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Herring Protectors Steward
We're hiring an Executive Director

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.


Banner photo: Lee House

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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, 2023
(Accepting applications on a rolling basis. Open until filled.)

To apply: send resume and a cover letter to
In the subject line of your email, write “HP Director Application”


HP Director Job Description
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