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Director of Government Funding

Sioux Falls, SD
  • Posted: August 29, 2022
  • Full-Time

**"We Push the Boundaries of Possibilities for our Communities."**

**Overview of the Position Responsibilities** : The Director of Government Funding is responsible for the strategic direction of Bluepeak's funding activities as well as acting as the liaison with all federal and state funding partners. This exciting opportunity will build impactful relationships with federal and state agencies as well as the Department of Commerce and Sovereign Tribal. If this sounds exciting, please read on.

**What You Will Do:**

+ Create and lead a "big-picture" strategy to building processes and systems to streamline federal and state funding work. + Build rapport with federal and state agencies as well as the Department of Commerce and Sovereign Tribal Nations, identify areas of opportunity, and build trust to engage in long-term partnerships. + Ensure compliance with funding terms and develop budget/reporting documents.

+ Exercise independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance. + Demonstrate effective time management with the ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks, set priorities, and meet deadlines.

+ Must be able to travel up to 25% of the time. + All other related tasks or special projects as assigned.

**What You Will Need:**

+ Bachelor's degree in business or related field required; Master's degree in related field preferred. + Minimum of 10+ years of relevant experience. + Upon job offer, must be able to pass a background check and drug test prior to employment. + Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and driving record that meets our insurance company standards. + Strong written, verbal and presentation skills, including the ability to articulate ideas and suggestions clearly and effectively. + MS Office Suite: Outlook, Powerpoint, Word, Excel, OneNote. + Adept at identifying potential project roadblocks and developing mitigation strategies. + Ability to work with different functional groups to achieve results effectively and professionally. + Strong interpersonal skills.

**Why Work at Bluepeak?**

+ Competitive Compensation + Annual Bonus Eligibility + Comprehensive Benefits Package, Including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and 401(k) + Generous Vacation and Paid Sick Time + Paid Holidays and Personal Days + Professional Development With an Emphasis on Internal Promotion + Employee Discounts on Bluepeak Services, Including Internet + Progressive and inclusive work culture in which our team has the flexibility, support, and resources to be successful in their careers!

**About Us**

We believe that the size of the city shouldn't determine the quality of the technology. That's why we are building for you: Faster, more reliable, and without the things that get in the way of great service-like red tape, hidden fees, and slow response times. And with up to 5 gigabits of speed for residential customers and 10 gigabits for businesses, we are whole new ballgame- from internet to TV, to connecting every device in your home, to powering your business, we're not only providing the best fiber connections in your community, but we're also meeting the growing needs for how you live.

Bluepeak provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.



Sioux Falls, SD
57117 USA
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