Puget Sound Sage and Sage Leaders (“Sage”) chart a bold path to a living economy in the South Salish Sea and Duwamish River Valley (South Seattle and South King County) regions by developing community power to influence, lead, and govern. At Sage, we organize for growing communities where all families thrive.
Built on a relational framework, Puget Sound Sage (501c3) works in coalition with other community-based organizations, government, and environmental groups, advocating for and passing some of the region’s most exciting policies that promote climate justice, good jobs, and equitable development in low-wage and people of color communities. Sage Leaders (501c4) cultivates deep democracy in Washington state by developing Black, Indigenous, and People of Color community leaders for civic and elected leadership.
Sage seeks nominations and applications for a new Executive Director who will embody a collaborative, genuine leadership style that leverages the collective knowledge and power of staff, communities, and organizational partners working for lasting change. This is a unique opportunity to lead an organization which uses participatory research to help shape groundbreaking policies that center racial justice and equity, and allow Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) communities, families, and workers to have the resources they need to be part of a living economy. The next Executive Director will be committed to working in a Just Transition framework and understand that the liberation of all people is inextricably tied to the liberation of Black and Indigenous peoples.
For the full position description and to apply, please visit: https://recruitcrm.io/apply/25151817
Compensation Transparency: Sage believes in salary transparency and equity across the organization. The salary range for this position is between $90,000-110,000. Sage offers a strong benefits package including family health benefits, life and disability insurance, retirement contribution of 7% of salary, generous vacation and personal time, and fully covered local transit pass. Sage also participates in Washington’s Paid Family Leave state benefit.
Sage seeks a leader who is deeply committed to the organization’s mission and values and is grounded by a deep commitment to building BIPOC community power and influence. While no one candidate will possess all the qualifications enumerated below, the successful candidate will bring many of the following professional qualifications and personal attributes:
Mission, Vision, & Values
Organizing and Coalition Building
Leadership & Management
This search is being led by Carolyn Ho and Catherine Seneviratne of NPAG. Due to the pace of this search, candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Candidates may submit their cover letter, outlining their interest and qualifications, along with their resume via NPAG’s candidate portal.
Puget Sound Sage is committed to hiring and advancing personnel with an explicit regard to advance women, black people, indigenous people, people of color, immigrants, LGBTQIA people, and other people from traditionally underrepresented communities. Further, we are committed to working with allied organizations which do the same.