Outreach Manager *telework* Job in Washington State at State of Washington Employment Security Department – 3.3

Job Description


Here’s your opportunity to be a key part of how we live our vision and BUILD the nation’s best and most future-ready workforce – starting right at ESD!

Work from anywhere in Washington!

This position allows you to telework full time and flexible job schedules are available.

Here at the Employment Security Department (ESD), we believe in the Power to Help when people need it most. We provide our communities with inclusive workforce solutions that promote economic resilience and prosperity. We help people find jobs, bridge gaps in employment, and now provide paid family and medical leave.

Why work with us?

Our agency’s mission and values drive every decision that we make, determine how we interact with others, and are at the core of who we are. We value Collaboration, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Innovation, and Integrity, Investing in our people, and Service with kindness. We understand that a work environment that respects your work/life balance is key that’s why many of our positions are eligible for flexible work schedules and teleworking opportunities. Through support, value, and trust our employees are empowered to grow and develop into their best self

We have an exciting opportunity for a strategically thinking community organizer to join our Washington Service Corps team as an Outreach Manager.

The Washington Service Corps is a service program that provides benefits to communities in every part of the state through the deployment of AmeriCorps members that support environmental sites, food banks, schools, and other non-profit organizations. Our Outreach Specialists lead member recruitment career fairs, marketing endeavors in support of recruiting site partners, and other events to educate colleges, state agencies, and high schools about WSC and national service.


As the Outreach Manager you will tasked with conducting outreach and developing project site partners, funding opportunities, in-kind donations, and other development opportunities state-wide. Your deep understanding of strategic planning and ability to facilitate the deployment of that plan will be key as you will lead and manage the group-wide effort of program outreach, marketing, funding and program development across the state using in-person, virtual and social media strategies. You will provide oversight, coordination, and implementation of outreach services while working collaboratively with community organizations and other related groups.

Some of what you will be doing:
Manage and oversee the outreach and recruitment of AmeriCorps members.

Develop a member recruitment strategy and plan and facilitate deployment of plan with outreach specialist.

Create a comprehensive contact list for the development partner sites.

Create and maintain a strategic plan in coordination with the WSC director to identify and develop opportunities for large partner site development across the state.

Make contacts with high-level leaders to begin marketing and negotiation of partnerships.

Cultivate funding opportunities that amplify the quality and scope of AmeriCorps partnerships across the state.

Coach and develop staff.


Required Qualifications:
A combination of relevant education and/or experience* totaling no less than eight (8) years.

Must include:
Two (2) years of leading business projects in the non-profit sector.

Two (2) years of experience in outreach and/or non-profit business development/funding activities.

  • Such as: business administration, public administration, non-profit management, social

services, sociology/psychology business analysis, communications and/or

presenting complex information*

Education to Experience Equivalences:
Associate Degree = 2 years | Bachelor Degree = 4 years | Masters or Higher = 5 years

Desired Qualifications:
National service in AmeriCorps, Vista, Peace Corps or other similar program.

Demonstrated ability to manage programs.

Experience managing staff.

Additional Requirements of Employment:
Ability to pass a State and federal background check to CNCS standards.

The ability to travel on a daily basis to provide services to our customers and community partners.

Must be able to pass an Unemployment Insurance (UI) Claim & Benefit Information Review.

Supplemental Information

Please submit your resume, and a letter of interest with your Online Application through the “Add Attachments” field. A resume will not substitute for the “work experience” section of the application or vice versa. Applications with blank fields, or supplemental question responses with comments such as “see attachments” may be considered incomplete.

More than Just a Paycheck

Washington State offers one of the most competitive benefits in the nation. Beyond the traditional benefits such as Health, Life Insurance, Retirement, and related benefits, we offer Flex Spending Accounts, Dependent Care Assistance, Deferred Compensation and so much more. We take work life balance seriously and many of our offices offer flexible work hours with a wider variety of shift and schedule option to assist in this.

Modern Workplace

ESD’s employee engagement continued to trend upward in 2018 as we developed programs to improve the employee experience. We are diligent and remain focused on creating a modern workplace designed to meet the needs of a changing workforce. We have wellness programs, telework policies and flexible schedules. We’re working to update our facilities all over the state to enhance both the client and employee experience.

Opportunity for All

The Washington Employment Security Department is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, veterans or people with military status, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Please include your name and pronouns in your application, to ensure we address you appropriately throughout the application process.

If you are a person with a disability needing assistance in the application process, if you need this job announcement in an alternate format, or if you have general questions about this opportunity, please contact Dawn Loduha or the Talent Acquisition Team, or Washington Relay Service 711.

Other Information

This recruitment may be used to fill additional agency-wide positions in accordance with Article 4 of the WFSE Collective Bargaining Agreement.

The Employment Security Department is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

If you are having technical difficulties creating, accessing or completing your application, please contact [email protected] or (360) 664-1960 or toll free (877) 664-1960.

About the Company

Company: State of Washington Employment Security Department – 3.3

Company Location:  Washington State

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