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The Gage Foundation Seeks Executive Director

Promising candidates for the Executive Directive position will demonstrate through study, writings, work experience and /or personal activism a world view that embraces uncompromising work to advance equality and social justice across race, gender identity, socio- economic, religious, and political spectrums. Unabashedly, they will speak truth to power and intentionally reach out to those whose views oppose theirs and search for ways to find common ground.


  • Demonstrated ability in a director level position; experience and/or education (preferably both).
  • Clear communication skills and decisiveness.
  • Experience in developing and implementing a successful fundraising plan.


  • Maintain a strong organizational culture that attracts and retains an effective team of staff, consultants, volunteers and interns that’s dedicated to fulfilling the organization’s mission through highly successful programs, community engagement, and fundraising.
  • Oversee exhibits and programs and external communications, including website, newsletters, and social media.
  • Meet annual fundraising goals, in partnership with board of directors, by securing financial support from individual donors, events, sales, granting agencies, foundations, corporations and government funding sources.
  • Serve as the face of the organization and participate in external events to increase visibility and collaborate with diverse groups and cultures

The candidate chosen will have the opportunity to take the organization to a new level, with the support of the retiring founder of the foundation and the board of directors. Linking the historical past to the relevance of social justice issues today, our work together will take empowerment as far as possible and create democracy in action.

Salary: $65,000-$85,000 commensurate with experience. Benefits will be discussed with candidates during the interview stage.

Please send the following the application materials to: [email protected].

  • Cover letter including your vision for the Gage Foundation’s direction forward.
  • Resume
  • Reference list