Office Manager, Puyallup Watershed Initiative

The Puyallup Watershed Initiative (PWI) was created in 2012 as a new model for community-centered change, and aims to improve social and environmental conditions throughout a watershed that comprises more than 1,000 square miles from Mt. Rainier to Commencement Bay (

The PWI is in transition as The Russell Family Foundation (TRFF) and Initiative participants work to establish an independent, community-led and community-owned entity. The Office Manager is a member of the PWI team and will be hired as a temporary TRFF employee and transfer to employment with the PWI organization once the organization is fully operational.

The Office Manager role is crucial support for the PWI team. This position works to support the coordination and operations of the PWI team by providing strong technical, administrative, financial and customer service support to join the PWI team in an exempt role. This position will provide primary operations and administrative support to the Executive Director and the PWI office. Essential to the success of this position is a willing and helpful attitude and strong attention to detail. Interested applicants must be able to work both independently and collaboratively.

The ideal candidate must demonstrate strong organizational skills, problem-solving skills and ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines.  They must also be able to work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds in a team environment.  Please view the full job description for more information and if interested, send a resume in via e-mail.