EA Animal Welfare Fund is looking for guest fund managers

You can apply by filling out this form by the 26th of November.

EA Animal Welfare Fund (AWF) is currently looking to hire additional guest fund managers.

AWF is one of the largest funding sources for small- and medium-sized animal welfare projects. In the last twelve months, the Animal Welfare Fund made more than $6.5 million worth of grants to high-impact organizations and talented individuals.

To allocate this funding effectively, we are looking for guest fund managers with careful judgment in the relevant subject areas and an interest in effective grantmaking.

As a guest fund manager, you will evaluate grant applications, proactively help new projects get off the ground (‘active grantmaking’), publish grant reports, and contribute to the fund’s strategy.

Terms of employment:

If you are interested in the guest fund manager role - please apply here.

If you know of anyone who might be a good fit for this role, please forward this document to them and encourage them to apply. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to reach out to Karolina via [email protected]

Applications are open now until the 26th of November.

We look forward to hearing from you!

About the role

In this role, you will have a tangible impact by helping to direct millions of dollars to high-impact funding opportunities each year, all the while building your grantmaking skills and expanding your knowledge about animal welfare.

By communicating your reasoning to the community, you will indirectly contribute to the culture and epistemics of the EA and effective animal advocacy (EAA) community. By providing feedback, you will help existing projects improve. In the longer term, your work will help the EA community develop the capacity to allocate a potentially much greater volume of funding each year. While doing so, you will interact with other intellectually curious, experienced, and welcoming fund managers, all of whom share a profound drive to make the biggest difference they can.

As a guest fund manager, your primary goal will be to increase the fund’s capacity to source and investigate more grant applications. Your responsibilities will include: