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Development Manager (Seattle, WA)

compensation: competitive
employment type: full-time

Company Description

Our client, Lutheran Community Services Northwest (LCS Northwest) has been serving communities for almost 100 years. The agency, with an annual budget of over $48 million, is a multicultural, multi-generational, faith-based organization serving over 50,000 people annually. They employ close to 800 people, and these employees are essential to their ability to run more than 100 programs in 41 locations across Washington, Oregon and Idaho.

MISSION: Lutheran Community Services Northwest partners with individuals, families and communities for health, justice and hope.

To learn more about LCS Northwest visit their website at

Job Description

Are you looking for an outstanding organization and a career opportunity that can change people’s lives? Do you want to make King and Snohomish County a healthier and more just place to live? Are you committed to the values of health, justice and hope? If so, this may be the position for you.

The ideal Development Manager candidate is passionate about the LCS mission, highly professional, a strong relationship builder with a keen sense of networking, and an excellent public speaker.

In this role, you’ll be responsible for securing significant philanthropic support, with a primary focus on individual donors, prospects and community partners. In partnership with the District Director and Chief Development Officer, you will participate in the creation of a comprehensive strategic fund development plan and carry out implementation of that plan. You’ll cultivate relationships with established partners and donors; solicit donations from new partners and donors; and work collaboratively with the Grants Manager to research, write and submit grant proposals.

The Development Manager reports to the Chief Development Officer and works closely with both the North Puget
Sound District Director and staff and the entire LCS Development Team.


• Mission-driven with a desire to make a difference in North Puget Sound
• 3+ years of generalist fund development experience within a nonprofit or government relations setting
• Data-driven with a strong ability to extract and analyze data, and use data to tell a story
• Bachelor’s degree
• Experience with donor database/CRM management
• Driver’s license, auto insurance, and access to a reliable vehicle
• Proficiency in Google Docs and Sheets and/or Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher
• Legislative advocacy experience, particularly in acquiring operational funds is a plus
• Graphic design experience is a plus

Additional information

Benefits: Generous benefits package including medical and dental insurance; paid time off including vacation, sick leave, paid holidays and floating holidays; 403(b)retirement plan with matching, and mileage and expense reimbursement for travel.

If you don’t meet all of the above requirements but still think you’re the perfect candidate for this position – let us know why! Send your resume along with a message describing your interest in the position. All inquiries are completely confidential. We look forward to hearing from you.

Lutheran Community Services Northwest is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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