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Business Development Intern

Sales – Zurich, Zürich
Department Sales
Employment Type Intern
Minimum Experience Entry-level

BlueOrchard was founded in 2001 by initiative of the UN as the first commercial manager of microfinance debt investments worldwide and has since evolved into a leading global impact investment manager. The firm is dedicated to fostering inclusive and climate-smart growth while providing attractive returns for investors. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, BlueOrchard has offices in Cambodia, Georgia, Peru, Kenya, Luxembourg, Singapore and Geneva. To date, the company has invested over USD 6bn across 80 emerging and frontier markets, enabling tangible social and environmental impact. Become part of this unique success story and join our fast-growing company in Zurich, Switzerland as

Business Development Intern

As part of the business development team, you will work closely with the Head of Business Development and Senior Sales Professionals to support BlueOrchard’s growth strategy.

Key tasks

  • Managing pre- and after-sale information flows;
  • Create, enhance, and maintain sales material;
  • Support the team in evaluation of new markets and investment solutions;
  • Engage in client meetings together with the Head of Business Development and senior team members;
  • Provide input for product development and investment solutions;
  • Plan and organize marketing events for European capitals.

Your skills and experience

  • Relevant experiences in a client-facing role in the investment management industry (exposure to impact investing appreciated);
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree, preferably in business administration, economics or finance, CFA or CAIA is a plus;
  • Event planning and organization experience, ability to manage and coordinate multiple tasks;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications;
  • Superior communication and presentation skills in both English and German. French would be considered a plus.

Your personal profile

  • Self-starter with strong work ethics and positive energy;
  • Proactive, result-driven, flexible with “hands-on” approach;
  • Entrepreneurial attitude;
  • Valid Swiss work permit.

Please apply in ENGLISH, including CV and cover letter via

Deadline for application is 30 April 2019.

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