Assistant, Global Community
Echoing Green
New York, NY United States
Salary 50000
Type of Position Full-time
Education Requirement Bachelor

Position Overview

The Assistant, Global Community will provide administrative support particularly focused on programmatic operations.  Core to the mission of Echoing Green, the Assistant will enable the Programs team to provide predictable, transparent, and equitable support for Fellows in the U.S. and internationally by ensuring efficient and effective systems and operations.  Additionally in this role, you will help us identify the next generation of promising social entrepreneurs to support.

This role reports to Deputy Director, Global Community, and is a non-exempt position that is ideal for individuals who are beginning their career journey.

Echoing Green is a hybrid organization with 3 days in the office per week and based in New York, NY.


Scheduling and Administration

  • Responsible for scheduling internal and external meetings and events for the team, including but not limited to: team meetings and retreats, Fellowship Community gatherings, and webinars
  • Closely monitor team-specific email inboxes and triage internal and external requests from inside and outside the organization
  • Take detailed notes at team meetings, cross-team meetings (as directed) and community gatherings and share out with the required parties
  • Track tasks to support accountability across the team
  • Create, process, and track payment requests
  • Maintain and update departmental files, documents, and procedures
  • Work with the Programs team on special projects as directed

Communications, Events and Engagement

  • Assist in the logistical planning and implementation of Global Community events and gatherings (including production of materials, updating systems with guest list information, coordinating usage of online platforms, and tracking and monitoring progress, drafting and sending communication for outreach).
  • Provide support as directed for organizational events, gatherings, and meetings
  • Support internal and external communications of the Programs team
  • Participate in an in‐depth, multi‐month search and selection process for future Fellows


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Experience or aptitude for scheduling
  • Exceptional use of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and Google Suite (Docs, Sheets)
  • Experience with or interest in learning tools such as Salesforce
  • Ability to take direction and execute with moderate oversight
  • A “super-fan” of tools, systems, and scheduling with a deep desire for supporting the work of a team
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Collaborative, flexible, and well-suited to participating in an entrepreneurial, collegial environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to establish effective working relationships with staff at all levels both internally and externally
  • Ability to navigate challenging situations in a professional manner
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and organized
  • Alignment with the mission and vision of Echoing Green

Additional Information

Base Salary: $50,000 per year.

New York City law now requires private employers to verify that all employees (including remote employees) are fully vaccinated, unless an exemption is required based on the statutes of this law.

Echoing Green offers a full benefits package including medical, dental, vision insurance, life insurance, and a 403(b)-retirement savings plan with an employer match.

As an equal opportunity employer, Echoing Green encourages applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, marital status, physical ability or any other legally protected basis.