The Organization

Junior Achievement is a national organization that has invested for over 100 years in “Empowering young people to own their economic success®”. Current programs, taught by volunteers from local businesses, are designed to inspire and equip youth with the tools they need to succeed in a global economy.

Founded in 1953, Junior Achievement of Washington (JAWA) has reached over 2 million students in Washington state and northern Idaho. JAWA has found success focusing on the organization’s three pillars.

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Learn more about JAWA and its outstanding impact here.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate is passionate about the mission and excited about improving the financial health and wellness of our community’s youth. They are innovative and entrepreneurial with a track record of translating vision into actionable plans with measurable results. They are a fearless fundraiser who has existing corporate relationships and has the boldness to create new ones. The Senior Director of Corporate Giving will be motivated by making the close, rather than avoiding failure. They will leverage their experience but will also seek out and incorporate new approaches to fund development.

The selected candidate will be a good storyteller who can think creatively in the moment and who understands how to engage and inspire donors. They will be comfortable as a public face of an organization and a natural networker. They will have a demonstrated track record building and maintaining long-standing relationships with donors and/or clients and closing gifts or sales. The ideal candidate will have experience with corporate social responsibility, cause-marketing, brand partnerships, public-private partnerships, or employee engagement/sponsorship programs. They will have a strong ability to manage multifaceted projects in a fluid, dynamic environment.

Minimum Qualifications

All candidates must bring a minimum of six years of demonstrated success in corporate relations, sales, fundraising, business development, or a related role. Impeccable communication skills with a natural affinity for relationship building and management are critical. Strong analytical, time management, organizational, and strategic planning skills are important as well. Demonstrated success closing gifts or business to business sales of $100,000 or more is required. Database management experience is also crucial in this role. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required, and an advanced degree is preferred.

The salary range for this role is $130,000-$150,000.

Junior Achievement of Washington is an Employee-Centric Organization That Offers a Bennefits Package That Includes So Much More Than Just Health Insurance and a 401k Match

VOLUNTEER DAYS - Two paid days a year to support causes that matter to you

WORK-LIFE BALANCE- Options for flexible work hours and remote access

VOLUNTEER - Take time off to volunteer in a classroom teaching JAWA programs twice per year

SUMMER FUN FRIDAYS - Memorial Day through Labor Day every other Friday leave the office at 12:00pm!