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Interested in saving wildlife in wild places? At the Zoo, our job is for people to fall in love with nature. Our job is for people to have fun. Our job is to save the planet. Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society’s mission is to inspire people to act on behalf of wildlife and the natural world. By joining our team, you’ll become a critical part of a conservation organization at a thrilling time as we expand our team to build the Zoo of the future. Help create innovative animal habitats while saving animals in the wild. Joining a passionate team that gets to work around koalas, jaguars, panthers while actively doing conservation work in the field from corals to Florida panthers. A green sustainable work place that embraces DEAI we are actively creating a more diverse and thriving work force.
The Philanthropy Coordinator will support significant organizational growth in fundraising and donor relationships. The Philanthropy Coordinator provides administrative and logistical support to the Chief Development Officer (CDO) for the upcoming capital campaign, Board engagement, major donor relationships and other strategic fundraising initiatives. In this role, the Philanthropy Coordinator will assist in the implementation and coordination of all aspects of fundraising administration, data management, and donor stewardship needs associated with the CDO’s duties. This position involves contact with internal and external stakeholders, including but not limited to: Board of Directors, donors, community members and prospective donors. This is currently a hybrid(Remote/In-Office) position. Must be able to accommodate a flexible schedule to attend Zoo and community events that often occur on weekends and evenings.
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The job specification requirements stated are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform this job successfully. Employees may be required to perform other related duties as assigned, to ensure workload coverage. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work may substitute for the above so that the employee will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
Palm Beach Zoo is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions, including those related to recruitment, hiring, training and promotion without regard to race, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
What we offer: • A competitive salary, commensurate with your skills and experience, • An EXCELLENT benefits package (current year/plan), which includes: o 100% paid employee level coverage for designated medical & dental plan o 100% paid coverage for 100K of life insurance o 100% paid short-term disability o 100% paid long-term disability • 401K – Employer contributes 3% of your salary • Optional vision, accident and critical illness coverages available through pre-tax payroll deductions • Generous paid time off policy, Zoo Membership and FREE admission to other Florida Attractions!
Email your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org - Please include your name followed by “Development” in the subject line of the email. The position will be open until filled. We will contact qualified candidates whom we have chosen to move forward in the interview process.
Palm Beach Zoo1301 Summit BoulevardWest Palm Beach, FL 33405Phone: 5615330887
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