Working at Stripe Partners

Stripe Partners is a diverse international team of specialists from different fields and backgrounds. We are always searching for new talent to enrich our cohort.


Internship Programme

We run two intern programmes a year. Both offer recent graduates the opportunity to work with us for three months. These are fully paid positions and offered to candidates as a trial for them and us. Interns who successfully complete their three months with us become Junior Consultants.

We are always looking for people with…

Academic excellence and analytical rigour in the social sciences and / or design.
Determination to create impact in the business world.
Passion for understanding other people’s realities.
Curiosity to learn, make mistakes and ask for help.
Unwavering energy and positivity in teams.

Our Values

Here are the principles that help us thrive; they were shaped by us all and continue to evolve with every new member of the team

Breaking bread together

From weekly lunches & Scandinavian “Fikas” to annual away days in country houses, we love spending time together as a team.

Intellectual curiosity

We encourage team members to actively engage in the latest academic literature relevant to our Project work.

Ethnographic integrity

Join Stripe Partners and you join a team of expert ethnographers. We curate bespoke methods on each project, improvise in-field to solve client questions and step out of our comfort zones.

Develop fast

We work side by side as a whole team – from the Partners to consultants – which means you learn, grow and develop fast from experts with decades of knowledge.

Client exposure

We pride ourselves in working shoulder to shoulder with senior executives to solve their most difficult problems.

Interesting visitors & discussions

We invite specialist speakers to share their expertise in order to stimulate, question and inform our thinking.

Well-being matters

We know that if we take care of ourselves we’ll create better results for our clients

Business know-how

Learn how to consult on some of the world’s most difficult business challenges

Current Vacancies

Associate Director

We’re looking for an energetic and highly ambitious Associate Director to join the Stripe Partners team at a time of significant growth. In this role you will take on substantial leadership responsibilities. On client engagements, we’re looking for someone who can lead substantial, high profile research and strategy projects. You will be expected to guide teams with clarity and confidence and to deliver exceptional outcomes for Stripe Partners’ roster of world class clients. You will assume management responsibility, helping the partners to drive sustainable growth of our people and processes. Proven new business development ability is a plus but, in the short term, hunger to contribute across the board to developing Stripe Partners’ offer is key.

We are looking for someone with

6+ years experience, with a clear record of growing responsibilities across the life cycle of client engagements

Exceptional research, analytic and strategy skills, in the context of on front-end innovation and strategy. A world class researcher and thinker you will be able to draw on a range of strategic tools and frameworks.

Excellent people skills and an ability to manage teams and clients to get great results in situations of ambiguity

Demonstrable ability to make recommendations and give strategic guidance

Experience structuring and facilitating senior level workshops

Top class academic record, preferably with language skills

Confident handling complex multi-country projects, and enjoys travelling frequently

A good understanding of technology and the tech sector. Experience of working directly with technology clients a plus.


Please apply by emailing – with your CV. Please let us know about relevant experience and why you’re interested. Tell us about your career ambition and what you’ll bring to the table.

Applications close 15th April 2019