- Job posted on: 5th May 2021
- Applications close:
Looking to secure a shared future for wildlife and people?
Taronga is looking for an experienced and professional Senior Relationship Manager to join a leading organisation in conservation, education, animal management and transformational guest experiences. This position will proactively engage, manage and develop relationships in order to solicit major gifts from new and existing high net worth individuals with a specific focus on securing new donors and prospecting.
Taronga Zoo officially opened in October 1916, with Taronga Western Plains Zoo officially opening in February 1977! We believe in a shared future for Wildlife and People. Taronga is working in partnership with wildlife conservation organisations and communities to develop ways to protect species and habitats. Taronga. For the Wild!
Our employees enjoy generous employment conditions including:
Taronga is an equal opportunity employer, where we recognise the diversity of our workforce and community – be it on the basis of gender, age, culture, religion, language or personal circumstances.
Taronga is also committed to building on the perspectives, experience, knowledge and skills that this diversity brings to our organisation.
Taronga provide specific workplace programs to support diversity and equal employment opportunities for women, people with a disability and people identifying as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.
The position is responsible for driving the major gifts fundraising for a range of Taronga conservation projects including capital campaigns.
Proactively engage, manage and develop relationships in order to solicitor major gifts from new and existing high net worth individuals with a specific focus on securing new donors and prospecting. The role holder will build and manage a portfolio of approximately 100-120 gift prospects, with a focus on securing gifts of $50k+. Working closely with the Individual Giving Manager and the major gifts team in the delivery of fundraising activity to achieve fundraising targets set by the Taronga Foundation.
We are looking for candidates that have:
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