June 26, 2017

We know the greatest impact comes when good organizations find good people. Whether you're an organization seeking new talent, or an individual looking for a new gig, let us help you make that connection.*


We currently do not have any open positions at Third Plateau. But, please check out this list  of great opportunities from our broader network.


Here are just a few of the jobs we might chase, if we weren't already working at Third Plateau...

  • Rocketship
    Redwood City, CA 

    Rocketship Education is a network of public K through 5 charter schools serving primarily low-income students in neighborhoods where access to excellent schools is limited. Using a blend of traditional instruction, adaptive technology and targeted tutoring, Rocketship strives to meet the unique needs of each and every student. But we believe that truly transformative schools do more than education students; they empower teachers, engage parents and inspire communities. Together, we can eliminate the achievement gap in our lifetime.

    Senior Financial Compliance Associate

    The Senior Financial Compliance Associate is a full-time, exempt position that reports to the Financial Compliance Manager. The Senior Financial Compliance Associate will be primarily responsible for supporting the finance and compliance oversite of our National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program in collaboration with the Operations team. Additional duties include supporting Title I and Title III claiming, and assisting with other public grant compliance as necessary. The successful candidate will possess strong project management skills, quantitative and analytical skills, initiative and ability to drive development of systems and processes, and ability to form collaborative working relationships with diverse constituents to maintain compliance.


    Financial Analyst
  • The Senior Financial Compliance Associate is a full-time, exempt position that reports to the Financial Compliance Manager. The Senior Financial Compliance Associate will be primarily responsible for supporting the finance and compliance oversite of our National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program in collaboration with the Operations team. Additional duties include supporting Title I and Title III claiming, and assisting with other public grant compliance as necessary. The successful candidate will possess strong project management skills, quantitative and analytical skills, initiative and ability to drive development of systems and processes, and ability to form collaborative working relationships with diverse constituents to maintain compliance.


  • Global Press Institute 
    Washington, D.C. 

    Global Press exists to pave a new way forward for international journalism. Acknowledging the flaws and limitations in both foreign correspondence and citizen journalism, Global Press offers a powerful third way. Global Press Institute (GPI) trains women in developing media markets around the world to be ethical, investigative, feature journalists.

  • Aassociate News Editor 

    As a Global Press editor, you will become a powerful advocate for a new model of international journalism that redefines the expert and challenges legacy media definitions of news value. Global Press operates a one-of-a-kind editorial structure designed both to support the unique aspects of Global Press journalism, including the diversity of reporters, languages, time zones and cultural contexts, and to continue elevating the quantity and quality of our journalistic output.

  • Journalism Education Specialist 

    We are looking for an innovative, energetic journalism education specialist to update and expand our original journalism curriculum, The Principles & The Practice. The specialist will evaluate our current learning materials and methodologies, perform a baseline skills assessment on GPJ journalists throughout our global network and develop new multimedia and data journalism curricula. The specialist will collaborate with Global Press staff and reporters across the globe to ensure our continued ability to create world-class international journalism.


  • Business Development Specialist 

    The Business Development Strategist is will take the lead in developing new revenue opportunities, creating and testing a revenue strategy and then building a team to successfully implement the new strategy. The successful candidate will recognize that this is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to change the business model of journalism and will work tirelessly to ensure Global Press is successful in meeting our goals of becoming 50 percent supported by earned revenue in the next five years. Like all Global Press employees, the successful candidate will be able to think big and work small, focusing on both strategy and details simultaneously.



  • FUSE Corps
    Director of Learning, San Francisco, CA 

    FUSE Corps is a national nonprofit that enables local government to more effectively address the most pressing challenges facing urban communities.

    This position is a high-impact opportunity for an entrepreneurial professional with a background in leadership development and program management who is passionate about FUSE’s mission and the idea of helping to expand an innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented program. Reporting to the Managing Director of Programs, the Director of Training & Learning will lead the development, implementation, and evaluation of key program functions.


  • Upstart
    Innovation Lead, Chicago, IL 

    UpStart partners with innovators to redesign the experience and expression of Jewish life. If you want to inspire and advance innovative ideas that contribute to the continued growth and vitality of Jewish life, let’s talk.

    We are looking for a talented coach, strategist, fundraiser, and relationship builder to serve our growing portfolio of innovation projects in the Chicago region and beyond. You are an experienced professional who understands the landscape of the Jewish community, and knows how to activate the community’s innovation potential. Your job will be to support local and national entrepreneurs in the UpStart Accelerator, partner with established Jewish institutions to develop human-centered programs that build creative confidence in staff, and engage the greater community in UpStart’s work.

    The UpStart Innovation Lead is a full-time exempt position based in Chicago that covers UpStart work in Chicago, the Midwest, and beyond. This position reports to the Senior Director of Design Strategy in California and manages the Chicago Design Strategist and local associates.


  • GlobeMed
    Director of Learning & Directing, Evanston, IL 

    GlobeMed envisions a world in which every human has the opportunity to live a healthy life. To act on this vision, GlobeMed advances the movement for global health equity by empowering students and communities to work together to improve the health of people living in poverty.

