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Director of Advancement Imagine Children's Museum Education 06/19/2017
Director of Philanthropy  The Kenney Philanthropy  06/09/2017
Planned Giving Coordinator The Salvation Army - NW Divisional HW  Human/Social Services, Religion 06/01/2017
Development & Endowment Coordinator Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle Service Provider 03/15/2017
Development Database Manager The ACLU of Washington Advocacy 03/07/2017


Job Title: Director of Advancement 
Organization Name: Imagine Children's Museum
Organization Type: Education
Closing Date: Until Filled 

Job Description: 
2016 was a record year at Imagine Children's Museum, a premiere children's museum in the Pacific Northwest, with over 230,000 guests served, including more than 5,000 member families. We are seeking a Director of Advancement. Imagine is one of only fourteen AAM accredited children's museum in the United States. Imagine's mission is to utilize playful learning to enrich the lives of children. It is a vibrant and financially stable organization. The Museum is located in downtown Everett, Washington. As a growing organization, the Museum is looking for a Director of Advancement with proven experience in all aspects of fund development. This position will be supported by the Development Manager to ensure success of this 2-person department. The ideal candidate will have passion, commitment, enthusiasm and highly developed skills to build a program that will meet goals and will continue to allow the museum to grow. The Museum is looking for an exceptionally capable candidate that excels at creating and executing a fund development strategic plan. This position will be responsible for formalizing the current infrastructure and building new systems that will support future growth including a potential capital campaign. The Director of Advancement will work closely with the Executive Director, the Development Manager and the Imagine Children's Museum leadership. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE BA in relevant field plus five (5) years of relevant work experience. Capital campaign experience desired. Knowledge of children's museums a bonus. Required: Proven experience in planning, developing, implementing and maintaining a successful multi-faceted fund development program. Ability to excel in a two person, small shop environment. Must have a reliable car, valid driver's license, clean driving record and auto insurance covering bodily injury and property damage Ability to check email daily Requires the physical ability and stamina to perform the essential functions of the position Ability to lift, carry and move heavy objects, use stairs and adapt to floor or table activities.

How to Apply:
To apply via email to • cover letter with minimum salary requirement and why your skills would be a match for our position and organization • resume- please include dates associated with employment history • 3 professional references Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

The information below will only be used by the WPGC Office:
Contact Name: Tia Winch
Contact Phone:  425-258-1006
Contact Email:

Job Title: Director of Philanthropy 
Organization Name: The Kenney
Organization Type: Philanthropy
Closing Date: Until Filled 

Job Description: 
This position will serve as the chief development officer for The Kenney. Reporting to the Executive Director, this position shall be responsible for the implementation of all fundraising activities necessary to conduct a successful capital campaign, an Annual Fund campaign, special events, grant writing, planned giving and other fundraising activities. In addition, this position will supervise other staff and/or independent contractors who are working on any of these activities.


  • Positively and professionally represent The Kenney in both written form and oral presentation.

  • Determine appropriate grant and fundraising opportunities to pursue. Remain knowledgeable of facility and organizational funding needs and continually research new avenues of financial support.

  • Solicit and inform constituents of various methods to The Kenney. Encourage prospective and existing donors to become/remain financially committed to The Kenney through both current and deferred forms of giving. Remain knowledgeable of the types of planned gifts and actively work to secure these types of contributions to support the future viability of the organization.

  • Possess knowledge of computer software programs, particularly related to the Microsoft Office Professional Suite. Familiarity with Word, PowerPoint, and Publisher of particular necessity.

  • Practice sound decision-making and leadership skills that enhance employee and constituent relations.


  • In conjunction with your Supervisor, set annual and long term fundraising goals.

  • Plan an Annual Fund program that will achieve the dollar goals set.

  • Have a very active role in the capital campaign for The Kenney working productively with your supervisor, other staff, key volunteers, and campaign counsel.

  • Implement a Planned Giving program which will help to improve the long term sustainability of The Kenney.


  • Implement the communication and messaging for all fundraising initiatives in a consistent, service-oriented manner to all constituents.
  • Utilize e-mail and computer system appropriately to relay or request information from organizational employees and outside contacts. Research relevant information on Internet websites for uses pertaining to work assignments.
  • Follow the appropriate chain of command within corporate organizational structure.Promptly report concerns to assigned supervisor.
  • Practice and relay importance of confidentiality as it relates to resident, donor, or employee personal information. This includes, but is not limited to, individual donations, personal financial history, or demographic information.
  • Ensure regular and personal contact with employees to ensure communication, provide recognition and support, and to respond to issues in a timely and effective manner.

Continuous Quality Improvement/Safety

  • Attend all required in-service programs and other meetings, seminars, and conferences as directed
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all emergency procedures and protocol and be able to respond appropriately.
  • Observe and follow all safety rules and regulations. Report safety hazards in a timely manner to appropriate staff members. Use provided safety equipment as required.
  • Support infection control protocol. Follow policy and procedure regarding universal precautions, isolation, glove use, linen precautions, hand washing and other specialized procedures to prevent the spread of infection.
  • Maintain a neat, clean, and orderly work environment. Direct efforts to ensure resident and co-worker safety on facility premises.
  • Comply with OSHA regulations and guidelines while on duty.


