JOIN THE PUYALLUP WATERSHED INITIATIVE TEAM AS OUR NEW DEVELOPMENT & COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGIST
Every role within the Puyallup Watershed Initiative (the Initiative) is critical towards realizing positive social and environmental impact in our shared Puyallup Watershed. At the Initiative we value working as a team in collaboration and cooperation with people who live, work, and play in the Puyallup Watershed.
The Development & Communications Strategist Critical Contributions are the following:
(1) Create policies, processes, and practices that govern resource development
objectives, strategy, and tactics
(2) Establish aligned operations that are integrated throughout the organization
About the Initiative:
The Puyallup Watershed Initiative (the Initiative) launched in 2012 as a new model for community-centered change, and aims to improve social and environmental conditions throughout the watershed that comprises more than 1,000 square miles from Mt. Rainier to Commencement Bay. The Initiative values transparency, accountability, inclusivity, collaboration, and learning. We seek to demonstrate these values in all our activities and our workplace. The Initiative is committed to all people’s right to a healthy environment and to participate in the decisions that most affect their lives.
As an organization committed to collaboration and learning, we apply what we learn from our actions, the work of our Communities of Interest, and our community partners to improve upon the past. By sharing what we learn and collaborating with community partners, we hope to help others do the same.
In 2018, the Initiative became a 501(c)(3) organization. We are in an intense time of growth, transition, and opportunity that will deepen, expand, and strengthen the collective work moving forward. It is a pivotal time of reflection, assessment, and evaluation as the Initiative continues our journey towards organizational maturity. This means our team members must be able to navigate ambiguity during times of transition while working towards clarity. The Development and Communications Strategist is relied upon for critical contributions that anchor organizational sustainability and enable the Initiative’s journey into maturity.
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About the Position:
The Initiative seeks team members who are open-minded and lifelong learners that embody can-do attitudes with empathy. We share a passion for bringing together people, ideas, and actions from diverse experiences within the Puyallup Watershed.
We believe in creating conditions for every team member to thrive. To put this belief in practice, we prepare a position and role(s) assessment guided by equity hiring practices. Please note that the assessment is organized by three categories [Critical to Have, Great to Have, Bonus to Have]. This allows you as an interested candidate to self-assess if this Initiative opportunity aligns with your abilities, skills, capacity, and potential towards the Critical Contributions expected of the Development & Communications Strategist.
To excel in this position, you will need these critical lenses:
Within the larger Initiative team, this position functions across four key roles:
It is CRITICAL that you have…
It is GREAT if you have…
It is a BONUS if you also have…
Example tasks/responsibilities for the Development and Communications Strategist:
How to Apply:
To apply for this opportunity to impact the Puyallup Watershed please attach an introduction letter detailing your interest that includes the following by the priority date of April 17, 2019:
The salary range for this position is $70,000 - $80,000 annually, depending on experience. The Initiative offers a competitive benefits package to team members including medical, vision, and dental insurance, life insurance, generous paid time off, remote work options, family-affirming work conditions, and 401k retirement savings plan. We believe in and strive for workforce diversity. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Puyallup Watershed Initiative is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race; color; sex (including gender identity and expression); sexual orientation; pregnancy (including parental and nursing mother status); religion; creed; national origin; citizenship; ancestry; political affiliation; victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking; marital status; disability; genetic and medical information; age; membership in an employee organization; retaliation; military service and veteran status; or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable local, state, or federal law. . If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact our team member Sarah for support at 253.212.0434.