Position Title: Program Associate
Reports to: Senior Program Staff
Salary: $70,000 - $80,000, plus benefits
Who We Are
Established in 1988, The Tow Foundation is a family foundation committed to promoting justice, wellness and access to opportunities so that individuals and communities can thrive. Grounded in our work in Connecticut and New York, we support visionary leaders and nonprofit organizations that serve historically marginalized populations, help individuals contribute to their communities and champion advancements and experiences that make it possible for all people to live a healthy and joyous life. In all that we do, we are guided by our core values of collaboration, transformation, innovation and entrepreneurship. To accomplish our goals, we invest in innovative programs and reform in the areas of culture, higher education, journalism, justice and community wellness, and medicine.
If you, like us, are motivated by a desire to make a positive impact, then come join our growing team.
If You Are...
...then this could be a great partnership.
The Program Associate reports to and supports the Foundation’s Program Directors and Senior Program Officer by providing administrative, project management and logistical support. This position is a vital member of the program team and works collaboratively with staff across the Foundation. The Program Associate serves as the key point of contact for current and prospective grantee partners, monitors deadlines and tasks related to active grants, and conducts research projects.
Strong candidates must be passionate about supporting innovative approaches to investing in high-impact and promising nonprofits the Foundation supports that range from small grassroots organizations to large complex institutions.
The ideal candidate will be
Minimum associate’s degree preferably in project management, administration, marketing, or hospitality, or equivalent level of experience
The Tow Foundation is currently operating as a hybrid workplace. This role currently requires an on-site presence at our office in our New Canaan, CT at least two days per week. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination, including booster, is required. We provide our team with the IT necessary to work both in our office and remotely. Compliance with office COVID-19 safety protocols is required.
Details and How to Apply
We are managing the application process via LinkedIn and you should submit a resume via LinkedIn. We will prioritize the review of your resume over your LinkedIn profile and you are encouraged to apply even if your LinkedIn profile is not up to date. If you do not have access to LinkedIn, then please email your resume to [email protected] with the subject "Program Associate.” The deadline to apply is August 10th, 2022.
Should you advance to the next round, you will be asked to submit a cover letter and create a LinkedIn profile to continue going through our screening process. The ideal start date for this position is October 16, 2022.
The Tow Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and no person shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, veteran status, physical/mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.