Women’s World Banking is the global leader in women’s financial inclusion. Rooted in its deep understanding of the women’s market, Women’s World Banking tackles financial inclusion in three interconnected ways: first, by partnering with financial services providers to develop scalable market-driven solutions; second, through its gender-lens private equity fund; and, finally, because diverse institutions are proven to be stronger, Women’s World Banking builds institutional capacity through leadership and diversity programs. Through this holistic approach and the organization’s global reach of 49 institutions in 32 countries, Women’s World Banking accelerates economic opportunity for low-income women and growth for financial service providers in the emerging markets.
About the Job:
Time Period: May – August 2019
Women’s World Banking Capital Partners, LP, a $50mm Delaware limited partnership (the “Fund”), was launched in January 2012 to make direct minority equity investments in high-performing, women-focused, financial service providers worldwide in accordance with the investment program established by Women’s World Banking.
The Chief Investment Officer (“CIO”), Christina Juhasz, and Senior Investment Officer (“SIO”) Yrenilsa Lopez seek an intern (the “Intern”) to provide support on projects related to investment and fund management.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
Support team in pursuit of investment opportunities:
Research investment opportunities as needed to support investment decisions.
Assist with data entry for financial models.
Schedule/attend meetings, and tracking meeting follow-ups.
Research and develop structured product for investment.
Support team in Investor Relations:
Assist in preparation of financial statements.
Research and outreach to support social impact reporting.
Assist in developing agenda and preparing materials for investor meetings.
Support team in Management of Fund Activities:
Assist with record keeping.
Assist with the drafting and implementation of administrative policies.
Assist with expense tracking and payment processing.
Strong Candidates will:
Be working towards a related graduate degree (e.g. business, finance, international relations); or have previous experience working in finance.
Be proficient in MS-Excel.
Be self-starters and have the ability to work under pressure and manage and prioritize tasks effectively.
Have strong written and verbal communication skills.