Jobs at Ploughshares Fund


In honor of Chair Emeritus Roger Hale’s unwavering commitment to Ploughshares Fund and its vision to ensure that nuclear weapons can never be used again, Ploughshares Fund seeks applicants for a competitive, one-year paid position as a Roger L. Hale Fellow at Ploughshares Fund. Ploughshares Fund’s extensive network within the nuclear nonproliferation community will place the Fellow into a unique position to gain practical day-to-day experience grappling with a wide variety of nuclear weapons policy issues. The Fellow may be based in either the San Francisco or Washington, DC office of Ploughshares Fund.

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We are looking for a full-time Director of Finance to manage and administer all aspects of the financial operations of Ploughshares Fund as well as supervising two other staff positions. This position reports directly to the Executive Director/COO and is a member of the organization’s senior leadership staff.

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Are you a media savvy communications professional looking to make an impact on national security policy? Do you like distilling complex problems and industry jargon into compelling, plain-spoken narratives that move people to take action? Do you think about messaging strategy at all hours? Then Ploughshares Fund is the place for you.

We are looking for a full-time Director of Communications to build on the many successes that we have accomplished to date and to enhance even more our brand and reputation as a smart, credible and innovative leader in our field.

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Are you creative, web-savvy and interested in international policy?  Join one of the nation's leading players in national security for a substantive, year-long social media and design internship.  This internship will focus on the nuts and bolts of promoting social change online, for an issue that's constantly in the headlines.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, keeping abreast of news on arms control and other international security to support social media, events, TV interviews, articles, blogs and other publications, designing content for events and social media, assisting in management of social media channels and aiding in the daily operations of the San Francisco office of Ploughshares Fund, one of the leading U.S. grantmaking organizations solely devoted to the peace and security field.  

For more information, please read the PDF document.