Are you looking for an outstanding organization with a career opportunity to change people’s lives? Do you want to make Seattle a healthier and more vital place to live by enhancing access to high-quality recreation and lifelong learning programs? Are you committed to the values of citizen engagement and participation, equitable access, diversity, community, and accountability? If so, this may be the position for you!
Associated Recreation Council (ARC) seeks a mission-driven, strategic, and relationship focused Development Director to join their leadership team. We have continued to expand our mission of building community through citizen engagement and participation in recreation and lifelong learning programs. Incorporated in 1975 as an independent nonprofit organization, ARC provides recreation, lifelong learning programs, and community leadership in partnership with Seattle Parks & Recreation. We are committed to strengthening the diverse and vibrant Seattle communities we serve, which is reflected in the way we reach, teach and inspire children, teens, families and adults.
ARC is committed to growth, with a vision to provide equitable, dynamic and responsive recreation and learning programs for every Seattle resident. The Development Director will bring their experience developing fundraising strategy, donor relationships, special events and grants to support a growing organization, while advancing our mission and vision.
This is a key leadership role, reporting to the Executive Director, participating as a member of the senior management team, and supervising one direct report. This role functions as strategist and implementer, working in partnership with the organization to create and drive development strategy in support of ARC’s mission and culture.
Key Position Responsibilities:
You will be successful if you feel passionate about:
Your effectiveness in this role will depend on your ability to:
You will feel prepared to take on this role if you have experience in:
This is a full-time, Monday through Friday year-round position. We offer a generous benefits package which includes: 100% employer paid medical, dental and vision; Paid Time Off, and more.
TO APPLY: Please apply with your cover letter and resume. If you don’t meet the above requirements but still think you’re the perfect candidate for this position – let us know why! Send your resume along with a message describing your interest in the position.
Who May Apply: This position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. ARC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. ARC encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences.
Accommodations for people with disabilities are provided upon request. Please call (206) 615-0110 to request accommodations.
Position opened until filled. Applications are reviewed as soon as it is received.