Development Coordinator – Lewiston

Job Title: Development Coordinator
Classification: Part-time, Non-Exempt
Department: Development
Supervisor: North Central Idaho Branch Manager
Location: Lewiston, ID

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 & reporting; and donor relations including cultivation and recognition.


  • 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

 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.
  • 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.

Employment Requirement

  • Negative Drug Screen
  • Successful Background Clearance

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job related instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by any person authorized to give assignments.

This position description excludes the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

The Idaho Foodbank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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