The new Executive Director will be a proven and visionary leader with deep field expertise and demonstrated experience as a high capacity fundraiser. In addition, BALLE’s next leader will have an entrepreneurial track record, being able to sense the emergent needs of the moment and meet them with strategic, innovative and timely services and programs.

To qualify for this role, the next E.D. must also operate through the lenses of racial and economic justice and environmental sustainability and be committed to continuous learning and decision-making based on principles. In addition, the next Executive Director will be committed to the understanding that internal change is a prerequisite to systemic external change and will continue BALLE’s commitment to change the current system by cultivating a shift in the mindset from which the system arises. At the same time, the
next Executive Director is responsible for identifying and effectively illuminating the most successful tools and models for building local living economies that are emerging in the field.

Most of all, the right candidate will have the vision and skills needed to guide BALLE into its next era of effectiveness.

To apply, please submit a resume and thoughtful cover letter that outlines how your skills and experiences meet the qualifications of the position to In the subject line, please include your FIRST and LAST name, the job title for this position, and the organization name (Name – BALLE – ED)

Oakland, CA
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