Strategy and M&A Intern m/f/d

Strategy and M&A Intern m/f/d

Intern Paris, IDF, France

Company Description


From a pioneer tech start-up created in 2007, Deezer has become one of the first French unicorns and the second largest independent music streaming platform in the world.

At sixteen years old, we’re only just coming of age. Now listed on #EuroNext, Deezer is a rapidly-growing, cutting-edge player in the music streaming market. If you want an environment where you can make your voice heard and be at the forefront of music and tech, look no further!

We believe music is all about embracing the things that make us different. 

Deezer is a vibrant community that celebrates uniqueness, diversity and individuality, and thrives on collaboration.

Our international and passionate teams pride themselves on being at the forefront of the music experience, going beyond streaming and helping the world to Live the Music. We’re constantly evolving alongside our customers, partners, artists and employees — striving to make Deezer the most personal and innovative streaming service in the world.  

Ready for an electrifying journey? Apply now and do your part in bringing extraordinary music experiences to people’s lives!

**Join Us**

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated and analytical intern to join our Strategy and M&A team under the guidance of Deezer’s Chief Strategy Officer.

As an intern, you will have the unique opportunity to work closely with a team composed of 3 people coming from diverse backgrounds, including consulting and M&A, gaining hands-on experience in the dynamic and rapidly evolving music streaming industry.

This role offers exposure to critical strategic initiatives and the chance to contribute to the company's growth.

This is a 6-month internship starting in July 2024.


What you will do:

  • Market Research: Conduct in-depth market research and analysis to identify trends, competitive landscape, and emerging opportunities in the music streaming and entertainment industry
  • Strategic Planning: Collaborate with the team to develop and refine corporate strategies, including market entry, growth, and expansion plans
  • Presentations: Prepare and contribute to presentations for senior leadership, summarising findings, recommendations, and insights
  • Due Diligence: Assist in conducting due diligence on potential M&A targets, including financial analysis, market positioning, and risk assessment
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Work closely with teams across the organization, including finance, legal, and product, to support the execution of strategic initiatives


This role is excellent for a person with:

  • You are currently in a final year or gap year (“césure”) at a top tier business or engineering school
  • A first experience with a well-known international consulting firm or in corporate finance (investment banking, private equity) would be highly appreciated
  • You have strong analytical skills with excellent research and problem-solving abilities
  • Able to work in a fast paced, collaborative and international environment
  • You have excellent written and oral communication skills, both in English and in French
  • You are attracted by the tech / start-up environment and a passion for the music and entertainment industry is a plus
  • Proficiency in Powerpoint and Excel

If you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications outlined above, tell us why you’d still be a great fit for this role in your application!

Additional Information

At Deezer, you can be your true self as we believe that #everyvoicematters. We strive to build an inclusive culture and foster a diverse environment. Because we care and want to ensure each employee feels welcome and safe at work, we continuously focus on fighting biases and helping diverse teams work well together through multiple learning opportunities, e-learnings and workshops right from the onboarding :

  • Regular Diversity & Inclusion internal and external talks
  • Dedicated employee work streams on Gender equity, Ethnicity & Culture, Disability and LGBTQ+
  • Multiple e-learnings and mandatory training sessions for all managers
  • English and French courses for all, so that everyone can connect and feel included

Beyond benefits like transportation, we offer you extra perks like:

  • A Deezer premium family account for free
  • Access to gym classes
  • Deezer parties several times a year and drinks every thursday
  • Allowance for sports, travelling and culture
  • Meal vouchers
  • Great offices always located in dynamic and attractive districts, whether in Paris, London, Berlin or Sao Paulo!

If you want to learn more about life and culture at Deezer, please visit our Welcome to the Jungle page here!

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