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Job Posting: Development Associate for Conservation Voters for Idaho

Conservation Voters for Idaho

Job Announcement: Development Associate Announcement date:

September 17, 2018 First-Round Application Review: October 1, 2018

Overview Conservation Voters for Idaho protects Idaho’s environment and quality of life by informing, engaging and empowering citizens who care about our natural heritage and healthy communities. A critical component to the success and sustainability of our organization is ensuring that we have a strong and robust base of supporters throughout the state. The Development Associate cultivates and renews annual donors, expands our monthly donor program, and cultivates CVI’s broader membership. The Associate plays a key role in the sustainability and growth of our fundraising through database management, donor outreach, retention, and follow up.

The Associate develops and implements fundraising strategies that build and enhance CVI’s relationship with our donors and members. The ideal candidate for this position has a passion for fundraising to expand CVI’s impact and desires to be mentored and supported in their growth in the field of philanthropy. This position reports to the Development & Operations Director.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
● Implement development plan by carrying out and creating strategies for CVI annual donors to give more to the organization annually and over time.
● Steward monthly donor program to increase number of monthly donors and current monthly donor giving amounts, and cultivate them to give for additional campaigns.
● Coordinate with CVI field team to create strategies that inspire members to become donors and ascend meaningful ladders of engagement.
● Assist development team through call time planning, database management, research, record keeping, and donor follow up.
● Coordinate fundraising events during the year, including the Green Tie, to better engage supporters, bring in funding, and expand our membership base.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Applicants should have:
● Passion and enthusiasm for fundraising to expand CVI’s programs and statewide impact.
● The ability to create and cultivate strong, genuine relationships with individuals and stakeholders.
● Passion for the organization’s mission and a desire to be an ambassador in our work.
● Good project management skills with a strong focus on details, preparation, organization and coordination.
● Problem solving orientation.
● Ability to work under own initiative as well as part of a team.
● Ability to work a flexible schedule and travel within Idaho.

Preferred: ● Familiarity and experience with databases.
CVI is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to building a culturally diverse staff. We strongly encourage applications from people of color.

● Experience in planning and implementing fundraising projects to meet revenue goals. Compensation This is a full time position based in Boise. Salary range is $30,000-$40,000 depending upon experience with competitive benefits including healthcare and retirement. This position requires some evening and weekend work.

CVI is committed to providing a fulfilling professional experience for our staff. Investing in our employees, supporting their professional growth, and creating a workplace that is committed to excellence and works to create lasting change for Idaho is the foundation of our work. The Associate will be given access to external professional development opportunities and trainings and will have ongoing internal mentoring and development built into their work plans. CVI seeks to build, mold and mentor the associate for success in the field of philanthropy.
To Apply Send a resume and cover letter that addresses your interest in the position, passion for fundraising, and enthusiasm for advancing CVI’s mission in this role to with

Job Posting: Director of Development for Rebecca Bender Initiative (RBI)

Staff Job Description

Director of Development
Location: Virtual Office
Travel: Occasional travel to main office, events, annual or biannual RBI retreat.
Hours: 40 hours
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer


The Director of Development is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of RBI’s fundraising including, the major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, special events and capital campaigns. The Director works closely with The CEO and the Board of Directors in all development and fund-raising endeavors. They will also function as part of RBI’s Executive Team.


• Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations
• Design development strategy for RBI's annual fundraising plan
• Work with the Executive Team to identify funds needed, preferred funding targets, and approaches
• Form and oversee ongoing effort of the Development Team
• Identify staffing/volunteer needs for capital campaigns and ongoing development
• Fundraising: Conduct research, prospecting, and application to multiple donor sources
• Manage capital campaigns, engaging and overseeing capital campaign firms as necessary
• Build a robust donor base: Develop and maintain key long-term relationships with donors and prospects
• Overseeing organization of special events
• Manage the implementation of Little Green Light or comparable fundraising software and oversee data entry and gift processing
• Developing and tracking proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising
• Creating and executing a strategy for a large sustained base of annual individual donors

• BA (required), MA (a plus)
• Knowledge of Little Green Light or comparable fundraising software
• Sound knowledge of compliance regulations for organizations working within the not-for-profit sector
• Manage grant funding and reporting to include collaborating with the Grant Writer/Researcher, staff, and board members to obtain information
• Proficient in Microsoft Office software
• Development/Fundraising: Proven success in development for a nonprofit. Experience running capital campaigns and success fundraising from multiple donor channels
• Project Leadership: Experience in planning, leading, and managing development projects, including coordinating with peers to achieve desired outcomes, and tracking and reporting on progress to senior managers/board of directors
• Entrepreneurial Spirit: Takes initiative and actively seeks to deepen current donor relationships and to forge new ones
• Communications: Skilled in creating powerful, compelling written and oral communications for fundraising. Ability to convey complex ideas through brief, simple materials. Experience and credibility when presenting materials to external audiences
• Influencing: Gets others to accept ideas by using convincing arguments, creates a win-win situation and responds appropriately to key stakeholders
• Collaboration: Effective at working with others to reach common goals and objectives
• Relationship Building: Skilled at establishing and cultivating strong relationships with peers, across different levels of the organization and externally
• C.F.R.E certification preferred

Compensation: $55,000 – $60,000

Interested candidates can Nick Lembo at

Job Posting: President - Franciscan Foundation

Witt/Kieffer has partnered with CHI Franciscan Health (CHI – FH) in a search for the President, Franciscan Foundation. CHI Franciscan Health is the preeminent health system based in Tacoma, Washington spanning eight acute care hospitals, almost 1,200 acute care beds, more than 500 employed physicians and over 200 primary and specialty care clinics throughout the Greater Puget Sound Region. CHI-FH is part of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI). CHI operates in 19 states and comprises 102 hospitals and other facilities and services that span the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care. CHI has operating revenues over $15 billion.

The President, Franciscan Foundation provides leadership and strategic direction for all philanthropic programs while fostering a culture of philanthropy within CHI-FH. There are three separate 501(c)(3) foundations in CHI-FH. In addition to the legacy Franciscan Foundation, the two other foundations that became part of the organization following their affiliation with CHI-FH are the Highline Medical Center Foundation and the Harrison Foundation. The Harrison Foundation is administered centrally by the President and his/her staff. The Highline Foundation remains independent at this time, but is matrixed to the President and works closely with the centralized team to ensure events and fundraising activities occur in a coordinated manner.
We seek an executive with leadership experience in fundraising/development, preferably within healthcare, academics, or related not-for-profit organizations. Experience in a mission-based organization is a plus. The President will also have experience working with a Board and a strong track record of success in securing major gifts.

This position requires an individual who has energy, passion, and a deep understanding of the art and science of philanthropy. We seek a strategic thinker who can develop and execute the plan, as well as having the ability to build positive rapport and work effectively with a wide range of constituencies.

We would appreciate your nominations of outstanding candidates or expressions of personal interest. Inquiries and nominations will be kept confidential and should be directed to Mark Andrew, Adriane Willig or Randy Dietrich via phone at 630-575-6701 or via email at: