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Job Description
Title: Funding Program Specialist
Location: Seattle, WA
Work Schedule: Full-time, occasional evenings or weekends as needed
Compensation: $45,000 to $50,000 DOE
Benefits: Health, Dental Insurance, Retirement Contribution, Vacation and Holidays
Open: Now
Closes: When filled
Since 1999, Stewardship Partners has been incubating ideas, creating solutions, and developing
a wide variety of partnerships by engaging people from all walks of life into becoming
caretakers of the land and water surrounding and sustaining us. More at
Job Summary:
Stewardship Partners is seeking a Program Specialist with experience in grant writing, event
planning, and communications. This position requires strong organizational skills, a keen eye for
detail, and the ability to work simultaneously on various events and projects. This is a unique
opportunity to direct your energy and talents towards a well-established organization with a
solid reputation for improving the quality of life for all inhabitants, human and wild, in the
Puget Sound region.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
• Research grant opportunities and present them to staff to decide whether to apply or not
• Solicit grant application ideas from staff
• Write, edit, and submit grant applications, reports, invoicing, and other associated documents
as needed
• Meet regularly to discuss program grants with relevant staff
• Project management on specific received grants
• Assist the Executive Director in donor relations and annual appeal
• Participate with the Board of Directors and other staff in developing a communications and
events plan for the organization
• Tabling & outreach events—attending alongside staff and/or interns
• Help produce events (Feast on the Farm and Green Infrastructure Summit)
o Attend planning meetings for the Summit
o Outreach for sponsors and in-kind donations for Feast and Summit
• Manage office supplies, calendar and schedule meetings
• Work on updating Stewardship Partners’ and associated programs’ outreach materials
• Create new outreach materials and publications when needed
• Help with administrative related tasks such as emails, scheduling meetings, timeline tracking,
invites, etc.
• Manage interns’ working schedule and work plan, providing initial training and any assistance as
Qualifications and Personal Characteristics
The ideal candidate will:
• Understand ethical behavior and business practices and ensure that personal behavior and the
behavior of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the
• Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally,
to achieve the goals of the organization.
• Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make
decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
• Independently set priorities, develop a work schedule, and monitor progress towards goals, and
track details, data, information and activities, often times while multitasking multiple projects at
Education, Experience and Skills
• Bachelor’s degree or greater; relevant work experience will be considered
• Ability and knowledge to coordinate fundraising and conference-type events
• Strong writing skills and verbal communication
• Marketing and Design experience
• Ability to manage and effectively use multiple marketing platforms such as Mail Chimp, all social
media, Auctria and website management
• Understanding of software systems: (Salesforce NPSP), event platforms, and Adobe Suite a plus
Submitting an Application
Interested applicants should send a copy of their resume and cover letter.
Email application to: info@stewardshippartners.org with “Funding Program Specialist” in the subject
Mail application to: Stewardship Partners
80 Yesler Way Suite 315
Seattle, WA 98104
Stewardship Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for
employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender
identity, disability, veteran status, or any other class protected by law.