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Careers

We seek to embody and be guided by our values and vision in all we do as employees of Thousand Currents.

Current Opportunities 


Accounting Manager

Position Summary:

The Accounting Manager will develop and implement financial operations, systems, policies and practices to ensure that Thousand Currents can manage and adapt during a period of rapid growth and change, with evolving programs and new initiatives, partnerships and revenue streams.  Under the direction of the Director of Finance and Administration, the Accounting Manager provides management, technical expertise, practical knowledge, strategic thinking and problem-solving skills to the finance and administration functions.

The Accounting Manager ensures that our finance and administration functions reflect Thousand Currents values as much as our programs do, with a focus on transparency related to all financial matters, engagement of all staff in understanding Thousand Currents’ finances.  They will be comfortable and thrive working in a virtual environment and skilled using multiple forms of online financial, communications and operational applications. The Accounting Manager brings a commitment to human rights and social justice values and to ensuring that Thousand Currents’ communications with donors and other stakeholders is consistent with our Organization’s Values, Fundraising Vision and with the Association of Fundraising Professionals Code of Ethics.  Full job description here.

Donor Education Manager

Position Summary:

The Donor Education Manager is responsible for leading, coordinating, and developing ideas and activities to build and expand Thousand Currents’ donor education program. This includes both managing existing donor education work, and developing our new education programming. Areas of responsibilities will include expanding our existing Academies program, supporting giving circles, and innovating donor events (online and in-person) that combine political education and philanthropic action, as well as developing new programs to meaningfully engage our donor base.

This role will collaborate closely with colleagues in Communications, Movement Partnerships, Learning Initiatives, and Operations to strengthen Thousand Currents’ work in alignment with our Theory of Change and our 2022-2024 Strategic Direction. The Donor Education Manager brings to this role a strong commitment to human rights and social justice and to ensuring that Thousand Currents’ communications with donors and other stakeholders is consistent with our Organization’s Values, Fundraising Vision and with the Association of Fundraising Professionals Code of Ethics. Full job description here.

Editorial Manager

Position Summary:

Thousand Currents is thrilled to launch a search for its first Editorial Manager to join the Communications Team. This role will be key to activating our community base of 7,000+ email subscribers to learn and take action on our three issue areas: climate justice, economic justice, and food sovereignty.

Reporting to the Director of Communications, the ideal candidate is a creative storyteller who is able to synthesize complex, nuanced topics into simple language. The Editorial Manager should be able to research and write short and long-form pieces that will uplift the work of our movement partners, with strong project management skills that allow both independence and collaboration with the Communications team. Read the full job description here

Learning & Evaluation Consultant

Position Summary:

Thousand Currents is excited to open a search for a Learning and Evaluation (L&E) consultant(s) to help us develop and co-design a movement centric framework. This Learning and Evaluation approach will be used to strengthen our internal systems and increase our capacity to collect data, impact, stories and lessons related to our 2022-2024 Strategic Direction.

Program Manager, Asia and The Pacific

Position Summary:

This position contributes to Thousand Currents’ programmatic efforts in Asia and the Pacific playing a role to deepen the programmatic work in the Asia and the Pacific regional program, with a focus on partnership development and grantmaking support. By nurturing strong relationships based on respect and integrity with movement partners, the Program Manager works to advance the Asia and the Pacific regional strategy.

Reporting to the Regional Director, Asia and the Pacific, the Program Manager will be responsible for managing knowledge collection and research on food sovereignty, economic justice, and climate justice in the region and working with the Grants Manager to conduct the grantmaking in the region. With the supervision of the Regional Director, Asia and the Pacific, the Program Manager also collaborates closely with colleagues in Communications, Philanthropic Partnerships, Learning Initiatives, and Operations to strengthen and support Thousand Currents’ on the three thematic areas and contribute to content development on the work of partners in the Asia and the Pacific region. The Program Manager brings to this role a strong commitment to human rights and social justice and up-to-date knowledge of the regional political, social, economic and cultural contexts that inform and shape the work in Thousand Currents’ thematic areas. Full job description here

Senior Grant Writer

Position Summary:

We are seeking a seasoned professional with demonstrated experience with having direct responsibility for all aspects of an organization’s grant writing and grant reporting functions.  In addition to direct responsibility for the writing of grants and grant reports, this position will work collaboratively with colleagues to develop improved systems for workflow and information management designed to streamline and increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization’s grant writing and reporting functions.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with significant professional grant writing expertise and will have the experience and initiative to manage and perform all aspects of the organization’s proposal/report writing. The successful candidate will be someone who is energized by both independent work and developing systems for tracking and project management. Full job description here

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

Thousand Currents is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, and bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, or medical condition including acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related conditions.