Open positions are listed below:

Executive Director

Job Description

Redwood City 2020 is seeking a committed Executive Director to lead the backbone organization and the collective impact partnership it supports into a successful new chapter. The Executive Director will partner with the Executive Team and Leadership Council, partner organizations, and stakeholders to refine the strategic vision and lead the implementation of the resulting strategic plan. Reporting to the Chair of the Executive Team, the Executive Director will serve as the lead backbone staff to this collective impact partnership. The Executive Director will ensure RWC 2020’s team is working effectively to support and advance the mission, as well as overseeing all strategic, evaluation, fund development, budget development, partnership maintenance and cultivation, and policy-related efforts. 
Additionally, RWC 2020 is at an inflection point that offers the opportunity to revisit its operations and strengthen its impact, and is seeking an Executive Director who will steadily, thoughtfully, and constructively engage a wide range of partners and stakeholders to identify opportunities for service alignment and community coordination, while remaining attuned to emerging needs. The Executive Director will support partners in the efficient and effective delivery of coordinated services to the children and families of Redwood City and the North Fair Oaks community. The Executive Director’s strategic priorities include:
  • Development and implementation of the strategic plan to carry forward RWC 2020’s work in partnership with the Executive Team, Leadership Council, and partners;
  • Develop and maintain partnerships and strong relationships with RWC 2020 stakeholders and partners;
  • Identify new opportunities for coordinated action and ensure RWC 2020’s participation in local policy efforts;
  • Represent RWC 2020 across the community and ensure shared leadership with peers and partners across the collective impact partnership; and
  • Successfully lead RWC 2020’s operations including the domains, services, staff, fund development, and finances management.
Deadline for applications: March 31st, 2020
: RWC 2020 staff are employed by the City of Redwood City, which offers a competitive compensation package commensurate with experience. Expected starting salary range of $130,000-140,000. Though candidates from beyond the Bay Area are encouraged to apply, funds are not available for relocation or housing assistance. This is a full-time, exempt position based in Redwood City and requiring significant travel within the City. The position allows for some flexibility in scheduling.
Confidential Application Process:
 Email your current resume and cover letter as a PDF document summarizing your interest, experience, fit with the desired qualifications, and compensation requirements to: with “RWC 2020 Search” in the subject field. Resumes must have a thoughtful cover letter in order to be considered. All viable candidates will be asked to complete a competencies self-assessment using a Google Form.
Inquiries from candidates are welcomed and should be directed to our search consultant, Joe Herrity, at
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