Careers

The fast-growing team at the Patrick J. McGovern Foundation hails from diverse and multi-disciplinary backgrounds — human services to law, technology start-ups to higher education, communications to social change. We believe at its best, philanthropy brings people together to collaborate, learn, and co-create.

A digital-first organization, the Foundation welcomes talent from every corner of the globe. As we grow in the years to come, we’ll be looking for the brightest minds in technology, AI, data science, and social change who are excited about the opportunity to deploy the emergent frontiers of technology toward shared good.

Career Opportunities

The communications specialist will oversee project management and hands-on work across brand development, internal communication, stakeholder engagement, media relations, and social media. The right candidate will bring strong digital media skills, excellent interpersonal and written communication skills, the ability to handle and meet deadlines for multiple projects simultaneously, and a collaborative, roll-up-your sleeves spirit. Read more and apply.

We are looking for a flexible, entrepreneurial people leader that brings a strong generalist toolkit and a “roll up the sleeves” mentality to their work, who can build our people function and our team. Read more and apply.

Part strategy director, part researcher and thought leader, and part network builder, this leader will help to craft the foundation’s core thinking and strategy, advise our strategy team as they develop out each of our strategic pillars, and will work with us to develop relationships with key advisors and collaborators across the field of technology for social good. Read more and apply.

We are looking for an assistant with a high level of drive, curiosity, and passion to grow and learn. This role is well-suited to individuals with 2-3 years of experience who are interested in our work and our field, as an opportunity to learn our space and learn to handle complex workflows. Read more and apply.

The Program Associate will staff our program team and help translate strategy into reality in support of the Foundation’s goals. This work will include researching and performing due diligence on potential grantees, providing support to the program team on strategy development, and helping to identify high-leverage opportunities at the intersection of data science, AI, and social good. Read more and apply.

We’re looking for strategists with depth in technology, digital health, data institutions and governance, climate change, or diversity, equity, inclusion, and access in tech. This role will help to develop strategy in the program areas we work in, source and manage relationships with grantees, and contribute to the Foundation’s work in convening and developing thought leadership in the field. Read more and apply.