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We're Hiring An Executive Assistant to the Fund Director

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The Girls First Fund is a donor collaborative supported by leading philanthropic organizations and individual philanthropists who have come together to champion community-led efforts so that all girls can live free from child marriage and create their own future. We focus on girls, families, and communities because we believe they are in the best position to create lasting, local change and address the causes of child marriage at their roots.

Through our funding+ model, we provide core, flexible and long-term grants to community-based organizations in the global South. In addition, we ensure that our partners are connected to each other for peer-to-peer learnings and exchange and facilitate access to accompaniment and technical assistance. We currently resource partners in the Dominican Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, India, Nepal, Niger, and Uganda; and we are expanding to more geographies.

The Girls First Fund is a lean, robust and agile team. We are fully virtual and have team members in different countries.

Position Details

We are looking for a dynamic, proactive, reliable and highly organized person to join our team. This role will provide administrative support to our Fund Director and general support to the team.


Scheduling (60%)

  •  Complete a broad variety of administrative tasks including managing a calendar of appointments
  • Arrange complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas
  • Compile documents for travel-related meetings
  • Support visa application processes when needed
  • Determine the importance of meeting requests in the context of Fund Director’s priorities and schedule accordingly

Administrative (30%)

  • Complete expense reports
  • Compose and prepare correspondence that is sometimes confidential
  • Work closely with Fund Director and other GFF team members to keep the director informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately
  • Support Fund Director in all matters related to her preparation for, during and follow up on all board and board committee related matters
  • Manage requests for Fund Director’s approval/signature for documents in Docusign
  • Share/create documents on Fund Director’s behalf with colleagues in Sharepoint and Microsoft Teams for collaborative input
  • Support the resolution of IT issues
  • Formatting support for documents

General support to GFF team (10%)

  • Support the program team in the translation of documents or interpreting of meetings such as informal written translations and informal live interpretations.
  • Communicate regularly with team of any developments on projects needing Fund Director’s input
  • Provide support in organizing Girls First Fund team meetings and workshops as requested
  • Provide support as requested in translating data into compelling visuals

Your Experience and Abilities Demonstrated

  • Strong proficiency with technology and with Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Office Suite, including Powerpoint
  • Very strong organizational skills
  • Passion for gender justice, social justice and girls’ rights
  • Fluency in English is required
  • Professional proficiency in at least French or Spanish required.
  • Strong ability to communicate in writing
  • Demonstrated ability to turn data into compelling visual presentations
  • Flexibility and ability to thrive in a startup culture
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently

The Details

This role is fully virtual. Candidates from and based in countries where child marriage and early unions are a common occurrence are strongly encouraged to apply.

US-based full-term employees are eligible for a 401k and health care benefits package, a stipend for professional development and wellbeing, and a competitive leave policy. Non-US based personnel will be offered a contractual status with competitive allowance offerings.

The salary range for this position is between $55,000-$60,000 USD annual but will be adjusted based upon location and experience.

The Girls First Fund is a project of Capital for Good, a US 501 C 3. We are committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion. With our commitment to ensure diverse representation, we strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQIA+ community.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should upload a cover letter, CV/resume (including names and contact information for references), and two writing samples in English (two to five pages each; excerpts from longer documents accepted) HERE.

Deadline to apply is Friday April 21, 2023.

Submit Your Application Here