Marketing Intern at Aza Finance

AZA is an established provider of currency trading solutions which accelerate global access to frontier markets through an innovative infrastructure. By leveraging cutting edge technology in our flagship products, TransferZero and BFX, AZA is able to significantly lower the cost and increase the speed of business payments to and from frontier markets. TransferZero is our B2B2C product, which provides both wholesale currency purchase and retail settlement via our robust API. BFX is our B2B over-the-counter platform for businesses with wholesale currency needs, especially those paying partners and suppliers.
Our partners utilize our hybrid financial infrastructure and deep local knowledge to manage liquidity and send payments to dozens of bank networks and mobile money operators across Africa. Licensed by the UK's FCA and the Bank of Spain, AZA is a market-maker in every major African currency. Launched in Nairobi, AZA now has offices in Lagos, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, and Dakar.
Description

Our Marketing and Communications team builds the AZA brand, protects its reputation, generates awareness of the company's capabilities and services, and plays an integral role in supporting sales growth. Our team is involved in a range of activities from advertising, PR, sponsorships, social media, and internal communications to brand management and thought leadership initiatives.
If you are an aspiring and hard-working recent graduate looking for an opportunity to advance your skills and career in a great working environment, have great communication and writing skills, and are able to juggle multiple projects simultaneously then you're already the right fit to join us at AZA.
This 6-month internship will help you acquire marketing communication skills and strategies. Ultimately, you will gain broad experience in marketing communications and should be prepared to enter any fast-paced work environment.
Responsibilities

Support the marketing team in daily administrative tasks
Help conduct research for our public relations, marketing, and sales efforts
Help coordinate the drafting and distribution of news releases, media advisories, and other stories
Assist with any special promotions or events
Assist in marketing and advertising promotional activities (e.g. social media, direct mail, and web)
Assist with developing the social media calendar, brainstorm ideas for new and innovative campaigns
Help ensure corporate documents strictly adhere to AZA brand guidelines




Requirements


Completed degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, or related field
Excellent writing and verbal skills
Knowledge and experience with social media platforms
Good design skills
Background in and/or knowledge of the Fintech industry
Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines.




Benefits


Casual work environment
Great work-life balance
We value autonomy
Environmental-friendly (we try to use as less paper as possible!)
Opportunity for learning
…and more!
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