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Communication Associate

at Incofin Investment Management in Antwerp, Belgium

About the Job

To strengthen our team we are looking for a Communication Associate based out of the Antwerp office, Belgium. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual with excellent skills in not only communication, but also marketing, PR and event organization. Further, you will have a positive attitude and be aligned to Incofin’s impact objective of improving the lives of the more vulnerable or underserved.
The position is fulltime with the ability to commit from August/September at the latest.
Primary Roles & Responsibilities
• Work out yearly communication plans and strategies for the company and two of its funds
• Drive the Incofin global public relations efforts
o Develop the Incofin public relations relationships globally
o Support in PR for the creation of press releases, contacts with the media and distribution of news
• Oversee branding and marketing strategy across the company and its regional offices
• Drive the Incofin employer branding efforts
• Coordinate the different websites, keeping these up to date with the latest information
• Coordinate, create and distribute newsletters in Mailchimp for the company and different funds
• Manage all social media with regular updates
• Coordinate campaigns for advertising in Belgium, with a decent know-how of legal regulations for financial institutions
• Organize different types of events for investor relations, such as the General Assembly of Incofin cvso (+ 300 attendees), roadshows and smaller events and fairs
• Create content in collaboration with different teams of different publications such as news articles, annual reports, impact reports and intelligence reports
• Develop marketing materials such as presentations, banners, tote bags, Christmas cards, etc.
• Support the Business Development Team for investor relations

Qualifications

Required Skills & Experience
• Masters Degree or equivalent, preferably in marketing, communication or similar field
• At least 3-5 years of work experience in marketing and communication, preferably with a focus on the financial sector or international development
• Experience in managing design companies and content creators
• Excellent written and verbal skills in Dutch and English. Preferably written and verbal skills in French
• Excellent research, organizational and communications skills with a demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively
• Advanced working knowledge of MS Office (PowerPoint, Word an Excel)
• Advanced working knowledge of Mailchimp, Wordpress, Surveymonkey, Facebook and LinkedIn
Competences
• Passionate and committed to inclusive progress and the Impact Investment Sector
• Entrepreneurial and action oriented, taking on new opportunities and challenges with high energy and self-motivation
• Drives results, strong organizational skills, commercial awareness, problem solver, making good and timely decisions to keep Incofin moving forward
• Collaborative team player, building partnerships with others to meet shared objectives
• Effective communication skills in a variety of communication settings and allowing to build strong customer relations
• Ability to work effectively under pressure, independently and handle multiple projects simultaneously
• Flexible, organized and highly detail-oriented, with the ability to re-prioritise amid changing demands

To apply

Interested candidates can apply by sending their resume and a cover letter to Michaël Blockx: michael.blockx@incofin.com before July 31st 2019.

Incofin Investment Management

Incofin Investment Management (www.incofin.com) is a global independent impact investment firm, focused on rural and agricultural finance, driven by a desire to promote inclusive progress. It is an AIFM licensed fund manager and has over USD 1 billion in assets under management. Incofin has a team of more than 50 professionals spread over the headquarters in Belgium and local investment teams in India, Colombia, Kenya and Cambodia.

As a leading impact investment firm, Incofin has invested (via equity and debt financing) over USD 2.1 billion in 257 microfinance/financial institutions across 53 countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean and Eastern Europe.