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Salary– $55,000 – $60,000

Primary Responsibilities

Development & Community Outreach

  • Serve as SHADOW’s primary fundraising leader; develop a strategic annual fundraising plan aimed at increasing organizational capacity and ensuring long-term growth and sustainability.
  • Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward prospective and existing donors; strengthen
    relationships with corporate and foundation partners; and engage Board of Directors to support these efforts.
  • Manage grants, including researching available grant options, writing grant proposals,
    maintaining the grant calendar, tracking budgets and outcomes, and submitting reports in a timely manner.
  • Oversee communication including content creation for monthly e-newsletter, SHADOW’s website and web presence on social media, and printed materials including flyers and brochures.
  • Develop and implement community engagement activities including events such as the annual Frog Frolic and Issaquah Salmon Days.

Administration & Program Management

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the organization and ensure maintenance of
  • Assist in facilitating weekly staff meetings and provide support to co-workers.
  • Attend monthly Board of Director meetings to report on operations and develop
    organizational plans and policies.
  • Build an annual budget for the organization and prepare program and project budgets.
    Track expenses and ensure organization operates efficiently and within budget.
  • Process and track donations, and issue gift acknowledgements and tax-receipts for
    monetary and in-kind donations.
  • Ensure strong administrative and technological infrastructure, including serving as the
    primary administrator for Microsoft Office 365 and the Salesforce database.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience in nonprofit management or development.
  • Self-motivated, self-starter, and dedicated to advance SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve’s mission.
  • Ability to engage and effectively collaborate with the Board of Directors.
  • Ability to empower co-workers and delegate tasks to staff, the Board, and volunteers.

Preferred Qualifications

  • College or university degree in a relevant field.
  • Strong networking/fundraising skills; experience in donor stewardship, grant
    writing/management, and event management is desired.
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking and planning abilities.
  • Ability to envision and convey an organization’s strategic future to staff, board, volunteers, and donors.
  • High level of resourcefulness, creativity, and solid organizational leadership.

Desirable Skill Set

  • Strong financial management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision making and reporting.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work well with people.
  • Solid organizational abilities, including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with
    WordPress, Constant Contact, or Salesforce is desired.

Logistics & Salary

  • Status: FTE, salary, exempt
  • Salary range: $55,000 – $60,000
  • Benefits: SHADOW offers paid time-off, paid sick leave, paid holidays, and healthcare
  • Location: 21656 184th Ave SE, Renton, WA 98058
  • Start date: Mid to late July
  • Approximate hours of work are within the hours of 8 am –6 pm. Candidates must be
    able to work a flexible work schedule, including some weekends or evening, as
    necessary. SHADOW’s current hours of operation are Tuesday – Saturday, with the hope of this position moving to Monday – Friday in the future.
  • Valid WA State Driver’s License and reliable transportation with current auto insurance
    are required. Position involves some local travel. Reimbursement is available for work
    related travel and parking expenses.