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Executive Director for Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon, Portland, OR

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 02/23/2018

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon (PPAO) is an independent, non-partisan, not-for-profit organization formed as the political arm of Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon engages in educational and electoral activity including public education campaigns, grassroots organizing, and legislative advocacy.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon is the statewide political voice for Planned Parenthood’s two Oregon affiliates and for reproductive health care. PPAO defends the Planned Parenthood mission by advocating for public policy that will enhance and protect reproductive health care; by building support and accountability among elected officials in Oregon; and by engaging and motivating the public.

Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon (PP-PAC) is a statewide, non-partisan political action committee that supports pro-choice, pro-family planning candidates for office. Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon supports state and local candidates who consistently take responsible positions on reproductive health care, including abortion, birth control and sex education.

Position Summary:

The Executive Director is responsible for the overall leadership and management of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon (PPAO), a 501 (c) (4), and Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon (PP-PAC). The Executive Director reports to the PPAO/PAC Board of Directors, which is comprised of appointed designees from Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette and Planned Parenthood of Southwestern Oregon as well as independently selected members. In an environment of significant change, the Executive Director is responsible for positioning PPAO and Planned Parenthood affiliates to respond effectively to challenges and opportunities within the state policy, political and health care delivery landscapes while protecting and expanding access to reproductive health care for all Oregonians.

PPAO offers a competitive salary and benefits that include: generous paid time off, excellent low-cost Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance for full time employees, FSA, Short and Long Term Disability, Life AD&D Insurance, 403b Retirement Fund, and an Employee Assistance Program.

Skills and Qualifications:
-Ability to provide vision and strategic leadership
-Demonstrated experience leading in a collaborative environment
-Experience as an effective manager
-Demonstrated fundraising ability
-Skilled manager able to articulate goals, write campaign plans, and execute advocacy efforts to successful outcomes
-Demonstrated success and progressive experience in a public policy or advocacy environment
-Knowledge of and commitment to progressive causes and base-building
-Familiarity with grassroots organizing, lobbying, and electoral campaigns
-Experience working to advance equity, diversity and inclusion
-Strong oral and written communication skills, including negotiation and advocacy
-Ability to work both independently and with multiple groups
-Demonstrated ability to work in coalition with other organizations
-Strong analytical skills
-Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to multi-task
-Team player with a sense of humor
-Experience in health reform or reproductive and sexual health care a plus

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People of color, queer, transgender, gender nonconforming people and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment. Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.

If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The organization is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

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