Executive Director - Non Profit



Executive Director - Non Profit

Employment Type:

Full time


Olympia, WA


$55-70,000 (DOE) and Benefits Package

Application Contact:

Kandy Kraig, RPEC President

Job Description:

Executive Director, Retired Public Employees Council (RPEC)
The Executive Director serves as the Chief Public Information Officer, Chief Research Analyst for pension and health care issues, Chief Legislative Liaison with local, state and federal policy makers and other governmental agencies throughout the state. The position handles multiple tasks related to public and community relations, marketing, legislative affairs, and implementing a communications strategy to reinforce the Council mission, vision, and values. This position reports to and works in close partnership with the Executive Board of the Council. This position is responsible for staff management, leading long range and short range strategic planning for the organization, developing constituent outreach programs, conducting workshops/seminars throughout the state, and assisting in organizational development.
Provide administrative leadership and direction
Supervise, direct, and evaluate Council Staff
Facilitate staff development and training opportunities for Council and Member leadership
Develop, maintain, and enhance relationships with coalition partners
Increase and maintain partnerships with business, labor, community-based organizations and state/national agencies
Supervise the development of an effective process for strategic planning, prioritizing, and executing local, district and statewide projects that support strategic goals
Create and maintain an interconnected information sharing system among all stakeholders
Assist the Treasurer and Finance Committee in the development of the annual budget; make recommendations on budget matters; administer budget after adoption by the Executive Board
Provide oversight and direction for conventions, events, trainings, Board and Committee meetings
Coordinate membership recruitment and retention
Represent Council on Boards and Committees
Coordinate print media, marketing materials web related content, design, and updates; publish a quarterly Council Newsletter
Serve as a primary point of contact as the organization’s Public Information Officer and liaison to the media; serve as agency spokesperson in responding to news media inquiries; provide press releases and public service announcements
Work directly with the RPEC Lobbyist for the advancement of legislative relations and agenda
Submit regular updates/reports to the President and Executive Board; sit as a non-voting member on the Executive Committee/Board
Perform related duties as assigned by the Executive Board President
Knowledge and Skills
Demonstrate administrative skills in areas of program development and management
Demonstrate strong planning, organizational, project, budget and management skills
Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills
Demonstrate success working with individuals and groups representing a wide range of diverse cultural, geographic, and socioeconomic backgrounds
Knowledge of federal issues that impact seniors, ie. Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and health plans
Demonstrate grant writing skills
Demonstrate commitment to principles of collaboration and teamwork
Demonstrate in-depth, current knowledge of organizational trends and strategies for  successful non-profit facilitation 
Demonstrate ability to interact effectively with labor, business, industry, education, community and political/legislative professionals
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree and/or five years of experience in employee relations, public relations, Legislative, political, legal field administrative experience or other related management experience
Two years of supervisory experience
In addition this position requires a willingness to travel throughout the State of Washington, a work schedule that is varied (involving evening and weekend work and which frequently exceeds 40 hours per week), and a Washington State driver’s license and an employee-furnished vehicle which is insured.

To apply, submit your resume, letter of interest, and professional references by January 31, 2019 via postal service to 906 Columbia St SW #501, Olympia WA 98501 or email to kkraigspok@comcast.net.
Retired Public Employees Council of Washington (RPECWA)
Olympia, WA, United States
Phone: 3603528262
Web: http://www.rpecwa.org/

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