Intern (Environmental & Social Management)

Finance in Motion
Frankfurt, Germany
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One of the world’s leading impact asset managers, Finance in Motion focuses on sustainable economic, social and environmental development in low- and medium- income countries. With well over EUR 2 billion in Assets under Advisory/Management, the company attracts capital from private investors to leverage public sector contributions. Our funds provide debt or equity primarily for local financial institutions and increasingly for project and corporate finance. We are active in more than 30 countries across Southeast and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa and Latin America, where we foster small business and rural development, green energy production, and natural resource protection. 
Since its foundation in 2009, the company has consistently recorded year-on-year growth and expanded into new regions and topics. Due to this ongoing success, Finance in Motion is seeking an

Working area:

Environmental & Social Management
Frankfurt am Main

Working hours:

Full-time / Part-time

Type of contract:

6 months (ideally starting October 2020)

Intern - Environmental & Social Management (m/f/d)

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the collection and analysis of environmental and social data of investments
  • Assist with the preparation of presentations and reports on environmental and social matters to internal and external stakholders and committees
  • Conduct research on selected environmental and social topics
  • Support knowledge management within the E&S team
  • Assist the E&S team with administrative duties

What we expect:

  • Bachelor (completed or almost completed) in environmental studies, natural resource management, geography or other relevant disciplines
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail, ability to work under time pressure
  • Organizational skills and self-drive
  • Flexibility and a team player
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Demonstrable commitment to Finance in Motion´s vision/mission

What you can expect:

  • An agile, widely diverse international working environment with over 50 nationalities who strive to uphold our start-up spirit and benefit from the opportunities of a growing company
  • An internship that provides insights into impact investing, broad exposure and good opportunities to learn
  • A purpose-driven, performance-oriented company culture that rewards above-average results
  • An organization dedicated to providing effective training and upskilling to its employees

Our around 230 employees working from our 17 offices worldwide are dedicated to promoting sustainable development through market-based finance solutions. If you enjoy tackling complex challenges in a hands-on manner and prefer a communication style that suits the flat hierarchies and cooperative mindset we value, we would very much like to hear from you. Please use our online application system to submit your full application including a CV and meaningful cover letter.