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:

Assistant, Journalism and Media Innovation

Knight Foundation is looking for an experienced event planning assistant to work with our Journalism and Media Innovation team. This work requires collaborating with a group of program professionals working to preserve the best aspects of journalism while using innovation to expand the impact of information in the digital age. Read more here.

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.

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. There are no current open positions. Read more here.