WANTED: Executive Director for regional watershed restoration non-profit (Idaho)

Western Watersheds Project is seeking a qualified and committed Executive Director for their headquarters office in Sun Valley, Idaho. The organization has offices in nine western states.

The ED will oversee a dozen staff and contract employees in multiple field offices; ensure financial health of the organization; review, commit to and be comfortable with litigation both strategically and procedurally; be the face of the organization in the media; and interact with agencies and policy-makers on a range of conservation issues. Salary commensurate with experience.

Required Skills & Desired Characteristics

  • Significant nonprofit, staff and project management experience
  • Excellent communications skills, oral and written
  • Demonstrated leadership capacity
  • Financial management skills/experience
  • Proven track record with fundraising success
  • Flexibility and creativity in problem solving
  • Commitment to protecting public lands and restoring western watersheds and wildlife

The ED salary will be set commensurate with experience and competitive with other small non-profit environmental organizations. WWP provides health insurance benefits, a retirement contribution, four weeks paid vacation each year, sick leave, and eight paid holidays.

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