Herring Protectors Hiring

Executive Director of Herring Protectors

Fighting for the Yaaw & Our Own Sovereignty

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The Herring Protectors are hiring their first ever full-time Executive Director, who will steward relationships with the yaaw (the herring), our environment, and the community.

The Herring Protectors seek an experienced and passionate leader with a strong understanding of Lingít culture and worldview and a deep commitment to environmental, gender, and social justice.

The ideal candidate will be entrepreneurial, leading with intentionality and respect to evolve a grassroots movement into a sustainable organization.

A successful leader will need to be highly organized, creative, and resourceful, able to build relationships and trust with Tribal citizens to advance ambitious goals through collective action.

Position Title: Executive Director

  • Reports to: Herring Protectors Steering Committee
  • Fiscal Sponsor/Role Employer: Native Movement
  • Location: Sitka, Alaska. Occasional remote work allowed.
  • Salary Range: $70,000-90,000 DOE
  • Posting Date: October 10, 2023
  • Anticipated Start Date: January 15, 2024
  • (Accepting applications on a rolling basis. Open until filled.)

To apply:  Send resume and a cover letter to herringprotectors@gmail.com. In the subject line of your email, write “HP Director Application.”