Hiring the next FGL Fellowship Coordinator

Location: Upper East Side, New York City

Type: Full Time Position

Start date: Immediate

We are a young Foundation building a powerful international close-knit community: The Fortis SocietyThe world’s first elite network based exclusively on merit. We are doing so by identifying the most promising first-generation university students worldwide and inviting the best of them to participate in our Future Global Leaders (FGL) Fellowship, a three-year program providing targeted training and preparation to join the Fortis Society upon completion.

The Position

The Future Leaders Foundation seeks a high-performing and ambitious Coordinator to provide program development & management and high level administrative support. It is intended that he/she takes on more substantive responsibilities and independent projects once he/she has more experience and training.

The ideal candidate is a recent graduate or young professional eager to grow within the organization and to quickly gain more responsibility as he/she performs excellently.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Program Management & Development

  • Maintain and further develop the Foundation’s international network of partner universities and support organizations to promote the Fellowship and attract top applicants.
  • Monitor international selection process of FGL Fellows, which includes: Monitoring on-line applications, Scheduling and attending interviews, Preparing onboarding processes, etc.
  • Support, coach, and track progress of current/past FGL Fellows.
  • Contribute to the design, development and refinement of internal program processes.
  • Revamping targeted professional development tools and trainings for FGL Fellows.
  • Developing a monitoring/evaluation plan of action for our Mentorship program.
  • Developing and monitoring an internship support system.
  • Participating to the design of social media strategy.
  • Support research and or partner identification on a variety of topics including: internships, graduate schools, fellowships, specific companies, other professional networks, higher education and socio-economic statistics, etc.
  • Other related responsibilities.


  • Coordinate complex international travel and accommodation for annual trainings, seminars, internships abroad, and meetups.
  • Serve as liaison with Fellows and external partners: schedule meetings, send out follow-up documentation and draft minutes or reports of meetings.  

Education / Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required, graduate degree is a plus;
  • Demonstrated interest in equal opportunity, diversity,  international education, leadership;
  • International experience or background and fluency in other languages are a plus

Related Skills and Knowledge

  • Ambitious self-starter who wants to grow within the organization
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to multitask under pressure
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Able to set priorities and meet agreed deadlines
  • Able to work and integrate into a small and multicultural team.

Salary and Benefits

Competitive total compensation will range from 35K to a maximum 55K commensurate with past experience and is accompanied by top medical insurance.

To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to Isabelle@future-global-leaders.org  with “Fellowship Program Coordinator + Your Name” in the subject line (Only US citizens or permanent resident in the United States may apply). You will be required to submit a 3 minute video if you are selected for the first round.