CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Go-to-market Strategy Researcher at Tiiqu Limited

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Organization: Tiiqu Limited 

Intern Title: Go-to-market Strategy Researcher

Supervisor: Laura Degiovanni, Tiiqu CEO

Internship Duration: 3 months (June 2021 – August 2021) 

Hours: 15 hours per week 

Stipend: USD 80 (20 comms, 60 stipend) per month 

Location: Virtual 

Application Deadline: Thursday, May 13th 2021 

Organization Background: 

Our mission is to remove guesswork and assumptions from claims so that  every individual can access opportunities based on merit, regardless of their gender, ethnicity and status. To fulfil our vision of a meritocratic future of work, we enable creation and portability of blockchain-based credentials proving work, education, performance and identity.

Intern’s Roles and Responsibilities: 

Research the country’s formal and informal learning ecosystem (actors, sectors, current operations about learning recognition and qualification, technological readiness, employability challenges) then design a go-to-market strategy aiming to develop blockchain-based credentials in developing countries institutions, vocational and non-formal learning organizations. 


-Research findings report

-At least 10 relevant stakeholders in the industry interviewed

-Relevant institutions/non-formal learning organizations/ certification providers/ answering to a survey

-Go-to-market strategy 


-Interns will be asked to collaborate as a team to develop a multi-country strategy, they will conduct interviews with stakeholders to validate their assumptions and build reports. 


-A web page devoted to the research project 

-A digital booklet will be made available online and advertised 

-Students participating in the project will be mentioned as authors of the research 

-A blockchain-based credential will be issued to each student at project completion

Desired Skills and Qualities: 

-Project development, market analysis, good research skills, excellent writing skills.

-Interpersonal communication, determination, curiosity, persuasive

Application Process: 

Please submit your application through the linked Application Form by Thursday, May 13th 2021. You will need to answer the required questions and upload your resume and cover letter. 

Your application will be assessed against this Resume Rubric and this Cover Letter Rubric. Please note these are new assessment rubrics and you should please read through the documents carefully before submitting your application. 

If you would like feedback on your resume and cover letter before submitting, please send your documents via this linked Application Editing Form so that a GEM Employment Editor may provide you with feedback. Editors will provide feedback within three working days, so please plan your submission according.