About the Organization
At the Pisces Foundation, we believe if we act now and boldly, we can quickly accelerate to a world where people and nature thrive together. We support organizations, advocates, and activists who, working together, are doing what's necessary to have clean and abundant water, a safe climate, and kids with the environmental know-how to create a sustainable world. By mainstreaming powerful new and equitable solutions, we will spark immediate gains and lasting benefits for people and nature. We know that our Foundation's vision, of people and nature thriving together, can only be realized in an equitable and just world. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion as a foundation.
The Pisces Foundation provides grants to nonprofit organizations to further our goal of creating a world where people and nature thrive together. The Foundation's 990-PFs provide information about our finances, operations, and grantmaking. To learn more about Pisces' work and collaborations—including our grant recipients—visit our website, follow us on Twitter, and consult Pisces' profiles on GuideStar and LinkedIn.
The Foundation seeks a Program Officer to lead its Water Program. This position reports to the President and will play an important role in a dynamic philanthropy. The position is based in San Francisco. The Water Program focuses on advancing a transformation in water management in the United States, anchored in cities and delivering cleaner water, sufficient supply, and greener shared spaces. If we invest in catalyzing a systems change to One Water management in cities that are "ready to move," we will help make a One Water approach the standard approach across the country and do so in a way that is equitable, just, and effective.
1. Oversee, implement, and regularly evaluate the Foundation's Water strategy:
2. Represent the Foundation to external entities:
3. Internal management, learning, and collaboration:
4. Collaborate with the Water Program Associate, demonstrating excellent management, communication, professional development, and mentoring skills:
5 Maintain currency and fluency in key issues in the field, especially on water management and philanthropy best practices:
6. Support organizational development by assisting the Chief Operating Officer with select internal operational tasks, as needed.
Skills and Qualifications
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing this position, the employee is regularly required to operate a personal computer for up to 8 hours a day, to talk on the telephone or webcam for multiple hours per day, to travel by plane and car service, and to have the ability to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
Pisces Foundation offers an excellent compensation package including platinum-level health and welfare benefits, parental leave, and generous retirement contributions. Our salaries are competitive, reflect our geographic location and field, and are commensurate with experience. Pisces Foundation participates in multiple compensation surveys for grantmaking organizations and conducts an annual review of market-based salary trends.
How to apply:
Applicants may send a PDF document including a cover letter, resume, and relevant supporting documents (e.g., writing sample, speeches, publications, podcasts) to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line, "WATER PROGRAM OFFICER POSITION." See http://www.piscesfoundation.org/ for more information on the foundation.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis through March 30, 2021.
We know there are strong candidates who may not have all the qualifications above. If you have skills and experiences that we have not thought of and would be an asset to the role, please apply. The Foundation encourages people of color, those from under-resourced communities, immigrants, LGBTQ+, and others with diverse backgrounds and with a variety of skills, experiences, and ideas. We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.
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