Earth Island Institute

2150 Allston Way, Suite 460
Berkeley, CA 94704

Director of Finance

Job Title: Director of Finance
Hours: Full Time, salaried position
Status: Exempt
Supervisor: Executive Director


Earth Island Institute is a non-profit, public interest, membership organization that supports people who are creating solutions to protect our shared planet. Our Project Support program acts as an incubator for start-up environmental projects, giving crucial assistance to groups and individuals with new ideas for promoting ecological sustainability. Since our founding, we have provided fiscal sponsorship to more than 100 projects around the globe and are currently serving as the fiscal sponsor for more than 60 projects.

In addition to our project support work, we also inform and inspire people to take action through our award-winning quarterly magazine, Earth Island Journal, our New Leaders Initiative, and our Restoration Initiatives.

The Director of Finance will be a strategic thought-partner, and will play a critical role as a member of the senior leadership team in strategic decision making and operations. The position will be a hands-on and will develop and lead an internal team to manage the following areas: finance, business planning, risk management, budgeting, and human resources. The role of the Director of Finance encompasses a broad range of responsibilities that go beyond full responsibility for finance and accounting.


Financial Management

Human Resources

Risk Management


Please send your resume along with a cover letter expressing your interest in Earth Island and how your qualifications align with the responsibilities of this position to with Director of Finance in the subject line.

Earth Island Institute is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.