Grant Manager | Schultz Family Foundation

Position: 
Grant Manager
Location: 
Seattle, WA

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The Schultz Family Foundation (Foundation) seeks nominations and applications for the position of grant manager, who will work across the team to facilitate grantmaking through the entire lifecycle of investments and serves as the central point of contact for grant-related information.

Based in Seattle, the Schultz Family Foundation’s work is focused on creating greater opportunity, accessible to all, by addressing systemic barriers by pioneering innovative and scalable solutions that enable life-changing opportunities for people and communities at the margins of the country’s promise. As the Foundation continues to sharpen its focus areas and deepen its impact, it is looking for a passionate, mission-aligned grants management leader who can help steward and transform how grants management is positioned and performed at SFF.

As the Foundation enhances its internal systems, the grant manager will play a critical role in analyzing processes to ensure they can inform each other and connect. Furthermore, this individual will play a key role in assessing grant management tools to ensure they are staying current and appropriate given the Foundation’s strategic goals. Understanding and working across software platforms will be critical.

In close partnership with other team members, the grant manager will move grants from new concepts to awards, and ensure that management through systems administration, payment and reporting stages is efficient and current. The grant manager will streamline operational processes related to grantmaking, reporting and compliance and play a key role in enhancing grantee engagement. This individual is also responsible for overseeing the integrity of data and that the development and design of reports will enable strategic and administrative planning and evaluation. Additionally, the incoming grant manager will collaborate with and support grantees and colleagues by providing comprehensive technical assistance.

The ideal candidate will have experience directing and organizing grant administration processes and possess a customer service orientation. This individual will be adaptable, a self-starter, having demonstrated an ability to monitor and manage grant-related activity, as well as be detail oriented, highly collaborative, a quick learner, and bring strong communication skills and the ability to independently manage a robust, fast-paced workload.

This search is being conducted by Linh Nguyen and Britni Russell Bianchi of NPAG. Application instructions can be found at the end of this document.

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