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Customer Strategy Analyst Intern

Company: Zuora
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


Customers have changed. They're looking for new ways to engage with businesses. Consumers today have a new set of expectations. They want outcomes, not ownership. Customization, not generalization. Constant improvement, not planned obsolescence.

In the old world (let's call it the Product Economy) it was all about things. Acquiring new customers, shipping commodities, billing for one-time transactions. But in today's new era, it's all about relationships. More and more customers are becoming subscribers because subscription experiences built around services meet consumers' needs better than the static offerings or a single product.

Our vision is "The World Subscribed" where one day every company will be a part of the Subscription Economy (a phrase coined by our CEO, Tien Tzuo and author of the best selling book Subscribed ).

The Team:

The Customer Primacy team defines, drives, and coordinates our central strategy around customers - including the overall customer experience, integrated customer data, and measurable customer value. Customer Primacy consists of a small, full-stack team that works closely with all parts of the organization, from Marketing to Customer Success, to partner on initiatives and make Zuora a more customer-centric organization. Success is measured by helping the company increase NPS, decrease churn, and improve overall net retention.


The Customer Strategist Intern will facilitate data-driven decision making at Zuora by assessing, improving, and analyzing internal and external data. This role will combine technical skills with business acumen to drive meaningful impact.

What you'll do and achieve:

Enhance sales targeting data model with the goal to increase pipeline generation, reduce sales cycle times, and increase win rates - Learn end-to-end subscription business processes and related functional domains - Understand the Zuora data model to develop ROI models - Design and implement business KPIs across using SQL - Analyze resulting KPIs and develop business cases to drive upsell GTM motion internally and externally Support development of go-to-market research, data, and analytics Prepare customer and market analyses Lead process improvement initiatives by collaborating with cross functional teams Support strategic initiatives through in-depth operational and financial modeling Hone your deep analytical thinking with respect to business analysis, customers, go-to-market strategy, and product strategy Gain experience in broad software operating functions, including product management, operational process optimization, sales execution, and go-to-market strategy

What you'll need to be successful:

Candidate for BS/BA in Economics, Mathematics, Engineering, Business Administration, or a related field Interest in pursuing a career in business strategy, finance, sales, operations, or a related field Proficient with SQL (Presto preferred) Proficient with Microsoft Excel Organized, driven, and curious Strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred but not required:

Experience with Python, R, and/or Minitab Experience with BI tools such as Tableau


Zuora (NYSE: ZUO) Zuora provides the leading cloud-based subscription management platform that functions as a system of record for subscription businesses across all industries. Powering the Subscription Economy, the Zuora platform was architected specifically for dynamic, recurring subscription business models and acts as an intelligent subscription management hub that automates and orchestrates the entire subscription order-to-revenue process seamlessly across billing and revenue recognition. Zuora serves more than 1,000 companies around the world, including Box, Ford, Penske Media Corporation, Schneider Electric, Siemens, Xplornet, and Zoom.

At Zuora, we have one CEO but every employee is empowered and supported to be the 'ZEO' of their own career experience. By embedding inclusion and belonging into our processes, policies and culture, we are building a workplace where our 1,200+ ZEOs across North America, Europe, and APAC can bring all the elements of who they are into their work. In addition to an industry-leading six-month, 100% paid parental leave for all our ZEOs, we also offer programs to support your mental health and give back to our communities along with "career cash" and plenty of learning and development opportunities.

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Zuora is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Think, be and do you! At Zuora, different perspectives, experiences and contributions matter. Everyone counts. Zuora is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

Zuora does not discriminate on the basis of, and considers individuals seeking employment with Zuora without regards to, race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to assistance(at)

Keywords: Zuora, Redwood City , Customer Strategy Analyst Intern, Other , Redwood City, California

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