• Director of Institutional Partnerships

    Denver Zoological Foundation
    Job Description
    Denver Zoo is a leader in animal care, wildlife conservation, and education. We are passionate about our commitment to excellence in support of our mission to secure a better world for animals through human understanding.
    Denver Zoo honors our animals, staff, and guests by conducting ourselves at the highest level of integrity through our Core Actions -- Inspire Awe: Safety, Care, Connect and by embracing our Core Behaviors of: Passion, Respect, Innovation, Diversity, and Excellence in all that we do.
    Denver Zoo's Development department has an opportunity for a full time Director of Institutional Partnerships to execute the Zoo's Institutional Giving program by providing effective strategic leadership and tactical management, including direct oversight of foundation relationships, corporate philanthropy and sponsorships. The Director will also manage a portfolio of institutional prospects with a focus on growth. In addition, the Director will manage the performance and be responsible for the results of a team of gift officers charged with growing relationships with institutional donors from identification to solicitation to stewardship.  Candidates should have a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 7 years of similar fundraising experience, with at least 5 years in a management role with supervisory responsibilities.
    Our staff is a dedicated and diverse group of individuals committed to providing quality care to our animals while creating moments of awe for guests.  If you are a like-minded individual and thrive in a dynamic, fast paced, and innovative culture, Denver Zoo is the place for you! 
    Completed applications must be submitted by May 27, 2019
    Denver Zoo reserves the right to close the position prior to the above date.
    Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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