EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (PART-TIME)
Oregon Walks, Portland, Oregon
Closes: Monday, May 5, 2014 at 5:00 pm
Oregon Walks is currently seeking an enthusiastic, dynamic professional with a passion for pedestrian advocacy to serve as our organization’s next Executive Director.
Oregon Walks (formerly the Willamette Pedestrian Coalition) is a nonprofit, membership-based advocacy organization that has been dedicated to promoting walking and making the conditions for walking in Oregon safe and attractive since 1991. Oregon Walks boasts a strong history of success, many committed civic stakeholders, and a passionate and growing membership. The organization is well positioned to play a pivotal role influencing Oregon’s transportation future and addressing the needs of pedestrians across the state.
The new Executive Director will have an opportunity to lead successful programs and advocacy campaigns as well as collaborate with an engaged and dynamic board to develop and implement new initiatives to further the organization’s mission.
The Executive Director of Oregon Walks will be an enthusiastic and entrepreneurial professional, responsible for maintaining and building current programs and strategic partnerships while managing the organization’s operations and resource development. The Executive Director will collaborate with a wide range of members, volunteers, elected officials, and transportation and planning experts to further the mission of Oregon Walks.
They will work closely with a high-level board of directors and volunteers whose leadership about pedestrian issues in urban and regional planning and social and community justice is helping to shape the future of our state.
Successful candidates will possess a strong capacity to work independently, demonstrate entrepreneurial enthusiasm and absolute reliability, and have the experience and/or ability to smoothly manage the day-to-day operations of a small nonprofit. S/he will have the community-building and fundraising skills to expand and deepen Oregon Walks’ work and further the vision of Oregon Walks’ membership and board of directors.
This is a part-time (.6 FTE) position and is based in Portland, Oregon. Salary is $30,000 annually plus benefits.
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