PNW Development Director



PNW Development Director

Employment Type:

Full time


Burien, WA

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Job Description:

The PNW Development Director will join the Fund Development Department team to design and carry out the fund development strategy for Techbridge Girls’ sustainability and growth.  We seek an individual who has the ability to forge deep and meaningful relationships, build a culture of philanthropy, and improve development systems and communication across our national organization.   The PNW Development Director will create an exciting PNW-specific strategy for Techbridge Girls to engage prospective individual funders, deepen relationships with existing funders, and coordinate outreach efforts between teams  to increase the funding and visibility of the region. 


The Director will spearhead development efforts, expand the current fundraising success of Techbridge Girls, and help the organization to grow and serve 1 million girls by 2030. The person in this position will be responsible for a development portfolio of institutional and individual donors, with an annual revenue goal of approximately $500K.  


The Development Director must be able to optimize the organization’s 19-year rich history while identifying a new path forward through innovative funding models and storytelling.  In addition, the Development Director must be resourceful, self-motivated and proactive in working to manage donor operations, systems, data, staff, and workflow. The PNW Development Director reports to the National VP of Development and works closely with the PNW Interim Director.  Please note that this is a one-year position, with the possibility of extension, based on availability of funds.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Leadership and Fund Development

  • Works closely with the VP of Development, focusing primarily on raising annual operating funds, engaging volunteer leaders in their fundraising duties, and building relationships with current and potential funders in support of TBG’s mission

  • Leads, executes and evaluates the progress of the organization’s strategic priorities in relation to fundraising in the Pacific Northwest

  • Builds and manages a portfolio of individual donors and prospects for major gifts of $250 and above, and supports the CEO and VP of Development in maintaining regular meetings and communications with these donors throughout the year

  • Assesses the success of each fundraising activity; creates new fundraising strategies and vehicles – and adjusts current activities as necessary – to ensure continued growth in fundraising

  • Identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards a diverse base of funding sources to expand support for Techbridge Girls

  • Writes high-quality proposals, reports and other materials that make a compelling case for investing in Techbridge Girls’ mission

  • Develops cultivation strategies based on the giving interests of prospective donors

  • Ensures strong stewardship of funders, and pays diligent attention to grant report deadlines, goals for deliverables, and compliance with terms of grants  

  • Represents the organization to outside groups at engagements, and arranges and hosts site visits with current and potential funders


Qualifications & Skills: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or comparable four years of training and experience

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in a similar role with a demonstrated initiative to raise funds at a level that meets or exceeds annual goals

  • Solid understanding of budgets and financial statements

  • Exceptional communication skills: Written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills, and the ability to work with external stakeholders, senior management, board members, and staff

  • Empathetic understanding of funders’ needs and interests

  • Keen attention to detail and an innate attention to accuracy

  • Excellent time-management skills; ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines simultaneously

  • Comfort with deadlines and fundraising goals

  • Technical aptitude: Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Google applications

  • Proficiency with customer relationship management databases (Salesforce or Raiser’s Edge preferred), and comfort with learning new programs

  • Ability to build internal and external relationships

  • Must be resourceful, self-motivated, creative, and flexible to embrace new opportunities and needs of a growing organization

  • Ability to motivate others


This is a regular full-time exempt position based in Burien, Washington; benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, a 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, 4 weeks of paid time off, and professional development opportunities. The job requires a background check.

Techbridge Girls is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. 



Please compose a cover letter that describes your commitment to the mission of Techbridge, how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position, and how you heard about this opportunity. Submit your cover letter, including compensation requirements, and resume with the subject “PNW Development Director” to: jobs@techbridgegirls.orgPlease note local candidates only.  


This position will remain open until filled and is available immediately.  

Techbridge Girls
15111 8th ave sw
Burien, WA, United States

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