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The VP and Pacific Northwest Market Leader leads the delivery of Enterprise’s program solutions, innovations, capital and policy efforts to bring sustainable and lasting impact in the region. This leadership role delivers in-depth solutions to achieve large-scale results, bringing the full resources of Enterprise to bear on local issues. As an employee of Enterprise Community Partners, the Market Leader conducts strategic assessments of the needs of local and state government partners, non-profit and for-profit developers and the public, corporate, and banking sectors and provides solutions with a racial equity foundation to support local and state-wide strategies to address affordable housing in low-income communities and community development needs. To be successful the leader must be a dynamic, proactive and results-oriented manager with success in translating strategy into results for partners and driving delivery through a matrix organization. The leader must also be a seasoned problem solver with capacity to work through conflict and reach compromise solutions that serve the economic, mission and risk profile for Enterprise.
A successful candidate must have a deep commitment to our mission and the communities we serve. The position requires knowledge of the most pressing housing issues facing low-income and vulnerable communities in the region and the program innovations and policies that can help – solutions such as preservation, supportive housing, fair housing, economic mobility, resilience, and sustainable and equitable development. Skills needed include demonstrated leadership experience, commitment to racial equity, strong relationship management experience, proven track record in fundraising, knowledge of affordable housing finance, excellent ability to support staff in succeeding, proven ability to foster teamwork, and track record of fostering a positive culture that aligns with diversity, equity and inclusion goals.
The Vice President and Pacific Northwest Market Leader reports to a member of the Solutions President’s leadership team and is part of a cohort of eleven market leaders across the country that meet regularly to share best practices and elevate the work nationally. S/he manages a team of 4dedicated staff. This role requires working closely with internal colleagues and external partners.