Deputy Director

Hiring Company/Organization: Crankstart

About Crankstart

Crankstart is a private foundation based in the Bay Area dedicated to working collaboratively on immediate problems and underlying causes. Crankstart partners with leaders and organizations that demonstrate know-how in areas of critical need, including education, arts and sciences, economic and racial justice, immigration, civic engagement, and environmental action.

Position Description

The Deputy Director will serve as the CEO’s trusted strategic advisor and implementer overseeing multiple operational functions by building a strong “foundation” for the foundation, and helping develop the systems to evaluate the success of programs and grantees. The ideal candidate is a philanthropic generalist with seven to ten years of experience creating and running systems that result in operational excellence and efficiency. Prior experience in strategy, learning and evaluation, information technology and/or tech software solutions, risk management, human resources, finance or related functions is highly desirable.

How to Apply

Martha Montag Brown & Associates, LLC has been retained for this search. Interested and qualified candidates should apply by sending a cover letter, resume and salary requirements by email to All correspondence will remain confidential.