New job Investment Director - CDFI Economic Development Fundraising in Temporarily remote

Investment Director - CDFI Economic Development Fundraising

Company : Great Falls Montana Development Authority
Salary : $50,000 - $60,000 a year
Location : Temporarily remote

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Investment Director

CDFI Economic Development Fundraising

Great Falls Montana Development Authority

Dynamic, self-motivated professional sought to join our passionate, creative, fast-paced, results-driven economic development team. Help us raise the funds we need from local businesses, property owners, individuals, and foundations to achieve our mission. Involves developing fundraising prospects, making solicitations, engaging volunteers to help, maintaining strong relationships with our investors (donors), writing grant applications and fundraising materials, maintaining our donor database, invoicing donors, and helping to lead our public speaking and community engagement. Looking for a star with demonstrated achievement in nonprofit development, business development, B2B sales, and/or economic development. Requires excellent writing, computer, and communication skills. Involves travel throughout our region and beyond (post pandemic). Live on the Missouri River along the Rocky Mountain Front and work with a great team! Salary range $50,000-60,000 with excellent benefits, professional development, growth opportunities, and flexible work environment. EOE. Cover letter and resume to Brett Doney, President/CEO. Open until we find a great candidate.

Great Falls Montana Development Authority

Career Opportunities

We are growing! The Great Falls Development Authority (GFDA) is adding a new position to expand our lending team and we’re looking for a new Food & Ag
Development Director. GFDA is a regional public/private economic development organization that serves the 13-county urban/rural/tribal Great Falls Montana trade area. We are a certified Community Development Financial Institution. Our economic development efforts include business retention and expansion, business attraction, entrepreneurship, gap/bridge financing, brownfield redevelopment, talent attraction, and downtown/riverfront revitalization.

We host a Montana Small Business Development Center, Procurement Technical
Assistance Center and Food & Ag Development Center and provide office space to the Montana Manufacturing Extension Center. We helped create and are partners in the Montana Defense Alliance, Great Falls Downtown Development Partnership, and Great Falls Tourism Alliance. We have $15.7 million in loan capital, and through our non-profit affiliate, High Plains Financial, we offer SBA 504 loans statewide. GFDA is the developer of the Great Falls AgriTech Park, a 1,000+ acre BNSF Premier- certified rail industrial park.

GFDA is a partnership comprised of a wide array of partners. These include Cascade County, the Great Falls Area Chamber of Commerce, NeighborWorks Great Falls, Great Falls Tourism, Great Falls International Airport, Great Falls Public Schools, the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians, Great Falls College Montana State University, the University of Providence, Business Improvement District, Central Montana Building Trades, Great Falls Homebuilders Association, NeighborWorks Great Falls, and over one hundred businesses in the region.

GFDA was the first economic development organization in the Rocky Mountain West to earn accreditation from the International Economic Development Council. We just earned a 2020 Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar. Our efforts have won awards from the National Association of Development Organizations, the International Economic Development Council, the National Brownfield Conference, the U.S. Small Business Administration, and the Montana Economic Developers Association.

We offer a positive teamwork environment, competitive salaries and benefits, professional development, flex and remote work, and advancement opportunities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Great Falls & Montana’s Golden Triangle
Great Falls Montana has been ranked as one of the best 100 cities to live in by We’re ranked 4th best market in the nation for first-time homebuyers. We offer an exceptional quality of life, excellent schools and health care, affordable housing, and unparallel outdoor recreation opportunities. Live on the great falls of the Missouri River on the Rocky Mountain Front!

Here are some web sites that provide more information about Great Falls:

Great Falls Development Authority

Great Falls Montana Tourism

Downtown Great Falls Partnership

Great Falls Relocation web site

Great Falls Public Schools

Great Falls Airport

Great Falls Homebuilders Association

Great Falls Tribune

KRTV Great Falls

Benefis Health System

Alluvion Health

Great Falls College MSU

University of Providence

Great Falls Talus Apartments

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000.00 - $60,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:
We are allowing and supporting work from home for those team members who prefer this.

Work Location:

  • One location

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • A “Fair Chance” job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks)
  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply

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Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

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