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Executive Assistant, Global Greengrants Fund

Application Closing Date: March 31, at 23:00 MT

Location: Global/Remote MST, CST, PST, or EST time zone required.

Term: full-time – 40 hours a week (exempt)

Organization: Global Greengrants Fund

Salary: Salaries at Global Greengrants Fund (GGF) are dependent on applicable salary scales, and internal pay policies including equity considerations and budget. Due to how salary negotiations perpetuate existing structural inequities, GGF has moved away from salary negotiation processes for any candidate. We will make our best offer, and it will be the same regardless of the candidate. The salary range for this position for someone in the USA as per work band A is between $55,000 and $67,000

Benefits: Group medical and life insurance. Paid time off (10 vacation days in the first year, 12 sick days, four personal days, and up to 11 paid public holidays). Contribution to retirement savings. Remote work and flexible work arrangements.

About Global Greengrants Fund:

Global Greengrants Fund (GGF) is a public charity registered in Boulder, Colorado, and London, UK, that supports grassroots activists and civil society organizations around the world working to address environmental and social justice in over 160 countries. GGF applies a participatory and decentralized model in making grants to grassroots groups through regional and thematic boards of advisors, global partner networks, and independent funds, to support grassroots environmental and social justice action. Global Greengrants Fund believes solutions to environmental harm and social injustice come from people whose lives are most impacted.

Every day, our global network of people on the frontlines and donors comes together to support communities to protect their ways of life and our planet. Because when local people have a say in the health of their food, water, and resources, they are forces for change.

In 2024, Global Greengrants Fund is amid a strategic journey in which we collectively center our values, including diversity, equity and inclusion, and organizational care in our work, and to rediscover our identity and potential after 30 years of work. We have experienced tremendous growth over the past two years and are thoughtfully, yet rapidly, growing our annual grantmaking, philanthropic advocacy, and global partnerships and collaborations to new levels. This includes creating a globally networked learning organization and transforming our organizational culture to be more collaborative and self-steering – we call this our transformational journey.

The Role

Global Greengrants Fund is looking to hire an energetic and passionate individual who will play a key role in ensuring the smooth administration and operations in the day-to-day of the President and CEO, collaborating across teams to support their agenda. The Executive Assistant provides high-level administrative support to the CEO’s office and Board of Directors, including specific administrative support to the President and CEO and the Executive Administrator. The Executive Assistant will perform clerical functions – preparing correspondence, handling confidential information, and taking notes at meetings. They will be responsible for calendar management ( arranging conference calls among vast time zones) and travel logistics. They will be responsible for establishing and maintaining filing systems, handling information requests, and occasionally conducting research.

In the present accountability structures, the Executive Assistant reports to the Executive Administrator while building and working in more collaborative ways.

The candidate profile.

Successful applicants will have significant relevant experience in similar roles in a similar non-profit organization. They should have demonstrated organization skills with extensive experience in project and program management, ability to develop, monitor, and evaluate an operational plan with multiple projects, multiple deliverables, and deadlines; ability to plan, organize, and lead the implementation of plans and processes. They must be meticulous with exceptionally strong follow-up and follow-through skills and have the ability to work under high-pressure situations and meet tight deadlines. They should have excellent interpersonal understanding, relationship building, and interpersonal skills to build strong alliances with diverse constituencies with experience working with diverse communities from multiple identities across the globe, in a virtual environment.

They also thrive in a virtual environment, motivated to take on challenges and collaboratively find innovative and creative solutions.

English fluency is a must and Spanish is desirable.

The right candidate will understand Global Greengrants Fund’s core values and be committed to the guiding principles and mission of Global Greengrants Fund and ensure they uphold them in the way they take up the responsibilities of the role.

How to apply

To apply:

Please submit in English, a current CV, along with a cover letter explaining why you want to work for Global Greengrants Fund, and how you meet the requirements of the role. Please include “Executive Assistant to CEO’ in the subject line of the email and submit it to [email protected] by March 31, 2024, at 23:00 MT. Please see the detailed Job Description by clicking here. If you’re intrigued by this position but feel like you don’t fit the profile precisely, please still apply. You can ask questions or seek further information to feel able to apply by writing to [email protected].

We thank all those who apply, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. To learn more about Global Greengrants Fund, please visit our website at

Women; trans, non-binary, and intersex persons; persons with disabilities and other candidates from historically oppressed groups, of all ages, are strongly encouraged to apply for this position

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