Provender Is Hiring!

November 26th 2018

Job Title:
Executive Director

Provender Alliance is looking for an entrepreneurial, visionary leader to take the helm of our 47 year old organization.

About Provender Alliance:
Provender Alliance is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit trade association, based in the Pacific Northwest, serving as a leader in the natural food and products movement since 1971.  Our mission is to nourish, educate, and inspire our members and our greater community through our Annual Educational Conference, weekly e-News and quarterly e-Journals as well as through networking with our members and providing other educational opportunities.

About the position:
The Executive Director (ED) is the sole paid employee of Provender Alliance and is responsible for the effective operations of the organization, including: planning and directing the annual conference, attracting and retaining members, communicating with members, maintaining financial records, and maintaining organizational effectiveness.

The ED reports directly to a volunteer Board of Directors.  The ED oversees a small group of volunteers and maintains positive and effective relationships with our membership while embodying our Ends Statements.

The ED works out of their home office and residence in the Pacific Northwest is required.

Ideal candidates for this position will:
-Provide visionary leadership to our organization
-Demonstrate past outreach and marketing successes
-Have strong relationship-building skills
-Enjoy both working alone and with a diverse group of members
-Have experience and knowledge about the Natural Products Industry as a whole and in the Pacific Norhtwest
-Be located in the Pacific Northwest

Full Job Description

Salary Range-$38-45k/year commensurate with experience
A flexible work schedule
3 weeks vacation
Up to $1500 in medical expense payment
Opportunity to earn bonuses

How to apply:

The purpose of our hiring process is to select the best possible candidate to fulfill the duties of the organization. Provender Alliance will assess qualification based on an individual’s skills and ability, rather than credentials, degrees, or access to social power and resources.

Please send a resume and the answers to the following questions to by January 10th, 2019:

What do you see as Provender’s role in the Natural Products Industry?

Provender exists to educate and inspire, tell us about an experience where you educated and inspired a community.

Currently, the position you are apply for is the only paid position at Provender.  Tell us about how do working alone, staying connected, engaged, inspired and motivated.

Provender is currently looking to increase our membership.  Please tell us about a successful outreach campaign you have been involved with.