NAME OF ACTIVITY: Communications and Digital Marketing Intern

TIME PERIOD: Summer 2021

SUMMARY

Women’s World Banking is seeking a Communications and Digital Marketing intern to work with the Communications team to support a wide range of communications activities, with a specific focus on revamping the Women’s World Banking main site to drive outreach to target audiences globally.

 

BACKGROUND
Around 1 billion women remain excluded from the formal financial system. Women’s World Banking designs and invests in financial solutions, institutions, and policy environments in emerging markets to create greater economic security and prosperity for women, their families, and their communities. With a global reach of 53 partners in 32 countries serving more than 30 million women clients, Women’s World Banking drives impact through its scalable, market-driven solutions; gender-lens private equity fund; and leadership and diversity programs.

ABOUT THE POSITION
The Communications team at Women’s World Banking seeks a student intern who can assist with and support communications and digital marketing outreach. This internship has a specific focus on working with the Communications and Marketing Manager and the Digital Marketing Senior Associate to perform a revamp of Women’s World Banking main site from content organization to design.

The Communications team works closely with our interns to design a work plan that fits the intern’s current skill set and professional development goals so they can work on a range of communications activities. Our interns are fully integrated into the Communications team, joining weekly team meetings and have weekly one-on-one meetings with their assigned manager. This is a great opportunity for a student with strong communications skills seeking hands-on experience in digital marketing.

Responsibilities:

The intern will be expected to work 15-20 hours per week and undertake some combination of the following activities:

  • Perform a thorough review of Women’s World Banking’s main site and identify its “best” features versus areas of improvements with specific guidance from the Communications teams
  • Create a calendar to map out how to effectively proofread the site and resolve relevant issues
  • Maintain a spreadsheet of links and overall issues to resolve problematic site content, organization, and/or performance from broken links to spelling errors to usability
  • Work with the site’s design team to fix, reorganize, and revamp identified issues then track enhanced site performance via analytics
  • Perform oversight of content libraries, specifically ways to organize the Women’s World Banking’s photo library, video content, and written content such as publications
  • Perform proofreading and drafting support for press releases, blog content, and overall communications content
  • Create a master list of freelancers and consultants along with their niche and expertise as well as Doodle polls for upcoming consultant needs such as translators
  • Other duties as required

Requirements:

  • Current student in a Bachelor or Master’s program in Communications, Public Policy, or Public Administration.
  • Experience using a range of communications tools such as Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify compelling trends within Women’s World Banking content and ensure its effectively communicated via the main site
  • Ability to work collaboratively on a fast-paced team that is results driven
  • Ability to work remotely
  • Ability to commit to 15-20 hours per week of work with Women’s World Banking (working hours to be determined, with flexibility to accommodate the intern’s schedule)

You’re an ideal candidate if you have:

  • Experience with communications and digital marketing with a global lens and an interest in international development and gender equality
  • Experience studying or working within financial inclusion and/or gender equality

To apply, please submit:

  • Resume/CV
  • Brief cover letter that describes why you are interested in this role, relevant experience for the position, relevant coursework and grades received, and dates of availability for this work

Please note that all Women’s World Banking internships will be virtual and academic credit remains a requisite for the internship role. Volunteer opportunities are available in place of internships for those not receiving academic credit. For any questions about the credit requisite, please contact Kate Stence (ks@womensworldbanking.org).