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Strategic Partnerships Internship

Posted: 11 Jan 2021 Closes: 10 Feb 2021
London, England, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time MTF_EFEF2ED542


Whether you are looking to start (or restart) your career, searching for a sandwich year placement, or looking to switch careers and make your break into the fashion industry, The Class of 2022 Internship Programme offers you the opportunity to join the world's most personal, luxury shopping retailer for a 12-month paid internship placement.

As an Intern at MATCHESFASHION, you will be an integral member of your department, gaining rich hands- on experience with your own remit and daily responsibilities.

Regardless of your educational background or previous work experience, we are looking for the most committed and passionate individuals to join our team from July 2021. The ideal candidate will bring energy, fresh perspectives and creativity - we encourage our interns to come ready to constructively challenge us, share new ideas and help us move our industry forward by inspiring our global customer base.


The purpose of this internship is to provide consistent and comprehensive support to the Strategic Partnership team to aid in executing partnerships, including B2B and talent partnerships, that fit with our brand values.
  • You will work with key talent across menswear and womenswear who represent MATCHESFASHION across marketing channels including social.
  • Assisting in the management of the talent database including researching new talent.
  • Creating monthly coverage reports to illustrate current and past activations, including who we are working with and analysing the performance of projects.
  • Stock management - requesting stock and processing returns/deliveries, monitoring outstanding product loans and following up with partners.
  • Ad hoc support on events across the brand & communications department.
  • Supporting the Partnerships team to deliver large activations across womenswear and menswear including but not limited to Curated By and Frieze.
  • Building relationships and working closely alongside other teams to execute campaigns including the creative agency and the wider brand & communications team.
  • Administrative tasks as reasonably requested.


  • Interested and passionate about this career path, especially in the context of the luxury fashion environment
  • Good at making decisions with good initiative and judgement
  • Results focused with a proactive approach and good problem-solving skills
  • Organised and offer strong attention to detail
  • A high performing team player and show an ability to work well autonomously as well as within a team
  • Authentic, curious and humble
  • Willing to go the extra mile to deliver on your responsibilities
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, particularly Word and Excel.
  • Able to start the internship from July 2021 and already hold the right to work in the UK


All applicants should apply using their CV and by completing the open brief. We want to see your best ideas around the future of the retail industry. You don't need any expert knowledge; we just want to see your passion, your big ideas and what inspires you.

For successful candidates, the assessment and interview process will follow the below structure and take an estimated time of five hours in total:
  • Application (CV and Open Brief)
  • Online verbal/ non-verbal reasoning assessment
  • Video interview
  • Group Assessment Centre


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