Community Development Intern (Milan)



Depop was founded by graphic designer, artist, and co-founder of PIG magazine and RETROSUPERFUTURE sunglasses, Simon Beckerman. Originally a social network where PIG’s readers could buy items featured in the magazine, Depop evolved into a buying and selling platform when Simon had a coffee table full of things he’d been meaning to sell, but wished there was an easy way to do it. After realizing that Depop needed a selling function, Simon re-envisioned the app as a global marketplace — a mobile space where you can see what your friends and the people you’re inspired by are liking, buying, and selling. In turn, your friends and creative influencers all over the world can see the things you like, buy, and sell, and are inspired by you.

This ecosystem has supported Depop becoming a global conduit of connection, not only in m-commerce, but culture, design, and creative communities around the world.

Summary of the Role

Each day is different, we’re a startup after all, but ultimately you’ll be working on:

  • VIP account management (shooting, shipping and fulfillment organization, in-app customer support).
  • Assisting with community management and development; online, in person, and at events.
  • Introducing new users to Depop, helping them with their shops both online and face to face.
  • Assisting with content creation for Depop Channels, including creating unique set design, photographing items, and writing engaging captions.
  • Developing partnerships.
  • Inventory Management.


  • A love for fashion, design and all creative things
  • Ability to see an opportunity and act on it
  • A natural connector and confident communicator
  • Experience with creating original, creative content
  • A good understanding of the brand and how the app works
  • Knowledge of the local digital/entrepreneurial ecosystem
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Collaborative, team player
  • Good eye for details, super organized


  • Being a part of a popular, ever-growing and well-funded shopping app
  • Great office in Milan
  • Regular team social events
  • Flexible, relaxed atmosphere, working with a very friendly team
  • No uniform or suits
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