Intern, Business Development, Washington DC

  • Added Date: Friday, 15 March 2019
  • Deadline Date: Thursday, 28 March 2019

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Company: EBRD

Requisition ID14984
Office CountryUnited States of America
Office CityWashington
DivisionBanking
Dept. / Bus. GroupVP Banking
Business UnitWashington (USA)
Contract TypeIntern
Contract Length06 months
Posting End Date28/03/2019

The EBRD is seeking to fill an Internship position in their Washington office. This will be a six month contract.

The United States of America is a founding member of the EBRD and an important contributor to the Bank's work. Since 1991, the country has contributed €120 million to the EBRD’s technical cooperation and investment programmes. The key areas of support are the development of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), the modernisation of infrastructure and the expansion of the financial sector in the EBRD’s countries of operations.

Reporting to the Director, this is a support role designed to provide assistance with business development and research.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Undertake research of North America investment flows into EBRD’s countries of operations, in-depth background information on companies or sectors; establish contacts with target companies in North America when required;
  • Maintain and regularly update essential marketing materials aimed at North America business audience (including but not limited to; presentations, pitch books, deal tombstones, etc.);
  • Assist in preparation of business development visits for the Director and the Principal of Washington Representative Office;
  • Support organisation of the Bank’s own and externally co-sponsored seminars/events to promote EBRD’s countries of operations and to market the Bank as a partner for the investment projects;
  • Provide support in preparation of business development visits of EBRD senior management to USA, Canada and Mexico as required;
  • Research, analyse and prepare marketing materials for meetings (such as preparing draft correspondence for and on behalf of the Director and senior management staff of the Bank, comprehensive briefing information packs for the Director and Senior management company visits, tailor made presentations, etc);
  • Ensure that all tasks assigned to BD Intern are completed within the specified time frames to high quality and in line with policies, procedures and objectives of the Bank.

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Experience

  • Very good written and oral communication skills in English; other language(s) is an advantage.
  • Strong research and analytical skills and database management.
  • Degree from a leading university in the country of education.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of key marketing issues.
  • Diplomatic and effective communication.
  • Computer literate.

Diversity is one of the Bank’s core values which are at the heart of everything it does. A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities. As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working.


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