Strategic Innovation Intern

Non-Technical Internships Woodland Hills, California


The Strategic Innovation Intern will support 3 of the 4 Pillars of the SIT Operating model: Customer Advocacy, 1: Many, and Process transformations & Workshops. The SIT Operating Model helps advance BlackLine customers’ journey; these pillars provide coaching, advisory services, one to many events for thought leadership, customer to customer interactions, process transformations, user enablement and adoption techniques, Art of the Possible transformations, as well as, use case documentation.


The Strategic Innovation Intern will develop an understanding of the customer base and their challenges and focus their internship on documenting use cases and BlackLine solutions that solve accounting challenges and are applicable/relatable to other BlackLine customers or Prospects.


The Intern will work directly with the Strategic Innovation Managers as they interact with customers and/or SAMs, support a 1:Many event, and ultimately bring those learnings along and showcase common accounting challenges and how to leverage the BlackLine Platform to improve those challenges. These Use Cases are critical as we help demonstrate the value of Blackline to existing customers and/or prospects.


The Intern will also have an opportunity to support a workshop and help capture opportunities where BlackLine can be leveraged for that customer.


This Internship role provides a chance to step beyond just doing accounting but partnering with SIT and helping our customers advance their journey and better leverage the BlackLine platform.  This is an incredible opportunity to think outside the box, challenge the status quo and learn how to document the value of automation solutions.

What You’ll Do:

·       Shadow customer and/or SAM planning/strategy/coaching calls

·       Support workshops where SIT shows the Art of the Possible using customer data and processes to help them advance their journey

·       Document common accounting challenges and how the BlackLine platform can solve those challenges


  • You must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate/graduate in Spring 2020 or graduating in 2020.
  • Basic understanding of accounting, systems, and/or process improvement
  • Professional curiosity to challenge the status quo
  • Develop professional and strategic communication skills

Equal Employment Opportunity

BlackLine believes that our diversity is one of our greatest strengths, and we do not tolerate discrimination. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals, as well as administer any and all personnel actions, without regard to sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), race, natural hair, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), color, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), national origin (including language use restrictions and possession of a driver's license issued under Vehicle Code section 12801.9), ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, including HIV and AIDS, genetic information, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation.

We’re proud to continue to stand by this policy and will grow our company with attention to this instrumental belief in our hiring and promotion practices.

We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will reasonably accommodate applicants’ needs in accordance with applicable law throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to [email protected]