Intern - Marketing and Communications (6 months)

Corporate Services · Zurich, Zurich
Department Corporate Services
Employment Type Intern
Minimum Experience Entry-level

BlueOrchard is a leading global impact investment manager and member of the Schroders Group. As a pioneering impact investor, 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 9bn across more than 90 countries. Around 230 million poor and vulnerable people in emerging and frontier markets received access to financial and related services with the support of BlueOrchard as of December2021. Become part of this unique success story and join our fast-growing company in Zurich, Switzerland as


Intern – Marketing and Communications (6 months)

As part of the Communications and Investor Relations team, you will have exposure to a wide variety of Marketing and Communications related tasks and projects and gain experience in a multi-cultural business environment.


Key tasks

  • Work closely with the Head of Communications and Head of Investors Relations on their day-to day activities;
  • Support strategic marketing initiatives;
  • Support managing our social media channels;
  • Creating and optimising content for our blog, social media, newsletters, flyers, presentations and other marketing communication materials;
  • Support in organising events;
  • Independently manage smaller projects or project streams.

Required skills and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Marketing, Communication or related field;
  • Experience in Finance would be a plus;
  • Strong digital skillset, social & web analytics and graphic design (knowledge of image & video editing tools, Canva and Google Analytics would be a plus);
  • Experience with social media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube & Hootsuite);
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Power Point;
  • Proficiency in English, French would be a plus.


Your personal profile

  • Creative self-starter with strong work ethics and positive energy;
  • Proactive, result-driven, flexible with “hands-on” approach and willingness to assist other team members with their tasks;
  • Good in multitasking and prioritising tasks, with high attention to detail.

What we offer

  • Work in a global and fast-growing company with a true commitment to its mission of fighting global poverty and climate change;
  • An entrepreneurial culture, offering multiple opportunities for learning and development;
  • A dynamic and multicultural team spread around the globe.


Start date: 1 July 2022 / 15 July 2022

Deadline for application:  10 July 2022

Please apply in ENGLISH, including CV and cover letter directly on our Careers website Careers - BlueOrchard

Kindly note that only online applications received through our career website will be taken under consideration.

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  • Location
    Zurich, Zurich
  • Department
    Corporate Services
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience