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Vice President of Strategy assigned to Battle Creek, MI (headquarters)/Hybrid option

The Vice President of Strategy is responsible for creative and strategic program leadership, impact and ends achievement. Leadership oversight and aligning to the strategic framework resulting in positive systemic change are key responsibilities. Serves as the liaison between the foundation and our priorities places in Mexico and Haiti and leads global initiatives (Racial Equity 2030, Baoba Fund and Earth University).


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, management, or other field relevant to assigned area is required; master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years work experience or equivalent in fields relevant to assigned responsibilities.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ work experience or equivalent managing and leading teams.
  • Bilingual desirable, particularly Spanish and/or Haitian Creole.
  • Experience in the philanthropic sector strongly preferred.
  • Successful experience working as part of a multidisciplinary team and working effectively with persons from diverse cultural, social, and ethnic backgrounds.

Additional Info

A vice president at the foundation is generally responsible for the following:

  • Strategic thinking and leadership: manage and model organizational vision, strategy, values, purpose and culture.
  • Execution: drive results through successful accomplishment of ends and avoidance of executive limitations.
  • Develop human capital: empower, coach and develop people, modeling agile practices and demonstrating WKKF’s commitment to racial equity, community engagement and leadership.
  • Communication: engage WKKF staff and external constituents, delivering timely, consistent, aligned, authentic communications at all levels.
  • Drive innovation: deliver industry insights and promote continuous learning and improvement.

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How to Apply

This search is being managed by Raines International. Please direct applications, nominations, and inquiries to WKKFRecruitmentTeam@rainesinternational.com

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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