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Save the Children: Donor Development Coordinator

Posted on 15 November 2022

Save the Children New Zealand (SCNZ) is seeking an experienced Donor Development Coordinator with proven project management skills and a keen creative side to join our committed and passionate team.  

It is our preference that this role is based in our central city Wellington office, however candidates from outside the region will be considered. 

About the Role

This role will be responsible for coordinating direct marketing activities that ask our supporters for donations, thank them for their contributions, and report back on the impact they’ve made.

For someone with a creative side, this role will give you plenty of opportunities to craft stories, engage, inspire and retrain our supporters.

About You

  • You will be a highly driven and self-motivated individual educated to degree level or equivalent level of thinking demonstrated through work experience.
  • You will possess strong project management skills – this is a must have!
  • You will have excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • You will have proven experience in establishing positive working relationships with agencies that deliver results and consistently meet quality Key Performance Indicators.

About Save the Children

We know that great people make a great organisation, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued. 

SCNZ is committed to developing a culture of children rights where adults and children throughout society understand, respect, and uphold the rights of all children.  We are committed to working with and for children and youth to ensure they have opportunities to learn about their rights and are supported in exercising their rights. 

SCNZ is a child safe organisation. We will do all that we can to ensure that children and young people’s experience of our organisation is one that is free from any form of exploitation or abuse and that they feel respected and safe. Anyone representing our organisation is always expected to adhere (both in their private and professional lives) to the highest standards of behaviour towards children, young people and their families.

The information contained in this advert only gives you a brief snapshot of this exciting opportunity.  To delve further into everything this role will bring to SCNZ and to find out more about the type of person we are seeking to fill it, be sure to email to request a copy of the candidate information pack.

Our Recruitment Process

Listed below is what you can expect when you apply:

  1. All applications will be acknowledged.
  2. We have determined an official closing date for application (see below), however, we will be considering applications individually on receipt and may choose to proceed to the interview stage with a preferred candidate prior to the official closing date. SCNZ reserves the right to close this vacancy at any time.
  3. Suitable candidates will be invited to a formal in-person interview which will be conducted by a panel of SCNZ employees who will ask a series experience verification, behavioural and competency questions.
  4. Following the formal interview, our preferred candidate will be invited for an informal coffee to meet some of our key team members.

Are you: 

Excited about this opportunity?

The person we are looking for?

Motivated to apply?

Then we would love to hear from you!

How to Apply

Applications should include a covering letter and Curriculum Vitae and should be emailed to  by COB 28 November 2022.