Business Development Intern, Partnerships

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Irvine, CA
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Dreamhaven
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Business Development Intern, Partnerships

Dreamhaven is looking for a research and insights intern to join the partnerships team. Like Nancy Drew, you are always looking to solve mysteries and understand “why.” On your quest for knowledge here, you’ll dig into data and investigate player behavior and gaming marketplace trends. You’ll also collaborate closely with marketing and publishing stakeholders to deliver actionable and timely market research insights that make a direct impact on partnership potentials.

What you’ll do

  • Work with commercial, marketing, and business performance teams to create actionable research that addresses strategic questions to drive data-informed decision-making 
  • Own market research projects from end-to-end, including methodology design, study execution, analysis, and reporting
  • Present research results, translating statistical data and qualitative insights into recommendations that various teams can both understand and act upon
  • Interact directly with senior management, marketing/publishing, game studios, and others to provide intelligence based on consumer research
  • Conduct quantitative surveys including brand awareness tracking, customer segmentation, attitude and usage studies, concept testing, and marketing copy testing
  • Conduct qualitative studies including focus groups, in-depth interviews, and diary studies

What we need

  • Previous internship experience in games, entertainment or consumer technology  in an insights/research capacity is a plus  
  • Currently pursuing an MBA 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in an area that offers value to this role such as psychology, economics, business, marketing, statistics, or similar fields of study
  • Solid quantitative skills and possessing an inquisitive mind
  • Adept at uncovering actionable insights and stories within the data
  • Experienced presenting and communicating insights and data to senior level executives
  • Skilled in using Excel and PowerPoint
  • Familiarity with statistical software (Qualtrics, Alchemer, etc.) is preferred

Who You Are

  • Gamer; someone that plays a wide variety of games and keeps up on the latest and greatest trends in the industry
  • Passion for consumer/market research
  • Unrelenting curiosity, and a hunger to understand the “why” behind trends and behaviors


Dreamhaven is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate and welcome diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment.

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