Innovation Project Management Intern

  • Contract Type: Internship
  • Location: Ile De France, France (75019)


BackMarket is the number one European (and soon global) marketplace specializing in the sale of fully refurbished tech devices.

Job Description

Back Market is the #1 marketplace for refurbished electronic devices in Europe and in the US, leading the way in a shift towards a circular economy, freeing the planet from electronic waste. We are proud to sabotage ‘new’ by connecting highly certified professionals to consumers who are looking for a more affordable, reliable and an ecological alternative to purchasing brand new products.  

Back Market is undergoing meteoric growth and has raised over 335M€ already! We have the objective of reaching 650 Back Makers (or Saboteurs) by the end of 2021! 

We are thrilled to have an inclusive, fulfilling and caring work environment in all our offices (Paris, Bordeaux, New-York, Prague and Berlin). This is an opportunity for you to join a talented, humble and passionate team at the heart of innovation. 

Be a part of the movement. Join the refurb revolution.

We are looking for an amazing intern to join our Logistic team. You will support the Logistic Team in our daily tasks and also on strategic projects.


  • You will support the Logistic Team on strategic projects (Deliver faster, Deliver Greener, …)
  • You will analyse our merchant’s shipping performance and propose action plans in order to improve it
  • You will analyse our carrier’s shipping performance and propose action plan in order to improve it
  • You will report on logistics KPIs
  • You will work with our tracking aggregator partner to have the most accurate data possible
  • You will build commercial presentation on our transportation service Backship to help our commercials to better sell the service 
  • You will help account managers to better access information regarding our transportation service, Backship (our transport service for our sellers) in order to boost adoption
  • Profile:

  • You have a Engineer or Business School background
  • You have a previous experience in Logistic or Consulting
  • You have an advanced level in Excel
  • You are rigorous and detail oriented
  • You feel comfortable working & speaking in English You have an entrepreneurial spirit, an open mind and a desire to surpass yourself;
  • You are able to work independently and have drive and initiative ;
  • You are curious about new trends and practices around logistics and delivery options (Green, Same Day, …)
  • Big plus if you have notions of Spanish or Italian
  • Frequently Asked Questions:

    1. How can I best prepare for the interviews? 

    Research. There’s blogs, there’s social media accounts, there’s a lot to discover and, believe us, that information will not go unnoticed in the interviews.

    Practice. It’s not a secret that a question “please introduce yourself” is something that will be the start of many interviews and this is surely something you can prep for, it will ease your stress! 

    2. How do I know which team I’ll be allocated to? Which city?

    In order to confuse you less, we will do the allocation on our end. Each candidate is different & each team has a different need for a set of skills. Roles are flexible for either Paris or Bordeaux, so this will be a decision on your end.

    3. What is the application & recruitment process?

    The application is straight forward - you attach your CV and answer some filtering questions. You choose the language you prefer to use in the conversations, except the initial call with HR. The rest of the process: 

    - 30 min HR call with the recruiter (in English);

    - 48 hours to work on a technical test;

    - 45 minutes for a technical interview;

    - 45 minutes for an interview with the hiring manager;

    4. Is the internship paid? What else is in the package?

    Yes, indeed, the internships are paid. You also get meal vouchers, 6 days off throughout the 6 months & support for public transport expenses. And some discounts on Back Market’s platform, bien sûr! 

    5. How are the interviews conducted?

    Phone call with the recruiter and then video calls (we use Zoom!).

    6. How are you dealing with the pandemic?

    We coordinate the capacity of our offices to be careful & respectful to the national recommendations. Currently we are coming 2x/week to the office & constantly adapt to whatever the latest recommendations are. Internships cannot be full-remote (unless absolutely necessary due to the pandemic).


    Back Market can offer you the opportunity to gain invaluable experience in a scale up environment where everyday you can make a difference. 

    With endless learning and growth opportunities, at the end of your internship you will be autonomous and ready to launch your career. 

    We pride ourselves on having a supportive and open environment to help nurture and develop the skills needed for personal growth. 

    Be prepared to have a lot of fun, we are an international, fast paced, open minded and friendly environment. 

    Back Market is an Equal Opportunity Employer for any minority, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.

    Additional Information

    • Contract Type: Internship
    • Location: Ile De France, France (75019)