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Oxfam New Zealand - Door to door (Fundraising) Coordinator: Auckland


Oxfam’s in-house Door to Door team is expanding and we are looking to recruit a talented leader to head up the operation.

The position will manage teams of 10+ full-time fundraising staff and team leaders across New Zealand with residential teams working in Auckland and Hamilton and roaming teams in the North and South Island.

This is an exciting opportunity for hands-on fundraisers and strong people managers with a proven record of results and attracts a competitive gross salary of $ 58,360/annum.

Organised, focused and able to inspire and motivate fundraisers to perform optimally you will also have:

  • Proven experience and the ability to manage multiple Door to Door fundraising teams to deliver strong results
  • A track record of success in achieving high sign up and retention rates, including strong average age and average donation stats personally and as a team leader
  • A target-driven mentality
  • Good administrative and IT skills
  • The ability to coordinate and manage road trips
  • Good judgement in recruiting potential fundraisers
  • Excellent people management skills and the ability to provide strong phone and one on one support
  • Experience and skills to train others, which includes creating and delivering effective training sessions
  • Exceptional levels of positivity, energy and enthusiasm
  • An excellent punctuality and attendance record
  • The desire to progress within Oxfam’s in-house fundraising team

Applications close: 18 July 2018

For more information, click here.

 


 

Salvation Army: Regional Family Store Manager - Wellington

  • Strategic and operational position
  • Work innovatively with the Family Stores to boost profitability and productivity
  • Based in Wellington; covering central region

The Salvation Army is a registered Christian charity, committed to caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society. They have a network of Family Stores throughout New Zealand, the purpose of which is to generate income for mission and to provide meaningful employment.

The Regional Family Store Manager will be responsible for optimising the performance of the 28 family stores within the central division – Wellington up to Whanganui and across to Dannevirke – by providing support, advice and guidance regarding the operation and management of them.

Whilst not accountable for their line management, the role will work closely with each of the Family Store Managers and local leadership to ensure that they are supported effectively in their roles and that their stores are operated in line with policies and the national strategy.

Person Profile:

  • At least five years’ experience within a retail environment, preferably in a management role
  • A collaborative approach with the ability to get alongside and support staff
  • Ability to achieve results by consultation and persuasion
  • A commitment to quality and outstanding customer service
  • Ability to think strategically, articulate and assist in the implementation of a vision
  • Very highly developed written and oral communication skills
  • Strong relationship building and networking capabilities at all levels
  • High levels of initiative with an eye for continuous improvement
  • Ability to commit to frequent travel within the area – a company vehicle will be provided and thus a full New Zealand driver’s licence is essential
  • A commitment to the mission and values of The Salvation Army

Applications close: 18 July 2018

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Fairtrade: Liaison Officer - Consultant - Papua New Guinea

Based in Lae, the Fairtrade Liaison Officer will work with Fairtrade producer organisations, rural communities, commodity boards and traders to increase the quality and productivity in coffee and cocoa production across Papua New Guinea.


Fairtrade ANZ currently supports nine coffee and cocoa producer organisations in Papua New Guinea.

A key focus for these organisations is improving and maintaining the quality, productivity and
consistency of the coffee and cocoa that they purchase from members to meet international export standards and increase the benefits received through Fairtrade certification. The smallholder producer organisations currently face a number of challenges which are further exacerbated by climate change and unpredictable weather events.


The Fairtrade Liaison Officer will work with producer organisations, communities, commodity boards, traders and other stakeholders within the supply chain to:

  • Promote best practices for sustainably improving productivity and quality in coffee/cocoa production;
  • Promote robust supply chains by strengthening the capacity of producer organisations to comply with Fairtrade Standards and meet the requirements of the international market;
  • Increase benefits of Fairtrade certification to producers in Papua New Guinea by maintaining the consistency and quality of products;
  • Promote environmentally sustainable practices along the supply chain, and climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies where necessary;
  • Facilitate the inclusion of women and youth in coffee and cocoa improvement programmes.

Applications close: 20 July 2018

For more information, click here.

