Hiring Organization Information
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 www.compasshousingalliance.org.
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
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
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.
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.