Accion is a global nonprofit committed to creating a financially inclusive world, with a pioneering legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing. We catalyze financial service providers to deliver high-quality, affordable solutions at scale for the three billion people who are left out of – or poorly served by – the financial sector. For more than 50 years, Accion has helped tens of millions of people through its work with more than 90 partners in 40 countries. More at http://www.accion.org.
About the Smart Campaign
The Smart Campaign works globally to create an environment in which financial services are delivered safely and responsibly to low-income clients. As the world’s first financial consumer protection standard, the Campaign maintains a rigorous certification program, elevates the client voice, and convenes partners to effect change at the national level. Nearly 100 financial institutions, collectively serving more than 41 million people, have been certified for adhering to the Campaign’s industry-accepted consumer protection standards.
Smart Campaign seeks an Associate with 2+ years of full-time professional work experience to support our small but highly efficient team in the area of communications and operations. He or she must be a self-starter, intellectually curious with awareness or interest in learning about topics relevant to the Smart Campaign, such as: client protection, financial inclusion and/or digital financial services. He or she must be well-organized, able to multi-task and prioritize, and possess excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. The position will report to the Global Operations Manager of the Smart Campaign.
Smart Campaign provides a flexible learning environment based on the interest of the candidate (in communications, finance and/or international development). The positon offers opportunities to contribute to Smart Campaign’s technical research and new business development efforts.