 


 

 

World Vision: Telesales Consultant - Auckland

  • 6 month fixed term contract
  • Penrose location
  • 25 hours per week
  • 5 x 5-hour shifts ranging from 9.30am to 8.30pm Monday to Friday, so flexibility is a must

World Vision New Zealand is the largest overseas humanitarian organisation in New Zealand. We implement emergency relief and long-term community development projects. Inspired by Christian values, we aim to engage New Zealanders in the fight against global poverty and injustice. We operate in 23 countries, employ over 100 staff throughout New Zealand, and have a strong volunteer’s database.

We are looking for a Telesales Consultant to join the team. The purpose of this team is to assist in achieving World Vision New Zealand’s acquisition and revenue targets by using appropriate telephone sales techniques.

This role involves calling potential supporters who have expressed an interest in hearing more from World Vision as well as past and present supporters. We seek to journey with potential supporters at their pace and establish a donor relationship when the time is right. All conversations are positive and solution oriented, so that the individual can feel inspired about their future donations to World Vision and how they can make positive change.

This is a target driven income generating environment so a focus on results for all the right reasons is a must. Candidates should possess strong inter-personal skills, a strong work ethic, and be a quick learner. Fluent written and verbal English language skills are essential. Excellent communication skills will be needed along with a willingness to share knowledge and contribute to a continuous learning environment. No telesales experience is necessary, but sales and customer service experience will be highly regarded.

Full product and system training will be provided with ongoing support.

You will be rewarded with a fantastic work environment and team, free onsite parking, and knowing you are using your skills to make a difference.

 

Applications close: 20 July 2018

For more information, click here.

 


 

World Vision: Head of Fragile Contexts - Auckland

Our World Vision

World Vision is a global community, working together for the one purpose – to bring about positive change in the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children. People are inspired to work for us because they want to contribute to making a difference. World Vision New Zealand is part of a global World Vision partnership, working in over 100 countries as a Christian-based humanitarian organisation. We are part of an international team, using our talent, determination and influence to invest in a better tomorrow. With us, job satisfaction takes on a greater meaning.

We now have an exciting opportunity within our International Partnerships team for a Head of Fragile Contexts, based in our Auckland Office.

The purpose of this position is to provide leadership to WV New Zealand’s Fragile Contexts Team and management of programmes in fragile contexts, lead on humanitarian emergency responses, acquisition of new funding for fragile contexts, and to make a substantive contribution to the wider work of World Vision as a member of the International Partnerships team.

You will be a crucial member of the International Partnerships leadership team identifying ways to improve the team’s effectiveness at meeting the needs of our field partners while ensuring programme effectiveness and good stewardship. Our ultimate goal is to transform the lives of children in need.

What we’re looking for:

  • Masters/degree in a relevant discipline – development studies, accounting, financial management, humanitarian assistance
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in managing private or grant-funded projects in a humanitarian context, contracts and donor compliance
  • Demonstrated understanding of humanitarian response process and standards (e.g. Sphere, Core Humanitarian Standards, etc.)
  • Experience in negotiating and managing partnerships for development outcomes
  • Experience in managing grant funded contracts and donor compliance
  • Ability to represent WVNZ externally, develop and maintain strong relationships and engage others
  • Excellent leadership, public speaking, networking, negotiation and communications skills
  • A demonstrated ability to develop and align strategies and policies with an organisation’s strategic direction and needs
  • Expertise in managing and planning budgets both operational and project
  • Excellent project management skills using current methodologies

What you need to know

This is a permanent role operating in a full-time capacity and will be based at our office in Penrose, Auckland with some international travel required.

This is an exciting opportunity to help make a difference in the lives of vulnerable children around the world. World Vision is committed to developing our people at all levels and to being an employer of choice within the charity sector and the international community for vulnerable children.

Applications close: 20 July 2018

For more information, click here.

 


Save the Children: Digital Platforms Co-ordinator - Wellington

SCNZ has been going through a period of change and an exciting new opportunity has emerged for a Digital Platforms Co-ordinator to develop and maintain our website and other digital technologies, and provide support to our digital fundraising and marketing. Our website is a key part of our communications and fundraising strategy, helping us to save children’s lives around the world and
profiling our International and NZ programmes.


We are looking for a creative and innovative Digital Platforms Co-ordinator with the technical expertise to help Save the Children tell our stories and engage new audiences.


This role is a vital part of Save the Children’s fundraising and marketing strategy and an attractive remuneration and benefits package is available for the right candidate.


We are a family friendly employer.

