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Business Development Intern (3 or 6 months)

at BlueOrchard Finance Ltd in Zurich, Switzerland

About the Job

As part of the Sales team, you will work closely with the Head of Business Development and Senior Sales Professionals to support BlueOrchard’s growth strategy.

Key tasks

  • Create, enhance, and maintain sales material
  • Manage pre- and after-sale information flows
  • Conduct market research and support Sales team with evaluation of new markets and investment solutions
  • Plan and organize meetings for Switzerland and other European capitals (Frankfurt, Amsterdam, London)
  • Support Sales team in client meetings


Required skills and experience

  • Currently enrolled in Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, preferably in business administration, economics or finance
  • Interest in impact investing and the investment management industry, previous work experience in these areas is a plus
  • Strong communication, research and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage and coordinate multiple tasks under time pressure
  • Proficiency in English and German
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

Your personal profile

  • Self-starter with strong work ethics and positive energy
  • Proactive, result-driven, flexible with “hands-on” approach
  • Entrepreneurial attitude

To apply

Please apply in ENGLISH, including CV and cover letter via www.blueorchard.com/about-us/careers/

BlueOrchard Finance Ltd

Founded in 2001, BlueOrchard Finance is a leading impact investment management firm. With offices on four continents, the company has to date invested more than USD 4bn across 70 developing countries. To support our growth, we are looking to expand our private equity team.