Jobs

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VSA: Nursing School Education & Management Adviser - Bougainville

Make an impact on nursing education in Bougainville by sharing your skills with the Arawa School of Nursing.

Building on the work of the current VSA volunteer, you will help to strengthen professional and educational standards and effective management systems at the school. This will involve working alongside lecturers to enhance course delivery in-line with the approved curriculum. On a daily basis you will be supporting staff across a number of areas ie: course delivery covering theory and practice, student record keeping, planning, and evaluation etc. With a strong emphasis on mentoring

With a dual focus you will also help staff to improve operational systems and practices. This important work will support institutional strengthening by enabling staff to better manage administration at the school. Dependent on the skills of the volunteer, there is also scope within this assignment to contribute to the establishment of a professional development initiative at the institute.

This dynamic assignment offers an exciting opportunity to improve nursing education and health outcomes in Bougainville.

This is a 1-year assignment based in Arawa with the option to extend by mutual agreement.

For this assignment we are seeking a volunteer with:

  • Formal qualification in nursing, health worker education or public health/public health management

  • Experience working in a nurse education or health worker education role and/or health staff development setting

  • Experience in running courses, mentoring, capacity development, training and assessment

  • Sound knowledge of a related subject area (within the nursing discipline) combined with a broad subject background enabling contributions to teaching programme

  • Knowledge of management and operational systems and processes

About volunteering with VSA

VSA is New Zealand’s largest and most experienced volunteering agency working in international development.

We cover living allowances, accommodation and utilities. Travel, visas, insurance and medical costs are organised and funded by VSA.

Volunteers must be a NZ citizen or permanent resident.

If current VSA assignments don’t suit your skills and experience you can register your interest with us and we’ll let you know when something in your field is available.

 

For a full job description, and to apply, click here.

 

Applications close on 1 October 2017.


 

VSA: Media and Events Marketing Mentor - Timor-Leste

Share your creative and events marketing skills with PixelAsia to strengthen their operational and strategic direction.

In 2016, PixelAsia organised a range of large–scale events including the project expo for European Union-funded projects, the Unilever Global Handwashing Day, and a 3-day European Union film festival. With increasing opportunity and demand for creative content, marketing and promotion activities, PixelAsia has requested the support of a VSA volunteer to boost their capacity in events management, marketing and media production for clients.

Working alongside local staff to will provide mentoring and training to develop their organisational and promotional skills. Your input in this dynamic assignment will enable PixelAsia to develop organisational structures to better respond to increased demand.

This assignment offers an exciting opportunity to assist PixelAsia independently produce content that “captures the unique spirit of Timor-Leste.”

This is a 1-year assignment based in Dili with the option to extend by mutual agreement.

For this assignment we are seeking a volunteer with:

  • Experience in marketing and creative “agency” tasks for a variety of clients

  • Skilled at developing diverse marketing and promotional strategies using accessible language that ‘speak’ to various target organisations

  • Experience in event management

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills

  • Knowledge of relevant computer programmes such as MS Office, PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Suite

  • Experience working with multi-media equipment (not necessarily in a technical capacity)

  • An ability to mentor, facilitate and coach

  • An ability to proof read, edit and mentor staff to improve English language skills

About volunteering with VSA:

VSA is New Zealand’s largest and most experienced volunteering agency working in international development.

We cover living allowances, accommodation and utilities. Travel, visas, insurance and medical costs are organised and funded by VSA.

Volunteers must be a NZ citizen or permanent resident.

If current VSA assignments don’t suit your skills and experience you can register your interest with us and we’ll let you know when something in your field is available.

 

For a full job description, and to apply, click here.

 

Applications close on 1 October 2017.


 

WWF: Fundraiser (Acquisition & Digital) - Wellington 

WWF-New Zealand is looking for a fundraising or direct marketing professional with excellent communication and digital skills. You’ll love the chance to make a difference in an environmental, international organisation with an iconic brand.


You can put your campaign, digital and analytical skills into action in this exciting role. You’ll be highly motivated to help us to get the best performance from our individual giving programme. Proactive and keen to seek out new ways of connecting with supporters, you’ll be eager to learn and innovate. You’ll be a self-starter, have good initiative and enjoy working within small, cross-organisational teams to achieve results together.

