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Planned Giving Director The Salvation Army - NW Divisional HQ Human/Social Services, Religion 07/18/2017
Director of Development Northwest Kidney Centers Health Care 07/17/2017
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


Job Title: Planned Giving Director
Organization Name: The Salvation Army - NW Divisional HQ
Organization Type: Human/Social Services, Religion
Job Description: The Planned Giving Director is responsible to the Divisional Commander for the administration, coordination and development of all phases of the Planned Giving Program within the Division.


  • Promote, develop, and secure planned gifts.
  • Report activities and production on the approved Salvation Army Divisional Planned Giving Field Report and the Completed Gift Agreement Report on at least a monthly basis.
  • Maintain donor contact both before the completed gift and after.
  • Keep up-to-date on all appropriate tax laws relating to planned giving.
  • Keep familiar with the various planned giving agreements.
  • Work cooperatively with the Divisional Leaders, Advisory Boards, Corps Officers, professionals and advisers.
  • Promote, organize, and participate in the planned giving seminars in the Division.
  • There are four general approaches to the seminar program: 
    • The informal seminar conducted by the Planned Giving Director alone. 
    • The semi-formal seminar conducted by the Planned Giving Director with the aid of one or two professionals such as an attorney or trust officer. The formal seminar conducted by several professionals with the Planned Giving Director taking a supporting role.
    • The totally professional seminar conducted for professionals of the community by a leading tax authority and sponsored by the Division or adjoining Divisions.
    • These seminars should be organized with the involvement of the Territorial Planned Giving Consultant at the request of the Divisional Commander(s).
  • Promote the planned giving program of the Division through media advertising, direct mail and Divisional publications.
  • Establish an annual planned gift goal for the fiscal year October 1 to September 30 each year.
  • Support, through planned giving activity, overall department goals including annual and capital campaigns.
  • Cooperate with and participate in the approved training programs conducted by the Territorial Planned Giving Department.
  • The Planned Giving Director shall work within the established framework and organization of the Division and the Territory. To accomplish this, he or she will:
    • Adhere to all policies as outlined in the Employee Handbook of The Salvation Army and in his or her employment agreement.
    • Conduct activities within the framework of the Planned Giving Manual directives.
    • Be responsible to the Divisional Commander and/or the other Divisional Officers or staff assigned to supervise his or her work.
    • Work within the authorization of the Divisional Commander to carry out the duties and responsibilities of this position (donor contracts, correspondence, travel, etc.)
    • Refrain from engaging in any activity, which might lead to a conflict of interest such as the sale of securities, real estate life insurance, etc. Where these have been carried forward from previous employment, he or she will in no case be so involved while representing The Salvation Army or use Salvation Army contacts to make sales for personal profit.
    • Work closely with approved Divisional Legal Counsel, with the Territorial Planned Giving Consultant, and through him or her with the Territorial Legal Counsel.
    • Refrain from signing on behalf of The Salvation Army, from investing or subordinating funds belonging to a donor or to The Salvation Army.
    • Refrain from any direct personal gain as a result of donor contacts. Accept no gratuities or gifts and allow no bequests of remainder interest to be designated to the individual representing The Salvation Army.
    • This position will be on a stated salary, and remuneration shall not be based on a percentage of funds raised or any other arrangement, which could be construed to be a commission.
    • Be self-motivated, articulate, persuasive and people oriented. Give attention to detail and be adaptable.

How to Apply:
If you are interested in being considered for this position please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to the contact below.

Contact Name: Elisa Christiani
Contact Phone:  2062171263
Contact Email:


Job Title: Director of Development
Organization Name: Northwest Kidney Center
Organization Type: Health Care 
Closing Date: Until Filled 

Job Description: 
Northwest Kidney Centers has an outstanding opportunity for a Director of Development. Founded in Seattle in 1962, Northwest Kidney Centers (NKC) is the world’s first dialysis organization. We provide more than 250,000 dialysis treatments annually for patients primarily in 15 clinics, patients’ homes and in area hospitals. What we do, we do for patients. Our Centers continue to grow as does our commitment to support excellence in supportive, wraparound services for our patients, their families and the community. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization we raise donations via private donations, corporate relationships, special events, grants, and programs. Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance help meet the cost of dialysis treatments. But our fund raising team still holds a vital role in further supporting patient care at Northwest Kidney Centers. The Director of Development works closely with the Vice President/Foundation Executive Director, the Foundation Board, Trustees, and our senior leadership. The Director’s scope of duties includes strategies, department oversight, special events and corporate relationship oversight, grant management, donor stewardship and annual giving efforts. With the Development team members, the Director collaborates on major and planned gifts fund raising efforts along with our President/CEO. The successful Development Director candidate has five years of related work experience in fund raising for healthcare, education or other nonprofit organization; Has a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in marketing, communications, public relations, or similar field; Is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) preferred not required; Has demonstrated ability to successfully cultivate, solicit and close gifts; Evidence of strong organizational skills and has an ability to work independently and professionally when representing our organization to the public at large; experience with Raiser’s Edge or similar software. 

How to Apply: 
Please apply with a cover letter and resume (combined into one document) at:


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.

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.

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

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