Employee Giving Program (EGP) Project Program Manager III

King County   Pioneer Square, WA   Full-time     Education
Posted on May 25, 2023
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$96,703.57 - $122,577.31 Annually


Seattle, WA

Job Type

Special Duty Assignment or Term Limited Temp (TLT)

Job Number



DHR - Dept. of Human Resources


Central Employee Svcs Div

Opening Date


Closing Date

6/7/2023 11:59 PM Pacific



Bargaining Unit

Z3 : KC Personnel Guidelines


The King County Employee Giving Program (KCEGP) within the Department of Human Resources (DHR) seeks a highly motivated, organized, and dynamic professional to serve as a Project/Program Manager III.

As a key member of the KCEGP team, the Project/Program Manager III will oversee Employee Engagement and Development work to provide opportunities for all employees to meaningfully connect to causes they care about. This position will report to the Employee Social Impact and Well-Being Manager and work closely with the team to develop and deliver training, programming, events, communications, and marketing materials to support the goals of the program. The KCEGP raises more than $2 million annually to benefit nonprofits supporting the community. There are five lines of business which serve employees and the community year-round.

The ideal candidate will thrive in an innovative, fast-paced environment, and will not hesitate to collaborate, work hard, have fun, and get the job done. There are always competing priorities and something to be done. This is the perfect opportunity for those who have a passion for communication, coordination, developing others, and making a positive impact in the community.

To learn more about the King County Employee Giving Program, please visit: https://kingcounty.gov/audience/employees/giving.aspx

Job Duties

Applying equity and social justice principles is a daily responsibility and a foundational expectation for all King County employees. This role will apply equity and social justice principles that exemplify shared values, behaviors, and practices in all aspects of the work. As the EGP Project/Program Manager III, you will:
  • Manage and deliver the Ambassador Program from recruitment to recognition to effectively engage and develop Ambassadors who are the bridge between participating nonprofits and County employees. Provide training and develop materials both in-person and virtually to enhance the e-learning curriculum and experience.
  • Manage the coordination and delivery of programming such as the Annual Giving Drive and volunteering, and events to include Nonprofit Expos and Annual Celebration.
  • Plan and deliver dynamic communications and marking materials utilizing multi-mode communications that Ambassadors and employees can use through communications plans and templates. Develop communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
  • Recruit and lead a team of Short-Term Temporary Campaign Assistants to provide excellent customer service during the Annual Giving Drive. Coordinate work and develop the team through coaching, training, and mentoring.
  • Review and update KCEGP processes and products with a focus on accessibility and equity.
  • Identify opportunities to apply equity and social justice principles to enhance the work and delivery of training, processes, and the overall employee experience.
  • Work on a variety of other project and assignments in support of KCEGP.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills
  • Knowledge and experience in workplace giving, employee giving, volunteering, or related experience.
  • Excellent project management skills, including planning, programming, event management, communications, community engagement.
  • Experience developing others through coaching, training, or mentoring.
  • Experience developing training materials, user guides, process documents, and other materials to enhance learning.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and timelines with significant communication needs.
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication and presentation skills, with the ability to communicate with individuals at all levels both internally and externally.
  • Experience with web-based communication platforms.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team and variety of individuals from diverse backgrounds, including sensitivity to and knowledge of various ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic groups.
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with multiple internal and external partners to meet shared objectives.
  • Intermediate level proficiency with Microsoft Office software, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Desirable Qualifications
  • Experience with workplace giving software, customer relationship management software, and/or other related systems.
  • Experience developing e-Learning and video tutorials.
  • Experience with digital communication to include email lists, blogs, and social media.
Other Position Information
This position is exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not overtime-eligible. Employees are paid on a bi-weekly schedule, every other Thursday, comprising a 40-hour workweek, normally 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. This position is not represented by a collective bargaining agreement and is classified as Project/Program Manager III; class code 2441300.

Who May Apply
This recruitment is open to King County employees and the public and will be used to fill one Term-Limited Temporary (TLT) position or Special Duty Assignment (SDA). The assignment is anticipated to last up to two years.

Note: Special duty opportunities are open only to current King County career service and appointed employees who have completed their initial probation. Special duty applicants must have approval from their supervisor to accept an assignment. Current employees selected for special duty will be compensated based upon the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement or Coalition Labor Agreement for their base assignment.

Supplemental Information

Selection Process
If you are ready to bring your passion for employee giving to public service, apply online with King County Careers, and include:
  • An online employment application, with employment history going back at least seven years, or more to include all relevant experience, and responses to supplemental questions.
  • A cover letter no longer than two pages outlining how your skills and experience make you a fit for this position.
  • A work sample demonstrating digital communication skills. Options include a one-pager, digital asset, website/intranet site, communications plan, or training materials. We recommend submitting materials in PDF format to ensure that formatting is not lost. If you do not have a work example, you may create a one page handout on the topic of your choice.
Applicants will be screened for competitiveness, completeness, and written communication skills. Initial screening will be based on a review of application materials. The most competitive candidates will be invited to participate in a series of one or more interviews.

For more information on this recruitment, please contact:
Elisha Mackey, HR Manager, Elisha.Mackey@kingcounty.gov

Teleworking Requirement
The work associated with this position will be performed predominately through a hybrid work schedule of onsite and remote work. Employees must reside in Washington state and within a reasonable distance to their King County worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements.

Employees will be provided with a County issued laptop and must maintain a home workspace with an internet connection where they can reliably perform work and remain available and responsive during scheduled work hours. King County is doing its part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and remains committed to reducing its carbon footprint.

King County has a robust collection of tools and resources to support remote work. The individual selected for this opportunity will join an innovative and progressive team that is redefining how we work as we transition to the department's hybrid environment.

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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
If you are interested in this position, 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, contact the recruiter listed on this job announcement.

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
  • 12paid 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.