Capital Raising and Business Development Intern

Capital Raising & Business Development · The Hague, South Holland
Department Capital Raising & Business Development
Employment Type Intern
Minimum Experience Entry-level

CFM regularly offers possibilities internship with its Capital Raising and Business Development team. These standard internships in principle run from  1 March until 1 September and 1 September until 1 March. Occasionally there are possibilities for shorter term internships with other departments. 


The next possible internship as per 1 September 2021 has been filled. This means that end of this year CFM will start the process of finding a new intern who would need to start 1 March 2022.

 

Introduction 

Climate Fund Managers B.V. (CFM) is a leading blended finance fund manager dedicated to securing a sustainable future by investing across global emerging markets. CFM has a long-term vision to structure cutting edge financing facilities around thematic areas of climate change mitigation and adaptation, including renewable energy, water and oceans, sustainable land use, and sustainable cities. CFM is established as a joint venture between the Dutch development bank FMO and Sanlam InfraWorks – part of the Sanlam Group of South Africa.


Role 

We are seeking a Capital Raising and Business Development Intern to strengthen our Capital Raising and Business Development team in The Hague.


This is a full-time internship for 6 months in a unique and innovative start-up environment with a result-based, not activity-based setting. We will give you the chance to build an excellent network while improving the skills necessary to succeed in either the public or private finance sector.


There is an internship and a travel allowance to cover commuting expenses within the Netherlands.


Reports To 

Head of Capital Raising and Business Development

 

Job Description

Support the CFM Capital Raising team with its strategy of growing funds under management by assisting with capital raising, project management, and coordination activities. You will be able to closely monitor the dynamics of building an effective and successful international fund management organization with a unique climate and blended finance proposition. You are encouraged to take a hands-on and pro-active role in the support of the activities of the capital raising team. You will learn a lot about building and maintaining investor databases in financial markets and creating effective presentations for (potential) investors/sponsors.


Finally, yet importantly, the internship may provide the opportunity to gain experience in a possible future working environment.

  

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Capital raising tasks
  • Improvement of content and design of CFM’s capital raising package
  • Research, identification and recording of investor data
  • Assistance to Capital Raising and Business Development team - maintenance and expansion of the investors register
  • Implementation of new CRM system
  • Research and identification of future market opportunities
  • Project management tasks
  • Team coordination
  • Preparation of PowerPoint presentations
  • Management of CFM’s agenda and calendar


Qualifications

  • You are an MBA or MSc student in finance, international economics, business or a related field, with a desire to be involved in fund management and climate finance.
  • You are confident, intelligent, commercially focused and are looking to gain valuable work experience in a one-of-a-kind international financial services institution.
  • Ideally, you have already gained some previous experience in capital raising in the financial sector, and you are used to working in an international context.
  • You have strong interpersonal skills and a strong numerical comprehension, excellent communications skills and a clear understanding of financial services, fund management, and/or investment banking.
  • You enjoy researching, working with data, complicated subject matters and can adhere to challenging deadlines.
  • You are fully proficient in Microsoft Office applications, such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint.


Competencies 

  • Accuracy
  • Devotion to quality
  • Planning
  • Presenting
  • Results-oriented
  • Cooperation
  • Drive
  • Analyzing and forming opinions

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  • Location
    The Hague, South Holland
  • Department
    Capital Raising & Business Development
  • Employment Type
    Intern
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level