Career Opportunities

President and CEO

The Board of Directors of the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh is seeking a candidate who has a strong passion for the Council’s mission, a desire to operate the organization like an entrepreneurial, creative, and value adding business, and with a tempo that captures the energy of the issues which the Council brings to the community.

The new President and CEO will manage the overall financial performance of the organization to ensure its future sustainability. This includes expanding the revenue base, aligning revenue and expense, balancing current program management with longer-range investments, and fundraising at the corporate, foundation, and individual levels utilizing proven strategies.

Articulating a compelling and strategic vision to solidify and strengthen the relevance of the Council within Southwestern Pennsylvania, the new President and CEO will build on the Council’s decades of providing global education programs for high school students, teachers and the community at large.

Not only will the successful candidate rise to a level of leadership within the community, but this individual will also lead the organization using principles of entrepreneurship and innovation, collaboration, transparency, and workplace flexibility. The President and CEO will enable the development of the staff as individuals and its performance as a team.

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To Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to or by mail to World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh, ATTN: Presidential Search Committee, 500 Grant Street, Suite 2640, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh is an Equal Opportunity Employer.