Director of Development




Organization: Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium (AZA Member)
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Job or Internship: Job

The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, a dynamic, fast-paced, get it done organization, is seeking a Director of Development. Don’t you want to be part of an organization that rescues elephants and orphaned sea otters and is becoming the leader in sea lion reproduction? As our new director, you will spearhead our 2013 $20 million capital campaign along with strategic planning, solicitation, promotion and oversight of the annual fund drive, major gifts program, capital projects, membership, special events and endowment fund raising to accomplish financial objectives by broad based financial support. You will work closely with the Board of Directors, Ad-Hoc committees, volunteer groups, and attend and/or chair committees. You will supervise an exceptional team of five full-time and one part-time staff.

Qualifications include excellent oral and written communication skills, B.S Degree in related field, 8+ year's progressive experience in financial development with non-profit organizations and prior supervisory experience. Current/valid driver’s license required.

A more detailed job description will be available during the interview process. Resumes without salary requirements will not be considered. Email resume/CV with a cover letter outlining salary requirements to HR@pittsburghzoo.org.