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Program Assistant
New York City
Organization Name: 
Upstart Co-Lab
Application Deadline: 
Monday, July 15, 2019

About the Organization

Upstart Co-Lab CATALYZES change, translating jargon, fostering relationships, and aligning systems. It CONNECTS artists, social entrepreneurs, impact investors, social enterprises, and sustainable companies. And it CONVENES, bringing creativity and investment together to deliver social impact.

Position Description

Launched in 2016, Upstart Co-Lab connects impact investing to the creative economy. Upstart helps impact investors who love art, design, culture, heritage, and creativity learn about Ethical Fashion, Social Impact Media, Sustainable Food, Other Creative Businesses, and Creative Places. 
Upstart Co-Lab is looking for a Program Assistant with a passion for or learning interest in the arts, social entrepreneurship and impact investing. Responsibilities include:
Administrative Support
  • Manage scheduling for Founding Partner and team
  • Manage travel for Founding Partner
  • Execute accounts payable and office reimbursement processes
  • Maintenance of office guide and electronic archive
  • Maintain contact database
Events and Special Projects
  • Support for invitations and RSVPs
  • Provide on-site event support
  • Special projects as required (desk research, PowerPoint design)


This is full-time, non-exempt position, paying $800/week plus benefits including 6 weeks vacation. Upstart offers a start-up environment with opportunities for significant learning and responsibility. This position is in Upstart Co-Lab’s office in New York City.

Application Instructions

Please email a resume to Sarah Lang at [email protected]. Start date is July 15th. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Upstart Co-Lab is a sponsored project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors. RPA is an equal opportunity employer.

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