Join the Sage team!

We are seeking an Executive Director! The ED is responsible for carrying the vision and the strategic plan of the organization. We seek a candidate who is aware of equity and anti-racist frameworks as they apply to organizational structure and management, and has the capacity and interest to lead within such a framework. They will be responsible for making clear and transparent strategic decisions, managing a team of experienced and talented staff, and serving as a liaison between Sage’s staff and its coalition board. They need to be a dynamic leader and the public face of Sage with government, funders, labor, and coalition partners. The ED will support actively the implementation of the fundraising strategies and serve on national, statewide, and regional coalitions, such as The Partnership for Working Families and Front and Centered.

The ideal candidate will be someone with local connections with labor and community and/or able to make and sustain local linkages, lived experience, and can work well with the Sage board and staff. They will exhibit strong communication skills both externally and internally.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter with subject “Executive Director” to We will be reviewing applications starting August 21, 2017 and will accept applications on a rolling basis thereafter.

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Puget Sound Sage is committed to hiring and advancing personnel with an explicit regard to advance women, people of color, LGBTQ people, and other people from traditionally underrepresented communities. Further, we are committed to working with allied organizations that do the same.

Our Mission

Puget Sound Sage combines research, innovative public policy and organizing to ensure all people have an affordable place to live, a good job, a clean and healthy environment, and access to public transportation.