NAME OF ACTIVITY: Communications and Digital Marketing Intern

TIME PERIOD: Summer 2022

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 62 partners in 35 countries serving more than 139 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 or volunteer who can assist with and support Communications through website management and content creation. This internship has a specific focus on working with the Digital Marketing & Engagement Specialist and the Director of Communications & Marketing to assist with 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, website management, and copy writing. We have options for either a virtual or on-site (NYC office) opportunity.

Responsibilities:

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

  • Work with communications team to develop, update and manage website content as we incorporate new design
  • Assist in content creation, copy writing, and graphic design
  • Assist with website and content management systems; with tasks including updating the website and app with relevant information and creative assets, posting press releases, and copy writing
  • Help to track, analyze, and monitor website traffic analytics
  • Manage project plan

Requirements:

  • Experience in website creation and management
  • Exceptional project management skills as demonstrated through past work experience or personal creative projects
  • Demonstrated ability to produce compelling content for various disciplines, including social media, website, app, graphics, and email marketing
  • Experience working in Adobe Creative Cloud, especially Photoshop, Lightroom, and Premiere Pro preferred
  • Basic understanding and grasp of graphic design and copywriting fundamentals
  • Well-organized with ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines
  • Familiarity with web publishing concepts, including building and updating web pages and posting content (text, images, videos) within a content management system preferred
  • Must be a current college or graduate student receiving academic credit for an internship opportunity. Otherwise, we can proceed with a volunteer engagement.

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 Women’s World Banking offers either virtual or on site internship/volunteer opportunities 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 Chelsea Bennington (cb@womensworldbanking.org).