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Denver Zoo seeks an experienced and proactive fund raising professional to join our development team as the Foundation Partnerships Manager and advance our mission to secure a better world for animals through human understanding. The right candidate for the Foundation Partnerships Manager position is a confident self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment that values results. He/she is tenacious, persistent, and driven to succeed in managing the foundation/institutional partnerships program. Success will require the following qualities:
Reporting to the Director of Corporate and Foundation Partnerships (CFP), the Foundation Partnerships Manger at Denver Zoo is a key member of the CFP team and will manage the identification, engagement, solicitation, and stewardship of an assigned portfolio of existing and prospect foundation/institutional funders with the goal of significantly increasing revenues from this sector and advancing Denver Zoo's mission and goals.
Cultivation and Solicitation: (60%)
Grants Management and Stewardship: (20%)
Prospect Research and Analysis (15%)
Other Administrative (10%)
The physical demands for this position are low. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk and listen. The employee frequently is required to use hands to maneuver handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance; also, reach, stoop and kneel. Specific vision abilities required include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception vision and ability to adjust focus. The position requires both mental and visual concentration.
This position requires a substantial amount of contact with staff, donors, volunteers, and other departments.
The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and may be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to medium.
This is a full-time Denver Zoological Foundation position with complete medical and dental benefits, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, and generous vacation package.
Completed applications must be submitted by Friday March 3, 2017
Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Please apply by using this link
Denver Zoo2300 Steele StreetDenver, CO 80205
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