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CEO / Executive Director Recruitment

The Port of Seattle Invites Your Interest in the Position of Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director

The Port of Seattle is seeking a dynamic leader with a strong track record of success and experience in executing organizational change who desires to lead one of America’s leading ports. Download a full position specification.

If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please submit your cover letter and comprehensive resume to:
Jason Baumgarten
Spencer Stuart
126 NW Canal Street
Seattle, WA 98107
(206) 224-5660

Filing Deadline:
June 18, 2014
5:00 p.m. PT
Nominations and submittals from interested candidates must be provided no later than June 18, 2014 for full consideration.  Initial review of qualifications will be conducted by Spencer Stuart.  A select number of highly qualified candidates will be invited to interview with the Port of Seattle Commission in late June/early July.  These interviews will be conducted during the Port of Seattle Commission’s Executive Session. Additional personal interviews with final candidates may be conducted throughout the process. 
About the Port of Seattle
Founded in 1911, The Port owns and operates Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, four container cargo terminals, two cruise ship terminals, one grain terminal, a public cargo terminal, four public marinas, and manages a number of real estate assets for financial return and economic advantage. The port’s operations currently help create nearly 200,000 jobs and $7 billion in wages throughout the region. Over the next 25 years, the port’s “Century Agenda” seeks to create an additional 100,000 jobs through economic growth while becoming the nation’s leading green and energy-efficient port.