Boys & Girls Clubs of King County is the third largest major metro Boys & Girls Clubs in the US. If you are passionate about youth development, love to connect with people, have aproven track record of results with youth and want to be part of an expanding Youth Development team, Boys & Girls Clubs might be your next big step!We serve over 17,000 children annually in 12 Clubs, 2 Teen Centers and 27 Early Learning & Child Care Centers around King County. Come help us help kids.
Leadership Engagement Officer
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 individual 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:
• 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.
• Works with corporate volunteer programs to manage volunteer programs
• Provides support for various fund-raising projects, such as club fund-raisers, endowments, major gifts, sponsor-solicited events, and other development efforts.
• High focus on moves management, and close engagement with individual philanthropy team to ensure smooth relationship transition
• Provide direct customer service to Club Advisory boards
• Provide guidance and support to Presidents Council
• Work closely with key Club Board Members and other volunteers to support their involvement in the fundraising process.
• In collaboration with the Major Gifts team, develop and implement an inspiring series of donor engagement opportunities, including instituting a compelling youth-led tour series in the clubs.
• Work 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
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. A combination of the experience, education, and training listed below which provides an equivalent background to perform the work of this position.
• Bachelor’s Degree required. 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.
Licenses and Certifications:
• Current and valid Driver’s License
• Bachelors degree
• CFRE a plus
Club Service Center 603 Stewart Street, Suite 300Seattle, Washington, 98101United States
Depending on Experience. Competitive benefits include 401K, vacation, sick leave, vision, dental and medical.
Job Type: Full-time