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Direct Marketing & Fundraising Manager

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.

Financial support is vital to the achievement of Oxfam’s mission, which includes raising around $5 million each year from the New Zealand public in support of our life-giving work.  

As Direct Marketing and Fundraising Manager you will have a key role to play in helping expand Oxfam’s current base of financial supporters as well as raise awareness and vital funds for Oxfam’s work by putting in place compelling marketing plans, strategies and campaigns that will attract participants as well as achieve income targets for key fundraising products. You will also be responsible for managing regular and one-off cash appeals and for setting the organisation’s high level marketing brand direction.

A strategic thinker, skilled communicator and effective fundraiser with strong direct marketing, brand and product management experience, we want it all!

If this sounds like you, download the full job description. The post attracts a starting salary of $74,300 pa.

To apply, please send your covering letter and CV to, with the subject line “Direct Marketing & Fundraising Manageryour name”, by no later than noon on Monday 21 September 2015.  Interviews are scheduled for 29 September 2015.

Oxfam New Zealand is an equal opportunities employer and encourages diversity in the workplace. Applications from Maori and Pasifika candidates are particularly welcome.

Corporate Engagement Specialist

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.

We have an exciting opportunity in our Relationship Fundraising team for someone with excellent relationship management skills and relevant fundraising experience. Working closely with a range of NZ companies, you will provide an outstanding supporter experience and by doing so, leverage cash, gift in kind sponsorship and staff participation across a range of Oxfam fundraising events and activities, particularly Oxfam Trailwalker, Oxfam’s Water Challenge and Oxfam’s Morning Tea. You will also help deliver a strategy which converts business prospects into donors/supporters, maximises recruitment and sponsorship opportunities and supports the expansion of Oxfam’s supporter base.

Our ideal candidate has a strong results and client focus, excellent communication, presentation, influencing and relationship management skills, extensive fundraising experience, including strong experience or involvement in account managing and/or supporting the delivery of effective corporate partnerships for a not for profit organisation. You will also have good experience  of securing corporate financial and gift in kind sponsorship and of preparing pitches/case for support for attracting sponsorship.

For more information, download the full job description. The role attracts a starting salary of circa $60,000 pa.

And if interested, please send an up to date CV and covering letter to, with the subject line “Corporate Engagement Coordinator– your name”. Applications close at noon on Monday, 19 October 2015.  Interviews are scheduled for Wednesday, 28 October 2015.

Oxfam New Zealand is an equal opportunities employer and encourages diversity in the workplace.  Only candidates who do have the right to work in New Zealand will be considered. Applications for Maori and Pasifika candidates are particularly welcome as these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce.

PNG Finance and Operations Director

Considering a rewarding challenge to changes lives in the communities in PNG?

Come join Oxfam!

Exceptional offer for a talented Finance and Operations Director

  • 2 year fixed term contract (extendable), based in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Opportunities to advance your career with a reputable international development agency
  • Your opportunity to provide leadership in HR, Finance, Operations & Logistics


Oxfam is a global movement of people working together for a future without poverty. We work to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive. We save lives and help rebuild livelihoods when crisis strikes. And we campaign so that the voices of the poor influence the local and global decisions that affect them. Oxfam currently has Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Gender Justice, Operations and Sustainable Livelihood programs in PNG.

The role

Reporting directly to the Country Director (CD), the Finance and Operations Director is responsible for providing effective leadership and management of Oxfam’s finances and operations in PNG.  This includes management of financial system and funds, human resources, administration, IT and logistics functions in support of Oxfam’s programs and in line with Oxfam standards policies and procedures.  The postholder will also provide advice and expertise to the CD and Country Leadership team on operations and finance matters, and ensure the provision of accurate and timely financial information to Oxfam’s donors.

Our ideal candidate

We seek an experienced effective leader, who is able to lead multiple teams and functions across all four Oxfam offices  within Papua New Guinea. An excellent communicator, effective business partner who can work cohesively, efficiently, effectively and provide that support to all Oxfam Programs, you  will:.  

  • Manage and be involved in strategic and operations management throughout all Oxfam operations.
  • Coordinate and lead the financial management and reporting of the financial management systems
  • Work with program managers to ensure external donor grant management systems are in line and working well especially with new program proposals and financial reports for donors in accordance with contract requirements
  • Lead the process of developing and implementing harmonized finance, HR, logistics and IT systems and policies
  • Provide team management and leadership support to direct reports and their teams
  • Oversee all office management functions throughout PNG
  • Work closely with Oxfam Humanitarian Team and Programme Director
  • Represent Oxfam, liaise and engage with key institution, networks and local/international organisations in PNG

The successful candidate will have...

  • Extensive general accounting and financial management experience
  • Experience in leading the delivery of operations management in one or more challenging locations
  • A relevant  tertiary level qualification in Accounting, Business Management, Administration or similar
  • Good experience  of and exposure to  Finance, Human Resources Logistics , IT and Security
  • Good knowledge of  both PNG and International financial management systems, general accounting and financial management
  • Knowledge of HR principles and best HR practice
  • Computer literacy in  Microsoft Office applications
  • Demonstrated ability to make autonomous decision in the delivery of operational services within the organisational policy.
  • Experience in representing and communicating at senior level, with government, agencies and donors.

Our offer to you...

  • A competitive salary and benefits package
  • The opportunity to align your career aspirations with a compelling cause

Further information

For more information download the full job description

Apply now!

To apply, send an up to CV and covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience to:

Applications close:  Friday September 11,  2015

Appointment to this position will require a, police check and Working with Children Check.

Oxfam in PNG is an equal opportunities employer. We promote diversity and practice equity in the workplace.

Face-to-Face Fundraisers / Team Leaders

Oxfam is a movement of people working together to overcome the injustice of poverty.

Face-to-Face (F2F) fundraising is one of the most effective ways that we seek to gain on-going, committed support from the public. That is why we need you!

  • Earn a base wage of $685 (fundraisers) or $923 (team leaders) pw+  performance related incentives
  • Have a great route into the charity sector
  • Work in a fun environment, with opportunities to travel New Zealand

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of Oxfam’s first ever in-house face to face (F2F) fundraising team here in Auckland. You will play a central role in informing, inspiring and mobilising New Zealanders to support Oxfam’s work, by recruiting new regular givers.

We therefore seek to recruit F2F Fundraisers and Team Leaders who are:

  • Confident, positive with ‘a can-do’ attitude
  • Great communicators
  • Passionate about helping others
  • High energy
  • Motivated, conscientious and reliable
  • Team players

Experience of fundraising and sales is highly desirable but not essential.

Working in different locations around Auckland, and with exciting opportunities to work right across New Zealand, from Kaitaia to Queenstown, and everywhere in between.

To find out more, download the F2F Team Leader job description or the F2F Fundraiser job description.

To apply, please send your up to date CV and covering letter to, with the subject line F2F Fundraiser your name  or   F2F Team Leader  your name”.  If you wish to apply for both roles, please make this clear in your application.

Immediate start available for suitable applicants.

Oxfam New Zealand is an equal opportunities employer and encourages diversity in the workplace.

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