Partner Strategy & Business Development Intern

Paris, IDF, FranceFull-time

Company Description

We are music and tech fans hailing from all over the globe, working to make Deezer the most personal music streaming service. From data scientists to tech experts, artists & labels specialists to marketers, and even in-house music editors, our team is spreading the love for music to over 180 countries. Supporting local and international artists and bringing them closer to their fans is our mission - we believe music is about diversity, multiculturalism and togetherness. Ready to join the team? We're all ears.

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 January 2023

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Gather updates across BD team
  • Embody Deezer’s core values in your local market, be an ambassador for our global partnerships teams


What we are looking for:

  • Master’s student in Economics, Business, Marketing.
  • Understanding of B2B partnerships dynamics for subscription-based, premium services, and digital marketing.
  • 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.
  • Comfortable working cross-functionally and building relationships with multiple stakeholders.
  • Excel and Powerpoint have no secret to you
  • You are excited to work within a music-oriented environment :)

Additional Information

Life @ Deezer HQ

  • Start-up environment with an at home vibe and outdoor space
  • Kitchen stocked with free drinks and snacks daily
  • Friday drinks & seasonal parties
  • Gym access, plus yoga, pilates and boxing classes
  • Hackathons & meetups

We are an equal opportunity employer.