 

Applications close: 20 July 2018

For more information, click here.

 


 

Amnesty International: Fundraising Manager - Auckland

A dreamer, a thinker and a doer. This role doesn’t come around often and it is a critical part of our 2020 vision to grow our Human Rights resources to new heights. We are looking for a talented Fundraising Manager to join in our small, committed engagement team. You will have the autonomy to use your wide-ranging fundraising skills to drive Amnesty International’s growing individual giving programme.

You will have a well-tested fundraising and marketing skill set with an ability to consolidate a strong programme vision, a pathway for growth with excellent project management skills. You value evidence, you want to see the data and will seek to hypothesise and respond to the drivers of our results.

Our ideal candidate has operated individual giving retention programmes, utilising appeals, upgrades, print and digital communications to engage and inspire supporters and maximise their opportunities to engage.

We’re looking for your talent to:

  • Optimise, shake-up, focus and refocus our individual giving programme to drive retention, growth and engagement.
  • Develop the individual giving programme's annual plan and budget, and project manage the programme.
  • Plan, develop and deliver gutsy, direct mail appeals to Amnesty's cash donors, ensuring our supporters have compelling opportunities to support
  • Champion the development and delivery of a powerful donor experience based on continuous learning and improvement.
  • Work as critical part of the engagement management team, and a fundraising champion across Amnesty.

In return for your dedication and unique skill set, you will have a high degree of programme and budget decision making autonomy.

We offer a competitive salary, 20 days holiday per year plus you get an extra day off to celebrate your birthday. We do our best to accommodate flexible working arrangements, we’ll make sure you have the technology you need to do your best work and ensure you’re connected with innovators in the Amnesty movement. Oh and we operate a pet-friendly workplace.

 

Applications close: 30 July 2018

For more information, click here.

 


 

Motu Economic and Public Policy Research: Human Rights Communications Lead - Part time/Fixed term - Wellington

The Human Rights Measurement Initiative (HRMI), is a global collaborative project bringing together academics and human rights advocates to produce comprehensive, free, easy-to-access metrics summarising the human rights performance of countries around the world. By bringing more transparency to country human rights performance we aim to inspire more ethical behaviour by states and other actors.

HRMI is hosted by Motu Economic and Public Policy Research, based in Wellington. A not-for-profit and charitable trust, Motu is in both the top ten economic think tanks and top ten climate think tanks in the world.

The role of the HRMI Communications Lead is to plan and lead HRMI’s outreach and communications efforts. There are two main parts to this position, potentially separable into two positions:

Social media and outreach (ideally Wellington-based but potential to be based anywhere):

  • Monitor current events and news focus to identify opportunities to feature HRMI research relevant to current public debate internationally.
  • Develop and maintain flow of communications over appropriate media, including website, blogging, Twitter, Facebook, etc.
  • Engage human rights practitioners/experts in an ongoing dialogue/interaction.

General communications strategy and management (Wellington based):

  • Develop and maintain strategy for use of traditional publications, website and social media to maximise HRMI’s impact and public presence.
  • Develop and maintain a network of key international contacts, including media contacts.
  • Curate and maintain website to keep it fresh and effective.
  • Support the achievement of HRMI’s fundraising goals, and provide support and assistance for other tasks as needed.

The starting position is for a fixed-term period of 1 year, starting in August or September 2018 and working around 15-20 hours per week. Our hope is that this position will be extended and expanded, as we secure further project funding.

 

Competitive candidates will likely be high achievers, with strong awareness of international events, excellent judgment and passion for social justice. They will have:

  • A qualification in journalism, international relations, communications or related area.
  • Significant international experience and/or evidence of substantial engagement with the area of human rights, international relations or similar.
  • Experience with and enthusiasm for working with stakeholders from different cultures.
  • Strong writing ability, including experience with bringing relatively technical material to life.
  • Experience with building an organisation’s profile through social media and other outreach.
  • A strong focus on accuracy and risk management.
  • A growth mind-set and enjoy working collaboratively to achieve organisational goals.

Languages: English is the working language of HRMI but we work with translators to produce multi-lingual content. Knowledge of other languages would be an advantage. For further information please contact anne-marie.brook@motu.org.nz.

Applications close: Thursday 2 August 2018

Applicants will need to send anne-marie.brook@motu.org.nz a copy of their CV and a covering letter addressing their strengths in relation to the position. 


