It all began with a ROAR over 100 years ago !

San Diego Zoo Global is a conservation organization dedicated to the science of saving endangered species worldwide. San Diego Zoo Global operates three world-class facilities: the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research. Our organization's vision - we will lead the fight against extinction.

Help us to make a difference for wildlife and begin your adventure with a career at the San Diego Zoo. Join the dedicated crew who are passionate about what they do and strive to create unforgettable experiences for our guests. Share your knowledge, skills and commitment to provide GRRREAT Customer Service and be a part of the ROAR with San Diego Zoo Global!

Are you ready to start your adventure and put your Passion for Wildlife to Work?


Destination - Development Department at Mission Valley

Duration of your adventure - Year round

Seats (positions) available - 1

Attire while on adventure - The Society has a very conservative grooming policy. Tattoos may not be visible or must be appropriately covered while on duty. Jewelry may be worn if it does not detract from a well-groomed look or create a safety hazard. No facial or tongue piercing.

Amenities - Located in the Mission Valley office building, this adventure offers ZOO Perks which include discounts on food/premium products, free and discounted admission to local attractions, and accrual of vacation and sick time (exception for some grants and Summer Fellowships). (Optional - Excellent benefits package including medical, dental, prescription drugs, vision, life insurance, annual leave, sick leave, retirement, as well as other optional insurance)

(Exempt Position) Salary is commensurate with experience.

Requirements for this adventure include:

The Graphic Designer creates communications and fund-raising collateral for the San Diego Zoo's Development/Membership Department. Designing printed materials, Web and electronic media projects, fund-raising graphics, signage, advertising, and other collateral are essential functions of the job. Applicants must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suites and Mac design programs, hand illustration, and project management. Knowledge of typography, color and other print processes, and layout/production is necessary. A degree in the graphic design field or equivalent specialized training and a minimum of 4 years of work experience in graphic design and illustration are essential. Selected candidate must be able to work and communicate effectively in a team environment. Final candidates must be able to provide a portfolio of their work. (Posted 9/6/17)

One of the essential functions of this position is the ability to drive a SDZ Global vehicle. If

Meet Some of San Diego Zoo Global's Employees

Jerome A.

Sales Manager

Jerome helps people understand everything San Diego Zoo Global has to offer as a vacation destination by managing ticket sales and connecting with multiple corporate and military ticket resale partners.

Tim R.

Senior Operations Manager

Tim and his teams of hospitality specialists are the face of San Diego Zoo Global, welcoming guests, providing accommodations, and making sure the zoo’s many visitors have an incredible time.

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