Takeout Central


Position Title:

Intern to the COO at Takeout Central~

Company Description:

About the Company:
Takeout Central is a locally owned and operated Restaurant Delivery Service (RDS). We began as a small business called Tarheel Takeout in 1996 delivering quality food from local Chapel Hill restaurants. In 2014, we rebranded under the name Takeout Central and have since grown into eight cities across North Carolina. Takeout Central is one of the few remaining regional delivery services and has 30 employees, 200 delivery drivers and 700 restaurants. In 2019 we were listed on the INC 5000 as one of the fastest growing private companies. The company is currently working to redefine our value proposition to better compete with the venture backed companies like DoorDash and UberEats. A talented UNC student is needed to test our assumptions and offer input as we consider raising our first round of venture capital..


Internship Job Description:

Job Description:
The intern can expect to touch all aspects of the business. While a few of the projects the intern may work on are listed below the primary goal will be to work closely with the COO to provide research on issues that arise in the business. The candidate will also have the opportunity to sit in on weekly leadership team meetings and learn the tools and best practices to manage an entrepreneurial team of seven.
Competition Analysis: The intern will review major players in the industry, and compare Takeout Central on aspects relating to price, and delivery speed.
Market Analysis: How big is the delivery market in each city in NC? The candidate will need to create a simple formula that shows the potential number of orders that are happening each year in each city.
User Interface: The intern will investigate how our customer facing technology compares to the competition.
Financial Modeling: The candidate will help to refine and test a financial model that will be used to show how much the business could grow.
Ideally, the intern will need to start as soon as possible, donating a minimum of four hours a week of their time. Weekly meetings will be scheduled to review progress and provide direction. The ideal candidate will have an interest in entrepreneurship, marketing and/or has participated in the Carolina Challenge

Type and Timing of Internship:

Part Time, during Spring Semester;Summer;Fall Semester

Approximate Start/End Dates:

2023-04-01T00:00:00Z — 2023-06-30T00:00:00Z

Internship Location:

Chapel Hill


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Application Instructions:

Deadline: 2023-04-30T00:00:00Z
Email Charles@takeoutcentral.com with a resume.

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