We are a small and entrepreneurial team that operates with minimal hierarchy. All of us contribute to a shared mission in unique and complementary ways.

Investor Relations Associate (USA)

We are seeking a motivated and organized Investor Relations Associate to raise funding and resources for our grantees, and to support the Agency Fund’s operating expenses. You will coordinate industry and donor relations management, fundraising strategies and campaigns, and funder mobilization. This role reports to the CEO and is crucial in ensuring the growth of our movement and the sustainability of our organization.

Key Responsibilities

Partnership development

  • Conduct research to identify potential donors, donor collaborative members, and funding opportunities.
  • Help develop language and collateral to support outreach the broader team’s to potential funders. 
  • Support the development of high-level fundraising strategies in coordination with staff and other stakeholders. You will work with the executive team to identify investment priorities, offer creative ideas for campaigns, and iterate on our strategies. 
  • Leverage your own networks and those of our Board and key partners to mobilize donors. This can include coordinating donor collaborative meetings, coordinating events, and facilitating links to other donor collaboratives. 
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of outreach campaigns that mobilize donors and industry partners around priority issue areas. This includes establishing campaign calendars, managing contributors, and monitoring performance. For example, you might spearhead our outreach to private donors around a fundraising goal for our work on mental health. Or you might establish routine networking opportunities with program officers at major foundations, to explore funding opportunities for our partner non-profits.  
  • Coordinate and distribute donor communications, including newsletters, annual reports, fundraising appeals, thank you notes, and project updates.

Performance Analysis

  • Maintain and update databases (CRM) for philanthropy, industry and government partners. We currently like to keep it simple and use Airtable as our CRM, but we’re open to other tools for automation, including genAI applications. 
  • Analyze fundraising data to assess the effectiveness of our campaigns and strategies.


  • Own the stewardship of existing donors and partners, including donor acknowledgments, reporting, and recognition strategies.
  • Help in preparing reports and presentations for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provide additional administrative support for fundraising efforts.

Desired Skills and Attributes

  • Self-starter who will take initiative and solve problems.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. You should be confident but empathetic – a great listener. You should be able to translate complex ideas into language that excites people. You are as comfortable communicating with C-suite executives as you are with colleagues or interns. 
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills. You’re someone who never drops a ball… And you work well with a variety of stakeholders and personalities to achieve shared goals. 
  • You’re an obsessive communicator – so when you need more time to hit a milestone, we’ll know it. You’ll also celebrate progress when you’ve landed a key result. 
  • You’re obsessed with continuous learning and improvement. You’ll help us assess the effectiveness of our efforts, conduct retrospectives, and propose experiments that help us improve future efforts. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and experience (or willingness to learn) Airtable, Notion, Slack. 
  • Knowledge (or curiosity) about digital fundraising tools and platforms.

Salary range: $90,000–$100,000, based on experience and qualifications.

Philanthropy Operations Analyst (Nairobi or Bangalore)

We are seeking a highly organized and efficient Operations Associate for a fast-moving startup in the tech non-profit space. This role involves managing a broad range of operations including  email correspondence, expense reporting, and overseeing our grantmaking process. The ideal candidate will ensure our operations run smoothly and efficiently, contributing to the overall success of our organization. 

Key Responsibilities

Operational Management:

  • Support payroll processes to guarantee accurate and timely employee time tracking and reimbursement
  • Manage day-to-day email correspondence for effective internal and external communication
  • Oversee expense reports, ensuring verification and reconciliation of financial transactions

Grantmaking Oversight:

  • Supervise the entire grantmaking cycle, from application to grant close out
  • Organize the screening, review, and due diligence processes for applications;
  • Schedule interactions and evaluations related to grant allocations.
  • Liaise with our fiscal sponsor to ensure grant management
  • Ensure timely reporting to donors and stakeholders.

Communication and Scheduling:

  • Engage with applicants, potential investees, and stakeholders
  • Support in Newsletter writing
  • Manage the investments page on our website in collaboration with team members and grantees
  • Coordinate meetings and conferences with fellows and grantees

Desired Skills and Attributes

  • Educational and Professional Background: A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related fields, with proven experience in operations, ideally within a startup environment. Ideal candidates have work experience in philanthropy and grantmaking 
  • Technical Skills: Experience with spreadsheet software is required, and a willingness to learn data collection, database, and website software.
  • Soft Skills: Exceptional organizational and prioritization skills; strong communication and interpersonal abilities for effective collaboration; capable of working independently with excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Location and Language: Preference for candidates based in, or willing to relocate to, Bangalore or Nairobi. Must possess strong written and spoken English skills, with proficiency in additional languages considered a plus.
  • Personal Attributes: Detail-oriented, professional, organized, and eager to learn.

Salary range: $18,000–$22,000, based on experience and qualifications.

General Interest

The Agency Fund is a multi donor collaborative working to ensure that all people can navigate toward a better future. Since 2021, we have invested in over 100 ideas and organizations that help people experience a sense of agency, with positive impacts on downstream development outcomes. Our grantees leverage rigorous evidence, behavioral science, and technology to scale their impact in a cost-effective way. They work throughout the world, on everything from mental health and education to poverty reduction and livelihoods.

Even if we do not have any specific openings at this time, we are always looking for talented, passionate people looking to contribute to our mission. If that's you, please submit a General Interest application and subscribe to our newsletter to stay up to date on future opportunities.