Product Marketing Researcher Trainee


Date listed

2 months ago

Employment Type

Full time



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SORAMITSU is an award-winning global financial technology company with expertise in developing blockchain-based solutions for digital asset and identity management. Our mission is to use blockchain to promote innovation and solve pressing societal challenges.SORAMITSU is the developer of and major contributor to the open-source blockchain platform Hyperledger Iroha, which is tailored for enterprise and public-sector use. Hyperledger Iroha, a project of Hyperledger Foundation, part of the Linux Foundation, has a permissions system that is scalable and performant.Utilizing blockchain, SORAMITSU has developed a digital currency for the National Bank of Cambodia, a CBDC Proof-of-Concept with the Bank of the Lao PDR, a closed-loop payment system for the University of Aizu in Japan, an identity verification system prototype for Bank Central Asia in Indonesia, we were finalists in the Monetary Authority of Singapore CBDC Challenge, and are currently participating in Asia-Pacific's first proof-of-concept test of a cross-border, multi-currency security settlement system using distributed ledger technology with the Asian Development Bank. We have also conducted proof-of-concept tests for several major Japanese enterprises, and are active contributors to open source projects, such as Klaytn, South Korea's leading Layer-1 blockchain, KAGOME, the C++ Polkadot Host implementation, the SORA crypto-economic system, the Polkaswap DEX, and the DeFi wallet, Fearless WalletBased on these experiences, SORAMITSU aims to deploy cutting-edge technology on a global level in order to expedite financial inclusion and health, mitigate economic inefficiencies, and contribute to the fulfilment of the Sustainable Development Goals.You can find out more by visiting our homepage at soramitsu.co.jp or check out our Twitter profile.We are offering an exciting internship opportunity for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Product Marketing Researcher Trainee. As a Product Marketing Researcher Trainee, you will play a role in helping our organization understand and navigate the dynamic world of blockchain technology. Your primary responsibility will be to research, analyze, and synthesize information related to Dotsama blockchains & beyond. This role will involve uncovering market trends, identifying key features, and gaining deep insights into customer preferences to inform our product marketing strategies.The internship program is designed to provide you with the following skills:

  • Market Analysis: Conduct thorough market research to track the latest developments, trends, and competitive landscape within the Sora, Polkadot, and Kusama blockchain ecosystems. Stay up-to-date with industry news, partnerships, and technological advancements.

  • Customer Profiling: Develop detailed customer personas and segmentation to understand the diverse user base within the blockchain communities. Identify their pain points, needs, and preferences in relation to these platforms.

  • Feature Analysis: Analyze the technical features and capabilities of Dotsama blockchains. Determine their strengths and weaknesses compared to other blockchain solutions in the market..

  • Competitor Benchmarking: Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of competitors in the blockchain space, identifying opportunities for differentiation and market positioning.

  • User Feedback: Collect and analyze user feedback and reviews to gain insights into user experiences and satisfaction levels.

  • Collaborate with PMM & Product Development teams to drive improvements based on Research.

  • Strategic Insights: Provide actionable insights and recommendations for product marketing strategies, including product positioning, messaging, and feature prioritization.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in marketing, business, economics, or a related field.

  • English B2+.

  • Strong passion and understanding of blockchain technology, particularly in Polkadot & Kusama ecosystem.

  • Strong communication and presentation skills to convey complex information clearly.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within cross-functional teams.

  • Familiarity with cryptocurrency markets and blockchain ecosystem dynamics is a plus.

What We Offer

  • An opportunity to be at the forefront of the cryptocurrency revolution.

  • Hands-on experience with a dedicated and passionate marketing team.

  • Exposure to industry leaders and influencers.

  • Upon demonstrating high performance during the internship, there is a possibility to be considered for a junior position within the company's staff.

This is a remote position. Our distributed team is mostly spread across Europe and Asia. Team meetings are held generally during European working hours, and it is expected that you would adapt if necessary and be available accordingly.If you have the required qualifications and are passionate about the Web3 industry, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.SORAMITSU values diversity and is committed to providing equal opportunities for all applicants and employees. Our employment decisions, such as hiring, promotion, discipline, and termination, are based solely on an individual's qualifications, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate against anyone on the basis of their race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other protected status under federal, state, or local law.

Salary and compensation

No salary data published by company so we estimated salary based on similar jobs related to Web3, Marketing and Linux jobs that are similar:

$65,000 — $110,000/year

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