Development Director

Organization: Miller Park Zoological Society (AZA Member)
Location: Bloomington, IL, United States
Job or Internship: Job

Development Director – Miller Park Zoo, Bloomington, IL 61701

The Miller Park Zoological Society (MPZS) is looking for a Part-Time Development Director who is professional and energetic, and has a proven record of achieving fundraising goals for a not-for-profit organization. This person will specialize in developing and implementing strategies to cultivate, solicit and steward major donors to the Miller Park Zoological Society to help fund the new master plan for the zoo. They will provide training and leadership for the MPZS Board for executing targeted relationship building. The Development Director will also partner closely with the Development Advocate and Zoo Superintendent in finding and securing grant opportunities.

A Bachelor’s Degree is required with 3-5 years of development experience including major gift prospect management and gift solicitation. Membership in the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) or similar organization is desired. This individual will be expected to work 30 -32 hours/week. The Development Director should also have an excellent working knowledge of fundraising software.

If you feel you are the right person for this opportunity, send your resume, cover letter and references to Resumes will be accepted through March 29, 2013.