San Francisco, CA

Chief Operations Officer, Pisces Foundation

The Organization
Inspired by a vision of people and nature thriving together, the Pisces Foundation is dedicated to improving the environmental for the present and future generations. After hiring its first full-time staff in the fall of 2012, the foundation developed an in-depth strategic plan defining its vision, mission, and principles, as well as specific goals and outcomes for three areas of focus: environmental education climate and energy, and water. The foundation is now transitioning from its early start-up phase. The three programs are actively implementing major components of their respective strategies, and the organization has successfully adopted basic operation principles and procedures to support the programmatic work.

Position Overview
The Pisces Foundation (Pisces) seeks a Chief Operations Officer (COO) to provide operating capacity and strategy as the organization moves from a rapidly growing startup phase into a thriving, sustainable foundation. This is a new position at Pisces, requiring a seasoned, mission-focused, and process-minded individual with experience executing on vision and strategy through day-to-day operations, financial oversight, and staff management.  The COO will be the primary strategic and management partner to the President and will oversee and execute the operational functions of the organization, including its grants management processes.  In these ways, the COO will have the opportunity to create measurable impact in supporting Pisces’s groundbreaking work. Consistent with the ethos at Pisces, the COO will maintain the highest professional standards, producing rigorous work product in a timely and reliable manner and eliciting the trust of colleagues, the President, and the Trustees. The successful candidate will have a high degree of maturity, personal integrity, and interpersonal skills, and will be extremely self-motivated and comfortable in a young, growing organization.  S/he must excel in managing finance and operations as well as have experience with developing an organization’s workflow, internal communications, and processes. The organization and the position are highly collaborative in nature; strong candidates will possess an exceptional ability to listen and foster collaborative innovation amongst diverse stakeholders. The COO will report to the President.

How To Apply
To be considered for this position, interested candidates must follow the link below to submit a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements. CEA Recruiting is assisting Pisces Foundation with this search. Please direct all applications and inquiries to CEA Recruiting. This position will remain open until filled.

Pisces Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

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