Big Brothers Big Sisters Puget Sound - CEO & President

Seattle, WA, USA Full-time

Comprehensive Position Profile

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound (BBBSPS) has embarked on a search for an inspiring individual to lead the organization into the future. This is an excellent opportunity for a leader with a commitment and passion for helping at-risk youth. With measurable, demonstrable positive impact on the lives of the Littles and their families, a solid financial position, dedicated and talented staff members, a recognizable brand, and an engaged, supportive Board, BBBSPS attracts generous support from a diversified donor base and from the area’s broad corporate community.

Founded in 1959, BBBSPS has been rooted in this region for more than sixty (60) years and is part of the nation’s largest donor- and volunteer- supported mentoring network. Serving King and Pierce counties as a standalone 501(c) 3, BBBSPS ranks among the top 20 of more than 250 chapters nationally and creates meaningful one-to-one relationships between adult volunteer mentors and kids ages six (6) through eighteen (18). BBBSPS is recognized in the national Big Brothers Big Sisters network as a leader in creating innovative approaches to serving kids, and for being one of a select few large markets demonstrating growth.

Reporting to and working closely with the Board of Directors, the CEO & President is responsible for the strategic direction of BBBSPS. The CEO & President is the chief spokesperson focusing on leadership, management, diversity, equity and inclusion, advocacy, communications, and relationship building. In addition, the CEO & President carries ultimate responsibility for day-to-day management and administration, finance and operations, external relations, programs, and revenue development within the policies established by the Board of Directors.

The thirty-six (36) members of the Board of Directors represent a wide variety of companies and organizations throughout the service area, and meets quarterly. The new CEO & President will lead a staff of more than 40 and manage an annual budget of about $4.6M. The CEO & President has five (5) direct reports: Chief Development Officer, Vice President of Programs, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director – Tacoma/Pierce County, Donation Center Manager, and Executive Assistant.

You can view a comprehensive position profile here to read more about the organization, the candidate profile, and the goals for the successful candidate.

This is a full time, exempt position with a target starting salary range of $150,000 – $180,000 depending on experience. We also offer a generous benefits package including: employer paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; Flexible Savings Account (FSA); paid time off that includes vacation, sick leave, nine (9) paid holidays, and two floating personal days; a 401(k) with employer match; and life and disability insurance.

The position is open until filled with a priority deadline of January 24, 2020. Candidate materials are reviewed on an on-going basis and initial interviews will begin by late-December. Please submit a resume and a two-page (or less) cover letter addressed to the Search Committee. Please upload the resume and cover letter as a single, combined WORD or PDF document. You may direct questions to Mr. Ed Rogan at or 206.697.8428.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Puget Sound is a progressive, equal opportunity employer committed to creating a welcoming work environment. BBBSPS and the Valtas Group do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, gender, religion, marital status, veteran’s status, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation. We are committed to a diverse, socially just, and welcoming work environment and people of color, people with varying abilities, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are especially encouraged to apply.