 

Himalayan Trust: General Manager

Long standing Trust established by Sir Edmund Hilary in 1966.
Varied local responsibilities with international reach and travel

 

ABOUT US
The Himalayan Trust is an international non-profit humanitarian organisation working to bring quality education, safe water, and better healthcare to remote communities in the Everest region of Nepal. It is registered with the Social Welfare Council in Nepal and with the Charities Commission in New Zealand. The General Manager reports to a Board elected by the Trust’s membership.

Sir Edmund Hillary founded the Himalayan Trust in the 1960s when he built the first school in the small village of Khumjung. Every year, Sir Edmund Hilary trekked in the areas of his aid work, evaluating what had been done, consulting with local people and planning for the future. For Sir Edmund Hilary, his work in the region was a labour of devotion, friendship and respect for the people of the Himalayas.

The Himalayan Trust follows in Sir Edmund Hilary’s footsteps, working in partnership with local people to build the resilience of remote communities and to strengthen the bond between the people of Nepal and the many New Zealanders who have given their time, money and support over the years.

Many of these early programs continue, and a new strategic plan establishes a renewed focus for the future. We are currently seeking a talented applicant to replace our long standing General Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The key General Manager responsibilities include:
• Board reporting
• Leadership and management
• Support for the Himalayan Trust Nepal
• Strategic and Business Planning / Implementation
• Relationship management.

KEY ATTRIBUTES

Qualifications and Experience

  • Relevant qualifications in business, education, health and or environmental management
  • Proven professional leadership experience in a NFP organisation with a knowledge and understanding of the UN Sustainable Development Goals with an emphasis on sustainable livelihoods.
  • Experience in key areas of general management: strategy / business planning; financial management; team management; communication/ marketing and stakeholder relationship management.
  • Good project management and evaluation experience and experience of applying an appropriate results based management framework.
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues related to gender and experience in gender sensitive evaluation and analysis

Personal Attributes

  • A visionary leader who inspires/motivates those around them and engenders trust and confidence from all stakeholders.
  • Politically astute and able to influence.
  • An effective communicator which includes skills in the use of the internet and social media
  • Able to build relationships and work effectively with a broad range of local / international stakeholders.
  • A knowledge and or strong interest in Nepal and its people coupled with genuine commitment to the philosophy and work of the Himalayan Trust.
  • Resilient, practical and open to innovative ideas

Applications close: 3 August, 2018

For more information, click here.


 

World Vision: Pacific Programmes Manager - Auckland

Our World Vision

World Vision is a global community, working together for the one purpose – to bring about positive change in the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children. People are inspired to work for us because they want to contribute to making a difference. World Vision New Zealand is part of a global World Vision partnership, working in over 100 countries as a Christian-based humanitarian organisation. We are part of an international team, using our talent, determination and influence to invest in a better tomorrow. With us, job satisfaction takes on a greater meaning.

Your opportunity to make a difference

Our Pacific Team is responsible for providing effective coordination and programme management support for WVNZ-funded programmes in the Pacific. In this role you will support effective grants acquisition and management in Pacific Timor-Leste (PTL), the implementation of programming in accordance with donor requirements, and be confident working across both private and government donors.

As part of the International Partnerships group, you will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the work of the PTL donor and supporter team by leading the identification of grant opportunities
  • Oversee the end to end management of all NZ government grant contracts
  • Work with marketing and the field to develop new products, models and interventions
  • Influence, engage and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders for matters regarding country / regional portfolio

Who we’re looking for

To be successful you will have at least three years’ experience within the international development sector, with at least one year of overseas experience. In addition, you will have:

  • A Qualification in Development Studies or a related subject (Post-Graduate level preferred but not essential)
  • Demonstrated understanding of development process and theory
  • Experience in field research and analysis
  • Experience in writing grants applications and project reports
  • Experience in World Vision or a similar NGO in the Pacific/Timor Leste (preferred)

What you need to know

This is a permanent role operating in a full-time capacity and will be based at our office in Penrose, Auckland with some international travel required.

This is an exciting opportunity to help make a difference in the lives of vulnerable children around the world.

World Vision is committed to developing our people at all levels and to being an employer of choice within the charity sector and the international community for vulnerable children.

