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Face to Face Fundraising Team Leader

Permanent, full-time

Do you enjoy conversing with and motivating people? Would you like a job that is not office based and will be directly helping people living in poverty?

Then look no further!

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

We are launching our first ever in house face to face (F2F) fundraising team and want you to be a key part of it!

Based in Auckland and starting in mid to late March, we are looking to recruit our first F2F Team Leader. Your role will be to help our Senior F2F Fundraising Coordinator recruit & induct a new F2F Fundraising team and you will then provide ongoing onsite training and support. You will also play a central role in informing, inspiring and mobilising New Zealanders to support Oxfam’s work, by recruiting new regular givers through face to face dialogue.

We seek a positive, people-orientated person with prior experience of F2F fundraising. You will also have some staff supervision and training experience. A skilled communicator, you will possess creativity and the skills to motivate your team, establish rapport with a diverse range of people and be able to find new ways to inspire the NZ public to support Oxfam’s work. A valid drivers’ licence is also essential.

Does this sound like you?

In return, we can offer a starting salary of $21.42 per hour, with further incentives for high performance. We are also offering the opportunity to make a real difference to people living in poverty around the world.

To find out more, check out the full job description.

To apply, please send an up to date CV and covering letter to, with the subject line “F2F Team Leader  – your name”. The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday, 6 March 2015.

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


Pacific Regional Director

2 year full-time contract (extendable), Fiji based

An exciting role for an exceptional Pacific leader.

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.

The role

We seek a talented leader who will help realise Oxfam’s vision of a stronger more impactful organisation in the Pacific that is well-coordinated at the global level, and is relevant to and represents the needs and interest of the peoples of this region. As one of three regions where the Oxfam Confederation is trialling new structures and approaches, you will be at the forefront of global, transformation change. Specifically, you will:

  • Work with members of the Oxfam network to co-create  a vision, organisational structure, identity and culture for Oxfam in the Pacific,
  • With support of Oxfam’s regional governance group, implement the strategic direction for all Oxfam’s work in the Pacific region,
  • Lead on Oxfam in the Pacific’s engagement, both within the Oxfam global network and to external stakeholders in the Pacific region, and shape Oxfam’s influencing strategy through advocacy, brokering and networking, coalition building and media,
  • Together with Oxfam partners and country leadership teams, develop and deliver context specific and locally responsive advocacy and campaigning, public fundraising and communications initiatives, and be the voice and face of Oxfam’s campaigns in the Pacific region and globally.

Our ideal candidate is…

An exceptional leader, gifted communicator, strategic thinker and powerful advocate with strong ethical values, you will have:

  • A strong understanding of Pacific politics, cultural and economic dynamics, and experience of working in one or more Pacific Island countries (highly desirable)
  • High level interpersonal, influencing and communication skills and a proven track record of achievement in representing an organisation at the senior level with partners, government agencies, private sector organizations, media and donors - nationally, regionally  (preferable in the Pacific region) and globally
  • Demonstrated success in leading, managing, empowering and supporting staff in complex cross-functional, cross-cultural developing country contexts, and a commitment to promoting leadership amongst local staff
  • Significant senior leadership and management experience, which includes  the development and delivery of high quality programs, high level influencing and  humanitarian strategy, working with and through partners or directly, in one or more locations
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to think strategically, including to think beyond the country program context and act within a regional and global framework
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in leading budget planning and monitoring, including the development of funding frameworks
  • Ability to maintain and further develop the ‘Oxfam in the Pacific’ vision through a period of structural and operational change
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice, gender equity and good gender practice

We can offer you...

  • The opportunity to align your career aspirations with a compelling cause and be at the forefront of change that will deliver tangible improvements for Pacific peoples
  • The chance to work with passionate & committed work colleagues who are some of the best in their fields
  • A competitive salary and benefits package

Apply now

Applications for this position will be reviewed by Oxfam International, Oxfam Australia and Oxfam New Zealand. Appointment to this position will require a satisfactory medical, police check and ‘Working with Children’ check. Oxfam is an equal opportunities employer. We promote diversity and practice equity in the workplace.

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