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UnionAID: Programme Manager – Indonesia Young Leaders Programme - Auckland

If you have a background in education and have a keen interest in international development this position, managing our new Indonesia Young Leaders Programme, may be for you.

Starting in 2018 a new Indonesia Young Leaders Programme will bring 10 young leaders from civil society organisations in East Indonesia to Auckland for a six month programme on sustainable development. The programme will develop the skills and knowledge of young civil society leaders in areas such as sustainable economic development, government processes, conflict resolution and gender justice so they can contribute to the development of their own communities.

A full-time position is available now for an Auckland based Programme Manager. In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Curriculum development;
  • Implementation and management of the programme; and
  • Developing and maintaining high quality working relationships with UnionAID and AUT University staff, and other stakeholders.

We are searching for someone who has teaching or other adult education experience and can help the students think critically about the content and issues covered in the programme. Candidates should also have a strong interest in international development and is enthusiastic about empowering others to reach their potential.

For more information click here.

Closing date: 28 January 2018


Amnesty International: Executive Director

After over five years leading the organisation the current Executive Director is heading off to lead World Vision NZ. He leaves behind an organisation in good heart, with talented people and a strong drive for results.

We seek people with experience at a Senior Management level who have the following competencies:

  • Alignment with the values and culture of Amnesty International
  • Proven leadership that inspires and empowers others
  • Strategic thinking with the ability to operationalise and deliver on agreed goals.
  • Sound financial acumen
  • Decisive decision making on sometimes limited information
  • Positive connection with the fundraising function – understanding the levers and drivers to success
  • Ability to engage credibly with political and thought leaders, communicating clearly the core Amnesty International messages
  • Experience working closely and constructively with a governance Board
  • Capability to effectively contribute to the wider global movement at regular international meetings
  • Ability to engage constructively with tangata whenua and minority communities in New Zealand, deepening their connection with Amnesty International and relevant human rights issues
  • Work closely with media and represent Amnesty International to a wide range of stakeholders and the general public

If you believe you have the abilities and alignment with Amnesty International’s mission and values, taking a stand simply starts with indicating to us at Farrow Jamieson you would like to know more about this opportunity.


Applications close 31 January 2018. 

Apply here.


Greenpeace: Marketing and Fundraising Jobs - Auckland

Marketing Executive - click here to find out more

Digital Fundraising Manager- click here to find out more


Telefundraising Contact Centre Manager- click here to find out more

Fundraising Administrator- click here to find out more


Telefundraising Performance Coach- click here to find out more


Apply before the 19th of January.



Tearfund: Fundraising Manager Individual Giving (2 roles) - Auckland

This is an exciting time to be joining Tearfund, with two roles available in our expanding Fundraising team. Both roles are focussed on conceiving, developing, delivering and improving key fundraising products, targeting both prospects and existing Tearfund supporters. You’ll need to combine creativity with strong project management to lead cross-functional teams to deliver strong revenue results. As part of your professional development, you’ll also have the opportunity to visit our partners overseas.

Ideally, you’ll have some or all of the following:

  • A degree in Marketing, Communications or a related field
  • 3+ years’ experience working in marketing communications or product management, including both direct mail and digital platforms
  • Experience using CRM databases with an understanding of customer segmentation and customer experience
  • Demonstrated success in the project management of multi-platform marketing campaigns or fundraising appeals
  • Experience in the design and execution of product development, including the role of advertising, PR and social media
  • Ideally some experience with marketing automation, inbound marketing, content management, SEO and customer retention strategies
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • People management experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • A flexible approach to work and a willingness to get involved in all necessary department activities

This is a great opportunity to join a busy, talented and motivated team who are committed to continuous improvement.

Both roles are full-time with the potential for some flexibility.

To discuss the opportunities further please call Elke on 021802213 or Lynette on

To apply please send a cover letter and CV to

For more information click here.


Unicef: Executive Assistant - Wellington 

13 months, Maternity Leave Cover, Full Time

We are looking for an energetic tech savvy Executive Assistant to provide support for our Executive Director and Board. Ideally you will already be in a similar role and have a natural interest in governance processes and wanting to extend your skills. You will be working with a great team who are motivated, energetic and passionate about the work we do to ensure every child has a childhood, here in NZ and around the world.


For more information contact or click here.

Applications close 5pm 19th January 2018.

VSA: Programme Officer - Wellington

VSA is looking for someone who has a strong team approach and an understanding of international development principles to support the success and continual improvement of VSA’s International Programme Unit. This is a full-time permanent role.

As part of this team you’ll work closely with our overseas (Pacific) and Wellington based staff and volunteers to ensure high quality assignment development, briefing and deployment processes including overseeing customs documentation, travel arrangements and reimbursements for departing and returning volunteers. You’ll play a key role in ensuring processes run smoothly, are reviewed regularly for improvements and you’ll support other members of the team and liaise with in-country staff and volunteers on administrative issues to ensure the volunteer experience is the best it could possibly be.

Our ideal Programme Officer will have well developed administrative, financial and organisational skills, as well as:

  • An understanding of development principles, and political, social, cultural and economic issues that are of importance to developing countries
  • Computer literacy including database use and electronic record keeping
  • Experienced in managing high volumes of administrative and logistical work
  • Experience in research, planning and monitoring and evaluation
  • Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Confidence and experience in making presentations
  • Strong capabilities in the areas of written correspondence and report writing


Applications must be received by 9am on Tuesday 23 January 2018. Click here to find out more. 


 VSA: Recruitment Adviser - Wellington

As one of VSA’s Recruitment Advisers, you’ll be assisting with screening and short-listing of potential volunteers, providing input into writing Assignment Descriptions, and recruitment-related administration tasks. You’ll also assist the team in maintaining a network of subject matter experts to support the recruitment process for a wide variety of assignments. As part of the People & Capability Unit in VSA’s Wellington office, you’ll work closely with other teams across VSA.

Our ideal Recruitment Adviser will be a team player, with well developed recruitment and selection knowledge, and administrative skills, and:

  • Proven experience in recruitment and selection
  • Strong administrative skills and attention to detail
  • Strong organising skills and ability to prioritise work without compromising quality
  • Sound judgement and pragmatic problem-solving skills
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, including ability to clearly convey information


The duration of this fixed-term position is approximately 12 months, to provide cover for a permanent staff member on parental leave.

Applications must be received by 9am on Tuesday 23 January 2018.

To find out more click here.


RNZWCS Limited: Volunteers wanted - Pacific Islands

Rotary New Zealand are seeking volunteers - qualified plumbers, electricians and civil engineers for work in the Pacific Islands.

Would suit recently retired persons.

Please direct inquiries to


VSA: Volunteers for International Development

VSA assignments are created by local people in the wider Pacific to meet local needs. Our volunteers work alongside them, sharing their skills to make lasting change.

Currently, we are recruiting for:

  • WASH advisers
  • Agriculture and horticulture advisers
  • Quality Assurance advisers
  • Educational advisers and lecturers
  • Communications, marketing and fundraising specialists
  • Media Advisors
  • Business and finance mentors
  • IT and web development advisers
  • Health professionals (various disciplines)

To find out more about these roles and other VSA assignments we are currently recruiting for please visit VSA's vacancies page, as it is updated regularly with a variety of positions.