Closing date for applications: December 05, 2018

To provide support to the Finance team for a six to seven month period starting 28 January 2019 and give the intern the opportunity to gain valuable work experience



The BRC is the leading trade association for the UK retail industry.

Retail is an exciting, dynamic and diverse industry. It is a driving force in our economy, and the UK’s largest private sector employer. Retailers touch the lives of millions of people every day, supporting vibrant communities where they operate.

The industry is going through a period of unprecedented change as technology transforms how people shop, at the same time as business rates and other public policy costs are rising, threatening the existence of household names in the industry.

The BRC’s purpose is to make a positive difference to the industry and the customers it serves, today and in the future. This means ensuring that the industry thrives through this period of change and it is a positive reinvention.

role purpose:

To provide support to the Finance team in the six to seven-month period starting 28 January 2019 and give the intern the opportunity to gain valuable work experience.


  • Support in sales invoicing and membership renewals.
  • Help with supplier and employees’ expenses processing.
  • Support the financial controller during budgeting, year-end and month-end with various tasks.
  • Other ad-hoc duties and project help as requested by line manager, including documenting and streamlining processes.

additional PERsonal attributes: 

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good organisation skills


Our values represent the spirit and ethos of our business.  They drive actions and behaviours and encompass how we go about our engaging with each other:

WELCOMING - We are open, approachable, respectful and responsive.

COLLABORATIVE - We communicate openly and work together effectively with members and colleagues.

PASSIONATE - We are proud to represent the retail industry and consistently strive to improve.

VISIONARY - We look forward, adapt, and continually seek new opportunities and ideas.

TRUSTED - We constantly deliver value to our industry and make things happen in the right way. 


  • Salary, London Living Wage
  • This is a fixed term contract, full time opportunity (35 hours per week), based at our head office in London Bridge. 


Please send your CV and covering letter, stating your current salary and notice period, to Jenna Coburn at email: Or Jenna Coburn, HR department, BRC, 4th Floor, 2 London Bridge, London, SE1 9RA.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Wednesday 5th December (this may be altered)

For external applicants: if you have not received any feedback within 14 days of your application, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. May we thank you for your interest and wish you every success in your ongoing job search.