SZF staff will focus on the administration and fund-raising activities of the Foundation. Proposed staffing structure is as follows:
Joint CEO with Sydney Zoo
General Manager –in charge of day to day operations.
Programs Manager –administering research programs, grant applications and distribution of funds to any partner organisations.
Fundraising Manager –responsible for revenues, donations solicitation.
Operations manager –responsible for operations in the admissions side, and retail shop.
Community engagement officer –responsible for schools outreach, volunteer program.
Donor relations officer –management of key donor relationships, events coordination.
Guides, education officers etc can be provided by volunteers.
Influencers who subscribe to the Sydney Zoo Foundation ethos and support the effort to educate people about the SZF mission.
Sydney Zoo can second staff into research and conservation projects as required.