Employee Giving Program Administrator

King County   Seattle, WA   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
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Posted on April 7, 2021

The King County Employee Giving Program (KCEGP) within the Department of Human Resources (DHR) seeks a highly motivated, organized, and dependable professional to serve as an Administrator II in either a Special Duty Assignment (SDA) or Term-Limited Temporary (TLT) position. The role will support the KCEGP through the upcoming 2021 Annual Giving Drive. The ideal candidate will thrive in an innovative, fast-paced environment, and will not hesitate to roll up both sleeves, collaborate, work hard, have fun, and get the job done.
This opportunity is open to current King County employees only, and the position is expected to end on December 31, 2021.
The KCEGP raises more than $2 million annually to benefit nonprofits supporting the community. There are five lines of business which serve employees and community year-round. There are always competing priorities and something to be done. If you are proactive, have a passion for communication, coordination, developing others, and making a positive impact in the world, this may be the opportunity for you. 
To learn more about KCEGP, please visit:  https://www.kingcounty.gov/audience/employees/giving.aspx 

Job Duties

  • Confidently and nimbly communicate to varied audiences including nonprofits and employees at all levels of the organization through varied methods such as email, Zoom, trainings, and meetings. Create copy, write scripts, and develop presentations.
  • Provide excellent customer service to employees, nonprofits, and the public via phone, email, virtual, and in-person gatherings. Demonstrate integrity and tact while handling difficult and sensitive situations. 
  • Provide excellent program support and delivery for key programming such as Ambassador Program recruitment and development and the Annual Giving Drive, which occurs from October 4 to November 19, 2021.  
  • Lead the team of STT’s to ensure a successful Annual Giving Drive.
  • Embrace the lean culture and spirit of continuous improvement by updating, improving, and documenting the program’s processes and decisions in greater alignment with the digital world and with a focus on accessibility for all.  
  • Work on a variety of other projects and assignments for the Employee Giving Program. 
  • Contribute to and thrive in a culturally diverse work environment.

Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills


  • Are current King County employees.
  • Have a strong background in communications and marketing including planning, drafting, editing, and producing persuasive and compelling copy and materials.
  • Have experience with digital communications such as email lists (GovDelivery), blogs, and social media. 
  • Are comfortable with change and asking for direction.  
  • Are creative problem-solvers with minimal resources.
  • Have a strong working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
  • Provide excellent customer service and build effective working relationships with multiple stakeholders. 
  • Efficiently manage their time, work with minimal supervision, and maintain confidentiality
Have experience with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software.  
  • Are knowledgeable with Oracle EBS, PeopleSoft, and Electronic Records Management (ERMS), or similar programs.  
  • Have previous experience with the Employee Giving Program or other similar workplace giving programs

Supplemental Information

Forbes recently named King County as one of Washington State's best employers. 
Together, with leadership and employees, King County is changing the way government delivers service and winning national recognition as a model of excellence. Are you ready to make a difference? Come join the team dedicated to serving one of the nation's best places to live, work, and play. 
Guided by our "True North", we are making King County a welcoming community where every person can thrive. We value diversity, inclusion, and belonging in our workplace and workforce. To reach this goal we are committed to workforce equity. Equitable recruiting, support, and retention is how we will obtain the highest quality workforce in our region; a workforce that shares and will help advance our guiding principles--we are one team; we solve problems; we focus on the customer; we drive for results; we are racially just; we respect all people; we lead the way; and we are responsible stewards. We encourage people of all backgrounds and identities to apply, including Native American and people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ+, people living with disabilities, and veterans.
Temporary Telecommuting Requirement
The work associated with this position will be performed remotely, at least through July 5, 2021, in compliance with King County’s telecommuting mandate. Employees will be provided with a County issued laptop and must maintain a workspace with an internet connection where they can reliably perform work and remain available and responsive during scheduled work hours.  Employees must reside in WA state and within a reasonable distance to their King County worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements.  There will be situations where the employee is required to report to a County worksite.  Please note that when an employee conducts work that is likely to bring them in contact with another individual, safety precautions are required by the department in alignment with the Public Health Directive from the Seattle & King County Public Health Officer.
To support employees during this time King County has a robust collection of tools and resources to support working remotely. The individual selected for this opportunity will be joining an innovative and progressive team. King County is doing its part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and remains committed to reducing our carbon footprint.  
King County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer
 No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation.
 To Apply
 This position is only open to current King County employees. If you are interested in pursuing this position, please follow the application instructions carefully. If you need this announcement in an alternate language or format, would like to request accommodation or assistance in the application or assessment process or if you have questions please contact your recruiter listed on this job announcement.
 If you have any questions, please contact Elizabeth Detels by email at edetels@kingcounty.gov or by phone at 206-263-2260.
 To be considered, complete an online employment application via www.kingcounty.gov/jobs, with employment history going back at least ten years if you have ten years of employment (or more to include all relevant experience) and a cover letter (no more than 2 pages) summarizing how you meet the experience, qualifications, knowledge and skills for the job.
 Selection Process
 Applications will be reviewed as received, and they will be screened for clarity, completeness, and competitiveness. All materials will be evaluated for spelling, grammar, and punctuation usage. The most competitive candidates may be invited to participate in a series of interviews. Reference checks and/or record reviews will also be conducted.
 Union Membership
 This position is not represented by a union.
 Class Code

King County offers a highly-competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees and support our employees' health and well-being.  Eligible positions receive the following benefits and have access to the following programs:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage: King County pays 100% of the premiums for eligible employees and family members
  • Life and disability insurance: employees are provided basic coverage and given the opportunity to purchase additional insurance for both the employee and eligible dependents
  • Retirement: King County employees are eligible to participate in a pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and a 457(b) deferred-compensation plan
  • Transportation program and ORCA transit pass
  • 10 paid holidays each year (plus 2 personal holidays)
  • Generous vacation and paid sick leave
  • Paid parental leave, family and medical leaves, and volunteer leave
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Wellness programs
  • Onsite gyms and activity centers
  • Employee giving program
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Flexible schedules and telecommuting options, depending on position
  • Training and career development programs
For additional information about employee benefits please visit our Benefits, Payroll, and Retirement Page.

This is a general description of the benefits offered to eligible King County employees, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy.  If any information on this document conflicts with the provisions of a collective bargaining agreement (CBA), the CBA prevails.  Also, in the event of any incorrect information in this document, applicable laws, policies, rules, CBAs, or official plan documents will prevail.
NOTE:  Benefits for Term Limited Temporary (TLT) or Short Term Temporary (STT) positions, including leave eligibility and/or participation in the pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems, will vary based upon the terms and details of the position. Short Term Temporary positions are not eligible for an ORCA transit pass.
For inquiries about the specifics of this position, please contact the recruiter identified on this job posting.

Are you a current King County employee?
  • Yes
  • No
Are you applying to this position as an eligible Current or Previous King County Employee Priority Placement Program Participant AND Is this position the same or lower percentage of full-time when compared to the position held at the point of the notification of layoff AND Do you possess the skills and abilities to qualify for this position?
  • Yes, I was given a layoff notice from my role at King County AND I am within two years of the effective date of my layoff. AND The position I was laid off from was the same or a higher percentage of FT status when compared to this one.
  • No.
If you answered yes to the question above and you are applying for this position as a Priority Placement Participant, to be considered, you must provide the following three pieces of information in the space provided: 1. The title you held when you received your layoff notice 2. The department you worked in 3. The effective date of your layoff

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