  • Support and adhere to The Kenney’s Mission and Vision Statements and Philosophy of Care.
  • Demonstrate a cooperative, courteous, and respectful image at all time while representing The Kenney. Support staff by assisting co-workers with a teamwork attitude.
  • Observe and promote residents’ rights at all times.
  • Adhere to work schedule by regular and punctual attendance.
  • Observe and adhere to departmental and position dress code guidelines.
  • The job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The Director of Philanthropy will perform other duties as assigned.

Summary of Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Previous experience in marketing and development required.
  • Excellent communication skills – including written and public speaking. Strong ability to communicate organization’s goals and values to residents, employees, and greater community.
  • Strong experience with capital campaign and annual fundraising, including major gift solicitation techniques is important.
  • Strong organizational skills with a solid work history demonstrating ability to develop and implement new initiatives, procedures, and programs in an efficient and effective manner. 
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is required.
  • Ability to prioritize and coordinate individual and departmental tasks and assignments when working with little or no direct supervision. 
  • Ability to interact appropriately and professionally with staff, residents, visitors, vendors,volunteers and the public in person, and via the telephone and e-mail communications.
  • Must meet health assessment requirements, including required testing and medical documentation.
  • Ability to lift weights up to 25 pounds at various times as necessary. Ability to stand, sit,walk, bend, stoop, squat, twist, and engage in repetitive motion for extended periods of time.

The information below will only be used by the WPGC Office:
Contact Name: Nancy Weeks
Contact Phone:  704-367-7724
Contact Email: 

Job Title: Planned Giving Coordinator
Organization Name: The Salvation Army - NW Divisional HQ
Organization Type: Human/Social Services, Religion
Closing Date: Until Filled

Job Description:

  • Must embrace, support and reflect well on The Salvation Army’s mission and values through one’s professional responsibilities and behavior at all times. 
  • Able to work independently in a fast paced and sometimes stressful environment 
  • Must be highly organized and able to effectively manage multiple projects and competing priorities with professionalism and grace 
  • Effective interpersonal, conversational and presentation skills. Demonstrating emotional intelligence, situational awareness, excellent writing abilities and strong case development and presentation skills 
  • Able to employ high level phone skills with customer service mindset 
  • Comfortable dealing with outside vendors, event venues, and allied professionals 
  • Strong analytical and research skills 
  • Must keep good documentation through contact reports and activity tracking, using Portfolio database according to Salvation Army protocols 
  • Demonstrated goal-orientation, with a drive to achieve agreed upon goals within agreed upon timeframes 
  • Proficient typing skills (60 words per minute) 
  • Ability and willingness to keep information confidential 
  • Respond to crisis situations in a calm and effective manner 
  • Complete projects on schedule 
  • Must complete and adhere to Protecting the Mission requirements and guidelines, including the ability to pass a TSA background check 
  • Must possess a valid, in-state license and be able to pass The Salvation Army’s in-house driving test and MVR check, auto insurance 
  • Must be able to travel as necessary 


  • Direct and implement all planned giving marketing activities. Partner with DPG’s and Communications and Marketing team on marketing plan development and implementation. 
  • Execute all event planning activities for planned giving seminars such as scheduling, venue choice, catering, printed materials and more 
  • Work with DPGs to develop effective outreach and stewardship initiatives for our allied professional group 
  • Manage and promote group and individual donor stewardship efforts 
  • Support DPG’s in their efforts to actively identify planned giving prospects and proactively reach out to potential supporters 
  • Cultivate communication and coordinate planned giving activities with the corps officers and Advisory Boards 
  • Maintain analytics, strategy and creative aspects for all planned giving initiatives while keeping to deadlines 
  • Monitor and manage invoices from vendors and coordinate distribution to the correct units for payment 
  • Provide detailed analysis and reports for Territorial Headquarter staff, Divisional staff and Corps officers on the effectiveness of the planned giving program 
  • Monitor and maintain relationships with direct marketing vendors to ensure quality of service, deployment of approved mail plans and timely fulfillment 
  • Manage planned giving budget to ensure resources are used wisely and budget parameters are not exceeded reviewed monthly


  • Answer incoming phone calls and determine the most appropriate resolution 
  • Sort, process and record all incoming mail 
  • Complete all departmental filing. Create physical files as needed 
  • Process all incoming checks 
  • Maintain department logs 
  • Maintain and update contact information and donor files 
  • Generate reports as needed including metrics, Portfolio reports, and mailing lists 
  • In coordination with DPGs create and send all gift illustrations to donors and prospects 
  • Prepare meeting agendas in coordination with DPGs, record and distribute minutes 
  • Maintain supply inventory and order replacement supplies as necessary 
  • Prepare general correspondence as requested, including form letters 
  • Provide administrative support to department head 
  • Manage Christmas and birthday list to donors in coordination with DPGs 
  • Manage all bulk mail initiatives

