Trails & Pathways job posting

Do you like being outside and doing fun things while balancing workload and life commitments?

Are you passionate about philanthropy and connecting the community via trails and pathways?

Do you enjoy being creative to solve problems?

Then this could be the role for you!

As the Development Director, you’ll partner closely with the Executive Director and be responsible for defining and implementing Trails and Pathways’ philanthropic vision and direction, to ensure that the organization has the financial and relationship resources needed to accomplish and sustain its mission.

Here's just a few of the areas you’ll focus on:

  • Provide leadership in the development of the philanthropic program

  • Measure, monitor, track, and improve philanthropy program success

  • Effectively communicate the mission, values, impact and needs of Trails and Pathways to the community and prospective funders


Degree preferred but not required, philanthropy, non-profit management, business, marketing, communications, or a related field. Other degrees will be considered with sufficient experience/qualifications.

  • Interest in and commitment to Trails and Pathways’ mission is required.

  • A passion for philanthropy, and confidence when asking for financial contributions of all types and amounts, are required.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends with advanced notice; work outdoors in varying weather conditions; and ability to lift 50 lbs.

  • Basic PC and software skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, is required. Experience with CRM Databases is preferred.

  • Successful completion of an enhanced background check; and a valid Idaho Driver License will all be requirements for this position.

Successful candidates will have the following skills:

  • Ability to remain impartial to strong and diverse perspectives and opinions.

  • Understanding of fundraising fundamentals and fundraising ethics.

  • Willing to work as both a leader and a team member with staff and board

  • Coordinating events

  • Enthusiasm

Schedule: We are looking for a full-time candidate and this is an exempt position*. While much of the work takes place Monday through Friday during regular office hours, evening and weekend work is also required. Compensation: Starting salary is dependent upon experience, within the range of $50-60,000 per year. Benefits include paid time off, remote work option, sick/family leave, matching contribution to retirement, and a flexible work schedule.

*We would consider a part time position for the right candidate.

Application: Submit cover letter and resume to Job will remain open until filled