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Join CASA of Southwest Idaho

Flexible work schedule with some remote work available  Work independently in a positive work environment for a great cause: providing advocacy for children in Foster Care.

Salary DOE | individual health insurance and paid time off based in Caldwell, ID

Manager of Development

Reports to: Executive Director

Full-Time: 40 hrs/week, Exempt

Annual salary to be determined based on experience


The Manager of Development’s primary role is to assist the Executive Director in meeting CASA of Southwest Idaho’s annual revenue goals. As part of this, working closely with the Executive Director (ED), the Manager of Development coordinates all fundraising events for the program, manages the donor and auction databases and oversees tracking of all donations.  This individual will also oversee all marketing communications, including advertising, social and print media.  The Manager of Development reports directly to the ED and will be assisted by the Board of Directors’ Fundraising Committee, other staff, and volunteers. 


The duties and responsibilities of the Manager of Development are as follows:


Annual Development:

  • Maintain confidentiality of child protection cases and stories, ensuring information shared publicly does not compromise our confidentiality agreements. 

  • Prepare fundraising and donorship reports for monthly board meetings, audits, financial reviews, or at other times such reports would be requested.

  • Create and maintain donor stewardship program for one-time donors, sustaining donors, and corporate partnerships. 

  • Increase our corporate partnership program. Track renewal dates and solicit renewals.

  • Grow participation in our sustaining donor program.

  • Increase sustainability of program through promoting and growing major and successive gifts.


  • Working closely with the Executive Director and Fundraising Committee to organize and execute annual fundraising events.  Stabilize and grow participation and financial success of each event.

  • Coordinate Friends of CASA initiatives. These are intimate events throughout the year. The goal for these smaller events should focus on community outreach and recruitment, not necessarily fundraising. 

  • Oversee year-end Holiday Appeal solicitations to be mailed by December 1 of each year.

  • Oversee all event marketing, invitations, social media postings, invoices and receipts.

  • Solicit and organize volunteers to help with community outreach and fundraising events, maintaining a specific list of volunteer duties, and overseeing volunteer committees for each category. 


Marketing and Development:

  • Oversee annual Marketing Plan.

  • Promote CASA utilizing various mediums (print, social media, etc.). 

  • Oversee design and production of all marketing materials including brochures, posters, flyers and other print materials; digital communication; and promotional materials and products.

  • Oversee the Website and Social Media accounts. Maintain a regular presence by displaying fresh and current news, images, etc.

  • Report updates, needs, and celebrations of program to donors and community partners. 

  • Promote corporate and grantor donors in marketing and event materials and on social media, paying attention to donor and grant posting requirements.

  • Connect with local media outlets to propel mission of program forward and bring awareness to the community. 


Donor Database and Donation Records: 

  • Oversee and keep the donor database (Kindful) and account for all donations current, including logging all donor funds on and offline. 

  • Ensure sustaining donor autopay pledges occur monthly.

  • Send timely acknowledgements to donors. 

  • Produce tax donation receipts to donors in January of each year.

  • Monitor online donations.

  • Monitor Venmo, Paypal, Stripe, etc account fees, charges and maintain compliance. 

  • Maintain documentation of all pledges, invoices, deposits, and credit card transactions and provide records/receipts to Executive Director.


Qualifications you would bring to the table: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, development or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and ability to engage with individuals across racial, gender, and social classes.

  • Proven ability to work cooperatively within a small team environment with various personalities and levels of experience.

  • Experience in donor and auction database systems.

  • Familiarity in Google Workspace, Zoom, and other remote meeting spaces.

  • Commitment to CASA’s mission and vision.

  • Complete and pass Idaho Supreme Court background check including national sex offender registry and Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Child Protection registry check.

  • Have timely and reliable attendance at all meetings and engagements.

  • Be well organized, able to work independently, and meet deadlines.

  • Maintain reliable and insured transportation as well as a valid driver’s license.


Benefits Package:

  • Individual Medical and Vision Benefits

  • Paid Time Off

  • Holiday Pay

  • Sick Leave

CASA of Southwest Idaho is deeply committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all of its employees. This commitment means CASA of Southwest Idaho actively seeks and employs qualified persons in all job classifications, and administers all personnel actions affecting employees without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status or sexual orientation. This policy applies to recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, retention and training, as well as to all other privileges, personnel programs, policies, procedures and terms and conditions of employment. CASA of Southwest Idaho does not tolerate discrimination against applicants for employment or employees.