Loaned Executive - Annual Campaign



Loaned Executive - Annual Campaign

Employment Type:

Full time


Seattle, WA


$630 Weekly

Application Contact:

Job Description:

~~If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to work for a great non-profit organization doing important work in our community, please consider applying for a Loaned Executive temporary, full-time position at United Way of King County (UWKC). UWKC is seeking energetic and talented individuals to join a highly focused and successful Development team for the 2017 Annual Campaign. Each year United Way of King County hires Loaned Executives throughout King County to help raise money for health and human services. The term ‘Loaned Executive’ refers to a person who is either loaned by an organization or hired by United Way to work as a fundraiser and community spokesperson for United Way’s annual campaign.

As a Loaned Executive, you will provide fundraising strategies, volunteer support and donor cultivation skills to assist local companies in running successful workplace campaigns. In partnership with United Way staff, you will be responsible for fundraising, event planning, and public speaking for your assigned account portfolio. Once you are selected as an LE, you will attend training that will provide you with the general skills you will need to be successful.

The Loaned Executive position is an opportunity to grow professionally and personally. You will have the opportunity to develop and hone skills in Sales, Customer Service, Project Management, Public Speaking, and Team Building. You will also gain valuable community knowledge and contacts, and will be a part of a positive team environment.

Core Competencies
  • Excellent planning, organizing, and follow-through skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to effectively relate to a diverse audience
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to multi-task; effective time and project management skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (intermediate level)
  • Self-directed and committed
  • Fundraising, development and/or sales experience
Essential Duties
  • Attend mandatory orientation and ongoing training sessions
  • Implement workplace fundraising campaign strategies
  • Be a United Way spokesperson at campaign events and serve as a project manager on tasks and assignments in your portfolio
  • Educate company volunteers on the value of United Way and health and human services
  • Fundraise and ask for employee and corporate contributions
  • Participate as part of a loaned executive team of community professionals
  • Be able to drive to all parts of King County (must have full-time use of a licensed and insured vehicle)
Education and Experience
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree specializing in Business, Marketing, Communications or a related field. Equivalent fundraising and/or sales experience may be substituted for the education requirement.
  • Duration of Position: This is a 14-week commitment from August 28 to December 1, 2017 (no vacations will be authorized during this time)
  • Hours: Full Time/approx. 38.75 hours per week; must be able to work a flexible schedule as companies often have campaign sessions outside of typical business hours. You will have Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and the day after off with pay (November 23 & 24).
  • Salary: $630/week  (Temporary employees are not eligible for UWKC benefits)
  • Excellent training and expense reimbursement
Application Procedures
Please apply online at You will be asked to upload your resume and provide a cover letter.

We would like to hear how your education and experience meet or exceed the requirements of the position. Include in your cover letter your skills and experience in the following areas: Teamwork, public speaking & presentations, fundraising or sales, project management, communication, and motivation & commitment.
We are an equal employment opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We are an Employer of National Service: AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Apply early for first consideration.
United Way of King County
720 2nd Avenue
Seattle, WA, United States
Phone: 206-461-8351
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