Hoyt Arboretum Friends Foundation (HAF) is seeking a new Executive Director to join their team. HAF is a membership-based, nonprofit organization working in partnership with the City of Portland Parks & Recreation Bureau and Hoyt Arboretum’s curator, Martin Nicholson, to manage Hoyt Arboretum.
HAF is looking for a dynamic leader to develop the organization’s vision to create new business and growth opportunities, in collocation with the Board to position Hoyt Arboretum as a national leader in protecting and preserving access to one of the country’s largest plant collections. This is a special opportunity for someone seeking an exciting, challenging and important non-profit leadership position.
Summary of Responsibilities
- Provides leadership to ensure Hoyt Arboretum has the necessary resources to successfully fulfill its mission through general and allocated fundraising, communicating with the public, growing a diverse membership, building relationships and producing the Forage in the Forest annual fundraising event and other cultivation activities.
- Working closely with the Board, the ED develops policies and strategies for the organization and holds primary responsibility for development and implementation of the strategic plan.
- Ensures development and delivery of educational, public, and outreach programs.
- Is the chief spokesperson for HAF and represents the organization and its mission to city government, Portland Parks & Recreation Bureau, Explore Washington Park and other key constituencies including the media, neighborhood associations, and affiliate non-profit organizations inside and outside Washington Park.
For More Information
Please see the complete job description and how to apply here. Apply by October 6, 5:00pm, PST.