About us

Instrumental is building artificial intelligence for manufacturing lines.  Our product helps consumer electronic hardware companies find and fix issues on their assembly lines during development and mass production. We are working to fundamentally change how millions of things get made each day.  We are the epitome of the small, high-growth, Silicon Valley startup.

We value diversity and our team is collaborative, supportive, transparent, food-loving, and pun-tastic.

What you’ll do

The business development intern will play a key part in our growth strategy by splitting his or her time among multiple business focused areas at Instrumental, including: supporting business development, demand generation, marketing activities, customer success, etc.  He or she will work with closely other interns, the engineering, sales, and operations teams to complete these missions and get a close up, inside look at a rapidly growing startup.

Example activities could include:

  • Devising, executing, measuring, and analyzing demand generation experiments

  • Researching and writing content for our audience in the form of newsletters, blogs, and whitepapers

  • Helping our customer success and operations team members to provide great product and services to our customers -- including building and packaging equipment, reviewing customer data, and contributing to customer reports.

  • Identifying opportunities by analyzing sales lead and conversion data

  • Researching characteristics of companies where our message is likely to resonate well, creating a list of high probability prospects, and reaching out to them

  • Refining our leads based on qualification criteria

  • Run and measure demand generation experiments with our social media accounts 

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Has very strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Interest in hardware, mechanical engineering, business, or manufacturing is a plus

  • Enjoys the energy of a small team working in a fast-paced environment; has demonstrated initiative and grit and can tell us about it

  • Has demonstrated strong attention to detail -- show us how!

All candidates must have an unrestricted right to work in the U.S. -- we cannot sponsor or transfer visas for this position.