Executive Director

Website Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Oregon

Executive Director

Position Description

Reports to: Board of Directors

Hours: 36 hrs. per week (full-time, exempt)

Work Location: Portland, Oregon. Virtual/Hybrid.

Compensation: $80,000 annually

Benefits: Health insurance reimbursement PTO, and 401K (see detail for full benefits below)

About Us:

The Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Oregon (PACCO) creates a positive impact on Filipino businesses and the Oregon Economy. We focus on creating opportunities for socially and economically disadvantaged communities. We do this through our active, engaged and diverse members and board leaders.

PACCO promotes economic opportunity, education, professionalism, and civic engagement. We offer scholarships, leadership training programs, and technical assistance to support education, skill development, and entrepreneurial success.

About You:

You are passionate about community mobilization to ensure strong cultural and economic prosperity. Taking the initiative and navigating the complexity of day-to-day work is a challenge that you welcome. You are a dynamic leader that takes pride in managing and growing your organization’s team and skills. As a nonprofit leader, you enjoy problem-solving and find creative collaborative ways to ensure your organization is fulfilling its mission.

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will have overall strategic, management and operational responsibility for PACCO’s staff, programs, and execution of its mission. The Executive Director oversees and leads the financial operations, including fundraising initiatives that diversify funding sources and support long-term sustainability.

This role works towards the economic and cultural empowerment of the Philippine-American/Filipino business community. The Executive Director is charged with administering the policies of PACCO while leading and conducting the day-to-day business of the organization. This position will also be responsible for the development and execution of a comprehensive communications strategy to strengthen PACCO’s brand and community engagement.

The Executive Director directly supervises 2.5 FTE: Program Manager (part-time), Sr. Program/Project Coordinator (full-time), and Digital Marketing Specialist (full-time).

Key Responsibilities:

Board, Governance, and Strategy

• Develop, collaborate, and implement strategic plans that meet business goals and objectives in partnership with the Board

• Develop, maintain, and support a strong Board; seek and build board involvement with strategic direction

• Actively engage and energize volunteers, board members, committees, partnering organizations, members, and funders

• Regularly communicate the organization’s vision, priorities, key initiatives, and needs between staff and the Board

Operational Leadership & Management

• Provide oversight of daily operations and decision-making for all internal operations, policies, and structure to ensure organizational compliance with all applicable local, city, state, regional, and federal laws and regulations (i.e., taxes, registrations, insurance, etc.), as applicable

• Oversee and execute HR responsibilities for hiring, staffing, and implementation of regular performance reviews of personnel

• Evaluate PACCO program components regularly for process improvements and report outcomes to the board, funders, clients, and other members

• Responsible for leading the overall implementation of grant programs in compliance with grantor requirements

• Ensure ongoing programmatic excellence and consistent quality of finance and administration; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals

Fiscal & Financial Management

• Oversee all accounting functions including those necessary for auditing, budgeting, financial analysis, capital asset and property management, and payroll, in compliance with existing regulations, and in coordination with the Treasurer

• Manage and review finances utilizing budgets, cash flow, income statements, balance statements

• Assist the Treasurer in making financial information available to the Board and stakeholders

• Develop the budget with staff and recommend a yearly budget for Board approval

Fundraising and Communications

• Develop, collaborate, and implement an annual fundraising plan with the board and staff to support existing program operations and ensure long-term financial sustainability

• Actively engage in fundraising including relationship building, gift solicitation, and stewardship while identifying other revenue sources

• Nurture existing and cultivate new relationships to position PACCO with mission-aligned opportunities

• Work with business leaders and government entities to take advantage of applicable corporate social responsibility initiatives (inclusive of grants, etc.)

• Serve as the public face of the organization and represent in a professional light to its constituents, funders, the media, and the public to convey mission and goals


• 3+ years’ experience in nonprofit management and/or training, or a combination of a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college/university and experience

• 3+ years of solid budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making, and reporting

• 3+ years of fundraising and grant writing with individual, corporate, and foundation funders

• Established record of collaboration, partnerships, and building effective relationships with the Board of Directors, staff, community, businesses, and stakeholders

• Ability and/or experience with strategic thinking, planning and implementation

• Experience working with and/or in the Filipino community and Communities of Color

Additional Desired Skills & Abilities:

• Bicultural candidates strongly encouraged to apply

• Bilingual (Tagalog/English)

• Familiarity with PACCO and its mission

• Experience working with membership organizations

• Experience facilitating diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts

Working Conditions:

• Flexible hybrid work schedule in Portland, Oregon

• Periodic local travel is required. Must have a valid driver’s license and access to vehicle/reliable transportation

• Employer-provided equipment: laptop and monitor

• Pass a criminal background check


• Health insurance reimbursement through QSEHRA

• 401k retirement plan

• 12 days PTO after 90 days and 13 paid holidays

How to Apply:

Nonprofit Professionals Now is pleased to work with the Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Oregon (PACCO) in the effort to fill the vital role of Executive Director.

All applications must contain a resume and cover letter.  Once materials are submitted, NPN staff will review as part of the hiring process.

Application Deadline: June 3, 2024 @ 5pm

Application Portal: https://apptrkr.com/5267520

PACCO provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applications for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender expression and identification, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as covered veteran or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws.

To apply for this job please visit apptrkr.com.