California Remote

Content Marketing Intern


About Kiva

Kiva is the world's first and largest crowdfunding platform for social good. We run an online marketplace ( for crowdfunded microloans that serves the financially excluded. Our organization combines the culture and technological passion of an internet start-up with the compassion and empathy of a non-profit to expand financial access at global scale. We aim to drive social impact and enable opportunity while providing a borrower-to-lender connection: "Loans that change lives."

Our mission is to expand financial access to help underserved communities thrive. In just 13 years, we have raised more than $1.1 billion in loan capital for 2.7+ million borrowers in over 80 countries. Our lenders fund over $10 million in loans every month. Headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Portland, New York City, Nairobi, and Bangkok, Kiva's team has 100+ employees and 500+ volunteers worldwide.

Internship Program

Since its founding, volunteerism has been an integral part of Kiva's foundation and success. As a Kiva Intern, you will contribute your passion, drive, ideas and expertise to expanding our reach and impact while taking on immediate and significant responsibilities within your team. In addition to learning on the job, you'll partake in a variety of educational, social, and professional development workshops and events that will accelerate your professional growth while learning about Kiva and the non-profit, technology, and microfinance sectors.

Through this volunteer internship, we aim to provide a high caliber learning experience. With the completion of our internship program, you will take away many in-demand job skills. Additionally, all Kiva interns will gain exposure to foundational microfinance concepts and ongoing professional development tailored to your career goals. This position will also put you in contact with a wide array of employees around the world, giving you a jump start on networking opportunities.

Kiva is currently recruiting for our January 2022 through July 2022 internship class. This Kiva Internship is a 6-month, part-time (24-32 hours per week), United States-based, remote volunteer position.

Placement Process

During recruitment, we will evaluate your application and interests to match you to a specific team that will leverage your talents while providing you with an opportunity to develop and grow, this may be the team that you apply to or a similar intern role on a different team.

Although Kiva Interns range in age, work experience, and education backgrounds, a common theme among our participants is a "can do" attitude as well as a desire and willingness to contribute right away.

Our Team:

Kiva's Content Marketing Intern will work directly with the Content Marketing Manager to source, maintain, and analyze Kiva's pipeline of amazing borrower and lender stories. You should be a strong communicator who is eager to learn about the world of storytelling and marketing.


  • Collaborate with the marketing managers, internal teams, and partners on implementing marketing strategy
  • Assist in organizing the documentation for Kiva content resources - both past and in-flight
  • Manage Kiva's Digital Asset Management platform
  • Support projects with external video and photo production companies
  • Support weekly meetings with the Marketing team
  • Understand Kiva's product and brand value propositions
  • Understand Kiva's core customer and target growth audience
  • Provide administrative support to the marketing team
  • Prepare, format and edit a range of documents


  • At least 21 years of age or older by January 18th, 2022
  • Able to commit to the full 6-months term
  • Curiosity and appetite to learn
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills
  • A high level of attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Ability to work effectively within a team and independently
  • Experience using computers for a variety of tasks
  • Competency in Google Suite applications including Sheets, Docs and Gmail
  • Strong organization skills
  • Preferred: Fluency in Spanish


  • Professional development and skills workshops
  • Access to Kiva's network of Kiva Fellowship and Internship Alumni
  • Optional participation in Kiva's Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and social activities such as happy hours and coffee chats
  • References gladly given for successful participants

Kiva's Internship is a part-time volunteer position, however, to help offset some expenses, Kiva will provide a modest stipend of $800 a month (before taxes) to its volunteers. Please note that the stipend is considered taxable income and we expect interns to do their own research as to how this may affect their personal/tax implications.

The weekly time commitment for a Kiva Internship is 24-32 hours per week, from January 18th, 2022 - July 29th, 2022. Please make sure you have the availability to commit for the entire internship period before submitting an application.

A diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is an integral part of Kiva's culture. We actively welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a great place to work. Join us and help us achieve our mission!