We have a fantastic opportunity with the Blackstone LaunchPad Network – The Foundation is hiring a summer intern to support the Foundation’s broader initiatives and programs, including Blackstone LaunchPad! For more information read the spec below:
Campus - 2017 Summer Analyst - Charitable Foundation
Location: New York
2017 Summer Analyst – Charitable Foundation Intern
Firm Overview: Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our asset management businesses, with over $360 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis. Further information is available at www.blackstone.com. Follow Blackstone on Twitter @Blackstone.
Business Unit: Blackstone Charitable Foundation
Business Unit Overview: The Blackstone Charitable Foundation was founded at the time of Blackstone’s IPO in 2007 with substantial commitments from the Firm’s employees. Influenced by the enterprising heritage of the firm and its founders, The Blackstone Charitable Foundation is directing its resources and applying the intellectual capital of the firm to foster entrepreneurship in targeted regions globally. The Foundation’s Entrepreneurship Initiative develops and implements program models that help strengthen and support entrepreneurial ecosystems to create high impact businesses and sustainable job growth. Through its investment expertise across several asset classes and geographies, Blackstone has a unique perspective on the global economy and a heightened understanding of how entrepreneurial activity is often the crucial catalyst in the growth of successful businesses, industries and communities. For more information, seehttp://www.blackstone.com/foundation.
Job Title: Charitable Foundation Intern
Draft press releases and articles
Develop newsletter content
Create participant and program profiles
Create and publish social media content (blog posts, tweets, podcasts)
Refresh content on website and intranet
Maintain press and partner contact list
Copy, edit, proofread, and revise internal and external foundation communications
Assist with the development and implementation of employee volunteer activities
Cultivate partnerships with NYC-based organizations for volunteer projects and board service placements
Create volunteer engagement support resources for Blackstone employees
Build a formal feedback loop to continuously monitor, evaluate and improve the strategic volunteer engagement initiatives using data and qualitative feedback from individual participants
Conduct necessary research re: future program expansion
Act as a liaison for the Blackstone LaunchPad Fellows Program
Update Salesforce database with grantee and program partner information
Working towards a degree in a related field (Journalism, Marketing/Communications, or Public Relations)
Previous Internship or related experience in marketing or communications is a plus
Excellent writing, editing, and organizational skills
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Ability to communicate in a professional manner with press and community contacts
Self-motivated, strong attention to detail, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
Requirements: To be considered for the “2017 Summer Analyst - Charitable Foundation” Program, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Currently enrolled as an undergraduate* student.
Anticipated graduation date: Fall 2017 – Spring 2018.
Resume must include expected graduation month/year and GPA.
* Post-graduates, MBAs and experienced hires should refer to the Associate or Experienced hire opportunities listed on our career site:http://www.blackstone.com/the-firm/careers
For more information drop into the LaunchPad space and see Blackstone's careers website for more information: https://www.blackstone.com/careers/University