 

Applications close: 9 August 2018

For more information, click here.

 


 

World of Vision: Head of Developing Contexts - Auckland

Our World Vision

World Vision is a global community, working together for the one purpose – to bring about positive change in the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children. People are inspired to work for us because they want to contribute to making a difference. World Vision New Zealand is part of a global World Vision partnership, working in over 100 countries as a Christian-based humanitarian organisation. We are part of an international team, using our talent, determination and influence to invest in a better tomorrow. With us, job satisfaction takes on a greater meaning.

We now have an exciting leadership opportunity within our International Partnerships team for a Head of Developing Contexts, based in our Auckland Office.

The purpose of this position is to provide leadership to WVNZ’s Developing Contexts Team, strategic oversight and alignment of funding to all programs in developing contexts, help lead collaboration with Marketing & Engagement teams and provide organisational expertise in WV’s development programming approach and in technical sectors.

You will be a crucial member of the International Partnerships leadership team identifying ways to improve the team’s effectiveness at meeting the needs of our field partners while ensuring programme effectiveness and good stewardship. Our ultimate goal is to transform the lives of children in need.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading the team in effective programme management and field partner support
  • Resource acquisition and management
  • Financial management and accountability
  • Building and maintaining key internal and external relationships/partnerships
  • Providing day to day management and leadership to the team

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Masters/degree in a relevant discipline – development studies, financial management
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in managing child sponsorship, private donor and/or grant-funded projects
  • Strong financial skills and experience in managing team or department-level budgets
  • Demonstrated people management and leadership experience
  • Excellent programme and project management skills using current methodologies
  • International and/or domestic experience in the development sector
  • An understanding of key issues and current best practices in the global fight against poverty and sustainable development
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships and engage with external stakeholders and partners
  • A commitment to the mission, core values and culture of World Vision NZ

What you need to know

This is a permanent role operating in a full-time capacity and will be based at our office in Penrose, Auckland with some international travel required.

This is an exciting opportunity to help make a difference in the lives of vulnerable children around the world. World Vision is committed to developing our people at all levels and to being an employer of choice within the charity sector and the international community for vulnerable children.

 

Applications close: 9 August 2018

For more information, click here.

 


Greenpeace: Supporter Relations Representative - Auckland

 

Who we are

Greenpeace is people. Worldwide, we are powered by tens of thousands of passionate individuals working together for a better world. Everyone plays a special part in our global organisation. Be a part of that today.

What we need

The Supporter Relations Representative – Middle Giving will be working within a team who are responsible for providing warm, friendly, informed and energetic interactions with Greenpeace’s financial and non-financial supporters and the general public via the telephone, email, mail and face to face.

In this role, you will also be responsible for providing a very personal experience of Greenpeace for our middle donors, a group of high value supporters, ensuring they feel close to our work and valued for their generous financial support.

You will develop and maintain excellent supporter relations by providing a high level of customer service to our supporters, and discourage supporters from cancelling their financial support by offering appropriate alternatives to remain a contributor to Greenpeace’s work.

  • Skills in written and verbal communication, in particular with a warm, inspiring and professional telephone manner
  • Experience in Microsoft Office (or equivalent), in particular Word and Excel
  • Sales experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Negotiation skills
  • Time management skills, in particular ability to enter data in a timely and accurate manner
  • Interpersonal relationship skills, in particular being a team player
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with Database systems
  • Knowledge of fundraising, in particular middle giving programmes

What you’ll get in return

  • Competitive salary for the NGO sector, excellent health and wellbeing benefits
  • A flexible, trusting and fun workplace
  • The opportunity to progress and grow with a diverse team of inspiring individuals
  • Great job satisfaction in knowing that your day to day efforts are contributing towards an amazing cause
  • The world’s most successful environmental campaigning organisation on your CV

For more information, click here.

  


Volunteers Wanted


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 info@rnzwcs.org.

 


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:

  • Agriculture & Horticulture advisers
  • Architects
  • Mechanic & Plumber Trainers
  • Legal Advisers
  • WASH advisers
  • Quality Assurance advisers
  • Educational advisers and lecturers
  • Communications, marketing and fundraising specialists
  • Media Advisers
  • Business and finance advisers and mentors
  • IT and web development advisers
  • Health professionals (various disciplines)
  • Tourism advisers

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.