POSITION SUMMARY:Secures and manages diverse government, foundation, and corporate funding portfolio by producing proposals and reports that demonstrate Goodwill’s work. Collaborates and works closely with other internal divisions, including Finance, Human Resources, and Workforce Development to ensure prompt and proper stewardship of funds.
?Attention to Detail
?Managing and Measuring Work
?Influence and Negotiation
?Drive for Results
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Funder identification and cultivation – 10%
1.Builds Goodwill relationships with current and potential funding organizations.
2.Assesses “fit” between Goodwill’s operations and the objectives of potential funders.
3.Sets strategy to develop case for specific funders.
4.Serves as the primary contact for communications and application submissions to prospects/funders.
5.Participates in community meetings and events to cultivate relationships with funders.
Proposal writing and organization - 30%
1.Serves as the project manager of the corporate, foundation and government grants program.
2.Manages the grants process.
Reporting and communication with funding organizations - 30%
1.Manages the prompt acknowledgement and reporting process to grant funders by collecting, analyzing, and reporting project data.
2.Leads monthly Grants Meeting with appropriate staff to launch grants, provide reports, and prepare for consistent communication across teams.
3.Ensure funder actions, deadlines, and communications are managed in Raiser’s Edge to ensure no deadlines are missed.
Strategic planning and budgeting – 30%
1.Creates and monitors one- and 3-year operational plans and Grants Balanced Scorecard measured on a monthly or quarterly basis.
2.Assists in creation of annual budgets and tracks revenues, expenses and timesheets on a monthly basis.
3.Prepares and monitors invoices for government grants.
*This position requires the use of a personal vehicle for regular travel to and from off-site location throughout MD, DC and VA.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer minority/female/disability/vet. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. GOODWILL OF GREATER WASHINGTON IS A DRUG FREE WORK ENVIRONMENT!
1.BA Degree in English, Communications, Business, or related field, and five (5) years of related experience. 2.Experience managing government partnerships and grants.
3.Must have a compliance and finance aptitude.
4.Demonstrated experience writing and creating effective written presentations to individuals and groups.
5. Ability to influence and negotiate internally and externally to achieve goals.
6.Knowledge of grant application process and writing of applications and proposals.
7. Proficiency with Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access) and database entry.
8. Ability to take initiative and utilize innovative techniques and ingenuity in preparing grant/loan applications.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience using Raiser’s Edge database.
Goodwill of Greater Washington is an approved non-profit charitable 501(c)(3) organization (Federal Tax ID: 53-0196588). Our mission is to transform lives and communities through the power of education and employment. We fund that mission primarily through diverse lines of business including a chain of retail stores, custodial services, pest control and grounds maintenance operations. We also generate revenue through individual, foundation, and corporate giving.