Intern Project Manager Japan - Growth

  • 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.

In order to accelerate Back Market’s international expansion, Back Market is looking for an Assistant Project Manager, who is ready for something highly meaningful yet challenging - to help in our next country launching project. As a key member of the Asia Development team, you’ll assist the Asia Operations Manager on the different aspects of a country launching project. 


  • Help design, and execute the launch and expansion of the business across Asia countries
  • Build and improve the performance monitoring model by focusing on 2 pillars: GMV and Quality.  
  • Scale and automate the operational process and financial tasks (accounting; reconciliation etc) during the run phase of a new country.
  • Facilitate the communication with local partners to create strong relationships. 
  • Identify key improvements & blocking points for target completion

  • You are a native Japanese speaker and English is a no-brainer for you. If you speak in French, that's even better!
  • You are working towards your Master's degree in a Business/Engineering University and are looking for a 3-6 month internship
  • You are business savvy and have a good understanding of the e-commerce sector in Japan
  • You have an excellent ability to pay attention to detail accompanied by strong organizational skills
  • You love to deep-dive into data and generate insights
  • You are able to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals
  • You have a proven track record of strong delivery of results by working both independently and collaboratively with global teams as appropriate
  • You are an open minded, positive person, who is excited to join the Back Market family!

  • HR call with our recruiter - Goda
  • Technical test
  • Technical Interview with Midori, our Intern Project Manager for Japan
  • Soft Skills Interview with Xiaolin, Operations Manager for Asia and also your hiring manager
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    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)
    • Education Level: Master's Degree