Communication Associate

Type: 
Job
Location of Job: 
Antwerp, Belgium
Posted: 
11 Jul 2019
Closing: 
31 Jul 2019
About the organization: 

Incofin Investment Management (Incofin IM) is an international impact investor with more than 15 years of track record in promoting financial inclusion, particularly in rural areas and in the agricultural sector. The investments of Incofin IM target both financial and social/environmental positive impact. The assets under management by Incofin IM amount to more than $1 billon. The portfolio under management includes investments in more than 200 institutions in more than 50 countries worldwide. Incofin is currently managing two funds with direct investments into the agro value chain. The multi-national Incofin IM team has offices in Antwerp (Belgium), Bogotá (Colombia) Chennai (India), Phnom Penh (Cambodia) and Nairobi (Kenya).

About the Job: 

Incofin IM is looking for a Communication Associate based out of the Antwerp office, Belgium. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual with excellent skills in not only communication, but also marketing, PR and event organization. Further, you will have a positive attitude and be aligned to Incofin’s impact objective of improving the lives of the more vulnerable or underserved.

The position is full time with the ability to commit from August/September at the latest.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Work out yearly communication plans and strategies for the company and two of its funds.
  • Drive the Incofin global public relations efforts.
    • Develop the Incofin public relations relationships globally:
    • Support in PR for the creation of press releases, contacts with the media and distribution of news:
  • Oversee branding and marketing strategy across the company and its regional offices.
  • Drive the Incofin employer branding efforts.
  • Coordinate the different websites, keeping these up to date with the latest information.
  • Coordinate, create and distribute newsletters in Mailchimp for the company and different funds.
  • Manage all social media with regular updates.
  • Coordinate campaigns for advertising in Belgium, with a decent know-how of legal regulations for financial institutions.
  • Organize different types of events for investor relations, such as the General Assembly of Incofin cvso (+ 300 attendees), roadshows and smaller events and fairs.
  • Create content in collaboration with different teams of different publications such as news articles, annual reports, impact reports and intelligence reports.
  • Develop marketing materials such as presentations, banners, tote bags, Christmas cards, etc.
  • Support the Business Development Team for investor relations.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent, preferably in marketing, communication or similar field.
  • At least three to five years of work experience in marketing and communication, preferably with a focus on the financial sector or international development.
  • Experience in managing design companies and content creators.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in Dutch and English. Preferably written and verbal skills in French.
  • Excellent research, organizational and communications skills with a demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively.
  • Advanced working knowledge of MS Office (PowerPoint, Word an Excel).
  • Advanced working knowledge of Mailchimp, WordPress, Survey Monkey, Facebook and LinkedIn.
  • Passionate and committed to inclusive progress and the Impact Investment Sector.
  • Entrepreneurial and action oriented, taking on new opportunities and challenges with high energy and self-motivation.
  • Drives results, strong organizational skills, commercial awareness, problem solver, making good and timely decisions to keep Incofin moving forward.
  • Collaborative team player, building partnerships with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Effective communication skills in a variety of communication settings and allowing to build strong customer relations.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, independently and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Flexible, organized and highly detail-oriented, with the ability to re-prioritize amid changing demands.
How to Apply: 

Interested candidates are invited to send their resume and a cover letter to Michaël Blockx at [email protected]

Country: 
Belgium