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Program and Communications Intern

Program and Communications Intern

Title: Program and Communications Intern

Location: Arlington, VA

Status: Temporary, paid, full-time position

The SEEP Network is seeking a program and communications intern to provide essential support to the Resilient Markets, Learning and Dissemination and Member Affairs and Global Communications (MAGC) team. The intern will provide cross-initiative administrative support for SEEP programs, communications and events. This position provides exposure to SEEP’s global learning and communications initiatives in the areas of resilient markets, financial inclusion, savings groups, women’s economic empowerment, and association services.


  • Support learning and dissemination activities under the Minimum Economic Recovery Standards, Savings Learning Lab, peer learning groups and communities of practice and other learning initiatives
  • Provide support for the Member Affairs and Global Communications team (MAGC) including social media, email marketing, website updates, CRM updates and other communications tasks as assigned
  • Provide administrative support to programs including processing invoices; assisting with travel arrangements; compiling trip reports; processing contracts; reconciling credit card statements and tracking program expenses
  • Assist with drafting program communications such as outreach emails, blogs, newsletters, announcements, invitations and event descriptions 
  • Provide logistical support for meetings, international workshops, conferences, and other events
  • Assist in arranging conference calls and webinars for working groups and learning initiatives
  • Perform and synthesize program related research
  • Contribute to monitoring and evaluation of program activities and communications metrics
  • Assist with drafting donor reports
  • Assist with development of learning products including case studies, standards of practice, research reports and multimedia
  • Handle miscellaneous office tasks as assigned

MEASURES OF SUCCESS:  The Program and Communications Intern will be successful if he/she:

  • Provides consistent, effective administrative support to programs and communications teams
  • Upholds high standards of quality and control in internal administrative processes
  • Provides excellent and professional client and member support as necessary


  • B.A. or B.S. degree in international development, business or office administration.
  • One year of directly relevant administrative work experience, preferably with a mission-driven organization
  • Experience or comfortable working for a small but dynamic non-profit organization with a global reach
  • An interest in inclusive market development is preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Willingness and ability to quickly learn new skills and processes
  • Ability to manage time well and complete tasks on deadline
  • Comfortable using multiple online platforms such as CRM systems, email marketing tools, web authoring tools, online accounting systems, and webinar software
  • Excellent professional communication skills, with an ability to work with a variety of contacts and comfort in working in an international context
  • Advanced proofreading and writing skills for producing program reports and communications materials
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment handling multiple tasks that are time sensitive.
  • U.S. Citizenship, lawful permanent residency, or otherwise authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Fluent in English, fluency in second language such as French, Spanish, or Arabic desirable

Pay: $12-$16/hr commensurate with experience.

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to recruitment@seepnetwork.org by August 21, 2017.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 
Only applicants that are selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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