You may have joined the National Writers Union out of a belief that common people need a greater voice to compete with corporate power. If so, the Wallace Global Fund may have a job for you.
The Wallace Global Fund describes itself as a “progressive foundation dedicated to promoting an informed and engaged citizenry, fighting injustice, and protecting the diversity of nature and the natural systems upon which all life depends.” The entity gets its name from the country’s 33rd vice president, Henry A. Wallace, who served under President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
The Wallace Global Fund is currently seeking a director of communications. This is a new position with the purpose of generating awareness, endorsement, engagement, and support for the WGF’s priorities, programs, and partners.
You will report directly to the executive director and support all functions of the organization.You will create and deploy strategies to build philanthropic partnerships and change the philanthropy practice to better serve social justice and environmental change.
The position will require someone who is a proven manager and creative thinker, in addition to being a solid writer. Applicants may live in DC or New York, with DC being the preferred location. If accepted, you will start working in the fall.
Need more details? Here’s the full job description.
Applications are due by 5PM Pacific time June 7th. You may apply via the organization’s private applicant portal, with your application directed toward Vincent Robinson, Managing Partner.