Chief of Staff

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There is an exciting opportunity at Kiva for a Chief of Staff. The role is based in San Fransisco, California. This newly created role will work with the CEO, CFO and the Executive Leadership Team (ELT). As a stellar communicator, strategist, consultant and implementer, the successful candidate will ensure robust activities within the organization are based on the priorities of the CEO and aligned to our strategic imperatives. This amazing individual will contribute to the long-term success of Kiva by supporting the CEO and ELT around fundraising, external engagements, internal and external communications, effective decision making and strategic initiatives. This role will assess inquiries directed to the CEO, determine the proper course of action and delegate to the appropriate individual to manage.

This is not an administrative position. It is a stepping stone into a senior leadership role, with the ideal candidate looking to lead business operations, corporate strategy, or general management in the future.

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About Kiva

Kiva is an innovative non-profit focused on connecting people through lending to alleviate poverty and create opportunity. We run a global marketplace platform for crowdfunded microloans that serves the financially excluded. Our organization combines the culture and technological passion of an internet start-up with the compassion and empathy of a non-profit to address poverty at global scale. We aim to drive social impact and enable opportunity while providing a borrower-to-lender connection: “Loans that change lives.” In just 13 years, we have raised more than $1.1 billion in loan capital for 2.7 million borrowers in 83 countries. Our lenders fund over $10 million in loans every month. With offices in San Francisco, Portland, New York, Nairobi, and Bangkok, Kiva’s team includes 100+ employees and 400+ volunteers worldwide. Visit for more.

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Chief of Staff


Wednesday 20th March 2019


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