Job Status: Full-time
Who we are: Located just minutes from downtown, Zoo
Atlanta is the oldest and one of the most respected cultural
destinations in the Southeast’s largest and most vibrant city.
Culture, dining, nightlife, and famously eclectic neighborhoods, not
to mention a temperate climate year-round, attract a growing number
of newcomers to the one-and-only Atlanta.
As an organization, Zoo Atlanta’s points of pride include being one
of only three zoos in the U.S. to house giant pandas; home of one of
North America’s largest populations of great apes; and a longtime
reputation for excellence in the care and study of reptiles and
amphibians. Our mission sets us apart, and every day at Zoo Atlanta
is an opportunity for discovery, a chance to contribute to
conservation, and a way to make a difference in the lives of the
people of our community.
What we offer: As a workplace, Zoo Atlanta is very
proud of a commitment to diversity and inclusion and a competitive
compensation and benefits package. Benefits include but are not
limited to outstanding medical coverage and 403b retirement program
match; vacation time buy and sell; professional development
training; paid time off for community volunteering; and more.
Perks for this full-time position include:
- Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and other supplemental insurance
- Retirement Savings Plan (403b) with employer match after 12
months of service
- Paid time off includes vacation, sick and personal days plus holidays
- Tuition assistance program
- Employee Assistance Program
- Employee short term and long-term disability insurance paid for
by Zoo Atlanta
- Opportunities for professional development paid for by Zoo Atlanta
- Local discounts and free admission to partnering attractions
- Complimentary family Zoo membership
- Discounted pricing on individual and family education programs,
such as Safari Camp, Twilight Trek, NightCrawler, Survival Safari, and much more!
- Join the standby list for free behind-the-scenes
encounters with elephants, lemurs, giant pandas, aldabra tortoises!
Who you are: The Advancement Coordinator will
report to the VP/Chief Advancement Officer. Under the supervision of
the Prospect Research & Donor Database Manager, the Advancement
Coordinator is responsible for data input, gift acknowledgments,
reporting of select departmental metrics, financial records and
select data requests. The position will also be responsible for
ensuring effective organization and management of Board of
Directors, Leadership Council and related committee meetings and
activities, as well as other meetings for the VP/CAO. In addition,
the position provides key support to a variety of other departmental functions.
How to apply: Please apply directly on the Zoo Atlanta Careers website at www.zooatlanta.org/careers
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSBILITIES
Entering gift records and other relevant data into Raiser’s
Edge database system and preparing gift acknowledgements
with accuracy and in a timely manner.
Working with Finance to ensure financial data is accurate
in Raiser’s Edge database for accounting reconciliation.
Scheduling Board of Directors, Leadership Council and
related committee meetings, including confirming agendas,
arranging catering, taking minutes, and communicating on
behalf of the President & CEO and VP/CAO with these
Coordinating the organization of meetings and committee
activities for the VP/CAO and assuring that appropriate
materials are gathered and prepared.
Assisting VP/CAO with correspondence and calendar
Providing background/call plan documents for meetings and
developing meeting follow-up letters.
Maintaining Board, Leadership Council and related committee
and volunteer lists, rosters and meeting schedules.
Assist with communications and data tracking for Beastly
Feast black-tie gala.
Assisting with gathering information for sponsorship and
grant proposals or reports.
Assisting with organization and support of departmental
functions and special events.
In collaboration with the Prospect Research & Donor
Database Manager, managing gathering and compilation of data
and overseeing weekly and monthly production of certain
metrics and reports.
Assisting with stewardship activities, donor events and
other special advancement events as well as arranging VIP
tours and behind the scenes events for donors and prospects.
Organizing and maintaining physical and digital document
filing systems and office supplies.
Any other miscellaneous projects/assignments assigned by