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Brazil Chapter Communication and Programs Intern

Department: ANDE
Location: Sao Paulo, SP
Salary: 1400 Reals per month

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The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE), a program of the Aspen Institute, is a global network of organizations that propel entrepreneurship in developing economies. ANDE members provide critical financial, educational, and business support services to small and growing businesses (SGBs) based on the conviction that SGBs will create jobs, stimulate long-term economic growth, and produce environmental and social benefits. Ultimately, ANDE believes that SGBs can help lift countries out of poverty.

ANDE is looking for a Membership Programs and Events Intern for the Brazil Chapter. This role will be based in Brazil with hybrid and remote work options possible.


The ideal candidate enjoys administrative work and will be excited about executing logistical tasks for local programs, events and communication. The tasks could range from running an event about Impact Investing in Brazil to assisting the Brazil chapter head with the management of  programs such as focus on gender equality for the SGB sector and coordinating the monthly newsletter, social media posts of the chapter.


  • Day-to-day work involves a wide variety of administrative tasks in a fast-paced environment, from handling communication to updating the membership database.
  • Working closely with the chapter head in organizing local events such as coffee with members, memberīs happy hour, member visits to Projects and hosting virtual events for members.
  • Engaging with and assisting with the implementation of the communications strategy and all communication tasks (newsletter, LinkedIn, website, invites, etc.), including drafting and refining communications, content curation, and coordinating the comms provider.
  • Leading specific project initiatives such as the AGEI Learning Communities in Brazil and supporting the Impact Investing Report.


  • University student in international relations, communications, business administration, economy, and others, interested in providing administrative support in NGOs setting and logistics for projects, events, and communications.
  • Organized and detail-oriented: excels at handling multiple priorities, has great attention to detail, is forward-thinking and loves developing and keeping processes on track.
  • Strong relationship management skills: Clear written and verbal communication skills.
  • Event management skills: Ability to support the planning and execution of both large and small events, with a knack for technology.
  • Administrative skills: Administrator with a love for organization, clear processes, and work plans.
  • Time management skills: Excels at time management, completing tasks at a high level of quality.
  • Sector interest: Interested in learning more about entrepreneurship in developing economies, and how ANDE’s work supports the Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Tech Savvy: Ready to take on new technologies and own technology processes. Experience with Salesforce is a plus.
  • This position is based in Brazil. All applicants must have current authorization to work in Brazil.

R$ 1.400 monthly for 4 hours a week

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