E T Consultant – Other

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IFC—a member of the World Bank Group—is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. We work in more than 100 countries, using our capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in developing countries. In fiscal year 2022, IFC committed a record $32.8 billion to private companies and financial institutions in developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity as economies grapple with the impacts of global compounding crises. For more information, visit www.ifc.org

IFC Equity Mobilization Department (AMC) within the Treasury & Syndications Vice President Unit (VPU) at IFC, mobilizes and manages capital for private equity investments in emerging markets. AMC was created in 2009 to provide investors with access to IFC’s emerging markets investment pipeline and to expand the supply of long-term capital to these markets, enhancing IFC’s development goals and generating profits for investors by leveraging IFC’s global reach, standards, investment approach, and track record. AMC has raised US$10.2 billion through 13 investment funds that invest across a variety of sectors, geographies, and strategies.

Please see AMC’s website at www.ifcamc.org for more information on AMC’s business.

AMC is currently in the process of launching two new funds fully aligned with IFC’s priorities.  In addition, other new funds are being contemplated in the near term that supports IFC corporate priorities.

This is an exciting opportunity for a communications professional to work within a dynamic team on the development and implementation of AMC’s knowledge management and communications program.  S/he will play a lead role in the execution of (i) external communications, media and online engagement (ii) internal engagement, and (iii) brand management. The selected candidate will have a solid background in communications and a background in private equity or development finance.
Under the supervision of AMC’s Head of Legal & Compliance, specific work areas include: Products: Conceptualize and supervise the preparation, production and dissemination of AMC’s knowledge management and communications products, and social media platforms (e.g., the internal and external website, LinkedIn content, Twitter, brochures, Q&As, speeches, briefing notes, talking points, etc.) and thought leadership content. Provide guidance to AMC staff using social media.

• Knowledge Management:  Provide guidance and assist with implementing AMC’s knowledge management and communications strategy. Assist in coordinating communications and knowledge flow across various communities of practice and knowledge networks in IFC. Help build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders across AMC, Treasury & Mobilization, IFC and WBG by sharing knowledge and useful tools for greater collaboration and coordination.
• AMC Conference Coordination Support: Develop and maintain AMC conference strategy for sponsorship, speaking and attendance to maximize external visibility.
• Media Support and Monitoring: Monitor and analyze current events and public and press opinion with the goal to identify promotional opportunities for AMC. Monitor trends, news developments, or changing/unexpected circumstances that may impact AMC and its work.  Provide guidance on managing reputational risks around projects and initiatives.
• Administrative functions: Support the administration functions for AMC knowledge management and communications including coordinating with communications vendors (PR companies, photographers, and designers).


Selection Criteria

• Master’s degree (Communications, International Relations/Public Affairs, journalism or other relevant discipline) plus a minimum of 2 years relevant experience or BA plus 5 years of relevant experience.
• Solid understanding of emerging markets topics and ability to identify communications-related opportunities and risks in an international environment.
• Knowledge, experience or understanding of private equity/financial services is highly desirable.
• Demonstrated creativity with excellent English language skills and proficiency to write and edit complex communications products for purposeful structure, clarity of ideas, and logical, persuasive presentation.
• Demonstrated ability to nurture and maintain relationships and communications with critical internal and external constituencies and stakeholders.
• Demonstrate ability to think strategically and rapidly analyze diverse information from varied sources.
• Demonstrated ability and the necessary personal organization skills to take initiative, personal ownership, and accountability to meet deadlines, work under pressure, and achieve agreed-upon results.
• Expertise in using digital and social media (LinkedIn, Twitter) to stimulate conversations and promote and position across websites, blogs, and other channels.
• Demonstrated ability for teamwork in a multicultural environment.
• Flexibility, responsiveness and ability to manage multiple activities to tight deadlines.

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