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At Denver Zoo, our mission is to secure a better world for animals through human understanding. We are a respected leader in animal care and exhibition, conservation programs, scientific study, environmental education and public service.
Denver Zoo seeks an experienced and talented fundraiser to apply their proven skills and abilities to advance our mission to secure a better world for animals through human understanding. The successful candidate for the Individual Giving Manager position is a proactive, confident self-starter that thrives in a fast-paced environment that values results.
The right person for the role is tenacious, persistent, and driven to succeed in managing the Annual Giving programs and related appeals as part of the Individual Giving team. Success will require the following qualities:
Reporting to the Director of Individual Giving and serving as a key member of the Individual Giving team, the Individual Giving Manager provides both the strategic leadership and tactical management necessary to effectively execute a successful Annual Giving program. The Individual Giving Manager manages a portfolio of leadership donors and prospects, as well as manages the direct mail, crowd fundraising, online, onsite, recurring, and employee/volunteer giving programs. The Individual Giving Manager supervises the Leadership Giving Coordinator and serves as a thought partner to the Director of Individual Giving.
Annual Giving (45%)
Leadership Giving (25%)
Donor Recognition/Stewardship (10%)
Bachelor's degree required, along with a minimum of 5+ years of applicable experience, preferably in a nonprofit environment with similar responsibilities.
Strong customer service and interpersonal skills.
Strong computer aptitude. Experience in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Outlook.
Experience with Raiser's Edge or similar donor/CRM software required.
Must be able to prioritize, manage, follow through and report on multiple tasks on a regular basis.
Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail and accuracy.
Must have strong writing skills and significant experience in writing direct mail and online solicitations. A strong candidate should also have good verbal communication skills.
Must possess and demonstrate a high level of professionalism, diplomacy, and ability to maintain confidentiality.
Must be able to solve problems efficiently.
Must be able to function in a multi-task environment, both independently and within a team.
Clear driving record. (If selected must be able to pass a MVR Motor Vehicle Records review).
Ability to pass drug and alcohol screening.
Ability to pass reference and background check.
Provide negative TB test result prior to start date if hired.
Depends on Experience
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Denver Zoo2300 Steele StreetDenver, CO 80205
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