 

Comfortable with the numbers and always driven by the data, you’re also able to get creative with copy and images. You’ll use your great interpersonal skills to collaborate with others on ideas and content. You’ll have the ability to research and creatively strategise about the best way to deliver work, the determination to implement it, and the thoroughness to analyse the results and make improvements going forward. Ideally, you’ll bring experience of working with external suppliers to drive strong results, and in-depth knowledge of digital marketing or fundraising. You’ll relish the chance to test and experiment with our New Zealand and international content.

 

This is a period of growth for WWF-New Zealand’s fundraising programme and a great opportunity to step up and hone your fundraising knowledge in a fast-paced, friendly team environment.

 

This position is open to residents of New Zealand or with the right to work in New Zealand.

 

For a full job description, and to apply, click here

 

Applications close at 9pm on Sunday, 24 September 2017.


 

Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand: Marketing & Digital Communications Advisor  - Takapuna

Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand has an exciting opportunity for a Marketing & Digital Communications professional to join The Public Engagement and Advocacy team for a 6-month Maternity Leave Contract. During this time the appointed candidate will be responsible for growing consumer awareness and understanding of Fairtrade, often in conjunction with key business partners. In combination with the Business Development team in New Zealand, the role works with retailers and Fairtrade licensees (businesses which sell Fairtrade certified products) to develop and implement consumer-facing marketing and communications strategies

 

The Marketing & Digital Communications Advisor is responsible for growing consumer awareness and understanding of Fairtrade, often in conjunction with key business partners. In combination with the Business Development team in New Zealand, the role works with retailers and Fairtrade licensees (businesses which sell Fairtrade certified products) to develop and implement consumer-facing marketing and communications strategies.

 

The Marketing & Digital Communications Advisor is also responsible for leadership, maintenance and implementation of the current digital strategy for Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand and enhancing digital capacity of the team.

 

The Marketing & Digital Communications Advisor reports to the Public Engagement and Advocacy Manager (based in Melbourne) and will work alongside the Australia and New Zealand Business Development Team to promote the Fairtrade system, the Fairtrade Mark and Fairtrade products within New Zealand to consumers, the general public, retail and business sectors.

 

Domestic and international travel may at times be required.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leadership in implementation of Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand’s digital strategy; informed by insights from existing channels and adopting digital trends and industry best-practice.

  • Managing website front-end development, curating content and images, managing relationships with external support agencies, and providing solutions to website issues.

  • Strategic leadership of Fairtrade’s social media platforms, including developing versatile content, engaging with licensees and partners, monitoring and reporting insights and coordinating promotions.

  • Supporting internal and external communications activities, including writing of copy for communications including New Zealand based blogs, EDMs, reports and briefings.

  • Maintaining market awareness; undertaking and analysing market research findings to assist in the development of marketing strategy, facilitate ongoing media monitoring and coordinate/escalate responses to identified issues and opportunities.

  • Working with the relevant public relations agency to coordinate media outreach around specific events and campaigns and identify relevance of media releases.

  • As required, working with creative agencies, retailers and licensees to develop consumer-facing marketing and communications campaigns in New Zealand, ensuring key campaigns and activities are cohesive and aligned with Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand’s commercial strategy.

  • Collaborating with counterparts at Fairtrade International to ensure marketing campaigns and communications are consistent with global branding and messaging, as well as providing and receiving support in crisis management.

Personal Attributes:

  • Demonstrable leadership skills with strong initiative.

  • Comfortable working independently and within a group dynamic.

  • Values strong working relationships; internally and externally to the organisation.

  • Collaborative, adaptable and well-organised.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Proficient in communicating complex ideas with diverse audiences through a range of mediums.

  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills.

  • A sound understanding of, and is sympathetic to, the political and economic situations of the countries within which Fairtrade operates would be well regarded.

Education and experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in marketing, business, digital marketing, journalism or other relevant discipline; or demonstrated comparable work experience.

  • 4+ years in a professional marketing, digital or communications role

  • Proven experience in managing external relationships.

  • Experience in managing brand campaigns, third-party social media accounts and websites.

  • A working knowledge of Sitecore (CMS), InDesign and PhotoShop would be advantageous.

Special Conditions:

  • A current driver’s license and passport is advantageous.

