premium audio and video solutions that are engineered to connect people, no matter where they join a Zoom call.

This is an exciting opportunity for any talented scholar with a Marketing or Sales related major to come into a high growth, fast paced environment and get real hands-on experience. This position will be onsite at our offices in Austin, Texas.

Prior to the end of the internship, you will also create a presentation for Poly leadership on your overall internship experience and how your projects helped contribute towards strengthening the Zoom partnership.

Your day to day:

You will report to the Zoom Alliance Marketing Manager who will serve as a mentor sharing industry knowledge and coach you throughout your 8-week internship. You will be responsible for projects that expose you to real business situations. You will learn how your contributions roll into a Global Go-to-Market plan to drive sales, demand, and awareness around Poly's partnership with Zoom.

Key Resonsibilites:

  • Take lead on planning Poly's sponsorship of Zoom Academy, Zoom's annual education conference, from start to finish.
  • Pioneer a global workflow and structure around Zoom customer success stories that demonstrate the power of the Poly and Zoom partnership.
  • Own building and creating a customer-facing Education newsletter that promotes Poly's complete portfolio for hybrid learning, success stories, and Poly+Zoom jointly funded Grants Program.
  • Partner alongside Channel Marketing and Sales Enablement to promote latest news and content with our global Sales and Partner community.
  • Own refreshing Poly assets with latest information on the Zoom partnership.
  • Work closely with reporting manager to strategize with Product Marketing, Sales Acceleration, and Engineerinig on upcoming product launches.

What you'll learn:

  • Poly's Global Business Structure - you will gain an understanding on the B2B industry, and how Poly partners with reseller/distributors worldwide to deliver hardware to Zoom customers.
  • Poly's Alliance Partnerships - you will gain a strong knowledge of how Poly partners with Zoom to meet the needs of customers worldwide and educate our Sales and Partner community.
  • Poly's Go-To-Market Structure - you will learn how various marketing teams across the organization, such as Product Marketing, Channel Marketing, and Public Relations, work together to execute product launches and strategic initiatives to further strengthen the Zoom Alliance partnership.
  • Marketing Tools & Tracking - you will learn how Poly tracks the success of our programs and initiatives and partners with Sales to build and execute them.

What you bring to the team:

Are you passionate about the tech industry? Are you eager to learn and make a difference here at Poly? Then this role is for you. We are looking for a talented individual who can bring a fresh set of eyes to the business, with strong communication and organization skills.

Ideal Skills:

  • Familiar with Office 365 (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Strong team-player who isn't afraid to ask questions
  • Enjoys making an impact by solving problems
  • Experience with managing or coordinating projects/programs
  • Experience connecting with people or the community
  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written

Our Culture

At Poly, leadership principles aren't just something we talk about, they're something we live and breathe. We believe in creating a work environment where people feel empowered, supported, and included -where trust and transparency are built into the way we work - where creativity, curiosity, and continuous improvement are encouraged and nurtured every day.

  • C3 - Customer. Customer. Customer: Customer obsession is everyone's job. You enjoy solving customers' problems - big or small. You work closely with customers, channel partners and their teams to deliver innovative solutions.
  • Raise the Bar: You take pride in your work and know details matter. You know that shavings make a pile. You seek every opportunity to continuously improve teams, products, and processes.
  • Communicate Courageously: You speak with candor but aren't a jerk. You constructively challenge your teammates to get to the best possible outcome or decision. Once a decision is made, you fully align and stay aligned.
  • Onward and Upward: You learn from the past but focus on the future. You rapidly adapt to changes in the marketplace. You help to create solutions that move the company forward with energy, momentum, and results.
  • Own It: You know your business, your customers, and your team - inside and out. You don't sacrifice long-term value for short-term results. You act with integrity, spend money like it's your own, and put Poly first.
  • Take the Leap: Speed matters in business. You encourage and require those around you to think strategically and act decisively. Poly values calculated risk taking.
  • Ride Together: We are one team. We do what we say we'll do, we treat each other with respect, we have each other's back, and we hold each other accountable.
  • Leaders Lead: You know you are part of a larger global community and make decisions as good stewards of the earth, its resources and its people.

Our Commitment as an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, race, age, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, ancestry, color, marital status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, medical condition, genetic information, accessibility needs, or any other protected class or category recognized by applicable equal employment opportunity or other similar laws.

No matter where you're based, you'll experience a company that believes that teamwork and collaboration drive maximum impact, seeks well-rounded talent to focused on providing the best customer experience, and understands that this is a marathon, not a sprint. And, top of mind to us is continuously and purposefully building an inclusive culture that empowers all of our team members, across the globe, to do their best work and be the best version of themselves.


Be a part of a team with a critical mission - ensuring everyone can be seen and heard with incredible clarity, wherever they work and whenever they work. When we can all collaborate, dream, and create wherever we are, the world instantly feels more united. So, if you're a free thinker, a can-doer, a collaborator, a brainstormer - and want to enable real connections - we are interested in you.


Stay connected by joining our network and we'll keep you informed about upcoming events and opportunities that match your interests.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or on the basis of disability.


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