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We are always looking for great people who have a passion for our mission. If you don’t see a job posting that is a fit for you, feel free to send us your resume and your letter of interest for our review.

Thanks for considering becoming a part of something special. 

Director of Business Development and Fundraising

(Official title will be Executive Director.)

 

Are you ready for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity with an organization that makes a difference each day in the lives of people affected by dementia?

 

Old Friends Club offers inclusive member-based day programs providing social activities for people living with dementia, and much-needed, affordable respite for family caregivers. The Clubs are replicable and in demand. We are seeking to expand our reach and need a passionate, creative leader to join our team.

 

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for Old Friends Club (OFC) staff, Affiliate expansion and relationships, and execution of its mission.  With the support of a marketing whiz, you will make an impact in diverse communities by developing Affiliates and supporting them in serving families affected by dementia. Your work will reduce isolation, promote resilience, and help forge dementia-friendly communities.

 

Key Requirements

  • Passion for our mission. “Old Friends Club cultivates joy in the lives of adults with cognitive challenges and nourishes the wellbeing of family caregivers.”

  • Fundraising expertise with proven success.

  • Marketing and Business Development experience with proven success.

 

Responsibilities 

Leadership & Management: 

  • Thorough understanding and focus on delivering the OFC Mission.

  • Ensure consistent quality programming through training and regular outreach.

  • Actively engage and energize OFC staff, board members, partnering organizations, and funders.

  • Establish effective systems to evaluate programs to measure successes and challenges of affiliates.

Outreach, Fundraising & Communications:

  • Establish new Affiliates. Build relationships and promote success and sustainability of Clubs in new communities.

  • Pursue grant opportunities, fundraising events, individual and corporate donations, planned giving, sponsorships, etc.

  • Deepen and refine communications—including external relations, web presence, and social media.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion:

  • Ensure OFC Affiliates reach and represent a broad diversity of culture, faith, identity, means, and geography.

Qualifications 

  • Proven leadership and relationship management experience.

  • Unwavering commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation. 

  • Personal or professional connection to Alzheimer’s and Dementia care.

  • Excellence in organizational management with the ability to set and achieve strategic objectives.

  • Technical expertise and budget management skills.

  • Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator.

  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people.

  • Passion, integrity, mission-driven, and self-directed.

 

Compensation includes a salary of $50,000 to $60,000 per year, the ability to work remotely in the state of Washington, preferably in the greater Puget Sound area, and the satisfaction of knowing you are a part of helping countless families as our Programs expand across the state and beyond. This role doesn’t provide medical benefits at this time.