CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in more than 90 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and we seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis. These solutions have a broad range, from clean water to access to education; from microfinance to ensuring that everyone has nutritious food; from agriculture and climate change to disaster response. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because they have proven to be the best hope for creating lasting change in the world. Our staff live where they work, which makes us effective at understanding the challenges they face. We’ve been doing this for over 70 years, since World War II. It started with the world’s first CARE Package® of food for the post-war hungry in Europe. Our work today is as important as ever, we believe that poverty and inequality are historic injustices that we can end within a generation, for good. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us, and fight with CARE.

The Deputy Chief of Staff is an experienced, highly skilled, strategic-thinking teammate who understands CARE’s operational focus, strategies, programs and goals to end global poverty. Based on this understanding, they are responsible for managing the Office of the President and leading a team that comprehensively supports the CEO and board, and provides services to the greater organization.

Reporting to the Chief of Staff and Strategy, the Deputy Chief of Staff provides a full range of high-level, confidential advice to the CEO. Their primary focus is enabling CEO effectiveness. This includes executing CEO fundraising strategy, managing CEO profile and events, representing the CEO to external organizations and donors as primary point of contact in the Office of the President, and managing the Office of the President. The Deputy Chief of Staff also oversees CARE USA Board engagement, and supports the Chief of Staff and Strategy to staff the Global Management Team. The Deputy Chief of Staff line manages the Manager of Board Engagement and Strategy and the Special Assistant to the CEO.


  • CEO Briefing, Fundraising, and External Relationship Management
  • Board Oversight and Relationship Management
  • Global Management Team Staffing
  • Office of the President Management
  • Special Projects


  • Bachelors Degree
  • 7-10 years professional experience either supporting a senior-level principal, fundraising, project management, managing campaigns, management consulting, or a combination of these.

How to apply

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The closing date for this posting, if listed, is approximate. Job postings may be removed from CARE’s career website at any time.

Noting that Closing date is 11-Aug-22