The Walter and Elise Haas Fund is a private family foundation with 10 employees, in programmatic and operational roles, located in the San Francisco Bay Area. Across the organization, our employees build on a legacy of smart, on-going relationships that create a more equitable Bay Area today and for generations to come. We are committed to fostering a culture of inclusion and encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. The foundation offers excellent benefits and competitive salaries. See our open positions below.

Executive Director

The Executive Director serves as the leader and executive manager of the Fund, leading the Fund’s strategy development and implementation, staff development, and organizational effectiveness in support of the Fund’s mission.

The trustees of the Fund seek an executive leader who can respectfully build on and leverage the Fund’s 65-year philanthropic legacy; a professional who will view existing programs through a creative and innovative lens to offer enhancements to grantmaking. The new Executive Director will excite and inspire the board members and Staff, with fresh ideas and perspectives.

The successful candidate will work in the Walter & Elise Haas Fund office in San Francisco, California. This position will require occasional local and national travel on behalf of the Fund.

Click here to download the position specification.

Please direct all inquiries about this opportunity to the executive search firm of CarlsonBeck:

Sally Carlson
Managing Partner
415.433.2299 direct
415.203.5259 mobile
sally at carlsonbeck dot com
Heidi Holzhauer
707.963.1250 direct
415.298.6659 mobile
heidi at carlsonbeck dot com

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