Accion is a global nonprofit committed to creating a financially inclusive world, with a trailblazing legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing. We catalyze financial service providers to deliver high-quality, affordable solutions at scale for the 1.8 billion people who are left out of, or poorly served by, the financial sector. For more than 60 years, Accion has helped tens of millions of people through our work with more than 200 partners in 63 countries. More at http://www.accion.org.
About Resource Development
Accion’s Resource Development department has a solid track record of creative partnerships, strategic fundraising, and proven results. We work across a broad base of corporate and private foundation partners including Mastercard, Credit Suisse, FMO, Bill and Melinda Gates, MetLife, and Citi Foundations. In addition, we work with individual impact investors, philanthropic donors, and the public sector to carry out our important and increasingly urgent mission. Building on the existing strong base of supporters and partners, we aim to amplify our strategic partnership priorities.
The Resource Development (RD) team is seeking a Graduate Intern for the fall with strong research, business intelligence/analytics, marketing skills, knowledge of data visualization tools and project management experience. The Intern will work closely with the Resource Development team to support our knowledge management as it pertains to funders and key partnerships and develop fact sheets for external use with key stakeholders. The Intern will also be key in the creation of funder profiles and engagement strategies for high priority prospects and partners.
Working with Accion’s Resource Development team will provide a deeper understanding and first-hand exposure to Accion’s 60 years of institutional experience. The Intern will have the opportunity to contribute to the team’s knowledge tools and gain experience with strategic partnerships. The Intern will also work closely with a highly collaborative and creative team of partnerships experts who are passionate about working toward a more financially inclusive and interconnected world. This internship will provide knowledge and experience within a well-established and globally recognized nonprofit, with an innovative business model, and is an organization at the forefront of innovative financial services for underserved populations.
Qualifications and Requirements
Period of internship: October 2022-January 2023 (dates are flexible)