The Assistant to the Director will help the Director of the Global Debt Capital Markets and Foreign Currency Transactions Department in communicating with relevant international bodies and organizations.
The Fellow will be tasked with:
-Preparation for executing issues abroad
-Taking part in the hedging program of the Government of Israel (derivatives)
-Maintaining relationships with international credit rating agencies (Moody’s, S&P and Fitch), providing them with information regarding the Israeli market and assisting them with their arrangements for their annual visit in Israel and will join them during the visit
-Gathering information about the Israeli and the world economy
– Acting as point person for English content, including SEC filings and annual report, as well as other miscellaneous publications. This includes drafting documents from scratch, along with editing and revising documents
The Fellow can also expect the added benefits of having the opportunity to interact with top-level individuals and financial firms around the world, including global investors and well-respected law firms in the United States and London. They will have the opportunity to work closely with such individuals when the work presents itself.
-Background in Economics, Business or Accounting preferred
-Working knowledge of capital markets and debt issuance advantageous, or interest in finance and ability to learn quickly required
-Native English speaker
-Highly motivated team Player
-Excellent communication skills
-Proficiency in MS Office, computer literacy and ability to learn IT systems (ie, Bloomberg terminal) quickly
The Global Debt Capital Market and Foreign Currency Transactions Department is responsible for executing issues abroad (selecting target markets, timing of issues and volumes; locating underwriters and preparing legal and marketing materials), and maintaining relationships with international credit rating agencies, and monitoring global markets and studying new markets.
Please note: Israel Government Fellows does not conduct their internship placement process until all participants have been formally accepted. For this reason, IGF cannot guarantee applicants a particular internship position prior to their acceptance. However, the placement process is influenced primarily by participants’ preferences.