Contact Information
935 E Lincoln Rd
Idaho Falls, ID 83401
P: 208-522-5391
T: 1-800-632-4813
F: 208-522-5453

Development Director

Closing Date: November 25, 2019


Position Title: Development Director
Department: Administration
Supervisor: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Position Status: Hourly, Regular Full Time
Salary Range: Depending on Experience
Location: Idaho Falls, ID

Under the direction of the CEO, the Development Director researches, prepares and writes grants and proposals, for the purpose of pursuing funds to accomplish EICAP Agency goals. This will include, but is not limited to, major gift fundraising, grant writing and serving as a liaison for EICAP. Will organize and develop fundraising, community events, special projects and other revenue producing activities. Coordinates the implementation and maintenance of EICAP’s Strategic, Operational and Communications Plans.

1. Must be knowledgeable with all aspects of services EICAP provides and all programs. Must stay up to date on current Agency information.
2. Research, develop, write and submit professional looking, grammatically correct, error-free grant applications.
3. Develop professional relationships with funding sources as needed to obtain information and secure funding.
4. Collaborate with CEO, Program Directors and applicable staff in identifying opportunities for innovative programs, the development of such programs and locating new funding sources in response to Agency Strategic Goals.
5. Develop, coordinate, organize and oversee fundraising activities and events. Responsible for all fund development of endowment funds, unrestricted donations, mail campaigns and other revenue producing activities.
6. Conducts periodic agency customer focus groups and prepares reports of proceedings for EICAP’s Board and Leadership Team.
7. Represent the Agency in networking and collaboration with other organizations and funding sources to explore opportunities to develop/maintain the Agency’s ability to continue offering a wide array of community services.
8. Manage all donor-related activities; develop and maintain a current and accurate donor database, assure timely replies, and maintain and carryout donor recognition programs.
9. Coordinates the execution and maintenance of the EICAP Communications Plan. Ensures all marketing materials adhere to EICAP’s branding standards. Coordinates the production of EICAP’s Quarterly Newsletter and Annual Report. Responsible for maintaining EICAP’s social networking campaigns and coordinating with the IT staff to maintain the EICAP website. Oversees outreach efforts, such as EICAP’s presence at tradeshows and job fairs.
10. Acts as Agency Public Relations expert. Assists CEO and Program Directors in coordinating Agency public relations activities and writing press releases and articles. Responsible for media coordination.
11. As an employee of EICAP you will assume the responsibility of understanding your role in accomplishing the strategic goals and performance measures of the Agency.
12. Performs other related duties as may be assigned from time to time.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in English, Business Writing, Public or Business Administration, or related field or a combination of experience/training that would equal this. Experience in working with private and public funding sources in grant writing and budget development. Experience in working with private individuals in setting up planned donations and contributions preferred.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret governmental regulations, technical and general business procedures, and professional papers. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to communicate effectively both in oral and written form; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from diverse groups.

Ability to calculate and apply figures and amounts such as fractions, percentages, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to accurately create complex reports and spreadsheets, compare fiscal reports to budgets, and analyze results is required.

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret and apply commonsense understanding in order to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Excellent computer skills required. Proficiency in working with specific computer software such as spreadsheet, word processing, and database management is required. Knowledge of navigating the Internet is also required in order to perform this job successfully. Proficiency in the use of computer and all common office machines required. Adequate typing skills are necessary for this position.

Must have a valid Idaho driver’s license, a good driving record, and proof of current automobile insurance.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.
• The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle objects, tools, or controls.
• The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms; and to stoop, kneel, or climb.
• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
• The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
• The employee may occasionally be exposed to biohazards and appropriate personal protective equipment must be worn.
• The physical environment may include fluorescent lighting and air conditioning.
• The employee is regularly required to travel during winter driving conditions.

Eastern Idaho Community Action Partnership is an EEO Employer.