Career Opportunities

A career at SEAF offers the opportunity to work as part of an international team that provides alternative sources of capital to entrepreneurs in emerging markets.

Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (“SEAF”) is an impact investing firm that provides growth capital and business assistance to SMEs in emerging and transitioning markets underserved by traditional sources of capital. Its partner organization, Center for Entrepreneurship and Executive Development (“CEED”), provides entrepreneurs and their executive teams the know-how and networks they need to accelerate the growth of their businesses and to promote the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the broader society. Through its network of investment funds and CEED centers around the world, SEAF invests in high-growth entrepreneurs seeking to build scalable businesses, hoping to realize both returns for investors and strong development impact in the local communities.

We are always looking for talented professionals interested in SEAF and our mission and we welcome you to submit your credentials to careers@seaf.com

CURRENT OPENINGS

CEED Communications Intern

About CEED

CEED (Center for Entrepreneurship and Executive Development) develops and connects entrepreneurs who want to grow as leaders, build their companies and give back to the community. CEED provides entrepreneurs access to mentors, networks, knowledge and capital they need to grow. CEED has entrepreneurship centers in 11 countries and project activities in 15+ countries in South East Europe and Africa. www.ceed-global.org

Job Summary

The Communications intern will help develop and manage SEAF and CEED’s marketing, communications and business development programs. The intern will work closely with the Director of Strategic Development of CEED and the Grants Manager of SEAF to manage existing communications and develop new engaging content. In addition to developing creative engagement strategies and managing external marketing materials, the communications intern will manage CEED’s social media presence.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop content for promotional materials including electronic newsletters, web site and social media stories, media releases, infographics and other materials as needed
  • Manage social media and communications with all CEED Centers
  • Assist in updating outreach lists in Salesforce
  • Coordinate distribution of e-newsletter
  • Assist with copyediting of promotional materials
  • Establish presence on Linkedin and begin engaging influencers
  • Administrative work such as filing, copying, and data entry

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years of related experience, preferably in marketing, fundraising, public relations and/or business development.
  • Exceptional written communication skills. Qualified candidates will enjoy writing and be able to develop marketing materials for a range of audiences.
  • Committed to SEAF’s mission of creating entrepreneurial ecosystems in emerging and frontier markets.
  • Entrepreneurial work style, ability to work independently, think creatively, and identify resources to get the job done.
  • Experience with Mailchimp and Salesforce preferred

Application

Submit a one-page cover letter and resume, to azavasnik@ceed-global.org. Applications that do not include this will not be considered. Please note “CEED Communications Intern” in the subject line of your email. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a candidate is selected.