Executive Associate

Where to Apply

The Executive Associate will work closely with the company’s founder and senior leadership to scale EarthEnable’s operations across Rwanda. There is significant opportunity to contribute to the company and be part of its growth. The Executive Associate will receive training from and report directly to EarthEnable’s Managing Director and assist with a wide variety of projects ranging across human resources, finance, IT, systems and administrative areas.  The successful candidate will be a self-starter and quick learner with a strong sense of social mission, thrive in a fast-paced startup environment, excel at working autonomously and be able to multi-task.

The specific tasks of this role include:

  • Support and develop EarthEnable’s financial, operational and marketing strategies with a mix of analysis and research
  • Writing and editing grant proposals and reporting for prospective and current donors
  • Monitoring and Evaluation: Analyzing client data to assess the social and health impact of EarthEnable’s floors, supporting the development of a “dashboard” to compile data
  • Recruiting and interviewing candidates for EarthEnable’s growing team, maintaining EarthEnable’s employee performance management system
  • Helping to select and implement new IT systems (CRM, inventory management, mobile messaging outreach, etc.) to assist EarthEnable in modernizing its operational infrastructure
  • Manage processes to assist EarthEnable’s compliance with Rwandan government regulations


  • College graduate with strong academic record
  • Commitment to social justice and strong interest in international development
  • Willingness to relocate to Kigali, Rwanda for at least 2 years
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Positive attitude, self-starter, entrepreneurial spirit, sense of humor and willingness to learn new things
  • Commitment to excellence, outstanding work ethic, and attention to detail
  • Resourcefulness and creative problem solving

To apply, submit your resume and motivation letter to jobs@earthenable.org with “First & Last Name – Position Title” in the email subject line.  In your motivation letter please include your motivation for wanting to work at a social enterprise in Africa.  All application materials should be in English, written directly by the candidate.