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Company: King County Sexual Assault Resource Manager
Date Posted: June 2, 2017


Interested in applying your fundraising skills to an issue that becomes more prominent each day? One that is critical to women, men, and children being able to lead safe, happy, and secure lives? KCSARC is on the forefront of creating a world without sexual violence, and changing our community’s perception of the issue. The External Relations team, of which the Individual Giving Manager is a key member, is how the wider community connects with KCSARC’s work. This role offers the chance to be part of participating in that conversation.


To apply: Please complete this online form and attach a cover letter stating your interest in the position, as well as a current resume.

Reports to: Director of External Relations

Function: King County Sexual Assault Resource Center (KCSARC) is seeking an Individual Giving Manager to join the External Relations team. The team consists of seven team members including major donor, corporate relations, grantwriting, marketing, and event management professionals. The Individual Giving Manager is responsible for developing and implementing strategies for solicitation that will grow annual revenue from individuals. This position will work collaboratively with the Major Gifts Officer to identify and steward general tier donors with capacity into the major gifts portfolio ($1,000+).

The ability to accurately set and meet deadlines, provide supervision and direction to others, collaborate with program staff, leadership staff, board members, and other key volunteers is critical. We are seeking someone who demonstrates individual initiative, as well as the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.

Hours: 40 hours per week, with some evenings and weekends.

Status: Non-exempt

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary: $51,000 per year

  • Medical coverage and dental coverage

  • Short-term and long-term disability

  • (20) Personal Time Off (PTO) days per year, progressively increasing in subsequent years

  • 401(k) retirement (with KCSARC matching)


  • Manage all appeal campaigns, manage and monitor online giving initiatives, and meet with donors as determined by the Director of External Relations and Major Gifts Officer.

  • Prepare written appeals and materials to communicate to current and prospective donors the impact of their gift; maintain accurate and complete records of donor communications.

  • Produce metrics on campaign performance and analyze results in service of optimizing your work within the context of the larger team. 

  • Identify donors ready to move up the ladder to the major donor level ($1,000+), working collaboratively with the Major Gifts Officer.

  • Contribute to the design and execution of fundraising events and experiential activities intended to keep current and prospective donors informed and engaged.

  • Participate in developing and maintaining the External Relations presence on the KCSARC website.

  • Make recommendations for individual giving practices, guidelines, and reporting standards and adhere to them.

  • Monitor revenue and expenses related to individual giving, and support Director in areas of ER reporting.

  • Work collaboratively with other program areas to advance fundraising goals.

  • Assume other tasks and responsibilities as needed.

Agency and team participation

Acquire and actively employ sound knowledge and understanding of the organization, its work, and its competitive and collaborative environment.

Actively participate in the External Relations team's planning and collaboration tools and processes. 

Required minimum qualification

  • Bachelors degree, plus three years directly related work experience.

  • Preferred personal competencies, skills, and attributes

  • A proven track record of developing and implementing successful campaign strategies.

  • Ability to build and maintain long-term relationships with fundraising constituents including donors, board members, and key community volunteers.

  • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals of varying backgrounds and positions within the agency and the community.

  • Strong track record in exercising sound, timely judgment.  

  • Competency in using data to inform decisions as well as creativity in problem solving.

  • Knowledge of Seattle/King County philanthropic community.

  • Outstanding verbal communications skills and ability to write clearly and persuasively.

  • A high degree of initiative.

  • Superb attention to follow-through.

  • Ability to project a professional image.

  • Demonstrated competency in a fundraising database.

  • Proficiency in MS Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook.