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The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, based in Menlo Park, California, is seeking an Associate Director, Private Investments to work in its Investment Department.
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation is a nonpartisan, private charitable foundation that advances ideas and supports institutions to promote a better world. For more than 50 years, we have supported efforts to advance education for all, preserve the climate and North American West, improve lives and livelihoods in developing countries, promote the health and economic well-being of women, support vibrant performing arts, strengthen Bay Area communities, and make the philanthropy sector more effective. In addition, we also make grants for special projects and to address other timely problems, such as challenges related to cybersecurity and U.S. democracy. In 2020, the foundation announced a new grantmaking commitment focused on racial justice.
The foundation’s assets are approximately $10.7 billion, with annual grant awards totaling approximately $400 million. A fourteen-member board of directors provides overall direction for the foundation. For more information about the Hewlett Foundation, please visit its website at www.hewlett.org.
The Investment Department’s mission is to pursue an investment strategy that generates optimal risk adjusted returns that are sufficient, over time, to sustain the real value of the foundation’s endowment net of payout. Currently, all investments are made through a best-in-class group of external managers and is widely diversified by geography and across a range of asset classes. We embrace diversity as a core value of our team culture, alongside intellectual curiosity, integrity, passion for investing, and high performance/competence, and believe diverse opinions strengthen our investment decisions.
The Associate Director will report to the Director of Private Investments. The Associate Director’s primary responsibility will be to participate in manager selection and oversight across the venture, buyout, and opportunistic infrastructure asset classes, which collectively represent a target allocation of 30% of the portfolio. The individual filling this position will be a critical part of our 11-person investment team.
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to spend extended hours at the
computer. This position also requires moderate levels of travel.
The Hewlett Foundation offers an excellent benefits package and a salary that is commensurate with
experience and education. This position is exempt and full-time.
Please apply online and submit a resume and cover letter explaining how your skills fit this position.
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