Location: Seattle or Remote
Toxic-Free Future (TFF) is looking for a Grants Manager to join our team! A key member of TFF’s fundraising team, the Grants Manager plays a critical role in the organization, implementing and expanding a successful program to secure funding from new and existing institutional sources to support our operations and growth.
A successful Grants Manager will bring passion for TFF’s mission, work collaboratively with colleagues across the organization, and have strong writing, marketing, relationship-building, and communication skills. The role requires self-discipline, flexibility, creativity, and ability to learn and translate our strategies and activities into compelling narratives that attract support.
The Grants Manager reports to the Deputy Director and works closely with program directors on targeting funding opportunities for each program in addition to the organization as a whole.
ABOUT TOXIC-FREE FUTURE
Toxic-Free Future is a national nonprofit organization based in Seattle, Washington, with a passionate, strategic, and collaborative team with a strong record of success. We are a national leader using the power of research, education, and activism to drive strong laws and corporate responsibility to protect the health of all people and the planet.
TFF believes everyone has a right to be healthy and live and work in toxic-free environments, especially disproportionately impacted Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) communities, low-income communities, women, and workers most impacted by toxic pollution. TFF takes on reforming flawed regulatory systems, winning government policy changes and transforming the marketplace through corporate policy change to protect everyone including the most vulnerable from the harmful effects of toxic chemicals.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- In collaboration with key staff, develop and implement plan to secure foundation and government grants for a $2+ million budget.
- Coordinate, write, and submit grant proposals, track grant activities and compliance, and complete reports and acknowledgements.
- Develop relationships with foundation and other institutional contacts, communicating on a regular basis for check-ins and providing timely updates on TFF’s activities and achievements, and support Executive Director and other staff in stewarding their foundation contacts.
- Working collaboratively with program directors, research, identify, and initiate outreach to new foundation and government funding sources.
- Manage grants database and calendar.
- Maintain accurate foundation records including tracking correspondence and contacts and maintain up-to-date shared files.
- Other fundraising activities as assigned.
- Commitment to the mission and vision of Toxic-Free Future.
- Two to four years’ experience in nonprofit fund development, fundraising management, and grant-writing or related experience that includes significant communications and/or marketing.
- Knowledge of the principles and practices of nonprofit fund development and proficiency in grants management, writing proposals and reports, and foundation stewardship.
- Knowledge of the principles and practices of policy campaigning, organizing, advocacy, and organizational evaluation and project metrics.
- Demonstrated comfort with technology, familiarity with computer databases and MS Office software. Knowledge of Salesforce or similar software is a plus.
- Strong writing, project management, and organization skills.
- Ability to understand and distill complex science and government and corporate policies into compelling content that engages funders.
- Ability to work independently and take initiative, but also work collaboratively and flexibly with all internal colleagues and external partners.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION
TFF is committed to providing an inclusive environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, political affiliation, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran, in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws. TFF believes that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success as an advocacy organization working to protect the health of all people from harmful chemicals. TFF seeks to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool and foster an inclusive environment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, leave of absence, compensation, and training.
This is a full time, exempt position. Starting salary is $68,000 – $73,000 annually. We also offer a generous benefits package including employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance; monthly wellness benefit; flexible spending account; paid holidays and vacation; and a SIMPLE IRA retirement plan with an annual employer contribution.
- Please email a resume and cover letter in pdf format to [email protected].
- Please put Grants Manager in the subject line of the email and address the cover letter to Marlyn Twitchell, Deputy Director.
- Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. The position is open until filled.