Director of Development

Position Type: Management Team
Apply By: September 28, 2018
Posted: August 22, 2018 - 6:48 pm EDT
Organization Type: Co-op Service Organization
Organization: Food Co-op Initiative
Organization Location: Dennison, MN.
Organization Website: Food Co-op Initiative
Contact Name: Stuart Reid
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 844-324-2667

Director of Development

Reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director (ED), the Development Director will spearhead development efforts as FCI continues to grow. A new position in the organization, the Director will have the opportunity to build the development function.


  • Develop and execute FCI’s annual fundraising plan

  • Secure financial support from food co-ops, individuals, foundations and corporations through the Full Circle (mature co-ops), Individual Donor, and other campaigns as developed

  • Coordinate fundraising activities with the board of directors and participate as staff representative on the board’s Fundraising Committee

  • Manage data entry and gift processing

  • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors

  • Create and execute a strategy for a large sustained base of annual donors

  • Secure sponsorships for special events

  • Develop and track proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising


  • Record of successful fundraising campaigns

  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills

  • Familiarity with the food co-op business model, cooperative philosophy and the key organizations in the food co-op network

To apply, send letter of interest and resume to: Stuart Reid at [email protected]

Food Co-op Initiative is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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