Individual Giving Officer



Individual Giving Officer

Employment Type:

Full time


Seattle, WA


60800 to 62700

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Job Description:

United Way of King County is a recognized leader in solving the community’s toughest challenges. We value creative, self-motivated people who care deeply about creating community solutions. Come join our Development Team as an Individual Giving Officer.

This position supports United Way’s individual giving efforts by focusing on donors who give $750 - $2,500. This position develops positive relationships in order to raise financial and volunteer resources to partner with United Way in meeting community needs.

This individual will work to increase the number of donors to United Way from workplace giving campaigns and other channels, and integrate online direct mail campaigns. This position will also focus on encouraging Emerging Leaders to become donors to achieve United Way’s goal of “One in three Emerging Leaders are Donors”.

Essential duties:
  • Secures increased and renewal gifts from an existing portfolio of donors with the expectation to move donors up the pipeline.
  • Updates donor information including interests, strategy, and contact information for portfolio quarterly.
  • Works with Associate Director to execute year-round cultivation strategies to increase donor retention rates and total dollars raised.
  • Makes annual donor calls on loyal donors to solicit planned gifts and share information on United Way’s planned giving program.
  • Stewards individual donors through personalized recognition and engagement opportunities.
  • Analyzes giving trends and identifies prospective opportunities for fundraising.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of year-round strategies for recognition, communication, moves management, and donor engagement with an intentional focus on the Emerging Leaders group.
  • Tracks donor movement, significant activities, financial projections, and donor information in Microsoft CRM, as it relates to the portfolio.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Core Competencies:
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships with prospective and current donors, including a range of both sophisticated donors and those new to giving
  • Basic knowledge of fundraising techniques and volunteer management
  • Demonstrated ability to perform statistical analysis, set goals and objectives, plan, coordinate, and organize groups of people
  • Demonstrated ability to use discretion and independent judgment and/or independent action in evaluating situations and making decisions
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, including public speaking
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse staff and a strong track record of working effectively across teams
  • Excellent task, time, and project management
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office, Enterprise, and Microsoft Dynamics CRM experience a plus.
Education and/or Experience:
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, specializing in Business, Marketing, Communications, or a related field. Must have at least two years' experience in fundraising and/or sales support. An understanding of marketing, brand management, fundraising, and message strategy is desirable. 
The annual recruitment range is $60,800 to $62,700, depending on successful experience and prior accomplishments.

First review date is June 26, 2018; the position is open until filled. Don’t hesitate, please apply here now.

Additional information:
United Way of King County is an exceptional workplace that can provide you with:
  • Opportunity to work with smart, passionate and enthusiastic team members and volunteers
  • Working with diverse staff and other constituents
  • Culture of high-performance expectations and accountability
  • Exciting and challenging work
  • Opportunity to help solve the community's toughest problems
  • Competitive pay that is commensurate with demonstrated successful performance and experience
  • Many other benefits that we are happy to discuss with you
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 value diversity and inclusion and we are focusing our efforts on achieving racial equity. We strongly encourage people of color to apply.

We are an Employer of National Service: AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
United Way of King County
720 2nd Avenue
Seattle, WA, United States
Phone: 206-461-8351
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