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Executive Director Position Announcement – Closes April 22nd

In light of Executive Director Amy Whittenburg’s announced plans to step away from her role at the end of June, we are currently seeking a highly qualified individual to lead Third Place Commons into the future as our next Executive Director.​

The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the overall health of the organization, working with the Board of Directors to employ short- and long-term strategies that will strengthen and position the organization for the future.

Specifically, this position will manage and host events taking place in the Commons and on the Commons stage and will oversee the coordination and implementation of the annual Lake Forest Park Farmers Market.  The Executive Director must have strong operational, budgetary, and management skills, but also must be skilled in community engagement and be able to successfully build strategic and collaborative partnerships with area organizations, businesses, and city agencies.  In addition to management of day-to-day operations and programs, the Executive Director will create community-focused marketing and outreach, conduct fundraising, oversee donor management, and engage regularly with the public.

Position Classification & Schedule: This is a full-time, salaried, overtime-exempt position. Work schedule is flexible and fluctuates depending on meetings, events, and farmers market schedule. Some weekends and evenings required.

Onboarding Process: The selected candidate will benefit from onboarding support, resources, and training materials provided by the outgoing Executive Director to facilitate a smooth, successful transition.

Full applications must be submitted by Monday, April 22, 2024 for guaranteed consideration.

View the full position description for detailed responsibilities, requirements, salary, benefits, and instructions to apply.