Wellspring Philanthropic Fund seeks a Program Director to lead its U.S. domestic Civil Society Program. The successful candidate will be a seasoned professional with 15 years of experience working on voting rights and non‐partisan civic engagement in the United States, experience working with national and grassroots racial justice organizations, and significant experience collaborating with other funders and/or advocacy organizations on the issues of non‐partisan voter engagement. S/he will have long‐term vision, exceptional networking and collaboration skills, and a demonstrated ability to engage disparate groups that will engage with Wellspring as we develop the initiative’s strategy. S/he will be open‐minded, possess strong listening skills, and communicate openly and effectively with advocates, funders, and other stakeholders. A leader in the field, the Program Director for Civil Society will oversee all aspects of research, portfolio development, and management related to grantmaking programs. S/he will also be an exceptional manager, able to lead a strong team of experienced program staff.
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