Rob Katz

Job: Program Officer, Skoll Foundation

Skoll Foundation logoPosition: Program Officer

Location: San Francisco, CaliforniaOrganization: The Skoll Foundation was established in 1999 by eBay’s first president, Jeff Skoll, who serves as our founder and chairman. The foundation’s innovative approach to philanthropy is based on the belief that small investments can spur significant social change.? The foundation is focused on social entrepreneurs working six key issue areas – tolerance and human rights, health, environmental sustainability, economic and social equity, institutional responsibility, and peace and security.

Description: The Program and Impact team seeks a Program Officer who brings a combination of intellectual curiosity, a passion for social change, a focus on tangible results and a desire to work within a team culture that practices continuous learning and improvement.

The Program Officer will report to one of the senior program staff working on the Skoll Foundation’s “invest” programs (grants and loans directly to social entrepreneurs’ organizations and to other initiatives providing critical services to maximize the social entrepreneurs’ scale of impact).

Program Officers are expected to accept a high degree of individual responsibility for anticipating and meeting deadlines, analyzing and managing opportunities and risk, producing high-quality documents and graphic materials, maintaining records and welcoming feedback with the aim of continuous improvement and contribution to team performance.

For more details, including qualifications, compensation and application instructions, please visit the Skoll Foundation’s jobs section.