Boys & Girls Clubs of King County is seeking an experienced, creative, and focused LEO to support and engage the volunteer leadership which supports our individual clubs and are passionate about youth development. The LEO is responsible for developing strong, passionate club boards that help secure critical support for BGCKC. The LEO will help recruit, train and engage all club board members who participate with BGCKC. The LEO will help facilitate and attend Regional Board meetings and attend local club board meetings as necessary to help them achieve their club fundraising goals. The LEO reports to the Chief Development Officer and works collaboratively and strategically with the Major Gifts team, the President/CEO, Board members, and Club Directors.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Model adaptability by balancing changing priorities while still completing assigned accountabilities on time.
Provides excellent customer-service focused support to Club Advisory Boards with service and assistance to solicit donations and other support and assist with planning and implementation of special events.
Collaborate with Corporate Engagement Officer to create impactful volunteer opportunities for corporate partners.
Support club colleagues in various fund-raising projects, such as club fund-raisers, endowments, major gifts, sponsor-solicited events, and other development efforts.
Focus on moves management, and close engagement with individual philanthropy team to ensure smooth relationship transition.
Display excellent written and oral communication by tailoring messages to specific audiences that drive critical fundraising efforts. Provide a thoughtful and comprehensive donor experience and work to foster lasting relationships between Boys & Girls Clubs and supporters. Connect supporters to our mission.
Build deep relationships with President's Council and Club Advisory boards.
Work closely with key Club Board Members and other volunteers to support their involvement in the fundraising process.
Partner with members of the development staff to ensure timely gift acknowledgment, recognition and pledge fulfillment for major individual club donors.
Adhere to the highest ethical standards; demonstrate empathetic disposition, and perseverance.
Provide regular reporting on progress toward goals, and pro-actively coarse correct as needed.
Reflect optimistic and positive attitude, and convey sensitivity to needs of the donors.
Internal: Maintain close contact with CEO, CDO, Director of Philanthropy, members of the Development Team, as well as Club staff.
External: Maintain contact as needed with Club Board Presidents and other Club Board members.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Bachelor’s Degree preferred. CFRE a plus.
Four to six years of successful experience in volunteer management, customer service, leadership service.
A passion for the mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs
Keen understanding of best practice in donor-centric fundraising and moves management.
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate eloquently both verbally and in writing about the impact Clubs have in the lives of children and families.
Ability to analyze opportunities and refine plans and strategies with creativity and flexibility.
Excellent relationship building skills and the ability to understand the needs and interests of donors. Outstanding listening skills and the desire to hear people’s stories.
Strong organization and time management skills. Ability to manage multiple deadlines and complete projects on time.
Ability to track progress and report results with accuracy.
Ability and willingness to work with a diverse population
Ability to handle difficult situations with grace, diplomacy, and flexibility
Excellent judgment and decision-making skills.
Must be willing to travel throughout King County and club locations.
HOURS: The position is full-time, 40 hours per week.
LOCATION: Club Service Center, Downtown Seattle
REPORTS TO: Chief Development Officer
SALARY: $65,000 to $72,000 depending on experience.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands and characteristics of the work environment described here are representative of those occurring in the performance of the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
This position works in an office, and the noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, i.e. copier toner.
This position description generally describes the principle functions of the position and the level of knowledge and skills typically required. It does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and it is subject to change as the needs of the employer and the requirements of the job change.
Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimination
Boys & Girls Clubs of King County (BGCKC) is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. BGCKC does not discriminate with regards to hiring, assignment, promotion or other conditions of staff employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other status protected under local, state or federal law.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, upon request, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of our positions.
Internal Number: Req881
About Boys and Girls Clubs of King County
Leading the Change in Youth Development
At Boys & Girls Clubs of King County, we are taking youth programming to a new level. We are a leader in youth development, providing a safe, affordable place for kids and teens during critical out-of-school time. Our Clubs offer life-changing programs and services to more than 26,000 youth throughout the greater Seattle area.
As the third largest major metro Boys & Girls Club organization in the United States, we have a rich 76 year history serving King County youth. If you are passionate about youth development, love to connect with people, have a proven track record of results with youth, and want to be part of an extraordinary team, Boys & Girls Clubs of King County is for you!