    GlobeMed is looking for an action-oriented leader to guide our education and training programs, which empower over 2,000 university students on 59 campuses to cultivate an interdisciplinary, systems-level understanding of health and equity. The Director of Learning & Training will have the opportunity to envision and implement the next iteration of GlobeMed’s signature ‘globalhealthU’ curriculum and leadership training events. These programs provide a unique extracurricular learning experience that unites knowledge, values discernment, and action. 


  • Born This Way Foundation
    Program Manager, San Francisco, CA or New York City, NY

    Born This Way Foundation is hiring a Program Manager to oversee the organization’s programs, including Channel Kindness and community activations related to the Joanne World Tour, and support the foundation’s overall mission, impact and success. Led by Lady Gaga and her mother Cynthia Germanotta, Born This Way Foundation was founded in 2012 to support the wellness of young people and empower them to create a kinder and braver world. To achieve these goals, Born This Way Foundation leverages rigorous academic research and authentic partnerships in order to provide young people with improved mental health resources, more positive climates, and kinder communities – online and offline. Working with more than 50 non-profit organizations, Born This Way Foundation has connected more than 150,000 young people with services and programing in their communities. The Foundation is also working to improve understanding of the factors that affect youth wellness and empowerment, collecting data from more than 10,000 young people as part of its Born Brave Experience Survey currently in its third phase.

  • Epic Foundation
    Director of Development, New York, NY

    Epic is seeking an experienced, self-driven, “entrepreneurial-minded” professional to raise funds in New York City. In collaboration with the Vice President of Development for North America, and the Epic's Executive Team, the candidate will be responsible for sourcing and building a community of philanthropists and corporate donors. The candidate will be involved in all aspects of daily fund raising activities, including leveraging strong contacts with HNWI and corporations. The candidate will also represent Epic in the philanthropy community in New York. This position will be based at Epic's headquarters in New York, United States of America.

    Epic will provide a friendly working environment as well as strong opportunities for professional growth and network building. This is a unique opportunity to join an innovative organization focused on achieving a social impact. Epic Foundation is also hiring for 5 different positions, visit the website below to find out more.


  • Causa Justa :: Just Cause
    Housing, Land, and Development Co-Director, San Francisco/ Oakland, CA

    Causa Justa :: Just Cause continues to be a powerful organization building grassroots solidarity between working class Black and Latinx communities in the Bay Area. 

    The primary role of the co-Director for the Housing, Land and Development Department [HLD] is to provide leadership, motivation and support to the HLD Team of 14 people to advance our vision of housing as a human right  through services and engaging the community in advocating for safe and truly affordable housing.  The Co-Directors are responsible for the strategic development and management of the housing programs of the organization. This includes: Tenants Rights Clinics in Oakland and San Francisco; creating and leading housing rights campaigns; and building power by integrating rights-based services, member recruitment and leadership development, and the organization’s housing campaigns.

    The HLD Co-Directors also represent the organization externally in advocacy work, media work, representing at funders’ convenings and participate in various local, regional, state and national alliances.  Key responsibilities include providing political and planning support to the program staff, leading program evaluation and planning processes, and identifying and implementing strategic new opportunities or programs.  This position will work side by side with the other co-Director and reports directly to the Executive Director. Causa Justa :: Just Cause is also hiring for 3 different positions, visit the website below to find out more.


  • Imperative
    Director of Strategic Accounts, Seattle, WA

    Purpose is the future of work, and Imperative, a B Corp, is the pioneer and leader in helping employers attract and unleash their purpose-oriented professionals. Imperative is seeking a purpose-driven Director of Strategic Accounts to be the critical link between our products, programs, and partners. This position supports our partner organizations via their leadership teams to help them create sustainable and scalable culture change within their organizations. A sales mindset to grow the accounts and ensure annual renewals is essential.


    Director/Journalism, Miami, FL

    Knight Foundation is seeking a tech savvy change-maker to join the Journalism program team. We want to hear from candidates with a digital first orientation and an interest in advancing journalism excellence and innovating local news organizations. Reporting to the vice president for journalism and working with a team, the director will collaborate to identify, select and manage grant portfolios designed to transform the industry by exploring new forms of storytelling, developing innovative news and information tools, and advancing ways for journalists to engage and inform communities.

    Director of Development and Outreach, San Francisco, CA

    Gateway Public Schools seeks a creative, experienced and energetic fundraising professional to join the school community as its Director of Development and Outreach. The Director will develop, implement and lead all aspects of a comprehensive development program that currently raises $1.6MM annually in support of strategic initiatives and school operations. Employing a multi-channel approach, the new director will develop innovative strategies for the identification, cultivation, stewardship and solicitation of individual and institutional donors. 

    Gateway's Director of Development and Outreach leads the planning, management and implementation of all major fundraising efforts for Gateway Public Schools and works in partnership with the Executive Director and the Board of Trustees to help drive strategic advancement of the organization. The Director is part of Gateway's senior leadership team, and serves as an important representative with constituents and the greater community.


