The Intertwine Alliance Seeks Executive Director
Apply by June 1, 2020
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The Intertwine Alliance (TIA) seeks a strategic and collaborative Executive Director who is passionate about ensuring equitable access to nature. Our incoming Executive Director will have a track record of success engaging diverse groups around a common vision and developing resources and partnerships. Salary is $75,000 to $115,000 depending on experience, plus benefits. Position is fulltime.
ABOUT THE INTERTWINE ALLIANCE
TIA is a coalition of 150 nonprofit, public and private sector partners working to ensure access to nature for all communities across the Portland-Vancouver region. To achieve this vision, we:
- Advocate: We raise awareness and engage communities in local and regional efforts to fund, preserve and nurture a regional system of intertwined parks, trails and natural areas. A recent success: voter approval of Measure 26-203, which will provide $475 million to protect water quality, wildlife habitat, and equitable access to nature.
- Convene: Our annual Intertwine Summit draws more than 200 leaders from many sectors to exchange ideas, build community and foster collaboration.
- Build Capacity: Our Equity Cohorts support TIA partners in building capacity to embed diversity, equity and inclusion within their work and our collective work as a coalition.
TIA is a 501(c)(3) public benefit nonprofit organization, with an annual budget of approximately $360,000 and three employees (2.5 FTE) in addition to the Executive Director.
TIA’s incoming Executive Director will lead a talented and mission-driven staff, report to a dedicated Board of Directors, and foster collaboration with our coalition partners. Priorities include:
- Implementing our “big three goals” to ensure access to nature for all communities: Lead implementation of TIA’s strategic plan with network partners, communities of color and low-income communities. Build relationships and nurture the engagement of current and prospective partners and political leaders. Bring a mindset and a skillset of collaboration, innovation and accountability.
- Advancing equity: Externally: Working with communities of color, low-income communities and conservation partners, advance a shared vision for regional conservation, generate equitable investments, and achieve equitable outcomes. Internally: Refine TIA’s equity lens and strategy with the Board and staff, including concrete actions and accountability.
- Strengthening financial sustainability: In cooperation with the Board’s Development Committee, create and implement a resource development plan with specific targets and a broadened mix of funding strategies, which may include corporate sponsorships, individual giving, grants and contracts; update dues structure.
- Supporting the internal team. Support the Board’s ongoing development and operation. Work to improve staff compensation, create a culture of appreciation, and promote staff wellbeing in a context of telecommuting and dispersed locations for meetings and gatherings.
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