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Grants and Events Specialist

Company: Sea Mar Community Health Centers
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Sea Mar Community Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) founded in 1978, is a community-based organization committed to providing quality, comprehensive health, human, housing, educational and cultural services to diverse communities, specializing in service to Latinos in Washington State. Sea Mar proudly serves all persons without regard to race, ethnicity, immigration status, gender, or sexual orientation, and regardless of ability to pay for services. Sea Mar's network of services includes more than 90 medical, dental, and behavioral health clinics and a wide variety of nutritional, social, and educational services. We are recruiting for the following position:

Sea Mar is a mandatory COVID-19 and flu vaccine organization

Grants and Events Specialist - Posting #22283

As a mission-driven organization, the core value of services offered at Sea Mar are based on the belief that everyone deserves to be respectfully treated in a way that preserves dignity and enhances self-worth. Sea Mar is an advocate for its clients and aims to achieve industry-leading, client-centered, culturally-aware services. Sea Mar employees serve as an extension of this mission and demonstrate their commitment to an excellent client experience by: Understanding and empathizing with client needs; Surpassing client expectations; Demonstrating a high level of integrity; Exhibiting compassion and commitment; Advocating for social justice; Taking pride in individual work as well as that of the team; and Continually learning to stay current with industry standards, best practices and technology.

Position Summary:

Sea Mar seeks a full time Grants & Events Specialist to work out of its central Administration office in south Seattle. The Development Specialist is responsible for working with the Chief Compliance Officer to research, write, and submit federal, state, city, private and corporate grant applications and managing grants to ensure requirements are met. The Development Specialist coordinates individual giving requests, such as web donations and annual requests and coordinates Sea Mar's two annual fundraising golf tournament events.

Performance Requirements

  • Grows organizational giving program to build new community relationships.
  • Researches, writes and submits private and corporate foundation grant applications including United Way and new funding sources for programmatic, general operating, project, and capital support.
  • Oversees grant management for all funding sources, including but not limited to local and state governments, accountable communities of health, and corporate/foundation grants.
  • Assists Chief Compliance Officer with management of federal, state and city grants including progress reports, applications, change in scopes, etc.
  • Ensures appropriate and timely acknowledgement and recognition donors and sponsors.
  • Maintains Raiser's Edge database.
  • Organizes and implements fundraising campaigns and projects.
  • Manages the processing of donations and thank you letters and works with accounting staff to process gifts accurately.
  • Coordinates the creation and maintenance of donor records.
  • Helps grow sponsorship program to bring on new partners at Sea Mar's agency-wide community events.
  • Provides assistance to agency colleagues submitting grant applications, including editing, tracking, and attachments.

    The successful candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to compile, interpret, and utilize information; and to communicate effectively with people of all backgrounds and educational levels. Must be able to work with minimal supervision, use good judgement, meet deadlines, and prioritize workloads. Must be well organized and have good attention to detail. Must have intermediate computer skills; database experience, especially Raiser's Edge, a plus.

    Education and/or Experience:
    • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience required.
    • Experience in development and/or grant writing and grants management highly preferred.
    • Non-profit, and/or healthcare experience a plus.
    • Must have intermediate computer skills; database experience, especially Raiser's Edge, a plus.
    • Must be fully fluent in spoken and written English; bilingual English/Spanish a plus

      What We Offer:

      Sea Mar offers talented and motivated people the opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing community health organization. Working at Sea Mar Community Health Centers is more than just a job, it's a fulfilling career with opportunity for advancement. Full-time employees working 30 hours or more, receive an excellent benefit package of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Prescription coverage, Long Term Disability, EAP (Employee Assistance Program), paid-time-off starting at 27 days per year + 10 paid Holidays. We offer 401(k)/Retirement options and an exciting opportunity to work in a culturally diverse environment.

      How to Apply:

      To apply, please send cover letter and resume by email to to the attention of Kristina Hoeschen, Chief Compliance Officer. If applying online, please complete the online application and click SUBMIT or APPLY NOW. If you need additional information please email Kristina.

      Sea Mar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

      Posting on 09/07/2021

      Please visit our website to learn more about us at Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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