How to Apply:
If interested in applying for this position, please send your resume, a cover letter and contact information for 3 references to Elisa Christiani, Assistant HR Director at

The information below will only be used by the WPGC Office:
Contact Name: Elisa Christiani
Contact Phone:  2062171263
Contact Email:

Job Title: Development & Endowment Coordinator
Organization Name: Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle 
Organization Type: Service Provider
Job Posted: 03/15/2017

Job Description: 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle (JFGS) is excited to announce an opening for a full-time position. Are you task-oriented and dedicated to high-quality customer focused work? Do you enjoy analyzing data to solve problems? Are you naturally detail-orientated? We are looking for a creative, energetic and engaged candidate to fill the position of Development & Endowment Coordinator.

Why JFGS? The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle in a non-profit founded in 1928 to serve the Jewish community, locally and around the world. Over its nearly nine decades of service, the Federation has been at the forefront of meeting the community’s wide-ranging needs. Today, the Jewish Federation is committed to creating Jewish connections for life, ensuring that all Jews can participate in Jewish life in any way that fits their interests and passions, at every stage of life. Position Overview The Development & Endowment Coordinator assists the Development & Endowment Departments in the day-to-day operations including general administrative duties. The Coordinator will exercise high levels of customer service while working with the department’s staff to grow and maintain annual community campaign and the endowment portfolio.


  • Associates Degree required Bachelor’s Degree preferred with at least three years’ office administrative experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Attributes and Competencies:

  • Comfortable command of Microsoft Office Suite, in particular, Microsoft Excel, as well as other technology tools
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; team player within a diverse working environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to maintain high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple completing tasks and demands
  • Must be self-motivated with a demonstrated ability to learn quickly, set priorities and work independently
  • Able to anticipate, identify, analyze and solve problems
  • Professional demeanor and ability to handle all situations in a calm manner
  • High level of integrity and ability to maintain confidential information
  • Strong follow through skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Experience with nonprofit organizations a plus 

To view the full job description: please visit our website

How to Apply: 

Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the JFGS website and to gain insight into the organization’s mission and impact.

Submit a cover letter and resume to: -- No phone calls, please.

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Job Title: Development Database Manager

Organization Name: The ACLU of Washington
Organization Type: Advocacy
Job Posted: 03/07/2017

Job Description: 
The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington (ACLU-WA) is seeking a detail-oriented Development Database Manager. For the full description, please visit:


  • Database Management Act as the department’s database go-to person in charge of database effectiveness, including thinking through how to improve or change how the database can support our work.
  • Database Conversion The nationwide ACLU is going through a conversion from a custom Blackbaud database to a Salesforce-based CRM.
  • The Database Manager will be responsible for a large part of the transition process for Washington state.
  • Data Entry and Gift Processing Enter gifts and pledges into the donor database, prepare timely acknowledgment letters and pledge reminders. Reports Run evaluative reports for program tracking and management.
  • Financial Reconciliation Monthly reconciliation with the accounting department and annual reconciliation with the national office. Work with the finance department and auditors on annual audit.
  • Customer service Act as the first point of contact in the Development Department for calls from financial supporters; respond to inquiries about ACLU membership.
  • Membership Responsible for our new member mailings.
  • Supervise volunteers to assist in this work.
  • Department administration and support
  • Submit workplace giving applications. Provide support for donor events and donor cultivation. Order stationary, supplies and stamps as needed. Ensure postage meter is stocked for mailings. Other Participate in the Development team as a cooperative, positive team player.


• Bachelor’s degree preferred.
• Superior attention to detail with strong follow-through.
• Strong organizational skills to maintain record systems.
• Strong proficiency in databases and experience in database management, preferably for non-profits. Experience with Salesforce preferred.
• Excellent word processing skills and computer proficiency, including MS Office Suite and the Internet.
• High ethical standards; a commitment to the confidentiality of donor records.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills. High level of professionalism. Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with donors, board members, volunteers, staff, and the general public. Ability to work collaboratively.
• Confident and professional work style. Ability to take initiative and work independently, as well as work as a member of a team. Ability to exercise good judgment in stressful circumstances. Flexibility and willingness to take on new tasks as the responsibilities of the position evolve.
• Commitment to diversity; a personal approach that values the individual and respects differences of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ability and socio-economic circumstance.
• Demonstrated commitment to and enthusiasm for the ACLU’s mission and principles.
• Ability to work occasional overtime or irregular hours.
• Commitment to staying in the position for at least two years.

Salary range is based on experience and qualifications. Benefits include three weeks of vacation to start, medical and disability insurance, a retirement plan, and an ORCA card. The ACLU is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The ACLU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status.

How to Apply: Email a letter of application and resume to and include in the subject line of the email: your last name and Development Database Manager. Please indicate where you learned of the posting. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, at which time the job announcement will be removed from our website at

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