  • Some out of hours work will be required.

 For a full job description, and to apply, click here

 

 


Greenpeace: Database Assistant - Auckland

Working in the Supporter Information team, you will have high attention to detail, be confident in working with large volumes of data coming from multiple databases and be used to working to a deadline. You will have experience working with SQL platforms and ideally you will have used the Raiser’s Edge in a previous role.

The Supporter Information team are responsible for ensuring all data needs of our fundraising and marketing programmes are met. The role supports all aspects of telefundraising, direct marketing, new acquisition and lead generation, as well as management of our existing supporters.

The ideal candidate will have prior experience in a similar role and they will be highly organised with strong attention to detail.

Greenpeace offers:

  • Great city location office within close proximity to all transport links.

  • Working within an awesome, diverse and passionate team.

  • Health & Sustainable commuting allowance AND your birthday day off after 6 months of employment.

  • Exposure to an internationally operating Non-Governmental Organisation.

  • To be successful in this role you will need:

  • At least 1 year of experience in a database assistant role or similar

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • High attention to detail

  • Experience in Microsoft Office, in particular Excel and Word

  • Outstanding time management skills

  • Knowledge of environmental issues in NZ and globally

  • Intellectual ability to contribute to the wider organisation and a commitment to upholding Greenpeace NZ policies

For a full job description, and to apply, click here

 


 

ChildFund: Relationship Manager - Project Funding 

Job Purpose

The purpose of this role is to lead ChildFund strategy to grow income from individuals, organisations (i.e. schools and community groups), and bequests. The key strategic objective is to inspire the financial support of New Zealanders to partner with ChildFund New Zealand in the delivery of Roadmap-based community development, resulting in sustainable solutions to poverty in the world’s poorest nations.

For a full job description, and to apply, click here.

 


 

ChildFund: Fundraising Manager

Job Purpose

This role is integral to implementing ChildFund New Zealand’s fundraising strategies, with a strong focus on delivering the best possible supporter experiences in line with the organisation’s values. Overseeing the implementation of conversion, acquisition, and retention programmes, the role requires sound fundraising and campaign delivery experience, and the ability to use data to deliver amazing supporter relationships and campaign results. This role reports to the Head of Public Fundraising and has two direct reports to assist with the implementation of campaigns and administration. The position also works closely with the Relationship Manager, Head of Engagement and Communications and the Digital team.

 

For a full job description, and to apply, click here.

 


 

The Leprosy Mission New Zealand: Database Specialist - Auckland

The Leprosy Mission is an international Christian charity dedicated to curing, caring for and restoring people affected by leprosy. Funding is raised from New Zealanders for projects in diverse and challenging locations around the world.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Database Specialist will be responsible for undertaking a data review and cleanse exercise, improving the quality of our donor data within our CRM system (Raiser’s Edge). You’ll also review and establish our database procedures to ensure the validity and quality of our data for the future.

Your key areas of focus will be to:

  • Drive and implement data integrity and cleanliness of information in the CRM system (Raisers Edge).

  • Design and manage reporting templates to provide the fundraising and supporter services teams with data and analytics from historic and recent campaigns.

  • Develop and implement process improvement in the quality and effectiveness of our database input and output processes.

  • Liaise with our technology partners for the improvement, functionality and integration of various data systems.

  • Assess and recommend appropriate security levels for access to the CRM environment

  • Training the team to understand and access supporter information available through our CRM database. Demonstrating how our data can be better used to add and maximise value.

To succeed in this role you will have:

  • Knowledge and experience in SQL CRM system, preferably Raiser’s Edge.

  • Process improvement experience with database systems.

  • Experience importing and exporting information into CRM systems preferably Raisers Edge

  • Demonstrated experience analysing and interpreting complex data.

  • Experience managing quality control practices.

  • Excellent communication skills with the confidence and ability to influence and work with others.

  • Working to agreed strategy.

  • Experience of working with a fundraising and donor support team and a desire to seek out their database needs to develop effective solutions to providing and analysing relevant supporter database information.

This is a fixed term contract to 22nd December 2017 with future potential and is based in Balmoral.

 

For a full job description, and to apply, click here.

 


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 our vacancies page, as it is updated regularly with a variety of positions.