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 reforms in the areas of culture, higher education, journalism, justice, community wellness, and medicine.

If you, like us, are motivated by a desire to make a positive impact, then come join our growing team as Executive Assistant to the President.

The  Executive Assistant will report to and support the Foundation’s President by providing exceptional administrative, project management and logistical support to ensure the Foundation’s business and decision-making are effective and efficient. This position holder will be a vital member of the executive team, and will also serve as the liaison to the Board of Directors.

This is a dynamic position within an entrepreneurial organization. Strong candidates must have a proven track record of leadership, confidentiality, and self-direction. They must also have a talent for finding innovative solutions, be passionate about collaborative problem solving, and be committed to continuous learning. This is an ideal role for a candidate interested in contributing to the mission of a family foundation focused on high-impact philanthropy.


This search is being led by Florence Navarro and Charbel Hantouche of Kichocheo. Due to the pace of this search, candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Interested candidates should complete this application, which includes submission of a resume and responding to two Screening Questions via this application.

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.