The Leadership Giving Officer will develop and implement strategies for the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors with special focus on five-figure gifts in support of both general operations and special projects.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Actively contribute to the Zoo’s fundraising goals by managing an increasingly productive portfolio of major gift donors and prospects with consistent success in securing gifts.
  • Implement individualized strategic approach for donor research, identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major gift donors.
  • Make direct, face-to-face solicitations.
  • Collaborate with prospect researcher to identify/qualify potential new donors and establish relationships tha

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