Job Opportunities

RWJF Headquarters and Surrounding Campus

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), located in Princeton, N.J., is the largest philanthropy in America dedicated solely to health. Join our dedicated team of passionate professionals and help make our vision a reality.


Since 1972, RWJF has been providing funding, assistance, and research for projects and programs to help people, their families, and their communities be as healthy as possible. We are committed to working alongside others to build a Culture of Health that provides everyone in America a fair and just opportunity for health and well-being.


Current Opportunities

Please note: Based on current guidance of the CDC and public health agencies, all Robert Wood Johnson Foundation facilities are open for limited use by employees. The facilities remain closed to outside guests, most employees are still working remotely, and meetings continue to be conducted virtually.

Interviewing, hiring, and on-boarding will continue to be conducted virtually. Until our offices reopen, new hires and current staff will temporarily work remotely from RWJF-approved locations. Check this page for any updates on our recruitment activity. Thank you for your continued interest in a career with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.


Assistant Vice President for Strategic Communications 

The assistant vice president (AVP) for strategic communications will help to oversee a well-functioning Communications department of 40-plus staff members—along with supporting the oversight of RWJF’s communications consultants who assist grantees and staff in developing and executing communications strategies. In this cross-functional and collaborative environment, the AVP will serve as crucial connective tissue, allowing RWJF Communications to realize maximum impact.

Application Deadline: Open

Media Relations Manager

The Foundation seeks a Media Relations manager to develop and manage key aspects of the media relations effort, which focuses on elevating research, data, and thought leadership of the Foundation to health and mainstream media outlets nationwide.

Application Deadline: July 24, 2022


Executive Unit

Executive Assistant to the President and CEO 

Reporting to the president and CEO, the executive assistant (EA) will perform a wide range of high-level, confidential administrative support. The EA will serve as a key point of contact and liaison for daily operational and administrative responsibilities, maintaining a close and collaborative relationship with the president and CEO and the special assistant to the president.

Application Deadline: July 24, 2022



General Mechanic, 2nd Shift

The Foundation seeks a general mechanic to perform a variety of facility maintenance functions spanning the trades, including but not limited to electrical, mechanical, painting, plumbing, and carpentry. The general mechanic will have a 40-hour workweek, with a regular schedule of 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Application Deadline: July 24, 2022


Foundation Services

Program Administrative Assistants

The Foundation seeks program administrative assistants to provide quality administrative support to program staff.

Application Deadline: Open



Investment Analyst, Public Markets

The Foundation seeks an investment analyst, responsible for a variety of tasks to provide support related to RWJF’s public investments and broader portfolio.

Application Deadline: July 17, 2022



Program Officer, Policy

The Foundation seeks two program officers to ensure that relevant and timely nonpartisan research and analysis, advocacy, strategic communications, and field-building efforts work together to address pressing issues in health and social policy that are reflective of RWJF's focus areas and policy priorities.

Application Deadline: Open


Why work at RWJF?

RWJF is an Equal Opportunity Employer