Director, Walton Education Coalition

Job Title

Director, Walton Education Coalition

Job Description

Walton Enterprises is seeking a skilled, highly motivated, and entrepreneurial individual to join the team as a Director for the Walton Education Coalition (WEC). The ideal teammate will have the demonstrated ability to possess a broad set of capabilities to help develop and support the advocacy and political giving from participating Walton Family members and related entities in education.


Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the organization to foster an environment where all associates THRIVE and belong.  We do this by creating:


About the Position

The Director should have a deep understanding and experience working in federal, state, and local electoral and legislative settings, with knowledge of federal and state regulatory agencies and across political constituencies and divides. You should possess an ability to work with a diverse set of individuals in the private and public sector, non-profit, philanthropic and environment community to achieve key goals.


What you will do



Who we are looking for

This role requires that you are a person who is flexible and able to receive feedback graciously. You should be comfortable working with a family board that emphasizes interdisciplinary cooperation and the strategic use of political and philanthropic tools. As the Director, you should possess a strong command of policy and the political dynamics at the federal-, state- and local-level.


The ideal candidate should possess the following professional and personal attributes:

Qualifications required for your success

Additional Helpful Experience Includes

Personal attributes that support your success


All offers of employment are contingent on your successful completion (where permitted by state law) of a confidentiality agreement, background check, credit check, drug screen and verification of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  Vaccination exemptions as a reasonable accommodation for a qualified disability or sincerely held religious belief can be discussed at the time of an offer.  In addition, you will need to provide proper identification verifying your eligibility to work in the United States on your first day of work.


Benefits Information

We offer a comprehensive and generous benefits package which includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401 (k) retirement plan and paid time off.

About the WEC

The Walton Education Coalition (WEC) is a 501c (4) educational advocacy organization. Our mission is to promote effective policies that create vibrant, equitable and high performing educational opportunities and pathways for America’s youth. WEC is founded by members of the Walton Family.

About Walton Enterprises

Walton Enterprises supports the personal, philanthropic, and business activity for the Walton family. We are a family-led organization, supporting multiple generations of Sam & Helen Walton’s family.

Walton Enterprises is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building and maintaining a culturally diverse workplace that is free of discrimination and harassment of any kind. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

Basic Qualifications