New to the tech job market and looking to get your toes wet at a startup? Lucky for you, there are plenty of Boston area companies hiring for entry-level workers. From sales to marketing to web development, many startups need fresh talent across multiple teams.
To help you get started on your job hunt, we’ve rounded up five jobs designed for startup rookies you can apply to right now.
What they do: ZeroTurnaround creates tools that help development teams build better software faster. Their flagship product JRebel helps Java developers in 100 countries to skip builds and redeploys.
Why you want to work there: ZeroTurnaround fosters a culture of continuous learning and entrepreneurial spirit through coaching, career development and a supportive team atmosphere. A fun atmosphere is maintained through board game evenings, theme days, office cooking and table tennis tournaments.
What they’re looking for: In this role, you’ll source prospects, develop opportunities and sell ZeroTurnaround’s products to new accounts. You should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a desire to be coached and mentored towards a successful software sales career.
What they do: EnerNoc offers energy management tools for utilities and grid operators delivering energy. The company’s energy intelligence software also helps businesses take more control over their energy costs and simplify sustainability reporting.
Why you want to work there: If you love to travel, EnerNOC workers can get long or short-term assignments in places like Australia, Ireland, Korea or England. In the office, enjoy standing desks, foosball tournaments, ping pong or head out onto the water with the company’s kayaks and paddleboards.
What they’re looking for: Your role is to guide the customer experience through the initial onboarding process and for the life of their enrollment with EnerNOC. Candidates should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong analytical abilities and the ability to thrive in a customer-oriented environment.
What they do: Intrepid is an end-to-end mobile design and development company with offices in Cambridge and NYC. They help startups and enterprises with product strategy, design and development for iOS, Android, Back-End and Rails.
Why you want to work there: Besides a 401k plan with match and commuter reimbursement, Intrepid offers bi-annual raise eligibility and an annual conference budget for each employee.What they’re looking for: This role is perfect for graduating or recently graduated seniors or recent graduates of web development bootcamp. Candidates should have a Computer Science degree, relevant CS coursework or significant coding experience combined with a love of coding.
What they do: HubSpot is a Cambridge-based leading inbound marketing and sales platform that has over 18,000 customers in more than 90 countries. HubSpot’s software, services and support tools are used by companies to transform the way they attract and engage with customers.
Why you want to work there: HubSpot is committed to giving its workers autonomy, flexibility and transparency as detailed in the company’s Culture Code. HubSpot has been ranked as a Best Place to Work by Glassdoor, Fortune, The Boston Globe and the Boston Business Journal.
What they’re looking for: In this role, you will help customers troubleshoot and navigate through processes and bugs regarding the HubSpot software over the phone. Ideally, candidates should have 0 - 1 years of experience in a customer service environment and should be great communicators. An innate interest in technology is a must as well.
What they do: InsightSquared is a sales performance analytics solution for fast-growing tech companies, offering businesses visual reports and dashboards with real-time data.
Why you want to work there: InsightSquared is selling a product that’s changing the way sales teams operate. The company has won the Boston Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work” three times in a row, which is no surprise with its huge suite of perks including free lunch every day, unlimited vacation, hammocks, bean bag chairs and a music room.
What they’re looking for: Your job involves finding new opportunities for InsightSquared and working with the Account Executive to close deals. You should be a quick learner with a high desire to excel in sales.