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Executive Director

Old Friends Club Kirkland, WA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Another Source’s client, Old Friends Club, is recruiting an Executive Director to join their team in Western Washington. This role will focus on outreach and development activities.

Here’s a little about Old Friends Club and the position they are recruiting for:

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 is a member-based social day program that provides affordable active social clubs for people living with dementia, and crucial respite for family caregivers. We are a small but motivated team of staff and volunteers and we are seeking an Executive Director to lead our organization.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for Old Friends Club (OFC) staff, affiliate programs, expansion, and execution of its mission.  With the support of a part-time marketing whiz you will help us achieve our fundraising objectives and develop the new approach to launching affiliate programs and associated operations and business plans. Your team of two will ultimately become a team of three when an Affiliate Support Manager comes on board.

Our compensation includes a salary of $55,000 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 thousands of families as our Programs expand across the state, the country and internationally. This role doesn’t provide medical benefits at this time.


Leadership & Management:

  • Thorough understanding of and focus on delivering the OFC Mission. 
  • Ensure ongoing local and remote programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality through training systems and regular outreach; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals. 
  • Actively engage and energize OFC volunteers, board members, committees, partnering organizations, and funders. 
  • Develop, maintain, and support a strong Board of Directors; serve as ex-officio of each committee; seek and build board involvement with strategic direction for both ongoing local operations as well as for the affiliate rollout. 
  • Lead, coach, develop, and retain OFC limited staff. 
  •  Ensure effective systems to track overall progress. Regularly evaluate program components (evidence-based) to measure successes and challenges. Effectively communicate results to the board, funders, and other constituents. 

Fundraising & Communications:

  • Pursue grant opportunities, fundraising events, individual and corporate donations, planned giving, sponsorships, etc. 
  • Deepen and refine all aspects of communications—from web presence to external relations with the goal of creating a strong national brand. 
  • Grow the social media footprint. 
  • Use external presence and relationships to garner new opportunities. 

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion:

  • Ensure OFC Affiliates reach and represent a broad diversity of culture, faith, identity, means, and geography. 
  • Develop translation opportunities or partnerships to convert OFC programming to multiple languages and cultures. 


The ED will be thoroughly committed to OFC's mission. All candidates should have proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience. 

Specific requirements include: 

  • Advanced degree, ideally in a Non-Profit frame, with a proven track record of progressive management experience; track record of effectively leading a regionally and/or nationally focused organization; scaling a performance- and evidence-based organization and staff; ability to point to specific examples of having developed and operationalized strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage of growth. 
  • Unwavering commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation. 
  • Personal or professional experience or connection to older adults and/or Alzheimer’s and Dementia care. 
  • Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set, and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget. 
  • Past success working with and growing a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships. 
  • Strong marketing, public relations, social media, 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 with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills. 
  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning. 
  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people. 
  • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed. 

Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis, to maximize the recruiting process.

Old Friends Club


Kirkland, WA



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