At the Heising-Simons Foundation, our values guide the way we work. From our environmentally sustainable offices in Los Altos and San Francisco, California, we passionately support many grantee partners that advance sustainable solutions in climate and clean energy, enable groundbreaking research in science, enhance the education of our youngest learners, and support human rights for all people.

Please find below the current open positions at the Heising-Simons Foundation. The Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome a diverse pool of applicants.

Open Positions

The Foundation is seeking an in-house counsel who will oversee legal affairs and provide expertise and guidance for strategy development, grant making, contracting, governance, and other areas. The General Counsel will also manage the legal strategy and activities for the Foundation’s sister 501(c)(4) organization.

The Communications Officer works with the Communications team to advance Foundation and programmatic goals using strategic communications, as well participating in select strategic communications work for the Heising-Simons Action Fund, a sister 501(c)(4) organization to the Foundation.

The Program Associate is a member of the Foundation’s Human Rights team. The Human Rights grantmaking portfolio works toward achieving a more just world where people are equally valued regardless of gender, race, class, or citizenship.

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