Innovative Finance Intern
Location: Brussels or Paris Contact: email@example.com Start date: July 2020 (can be discussed)
Duration: 6 months
Do you have strong experience in finance, analytics and leadership? Are you committed to having a strong impact on your community as well as on international development? Are you attracted by working in an entrepreneurial and innovative environment?
KOIS is recruiting an intern to work from its Brussels office as well as one to work from its Paris office with strong interest in the impact finance space. Working in an internationally pioneering, entrepreneurial and sustainability committed environment, the candidate will take part to innovative finance projects with a diversity of global organisations around key social and environmental issues.
Contribute to the design, structuring and fundraising of innovative impact finance products to fund social and environmental initiatives, such as Social Impact Bonds and Development Impact Bonds
Conduct data and policy analyses on the related topics (e.g. job market integration and livelihoods, menstrual hygiene management, water security and energy access in conflict zones)
Support business development efforts (e.g. drafting presentations & investment pitches, research new investments opportunities)
Support further business needs (e.g. external communications, CRM database management)
Qualifications and skills:
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business Engineering, Economics or a related field with strong academic record. A(n) (ongoing) Master’s degree in similar areas is preferred.
Strong and demonstrable social drive
Entrepreneurial, proactive work style
Rigorous and analytical mindset
Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite (in particular Excel, Powerpoint)
Working proficiency (spoken and written) in English is required; additional command of French (and/or Dutch for Brussels) is preferred
Experience in building financial models and conducting enterprise valuation is a plus, as well as experience with innovative social finance instruments (e.g. development finance, blended finance)
Please send your resume and cover letter in English to firstname.lastname@example.org, and specify which location(s) & job you are interested in. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, therefore we encourage applicants to submit their application as soon as possible. Given the high number of applications, we are able to respond to candidates selected for the first round of interviews only.