About the Foundation

Employment

Knight Foundation seeks people who have the ability to discover the facts, the vision to see what’s possible, the courage to push for change, the know-how to get it done and the tenacity that gets results. If this describes your capabilities, we want to hear from you.

Open Positions:

Systems Analyst

Are you ready to make a difference? Do you have the desire to work with an organization committed to innovation? Are you looking for a job utilizing a wide range of abilities? While the primary focus of this job is Systems Analysis – defining goals for foundation systems, assisting in the selection of new enterprise systems, structured analysis, data modeling, information and process engineering, testing and analyzing performance indicators – we need you to do software development work as well. Read more here.

Executive Assistant - Miami

Knight Foundation is looking for an experienced executive assistant for our busy Vice President of Human Resources and Administration and Secretary to the Board of Trustees. This work requires partnering with the VP to ensure department operations run smoothly and effectively. Read more here.

Digital Communications Associate - Miami

Knight Foundation’s grantees are some of the most innovative minds in journalism, cities and the arts. You could be part of the Communications team that tells their stories. Do you eat, sleep and breathe the social Web, and understand its power to build community? Are you passionate about using words and technology to inform, engage and ultimately strengthen democracy? Read more here

Assistant, Community Foundations Program - Miami

Knight Foundation seeks an assistant to provide program-related support in our downtown Miami office. Reporting to Knight’s Director of Community Foundations, the assistant supports the work and the relationships we have with our network of partners in each of Knight’s 26 communities. Read more here

Director, Community Programs - Akron, Ohio.

Knight Foundation seeks a proven leader to take on the challenge of creating an informed and engaged community in Akron. The Director co-develops and manages multimillion-dollar initiatives in partnership with local and national leaders as well as Knight Foundation colleagues. This position reports to the Vice President/Community and National Initiatives. While the primary assignment is in Akron, directors also advance Knight Foundation initiatives across multiple communities. Read more here.

Director, Community Programs - San Jose, Calif.

Knight Foundation seeks a proven leader to take on the challenge of creating an informed and engaged community in San Jose. The Director co-develops and manages multimillion-dollar initiatives in partnership with local and national leaders as well as Knight Foundation colleagues. This position reports to the Vice President/Community and National Initiatives. While the primary assignment is in San Jose, directors also advance Knight Foundation initiatives across multiple communities. Read more here.

Internships - Miami

Gain eight weeks of experience at one of the largest nonprofit foundations nationwide. Knight offers competitive paid internships that can help the foundation to give communities the tools to shape their own futures. Read more here.