    Associate, Los Angeles, CA

    Sugerman Communications Group – a fast-paced, award-winning, LA-based public affairs and corporate communications consulting firm – is seeking a new associate to join our team. The ideal candidate would have 5-10 years of experience in a communications and/or public affairs setting, such as journalism, a public relations firm or political office. The Associate will support a variety of clients in a wide range of sectors, including real estate, banking, education, and entertainment, among others.



    Program Associate, Boston, MA

    The New Politics Leadership Academy is a bi-partisan non-profit dedicated to recruiting, developing and supporting alumni of service programs—including military vets and alumni of civilian service programs like AmeriCorps and Peace Corps—to become more politically engaged. 

    The Program Associate will report to the Chief Program Officer (CPO), and will provide support in managing all administrative, logistical, and customer service elements of these programs.  The Program Associate will play a key role in our efforts to scale up these programs while ensuring a high-quality experience for all parties involved, including participants, facilitators, and coaches.


    Initiative Associate, New York City, NY

    We are hiring for two Initiative Associates, one to work on our Initiative to Advance Adolescent Girls’ Rights and the the other to work on our Initiative to End Violence Against Girls and Women. We are recruiting for both roles at the same time and will consider candidates for both roles until the later stages of the hiring process.

    Each Initiative Associate, reporting to the Director, will support the grant-making function of one Initiative as well as manage strategic projects, engage in the development and ongoing implementation of the NoVo portfolio, and provide administrative support.


    Customer Support Coordinator, San Francisco, CA

    Clever connects schools and districts to their online learning applications, and the Customer Support Team makes sure that’s an awesome experience at every step. Clever is seeking a full-time, temporary employee (11 weeks) to supplement our Customer Support Team, as we help schools get up and running using Clever for the 2017-18 school year.

    You’ll be working directly with customers, responding to a high volume of emails to resolve technical problems and answer questions. We deliver fast, friendly, and extremely personalized support, so you’ll need to excel at working in a fast-paced, customer service environment with a great deal of autonomy. You won’t be afraid to ask questions, and know how to keep customers engaged even when you can’t answer their problem immediately. You’ll need to pick up new technology easily and be comfortable teaching others to use it too.

    Clever supports schools all over the country; we’re looking for folks who are excited to work flexible hours and can cover shifts over the course of the day, ranging from 5am - 5pm Pacific Time, Monday-Friday. Coordinators will work full time in our San Francisco office from early July through the end of September.


  • The PEW Charitable Trusts
    Officer of Philanthropic Networks,Washington, DC

    This role is a wonderful opportunity for someone with an entrepreneurial mindset and experience working with philanthropic ultra-high net worth individuals and families in an advisory capacity. We are interested in growing Pew’s donor-advised fund program and developing partnerships with wealth advisors, philanthropic advisors, and funder networks. An understanding of philanthropic trends and experience with funder networks is desired. 

    If you are interested in being a part of a $200 million donor-advised fund program and serve as one of Pew’s ambassadors to the vibrant space of funder networks, please apply.

    Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Andrew Zalman, Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition at [email protected].


  • Discovering Justice
    Director of Development, Boston, MA

    Discovering Justice is a nonprofit leader in civic education. We are looking for a Development Director who will work closely with the Executive Director to design and lead a resource development department to fund our civics education programs serving kindergarten through eighth grade from schools across Massachusetts.

    We are seeking a seasoned development professional with a dynamic personality who is eager to oversee and grow our base of support from all sources, cultivate relationships with existing and prospective donors, and work closely with an accomplished team of passionate educators to shape the narratives that explain the work of Discovering Justice to potential stakeholders.


    Managing Director of Development, Washington, DC

    Service Year Alliance believes that a service year should be a cultural expectation and common opportunity for every young American. The force of service at scale can repair broken cities, uplift and educate children at risk, and empower communities struggling with poverty. The Managing Director will be one of the organization’s key leaders: reporting to the Executive Director, and serving as a member of SYA’s leadership team. Candidate must be entrepreneurial -- move quickly to seize opportunities, and turn ideas into great funding opportunities. SYA is attempting to raise $40-$50 million between 2016-2019 in order to execute its four-year business plan.


    Manager, Data and Analytics, Boston, MA or New York, NY

    Education Pioneers’ 70+ team members share the belief that every child deserves a quality education and that we can transform U.S. public education to serve all students well. Education Pioneers is seeking a talented, strategic-thinker with strong analytic and communication skills to serve as a full-time Manager of Data and Analytics on the Strategy, Product and Analytics (SPA) Team. The Manager will work to collect and analyze both internal programmatic data and external market data to enable Education Pioneers to deeply understand the needs of our current and future users and design offerings that effectively meet these needs.  The Manager will develop, implement, and analyze the results of process and program evaluations to assess the effectiveness and impact of the Fellowship and uncover opportunities for improvement.

*To post opportunities and leverage the reach of Third Plateau's network, please drop Itzel a line at itzel @thirdplateau.com