The Qualification Manager is responsible for maximizing the potential in the zoo’s donor base by reaching out to individuals who have been identified as major gift prospects. Provides personalized cultivation to upgrade a portfolio of mid-level annual fund prospects and facilitates assignment of prospective donors into appropriate portfolios. Supports the Director of Strategic Partnerships to ensure a steady flow of prospective donors from annual fund to major gifts.
Work closely with the Senior Director of Annual Giving and other Development staff members to develop and implement effective, efficient and creative tactics for member and donor acquisition, retention and long-term program strategy. Manage day-to-day revenue generation activities, including seasonal on-grounds sales force to achieve Membership revenue goals.
Provide professional and courteous service to guests and operate seasonal concessions.
Provide exemplary service in the ice rink operations role in addition to completing additional responsibilities.
Identify, evaluate, cultivate, track and solicit prospects with the potential to contribute significant outright and deferred gifts to Lincoln Park Zoo. Plan, strategize and manage a comprehensive program to secure major gifts to meet the zoo’s funding priorities. Responsible for building a major gifts portfolio by working with the Development team to strategize and secure individual major gifts for capital, restricted programs and the annual fund.
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