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9 Apr 2018

Full-Time Executive Director

Washed Ashore  Bandon, Oregon, United States

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Job Description

Join a team of innovative and collaborative artists at a rapidly growing and successful nonprofit on the Oregon Coast. Washed Ashore is looking for someone to join our team and lead us forward to reach our full potential as an environmental, education and art focused non-profit.

Washed Ashore’s mission is to build and exhibit aesthetically powerful art to educate a global audience about plastic pollution in the ocean and waterways and to spark positive changes in consumer habits. Since its beginning in 2010, Washed Ashore has engaged all ages and abilities from its local community in Bandon, Oregon to an international audience, to create art that saves the sea. In 8 years over 20 tons of garbage has been picked up off Oregon beaches and processed into over 70 works of art. These art pieces have become ocean ambassadors and have toured to more than 30 locations around the nation including the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. and the United Nations in NYC. The traveling exhibits have been viewed by over 20 million people. The headquarters of Washed Ashore is in Bandon, Oregon. Bandon is a unique place, shaped by the nature and beauty of the Southern Coast of Oregon. Wild woods and streams, stunning quiet beaches with beautiful ocean vistas and friendly neighbors make Bandon a special place to live.

The Executive Director is a professional position and is responsible for co-leadership, with the Artistic Director (Founder Angela Hasseltine Pozzi), of Artula Institute’s future projects and the organization’s current sole project, Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea. The Executive Director is responsible for Board Relations & Administration, Finance, Personnel/Human Resources, Resource Development, Communications, Marketing and Sales of the organization. Exciting and upcoming projects for the Executive Director include support of expanded marketing, resource development, a capital project and supporting the recently revitalized strategic plan.

For more information about the position, Washed Ashore’s unique and compelling story and details about Bandon, please see our website:

Employment Opportunities

Please submit cover letter and resume to EDsearch@washedashore.org, by 5 pm (PST) May 3rd, 2018.

Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: administration, arts, arts education, director, executive director, human resources, and non-profit. States: Oregon.

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