IDB Invest – Content Writer and Social Media Manager Consultant

Inter-American Development Bank
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 18

Position description

DB Invest – Content Writer and Social Media Manager Consultant 

Marketing & Business Communications Team – Washington DC


The Investment Operations Department (INO) is responsible for clients and partners’ engagement for the origination, structuring, closing and supervision of transactions and projects that meet our requirements. INO follows a matrix model with three Segment Divisions covering Infrastructure and Energy (Transport, Energy, Water and Sanitation and Social Infrastructure), Financial Institutions (Banks, Funds, and other Financial Institutions), and Corporates (Agribusiness, Tourism, Manufacturing and Telecommunications, Media, and Technology), as well as transversal areas such as Financial Products and Services, and Portfolio Management. INO also houses two Teams: Business Strategy, Planning & Resources, and Marketing & Business Communications, and is responsible for advisory engagements with clients, in close coordination with IDB Invest´s Strategy and Development Department (DSP).

The Team:

The Marketing & Business Communications Team (MAR) is responsible for managing several key initiatives within the Department related to strategic analysis, client strategy, contents creation, business management models, and monitoring tools that support our client acquisition and engagement efforts. You will report to the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and will be responsible for preparing applied research and analysis to support the CIO and answer the requests received from external and internal teams.

What you will do:

  • You will assist the CIO by preparing relevant content materials to support thought leadership activities as IDB Invest business leader across different channels and events.
  • Create content written materials on topics relevant to IDB Invest priorities including Op-eds articles, blog posts, speeches, talking points and other media-related materials, as needed.
  • In close partnership with INO’s Marketing & Business Communications Team and IDB’s Knowledge, Innovation and Communications Sector (KIC), work to position the CIO for media opportunities identified as key drivers for the business positioning.
  • Develop presentations about strategic topics.
  • Manage CIO’s social media presence.
  • Provide support for internal communication and employee engagement efforts within INO.

What you will need:

  • Citizenship: If you are not a citizen of United States of America, we may offer assistance with relocation and visa applications for you and your eligible dependents.
  • Consanguinity: You have no family members (up to fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB, IDB Invest, or IDB Lab.
  • Education: Master’s degree in Journalism, Communications, International Relations, Public Affairs, Marketing, Business Administration, Political Science, or another related field.
  • Experience: At least five (5) years of relevant professional experience as a writer.
  • Languages: Full professional oral and written proficiency in English and Spanish is required; knowledge of Portuguese or French is a plus.

Opportunity Summary: 

  • Type of contract: Consultant full time. 
  • Length of contract: 24 months
  • Location: IDB Invest headquarters in Washington D.C.
  • Responsible person: Head of Marketing & Business Communications Team.
  • Requirements: You must have no family members currently working at the IDB Group.   


Our culture: Working with us you will be surrounded by a diverse group of people who have years of experience in all types of private investment development fields, including infrastructure and energy, corporates, financial institutions, financial and non-financial products and services, gender and diversity, communications and much more. 

Because we are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, we embrace all diversity and encourage women, LGBTQ+, persons with disabilities, afro-descendants, and indigenous people to apply. 

About us: IDB Invest, a member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, is a multilateral organization, committed to the development of the private sector of Latin America and the Caribbean by financing loans, equity investments, and guarantees. In addition, IDB Invest partners with clients to provide advisory and training services.  

The IDB Invest offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package. 

Our Human Resources Department carefully reviews all applications.


Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and its implications for our Region, the IDB Group is reviewing its hiring needs and re-prioritizing its areas of talent acquisition. We encourage candidates to continue to apply to the active postings, yet current job openings may be subject to further decisions in terms of timing of the processes, or other actions, in accordance with business needs. Final hiring decisions may also be conditioned to the candidate’s ability to timely relocate to the post of duty at the moment of starting service.

Application instructions

Please be sure to indicate that you saw this position on