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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Food & Beverage
  • Languages
    English Dutch French Spanish
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      July 21,2022
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    Communications Intern

    About us

    Oikocredit is a social impact investor and worldwide cooperative with over four decades of experience in leading positive change through investments in financial inclusion, agriculture, and renewable energy.

    Guided by the principle of empowering low-income people to improve their quality of life, Oikocredit supports partner organisations in Africa, Asia and Latin America through loans, investments, and capacity building.

    Oikocredit is financed by individuals and institutions who want to be part of a global movement for social change. Our investments prioritise social impact while safeguarding the environment and generating fair financial returns.

    We’re a global organisation with local presence, able to respond to our partners’ needs and strengthen them by offering more than financing.

    Oikocredit has more than 200 members of staff in around 20 countries with over 30 nationalities.

    For our Communications team composed of six team members, we are looking for a Communications Intern ( 32-40 hours) to be based in Amersfoort, the Netherlands. Due to the covid-19 issues, the internship will be done remotely with regular virtual team meetings and supervision discussions.

    The start date will be in September 2022 and is for a period of 4 – 6 months.

    Main responsibilities

    • Updating, maintaining and producing digital content for Oikocredit’s corporate website, social media channels and intranet.
    • Planning and supporting the release of the quarterly financial results.
    • Coordinating review and translation processes.
    • Maintaining/managing the photo & video publication process, responsible for our multimedia database tool.
    • Supporting the creation of corporate videos, corporate publications and digital newsletters
    • Researching and updating our media distribution list.
    • Responding to ad-hoc marketing and communications requests from our offices around the world.

    Qualifications, skills, and experience

    • Students enrolled in a bachelor or master’s degree programme in the Netherlands in the field of communications, marketing, or related.
    • A strong interest in development finance.
    • Some (work) experience in communications and/or marketing.
    • Experience in content creation will be considered an asset.
    • ’Strong written and verbal communication skills in English, other languages (French, Spanish) will be considered an asset Excellent command of MS Office.
    • Strong attention to detail, time management and self-organisation skills.
    • Highly self-motivated and comfortable working in a remote environment.


    • A unique experience working in a dynamic and multi-skilled communications team, in an English-speaking, international environment, serving varied stakeholders across the globe.
    • Gain insight into working for a financial institution with a strong social mission and a modern and flexible working environment.
    • Grow your skills in the fundamentals of marketing and corporate communications – social media, photos, website, project management, content planning etc. – while contributing to Oikocredit’s social impact.
    • You will receive an internship allowance amounting to € 252.10 gross per month on the basis of 40 hours per week (Dutch standard internship allowance). In case the number of hours is less, the allowance will be calculated pro rata.
    • In case you do not have a public transport (OV) subscription, Oikocredit will reimburse travel expenses on the base of second class public transport.

    We also offer the possibility to write a thesis if this is required by your studies

    How to apply

    Please submit your application in English, including your CV and a letter of motivation.

    Please note that:

    • Incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration in the selection process.
    • Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
    • The recruitment process is composed of one interview.


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