Careers

The Hewlett Foundation has approximately 120 employees, in programmatic, operational and investment roles, located in the San Francisco Bay Area. Across the organization, our employees are challenged with meaningful work, have the resources for ongoing professional development and learning and contribute to a collegial and engaging environment where they can thrive. 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 demographics and open positions below. To learn of new opportunities, follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter.

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Chief Financial Officer 

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is a key member of the foundation’s senior management team, and a thought partner to the president and the board of directors. S/he works closely with the president and other members of the senior management team — both operations and grantmaking — to instill a culture of transparency, collaboration, and ...
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Education Program Officer 

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation (Hewlett Foundation) seeks a collaborative, creative, data-driven, and outcomes-oriented leader to serve as a Program Officer in its Education Program. As a key member of the foundation’s Education team, the new Program Officer will devise and oversee a grant-making strategy within the Deeper Learning portfolio; will partner effectively and ...
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Talent Development Officer 

The Talent Development Officer reports to the Director of Human Resources and strengthens the organization’s capacity and culture by supporting ongoing professional development of individuals. This includes identifying training and development priorities for staff, developing a multi-year plan to meet those priorities, and assessing progress along the way. Areas of staff development include leadership, management, ...
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Program Officer, Climate Finance, Environment Program 

Climate Finance is a new area of focus for the foundation’s Environment Program. It is an innovative field that offers exciting and immense opportunities for philanthropic intervention. Reporting to the Environment Program Director, the Program Officer is a newly created position and will play an integral role in the early stage development of the foundation’s ...
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Senior Associate Accountant 

The Finance department supports the foundation’s grantmaking goals by managing financial activities that include budget planning, forecasting, financial reporting, cash disbursements, audit, expense management, investment accounting, and tax. The Finance team maintains a system of internal controls to ensure that financial operations are well managed and comply with GAAP and IRS reporting requirements. They perform ...
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IT Operations Coordinator 

The IT Operations Coordinator is a newly created role that offers a unique opportunity to learn about IT, provide both administrative and operational support, and be part of an organization committed to making a positive difference in the world. Since the Operations Coordinator will be responsible for a wide variety of activities and projects that ...
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Administrative Associate to the Director, Environment Program 

The Administrative Associate/Administrative Coordinator will provide administrative support to the Program Director of the Environment Program and his staff on a variety of team projects and activities. About the Environment Program The Environment Program focuses on two issue areas: climate change and energy policy and western conservation policy. We are committed to clearly identifying our ...
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Program Director, Performing Arts 

“Never stifle a generous impulse,” was a favorite saying of entrepreneur William R. Hewlett, who established the Hewlett Foundation with his wife, Flora Lamson Hewlett, and their eldest son, Walter B. Hewlett. The personal generosity of the Hewletts made their foundation one of the nation’s largest, with assets of more than $9 billion and annual ...
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Senior Infrastructure Engineer 

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, based in Menlo Park, California, is seeking a Senior Infrastructure Engineer to join the Information Technology department. The position reports to the Chief Information Officer. About the Foundation: The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation is a nonpartisan, private charitable foundation that advances ideas and supports institutions to promote a ...

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