| May 30, 2024

Intern in Communications and Marketing – Impact Investing Jobs at BlueOrchard

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Website BlueOrchard

BlueOrchard is a leading global impact investment manager and member of the Schroders Group. As a pioneer of impact investing, the firm is dedicated to generating lasting positive impact for communities and the environment, while aiming at providing attractive returns to investors. BlueOrchard was founded in 2001, by initiative of the UN, as the first commercial manager of microfinance debt investments worldwide. Today, the firm offers impact investment solutions across asset classes, connecting millions of entrepreneurs in emerging and frontier markets with investors with the aim to make impact investment solutions accessible to all and to advance the conscious use of capital. Being a professional investment manager and expert in innovative blended finance mandates, BlueOrchard has a sophisticated international investor base and is a trusted partner of leading global development finance institutions. To date, BlueOrchard has invested over USD 11 billion across more than 100 countries. As of December 2023, BlueOrchard supported over 300 million people in emerging and frontier markets with its investments. Become part of this unique success story and join our fast-growing company in Zurich, Switzerland


Intern – Communications and Marketing (6-9 months)


As part of the Communications Team, you will have exposure to a wide variety of communications and marketing-related tasks and work on external communications projects aimed at further strengthening the firm’s brand and reputation.


Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Support creating engaging text, graphics, and video content for the firm’s communication channels such as website, newsletters, presentations, and publications;
  • Support managing social media channels, including content creation and performance analysis;
  • Manage corporate website and associated sites;
  • Independently manage smaller projects or project streams;
  • Independently complete administrative tasks such as finances, ordering marketing materials, reporting, responding to external enquiries;
  • Assist in the management of media relations.



Required skills and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, Marketing, Social Sciences, or related fields;
  • Proficient oral and copywriting skills in English;
  • Digital skillset, social and web analytics, and graphic design (knowledge of website, image, and video editing tools such as WordPress and Canva would be a plus);
  • Experience with managing social media channels;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Power Point.



 Your personal profile

  • Strong attention to detail and good eye for design;
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with concurrent deadlines and work independently;
  • Proactive, result-driven, flexible with “hands-on” approach and willingness to assist other team members with their tasks.



What we offer

  • A rewarding role where you contribute to the design of effective communication and the results of your work are immediately visible;
  • Work in a global and fast-growing company with a true commitment to its mission of fighting inequality and climate change;
  • An entrepreneurial culture, offering multiple opportunities for learning and development;
  • A dynamic and multicultural team spread around the globe;




To apply for this job please visit blueorchard.bamboohr.com.