Chief Operating Officer
Thousand Currents is thrilled to launch a search for its Chief Operating Officer (COO). We are a dynamic, values-based organization in the midst of a period of significant growth in a rapidly evolving environment. For nearly 35 years, Thousand Currents has invested in and learned from more than 1,000 community-led initiatives in over 40 countries. Today, Thousand Currents is a public foundation funding grassroots organizing that addresses the interdependent issues of food sovereignty, alternative economies, and climate justice in the Global South. We partner with an ecosystem of grassroots-based formations, including, but not limited to, movements, grassroots groups, and research institutions in Africa, Asia, the Pacific, and Latin America.
We are seeking a professional with demonstrated experience providing leadership and working collaboratively to develop the next generation of internal systems and practices that address the interplay between growth, learning, innovation, complexity, culture, and equity in the key organizational areas including Finance and Operations; Planning and Internal Alignment and People and Culture.
Please submit a substantive letter of interest and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Chief Operating Officer” in the subject line by January 15, 2021. The complete position description and requirements are available here - https://thousandcurrents.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/JD-COO.pdf. Early applications are welcome and encouraged.