Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo Executive Director

Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo (FOZ), the non-profit support organization for the Baton Rouge Zoo, has an opening for a full-time Executive Director. This position plays a key role in the organization, responsible for overseeing fundraising programs, capital campaign direction, individual and major donor cultivation, and solicitations. The ideal candidate will have at least ten years of experience in a senior strategic leadership position in the nonprofit sector with experience managing in a complex organization with multiple stakeholders (FOZ Board, staff, donors, volunteers, elected officials, and partner organizations). Ideal candidates will be able to work independently and collaboratively, have strong writing and proofing skills, and have experience in Raisers’ Edge or other fundraising software.  


Interested applicants may view a full job description click here.  Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements will not be considered for the position.  No phone calls please.  FOZ is an equal opportunity employer.  Resumes may be sent to: