Partner Strategy & Business Development Intern m/f/d

Partner Strategy & Business Development 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

B2B partnerships are at the heart of Deezer’s DNA and one of the main drivers of our growth. We are looking for a Business Development Intern to support our BD team to build strategic relationships and close opportunities with key partners, achieve sales goals and subscriber acquisition, focused on the following sectors: Media, Telecommunication, Retail (physical / digital) and Gaming.

If you are seeking an opportunity that will allow you to significantly impact our business, you’re in the right place.

This is a 6-month internship starting in July 2024

What you will do: 

  • Assist the BD team & B2B Senior analyst with evaluating new business development opportunities & deals across key verticals (focus on the following industries: Media, Telecommunications, Retail, Gaming…) and key countries. 
  • Support with client pipeline nurturing : identify leads with work on the qualification process. In addition, maintain and document sales and deals pipeline with global tools and benchmark.
  • Support with the creation of internal and external presentation materials.
  • Work with BD team to support ongoing relationships with partners including regular meetings on product & technical integrations, marketing launches, performance review and gather updates across BD team
  • Attend and support partner meetings through agenda management, note taking, coordination of presentation materials, meeting follow ups…
  • Support deal follow-up across cross-functional teams (such as Labels, Finance, Product, Tech, Legal) to ensure partnership deals are executed to their maximum potential and embody Deezer’s core values in your local market, be an ambassador for our global partnerships teams


This role is excellent for a person with:

  • Master’s student in Economics, Business, Marketing.
  • Understanding of B2B partnerships dynamics for subscription-based, premium services, and digital marketing and analytical mindset with Financial/Business modeling skills.
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both verbal & written. Other language skills will be appreciated (ie: Spanish, Italian).
  • Detail oriented and well-organized with the ability to plan and deliver on tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work autonomously and balance short and long term projects simultaneously, Excel and Powerpoint have no secret to you
  • Comfortable working cross-functionally and building relationships with multiple stakeholders, being excited to work within a music-oriented environment is a big plus :)

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:

  • Meal vouchers
  • 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 …
  • 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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