Location: San Francisco, CA - SOMA Position: Global Partnerships Administrative Intern, Unpaid Term: 7 Months, 2-3 days a week Start Date: April 2nd, 2012 The Company Kiva.org was founded upon the fundamental principle that connecting people through lending can help alleviate poverty. To ensure that it succeeds, the company, along with its user base, provides borrowers with the seed capital needed to generate income, and thereby live a life of sustainability and independence. So far, this approach has enabled Kiva to raise $250+ million for 650,000+ entrepreneurs in 60 countries. Job Description Kiva's Global Investments Team is a dynamic group of dedicated people building and managing our global portfolio. We are seeking someone who can help manage both small and large tasks. The Administrative Assistant Intern will support the Regional Directors on the Portfolio team to perform both general administrative duties and to work on a long-term strategic research project. General administrative duties would be ad-hoc requests for everything from coordinating travel arrangements to recording minutes during strategic meetings. The long-term strategic project will entail researching the countries where Kiva works and collecting and presenting information such as legal information, macroeconomic data, and statistics on the microfinance sector in each country. Some of the tasks would be thrilling to someone with a genuine interest in microfinance, while others may be very basic in nature. The ideal candidate would have a strong background in research, analysis, and writing, and also be willing to roll up their sleeves and do what it takes to get the job done. Core Skills and Experience * International focused Major / Minor. * Excellent writing skills. * Acute time management. * Ability to grasp complex tasks. * Flexible, willing to "Roll up your sleeves." * Administrative work in an office environment. * Excellent interpersonal skills as you’ll often function as the first face of Kiva to the public. * Entry level accounting, economic or finance. * Language Skills: Spanish or French. * Programs: Excel, Google Docs, Power Point, MS Office. Benefits * Casual work environment * Opportunity to join the team of the world's first online person-to-person lending platform * References gladly given for successful participants **Due to high numbers of applicants for this position, we regret that we can only respond to candidates that we would like to interview.
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