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Private Grant Manager

Company: Cocoon House
Location: Everett
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

At Cocoon House we empower young people, families, and communities in Snohomish County to break the cycle of homelessness through outreach, housing, and prevention, and we are currently looking for a Private Grant Manager who we internally call a Corporate & Foundation Partnerships Manager . The Corporate and Foundation Partnerships Manager must possess excellent writing, verbal and relationship management skills. Must be highly organized with the ability to implement systems, effectively work under pressure, use independent judgement and produce a quality work within tight time constraints. Requires proven record of accomplishment in securing new funding opportunities for foundations, corporations and sponsors, has comprehensive knowledge of research and the ability to distinguish and identify funding opportunities for special programs. This position is a critical member of Cocoon House's fundraising team.
What does our Corporate & Foundation Partnerships Manager do?
Manage Agency Private grants processes Research private grant proposals
Generates proposals and supporting documents for solicitations
Generates persuasive grant applications and meets all deadlines
Track all reporting deadlines
Regularly track to ensure revenue goals are met
Implement stewardship plan specific to private foundations and grantors
Manage 50-60 private foundations each year

Corporate and Sponsor Giving
Enhance and expand a comprehensive Corporate Giving and Engagement fundraising plan
Manages volunteer activities as it aligns to corporate and/or sponsor engagement
Meet and exceed revenue goals for Corporate giving
Responsible for stewarding current, and getting new, event sponsors.
Ensure sponsors utilize their benefits, have a good experience with our events either in person or virtually
Meet and exceed revenue goals for Sponsorships

Agency Contact for All Written Communication
Creating, proof-reading, and editing all major communications pieces for DCR and CEO
Be the go-to writer for media releases, annual report content, newsletters, short stories, blogs, etc.
Ensure consistent communications are used in all written material

Medical, Dental, and Vision health options with employer contribution
403(b) retirement plan
21 days of PTO accrued in first year
10 agency-recognized holidays
Paid training & testing: CPR/first aid, food handler's permit, blood borne pathogens, abuse awareness, TB testing, and additional in-depth practical trainings
Pay Scale:
$64,000-68,000 DOE

Cocoon House will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified persons with disabilities upon request.
Candidates with lived experience, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ are strongly encouraged to apply!


Must be 21 years of age or older
Must be able to pass a DSHS background check
Acceptable driver's abstract with no more than 2 violations within last 3 years
Posses a valid driver's license, insurance, and reliable transportation

Five years of proven successful grant writing experience.
Must have a positive and professional disposition and customer service attitude, both on the phone and in person.
Writes clearly and informatively; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively, able to read and interpret written information.
Able to synthesize complex information, collects and research data and uses experience to align requirements with work being performed
Able to translate concepts and information into images and persuasive language and demonstrates attention to detail.
Speaks clearly and persuasively and listens for clarification; responds will to questions and demonstrates group presentation skills.
Displays willingness to make decisions, can exhibit sound and accurate judgment, and includes appropriate people in decision-making process.
Must be dynamic, detail-oriented, highly organized, a quick learner, able to juggle multiple tasks, activities, duties, and respond to Director's needs.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and have a tactful, mature and sincere attitude.
Professional certification in Office Management, Bachelor's Degree or some college preferred.
Must support and be able to represent the mission and goals of Cocoon House.

Must have the ability to run up and down indoor and outdoor stairwells in case of youth emergency.
Communicate effectively with youth, staff, other programs, vendors and the public, both orally and in writing.
Hear voice conversations and alarms.
Possess close vision, far vision, side vision, depth perception, visual ability to read a variety of materials.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to reach, handle and operate telephone, computer keyboard
Emotional/Psychological Factors: ability to make decisions and concentrate; frequent contact with others including some public contact; frequent deadlines and time-limited assignments
Person must be able to lift heavy boxes and/or sit at a desk for eight hours


Keywords: Cocoon House, Everett , Private Grant Manager, Executive , Everett, Washington

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