Palo Alto, CA

Portfolio Director, Social Innovation, Emerson Collective

The Organization

Emerson Collective (EC) is an organization dedicated to creating pathways to opportunity so people can live to their full potential. EC’s core focus areas for its philanthropic work are: education, immigrant justice, environmental justice, health equity, and media and journalism. EC uses a wide range of tools and strategies to build and execute innovative solutions, including partnering with entrepreneurs and experts, makers and policymakers, advocates, and creatives. The goal of EC’s work is to spur change and promote equality and justice.

Position Overview

Emerson Collective seeks a Portfolio Director, Social Innovation to lead its Social Innovation portfolio, which consistently aims to be flexible and dynamic in its approach and grantmaking. The Portfolio Director will work across a variety of issue areas, helping to shape philanthropic investment strategy, conduct research and due diligence on potential partners and new areas of investment, and advise and support grant partners.

How To Apply

Emerson Collective has exclusively retained The 360 Group of San Francisco to assist with this search. Please visit  to review the complete position description, which includes detailed application instructions. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis; earlier applicants may receive priority consideration. To be considered, The 360 Group encourages all interested candidates to submit their applications promptly.

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