The Puyallup Watershed Initiative (PWI) was created in 2012 by the Russell Family Foundation as a new model for community-centered change, and aims to improve social and environmental conditions throughout a watershed that comprises more than 1,000 square miles from Mt. Rainier to Commencement Bay. Please visit https://www.pwi.org/ to learn more.
The Executive Director is responsible for managing the PWI staff, overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the Initiative. Other key duties include working with the PWI Board on fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the PWI Board of Directors.
Our ideal candidate will be a life-long learner with a passion for diverse environments and bringing people and ideas together. Open-minded and empathetic, the candidate will have a good working knowledge of cultural competencies. Experience with multicultural communities and communities of diverse races required. Experience working with multilingual communities and bi-lingual skills are preferred.
The Executive Director will be thoroughly committed the PWI’s mission. All candidates should have proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience.
The PWI offers a strong benefits package to employees, including medical, vision, and dental insurance, life insurance, generous paid time off, and a 401k retirement savings plan.
We support workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.