Executive Director

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers and Native Plants, Inc.


The Theodore Payne Foundation (TPF) is a non-profit nursery and educational organization whose mission is: to promote, preserve and restore California native landscapes and habitats; propagate and make available native plants and wild flowers; and educate and acquire knowledge about California flora and natural history. TPF owns and operates a 22 acre nursery and educational facility in Sun Valley in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles, CA and has an operating budget of over $1 million.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director serves as the chief executive officer of TPF, managing a current staff of 17 and overseeing management of a volunteer program. The Executive Director’s primary responsibilities are to provide visionary leadership for TPF, manage strategic planning, fundraising and outreach efforts, and supervise operations and programs, including budgeting and finance, program development, staff supervision, and resource development.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Strategic Planning
  • Communications and Outreach
  • Organizational Management and Operations
  • Budget and Finances
  • Fundraising and Donor Development
  • Other Duties, as assigned

Salary commensurate with experience. This position includes benefits.

For additional details, position requirements and to apply, please click here: http://www.theodorepayne.org/executivedirector

TPF is an equal opportunity employer.

Sun Valley, California
Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers and Native Plants, Inc.

10459 Tuxford Street, Sun Valley, California, 91352, United States