Menlo Park, CA

Program Manager, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

The Organization
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation is a nonpartisan, private charitable foundation that advances ideas and supports institutions to promote a better world. For more than 50 years, it has supported efforts to advance education for all, preserve the environment, improve lives and livelihoods in developing countries, promote the health and economic well-being of women, support vibrant performing arts, and strengthen Bay Area communities. In addition, we also make grants for special projects and to address other timely problems, such as challenges related to cybersecurity. Our newest program focuses on strengthening U.S. democracy. In 2020, the foundation announced a new grantmaking commitment focused on racial justice. The Hewlett Foundation’s assets are more than $10 billion with annual awards of grants totaling more than $450 million.

Position Overview
The Program Manager will be a new role within the Gender Equity and Governance (GEG) Program and will provide cross-cutting programmatic and administrative support to the Program Director in partnership with the Executive Assistant. She/he/they will be a key partner for the Program Director in program and team management, internal and external communications, and ensuring the team continues to be high functioning and with a positive culture. Program-side coordination will include support across the five GEG strategies, assisting with grant-making and management, coordinating program associates, planning annual program retreats and monthly team meetings, leading projects to strengthen team culture, and other program-wide activities. The Program Manager will serve as a GEG Program resource and key partner to the Director, providing information as needed to colleagues, particularly around the Director’s priorities and commitments; and providing coordination and back-up support as needed for program associate staff. The position also involves administrative duties such as meeting preparation and follow-up, and other operation needs. She/he/they along with the Program Director and Executive Assistant, will provide the programmatic and administrative glue for GEG, helping to manage the administration of the team, and working in concert with the program officers and program associates.

How To Apply

Please apply online and submit a resume and cover letter explaining how your skills fit this position to the attention of Human Resources.

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