Proficio, Inc. Market Research Assistant, 2 to 4 week project in Carlsbad, California

Proficio, a global Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP), and leader in Managed Detection and Response (MDR), provides always-on cybersecurity protection services. Our 24x7 security operations centers (SOC) help clients detect and respond to critical threats and prevent the risk of a security breach.

Proficio is looking for a Market Research Assistant to tackle a 2-4 week market analysis project. Our primary goal of this project will be to gather competitive data through market research, and produce a comprehensive, easy to read and digest, competition synopsis for our sales team. Additionally, individuals with solid computer skills can take on work cleaning up our marketing CRM including de-duping data and bounced mail research. Finally, individuals who showcase strong research skills could take on work researching industry awards competitions, and they could assist with social media marketing campaigns. We seek a career-focused marketing student in their second (or later) year who has an interest and aptitude for marketing analytics work, is able to take ownership of a project and work independently, has strong writing skills, and is eager to gain valuable insight into the Marketing department of an international firm. Strong performance on this project could lead to further part time work in the upcoming semesters!


  • Marketing major in their second (or greater) year

  • Skills, coursework, and interest in market analytics

  • Strong research, writing, and computer skills

  • Ability to work independently, to take charge of a project, and to manage multiple tasks of varying priority throughout the day

  • Flexible and adaptable - able to jump to other work while in a holding pattern on key responsibilities

  • Interest in working for a growing firm in an high demand industry!


  • Exceptional opportunity to build hands-on marketing department experience while still in school

  • Opportunity to put skills learned in theory into real world practice

  • Showcase your work ethic and abilities and be rewarded with additional projects

  • Start building your network in the Marketing realm!