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 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:

Impact & Sustainability

Location:

Frankfurt

Working hours:

6-month full-time internship;
Entry in September/October

Intern – Impact & Sustainability (m/f/d)

To strengthen our Impact & Sustainability team in the Frankfurt head office, we are looking for an intern to support our impact management activities. The team supports Finance in Motion and the funds under advisory in achieving positive impact and managing environmental and social risks by working together with different departments to integrate sustainability and impact considerations across all activities of the company

Key responsibilities:

  • Prepare mappings and research briefings on developments and new initiatives in impact measurement and management; disseminate relevant information within the company
  • Support the team in continuously improving and implementing impact frameworks across the company and impact funds advised by Finance in Motion
  • Contribute to impact communication and reporting, especially Finance in Motion’s annual Impact Investment Report
  • Provide support to diverse projects of the Impact & Sustainability team

What we expect:

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, development studies, social sciences, or a related field
  • Interest in and a general understanding of impact investing and/or development cooperation and/or monitoring & evaluation
  • Excellent written and spoken English, German proficiency would be an asset
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Very good organizational skills and attention to detail 
  • Ability to work independently and high level of self-motivation
  • Demonstrable commitment to Finance in Motion´s vision/mission

What you can expect:

  • An agile, widely diverse international working environment with over 40 nationalities who strive to uphold our start-up spirit and profit from the opportunities of a growing company
  • A job with a great degree of autonomy that achieves real impact through cooperation and joint responsibility
  • 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 more than 205 employees working from our 17 offices worldwide are dedicated to promoting sustainable development through marked-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 definitely like to hear from you. Please use our online application system to submit a CV and cover letter.
Human Resources
Stefanie Zanetti
Tel.: 00 49 (0)69 271035-483