Big Brothers Big Sisters - Puget Sound, CEO & President (2021)

Seattle, Washington, United States | Full-time | COVID-19 remote


Comprehensive Position Profile

The Organization

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound (BBBSPS) has embarked on a search for an inspiring individual to lead the organization into the future. 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.


To create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.


All youth achieve their full potential.


Click here for more information about BBBSPS’s Community Based and Site Based programs.

Click here for more information about the organization such as impact of the programs, list of Board members, and recent financials.

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The Position

Reporting to and working closely with the Board of Directors, the CEO & President is responsible for providing input to and execution of BBBSPS’s five year strategic plan. The CEO & President is the chief spokesperson focusing on leadership, management, justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI), 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 new CEO & President will lead a staff of more than 30 plus contractors and manages an annual budget of about $3.4M for FY 2021. The CEO & President has up to eight (8) direct reports: Chief Development Officer, Vice President of Programs, Vice President Innovation and Transformation, interim Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director – Tacoma/Pierce County, Donation Center Manager, Human Resources Manager, and Executive Assistant.

This is an excellent opportunity for a leader with a commitment and passion for helping build strong relationships between youth and their mentors. With measurable, demonstrable positive impact on the lives of the Littles and their families, a solid financial position, dedicated and hardworking 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.

Compensation and Benefits

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.

To Be Considered

The position is open until filled with a priority deadline of June 10, 2021. Candidate materials are reviewed on an on-going basis and initial interviews will begin by late-May. 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.