Food Bank Name The Idaho Foodbank
Lewiston, ID
Post Date July 3, 2017
Job Title Development Coordinator (Part-Time, Exempt)
Description Development Coordinator position available in Lewiston, ID
Opportunity Type Job
Job Responsibilities


  • Build existing and new partnerships throughout the North Central service area to raise critical funds.
  • Actively manage the day-to-day relationships with donors and prospects through various activities including meetings, phone calls, letters, reports, email, external/internal event attendance, timely responses to donor inquiries and acknowledgement of gifts.
  • Maintain existing and development of new fundraisers and food drives done by corporate and community groups.
  • Coordinator is primary point person for updating, adding and maintaining donor, member and prospect constituent, tracking and reporting actions within records in Raiser’s Edge.
  • Project coordination that may include food and fund drives, campaigns, and community engagement outreach.
  • Act as key spokesperson and/or represent the IFB at various community events and meetings when applicable.
  • Coordinate development activities with Marketing Communication, Volunteer and Development statewide teams.
  • Provides support to the Branch Manager and campaign committee.
  • Keeps and maintains confidentiality of donors and reports.
  • Maintain accurate customer relationship management database records, and provide reports.
  • Other duties as assigned
Application Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Comfortable with gift solicitation, development and delivery of persuasive presentations, and creation of reports that may include technical information.
  • Relationship management skills with preferred knowledge of north central Idaho area
  • Preferred experience in volunteer management, event coordination and working with diverse stakeholders.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communications or related field preferred.
  • Data entry and reporting experience with CRMs and inventory software a plus.
  • Comfortable using innovative, creative and entrepreneurial approach to overcome challenges.
  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively.
  • Highly effective communicator and contributor in cross-functional groups.
  • Highly organized with ability to successfully multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

Food Safety:

  • Commit to upholding policies, principles and best practices for food safety.
  • Understand the personal responsibility to follow all safety policies and health rules, programs and procedures, to report all unsafe acts, environment or behaviors immediately and to always report safety issues, incidents or accidents immediately.

Working Conditions: This work is performed primarily in an office environment while sitting at a computer terminal for extended periods of time. May involve periodic lifting and carrying of items that may weigh up to 50 pounds. May work outside normal working hours and drive own vehicle for various projects on a daily basis. The Idaho Foodbank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline July 21, 2017
How to Apply

Completed applications ARE REQUIRED to be considered for this position and can be sent via e-mail to or faxed to 208-342-7807. To obtain an application, visit our website at Click on the tab titled "Contact" to view information on career opportunities. Cover letter and resume are required with each application.

About the Organization

The Idaho Foodbank is an independent, donor-supported, nonprofit organization founded in 1984, and is the largest distributor of free food assistance in Idaho. From warehouses in Boise, Lewiston and Pocatello, the Foodbank has distributed more than 161 million pounds of food to Idaho families through a network of more than 200 community-based partners. These include rescue missions, church pantries, emergency shelters and community kitchens. The Foodbank also operates direct-service programs that promote healthy families and communities through good nutrition.

Additional Information

The Development Coordinator interacts with the community with a specialty in fundraising, events and food drives. As a key member of a fast-paced, and progressive, development team, the Development Coordinator supports a variety of efforts and must be comfortable working with people of all walks of life, highly organized, detail oriented, independent, and flexible. The Development Coordinator works closely under the supervision of the North Central Idaho Branch Manager to meet the fundraising and community engagement goals of the region and state. Donor stewardship and customer relations is a critical focus area, the Development Coordinator is responsible for overseeing resource development activities including: fundraising initiatives, donor interactions and reporting; and donor relations including cultivation and recognition.


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