Assistant to the CEO

· Washington, D.C., District of Columbia
Employment Type Full-Time

About us

The Fuller Project is the global nonprofit newsroom dedicated to groundbreaking journalism about women to raise awareness, expose injustice, and spur accountability. Our vision is journalism that fully represents all women, giving readers The Full Story, and spurring gender equality. 


Our reporters around the globe rigorously report on untold stories and the interconnected issues affecting women and their communities everywhere. Our reporting often leads the news cycle and is published in prominent outlets, bringing the full story to a large and diverse audience.


Since 2015, our team has published hundreds of articles and reached millions of readers. In the past year, we reported on stories such as: gas flaring in the Niger delta and its health and economic effects on women in the region, the continuing effects of COVID-19 on women across the world, and links between domestic violence and extreme weather.



About the role 

We are seeking an Assistant to the CEO to support a fast growing nonprofit. The ideal person for the job will be a problem solver with excellent communication skills, strong writing ability, and impeccable attention to detail. They will have previous experience working in an office environment, performing administrative tasks and providing support to senior leaders. The ability to multitask, manage complex schedules, write effectively, and meet changing deadlines is essential to the position.


The Assistant to the CEO will report to the CEO and support her day-to-day needs. Key responsibilities include:


  • Provide direct administrative support to the CEO, including managing the CEO’s calendar, maintaining and organizing the CEO’s contacts and notes, and drafting correspondence with key stakeholders on her behalf, as appropriate
  • Plan, organize, and schedule meetings and events in which the CEO is participating 
  • Conduct research, prepare written briefs for the CEO, and assist CEO in preparing for key meetings 
  • Write draft communications for the CEO for her review, including messages from the CEO to all-team and newsletter copy, support grant writing projects, and collaborate with communications on press releases, thought leadership, and other written communication representing the CEO 
  • Coordinate domestic and international travel arrangements for the CEO 
  • Oversee and order office supplies and other materials for the CEO
  • Receive and check mail that arrives in the office 
  • Other tasks at the CEO’s discretion


Candidates must be based in the DC metro area and must be willing to spend approximately three days per week in the office in Washington, DC or Bethesda, MD. This is a full-time exempt position with benefits, including: 


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance 
  • Paid parental leave
  • Retirement plan
  • Generous vacation policy, plus flexible and inclusive holiday schedule
  • Phone and communications stipend
  • Technology benefits, such as a company-provided laptop
  • A commitment to an inclusive and diverse work culture
  • Professional learning and development opportunities    


How to Apply


If you are interested in the role, please submit your resume and a cover letter. 


We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity of all forms in our newsroom. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply. U.S. work authorization required. 


Interested candidates should apply online by June 24, 2022. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.  




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  • Location
    Washington, D.C., District of Columbia
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time