The Organization

The Philanthropy Workshop’s (“TPW”) mission is to inspire, transform, and catalyze a network of effective philanthropists as a means to a more just, sustainable, and enriching world. Since its founding in 1995, its member network has grown to encompass more than 425 philanthropists and impact investors world-wide. TPW leverages the strengths of its network, staff, and partners to carry out three pillars of work:

  • Design and deliver transformative donor and impact education programs, including in-depth field experiences.
  • Build a strong member network of philanthropists and impact investors to ensure continued education and growth.
  • Share and teach best practices beyond its networks to help create effective social change.

With offices in San Francisco, New York, and London, TPW is a leading philanthropic education and networking organization, with members from around the world, including the U.S., Canada, Europe, Middle East, and Asia.

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Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have a minimum of ten years of progressively responsible leadership experience. A background in the social sector, most especially philanthropy or impact investing, is necessary, and significant experience in business, consulting, or with broader investing / capital markets will also be considered a benefit.

Experience as a key spokesperson for an organization and a demonstrated track record in sophisticated fund or business development activities is necessary. International work experience is required. Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills are essential since this position will be required to move seamlessly across a diverse and global network of constituencies. The CEO must be open to traveling domestically and internationally as needed.

This position is based in San Francisco, but New York and London may also be considered.