Philanthropy Officer

Philanthropy Officer

Hiring Organization Information

Organization Name: 
Compass Housing Alliance
United States

Position Information

Employment Type: 
Full time
Experience Level: 
Salary Range: 
$71,500-96,500 Annual and DOE
Job Category: 
Development | Fundraising
Job Category - Other: 
Donor Relations, Major Gifts
Organizational Overview: 

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: Compass Housing Alliance develops and provides essential services and affordable housing for homeless and low-income people in the greater Puget Sound region. We envision a world in which every person lives in a safe and caring community. We recognize the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to the organization. To learn more about the agency visit

Role Responsibilities: 

ABOUT THE POSITION: A key member of the Advancement department, the Philanthropy Officer is responsible for the year-round management, strategic development, and solicitation of individual donors focusing on gifts of more than $1,000 from a portfolio of 100+ donors. They are also responsible for donor program development and improvement, including a planned giving program. The Philanthropy Officer is a key leader within the organization and a visible agency representative in the greater community. All responsibilities are conducted in a manner consistent with the spirit of the Compass mission and its philosophy of care.

LOCATION: South Lake Union (Seattle, WA)

REPORTS TO: Director of Advancement


SCHEDULE: Weekdays (plus evenings and weekends as needed)

SALARY RANGE: $71,500-$96,500 annual DOE

BENEFITS INCLUDE: Unlimited Orca Transportation Pass, Medical/Prescription/Vision, Dental, $500 Health Flexible Spending Account 4 Weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO) & 11 Paid Holidays, Retirement Plan, Employee Assistance Program.

Candidate Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration or related field, or relevant work experience, certificate and/or equivalent continuing professional development or education.

  • A minimum of 5-years’ experience in a development program, required.

  • Experience and comfort working around or within faith communities, strongly preferred.

  • Raiser’s Edge experience and/or certification, highly desirable.

  • Familiarity with issues of homelessness, mental illness, substance abuse, sexual assault, and/or domestic violence, strongly desired.

How to Apply

Application Instructions: 
How to Apply? Please visit our website for more details and complete and online application at