Marketing & Business Development Intern

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Deadline: May 16, 2024 Deadline for applications has passed
Location: Jordan, Mexico, Tunisia
Organization: Magenta
Job type:Internship / Volunteer
English English
Work experience:Min 1 year
Date posted: Apr 25, 2024
Expected starting date: Jul 8, 2024



Apr 25, 2024


Marketing and Business Development Intern

Reporting to: SBC Design and Partnerships Officer

Start date: 8 July 2024

Duration: 6 Months

Location: The position will be based in Amman, Jordan or Mexico City, Mexico or Tunis, Tunisia

Remuneration: A stipend of 1,000 USD per month

MAGENTA is a leading Social and Behavioural Change (SBC) agency that specialises in understanding human decision-making processes in order to design solutions for relevant and impactful solutions to some of the most challenging problems of our time. We implement programmes across the Middle East & North Africa, Africa, Asia, Latin America and The Caribbean using the latest in behavioural science principles and a rigorous approach to research, strategy, campaign design and implementation. Our client base includes UN agencies, INGOs, the FCDO, the US government and the private sector. We aim to amplify the voices of local actors while bringing international expertise and methodological rigour. To do so, we partner with civil society, creative agencies, media and academics to design innovative, relevant and impactful solutions to some of the most challenging problems of our time. Whether we are aiming to shift parenting practices to improve children’s outcomes or to understand how social norms underpin corruption, we always go the extra mile to ensure we can create positive impact for some of the most underserved populations in the world.

MAGENTA is made up of five business units and three operating departments: Middle East & North Africa, Asia, Africa, Latin America & the Caribbean, the MAGENTA Lab, Corporate Services, Growth & Marketing and Technical & Programme.

The Marketing and Business Development Intern will play an important role in supporting MAGENTA’s marketing and new business efforts. This internship offers an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a dynamic and mission-driven environment.


Marketing and Communications

• Contribute to developing compelling marketing materials, including project fact sheets, case studies and capability statements.

• Work closely with the program and growth teams and to gather information and content to develop marketing materials.

• Maintain strict compliance with the company's branding directives across all marketing materials and communications, maintaining a consistent visual and messaging identity.

• Manage and expand MAGENTA’s social media presence, including scheduling of posts, monitoring engagement metrics, and pinpointing areas for content enhancement.

• Maintain and update MAGENTA’s website, ensuring it accurately reflects the most recent projects and initiatives.

• Generate routine reports detailing marketing performance, including website traffic, social media engagement, and provide recommendations for enhancement.

• Research and monitor thought leadership opportunities and support program teams to prepare and submit applications to conferences, summits, and other thought leadership events.

Business Development

• Work closely with the US Business Development and Partnerships Director to review the USG forecast and update the USG Pipeline on a weekly basis.

• Facilitate proposal development by conducting research on specific thematic areas related to specific bids, donor strategies, and competitor analysis.

• Collaborate with writing teams by providing desk research support and helping draft proposal sections as required.

• Support program teams on proposal submissions by gathering and uploading necessary documents, formatting proposals, and providing additional technical support as required.



• Recently completed a bachelor’s or master’s degree program from a top tier university, ideally from a related field.


• Prior marketing-related and or business development internships, coursework, or relevant extracurricular activities preferred.

• Impeccable written and verbal communication skills in English. Additional language skills are desirable.

• Strong organizational, writing, formatting, and presentation skills.

• Effective written and verbal communication skills and the ability to convey ideas clearly and persuasively.

• A creative mindset for generating innovative marketing ideas and content.

• Basic understanding of analytics tools and data interpretation.

• Familiarity with digital marketing concepts, including social media.

• Technical savviness and ideally an idea of marketing tools such as Google Analytics, Adobe Creative Suite, or marketing automation platforms.

• Understand branding guidelines and maintaining brand consistency.

• Ability to manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines and prioritize tasks as needed.

• Ability to work effectively in a team.

• Proficiency with Office tools, especially Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

• Flexibility to changing needs and priorities.

• Availability to work across different time zones.


The following are key competencies required for this position.

• Innovative

• Reliable

Cultural Fit

• Demonstrated adherence to MAGENTA’s core values:

  • Curiosity: Challenge the obvious, reflect and then act.
  • Transparency: Hold yourself and those around you accountable
  • Authenticity: Walk the talk
  • Innovation: Think bold, think big, think broad

• Good sense of humour, personable and demonstrated ability to build networks;

• Entrepreneurial spirit and willingness to get hands dirty;


MAGENTA has a flexible working policy which promotes periods of remote working in the year.

May involve working in regions that are remote and lack basic modern infrastructure.

MAGENTA is committed to creating a diverse work environment. All qualified applicants will receive

consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or

expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.


Applicants should submit a CV and letter of motivation here. The letter of motivation should describe why you want to join the MAGENTA team, with a specific example of how your experience and skills can enhance MAGENTA’s work.

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