Environment and Conservation, Foundations and Philanthropy, Nonprofit and Social Impact, Program Leadership

Program Officer, Oceans

  • Builders Initiative
  • San Diego, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, CA, IL, MA

This position has been filled.

About Builders Vision & the Oceans Program

Builders Vision (BV) is an impact platform dedicated to promoting a humane and healthy planet. Established by Lukas and Samantha Walton, Builders Vision includes a range of philanthropic and impact investing capabilities to support, seed and scale sustainable agriculture, food systems, renewable energy, ocean health, animal welfare and the arts.

Builders Initiative (BI) is the philanthropic arm of Builders Vision. The Oceans Initiative at BI is focused on developing sustainably managed and resilient ocean and coastal ecosystems. Core components of the work on oceans include policy initiatives, research and science and demonstration projects, as well as core strategies to shift minds and markets for good.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Senior Program Officer, Oceans, the Program Officer will drive the continued development and implementation of BI’s Oceans strategy during an exciting growth period for the program and the foundation.

This is an opportunity to work at an early-stage private foundation with a deep commitment to oceans and sustainable seafood and significant resources. The Program Officer will have the autonomy to lead strategy areas and grantmaking within a lean team spearheading impact investing work in the Oceans space.

Read and download the Position Profile here.

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