Supporter Relations Coordinator (events)

Auckland based

Are you a people person with strong communication and relationship building skills? Do you have experience of fundraising events? Would you like to make a real difference to the lives of others?

Then we have the perfect role that will have you loving coming to work every day. Oxfam is a global movement of people working together for a future without poverty. We give a hand up, not a hand out – to create positive change that lasts.

Oxfam works in three ways: we respond to emergencies, saving lives and helping survivors recover; we provide people with the skills and resources to lift themselves out of poverty; and we campaign to change the unjust policies that keep people in poverty.

Currently, we have a key vacancy in our Supporter Relations team toraise funds for Oxfam’s programming, advocacy and campaigning work by leading the supporter engagement activities for key Oxfam events, in particular Oxfam Trailwalker, and by providing an outstanding experience for supporters, members of the public, and businesses who are in direct contact with Oxfam.

This varied role will suit candidates who are confident and outgoing, canbuild strong, effective relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, supporters and donors, and are able to prepare and deliver compelling presentation to different audiences. You will have also hadexperience or involvement in delivering fundraising events, a sound knowledge of fundraising principles, customer care and tele-fundraising/phone sales experience and excellent project management, organisational/time management and IT skills (particularly in Microsoft Office applications and relational databases). An interest in international development and a commitment to Oxfam’s values are equally important.

Based in Central Auckland, we offer a friendly work environment, inspiring work colleagues and the opportunity to develop a career in fundraising  and events management.   The role attracts a starting salary of $51,125 per annum (annual pay review pending). A higher starting salary may be payable, depending on the skills and experience of the successful candidate.

To apply, please send an up to date CV and covering letter to humanresources@oxfam.org.nz, with the subject line “Supporter Relations Coordinator  – your name”. Applications close at 12 noon on Friday, 26 July 2013.

Oxfam New Zealand is an equal opportunities employer and encourages diversity in the workplace.  Only candidates with the right to work in New Zealand should apply.