The Fundraising Administrator is a new position that’s been developed to assist the busy Cancer Society Central Districts fundraising team.

 This is a permanent part-time position (25 hours/week) and is best suited to an energetic administrative superstar who has exceptional time management skills, is able to quickly identify and set workload priorities and who is a keen multi-tasker.

The successful candidate will ideally be located in the Central Districts divisional office in Palmerston North. The specific working days and times will be negotiated to suit.


About The Position:

This is a busy and varied role in which the successful candidate will need to:-

  • Appropriately deal with incoming and outgoing correspondence and calls for donors.
  • Work with Division staff to ensure the CRM system is streamlined, accurate and efficient to manage the processing of incoming fundraisers.
  • Fulfilment of thank you letters to all fundraiser and donors ensuring all process are followed to meet the best standards of internal and external customer care.
  • Work with the Central Districts team to manage the administration function of grant accountability and bequests to the Division.
  • Attend all service meetings (video conferencing or face to face).
  • Maintain knowledge and be current with policies and practises of the Division.
  • Support the Service Support Manager with any additional administrative tasks, especially events focused and corporate fundraising.

We want to hear from you if you have:-

  • A minimum of 2 years previous administrative experience
  • Proven database management
  • Project support capability for administrative support for activities and events
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office
  • A current full NZ drivers licence
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work independently and as a member of a larger team
  • Impeccable organisational skills
  • Desirable but not strictly necessary, is an understanding of the principals of Te Tiriti O Waitangi and some Te Reo Māori
  • The ablility to build rapport with people from all backgrounds
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

 The Cancer Society is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees by incorporating the principals of Te Tiriti O Waitangi.  We offer excellent work-life balance, flexible hours, professional development opportunities and are family orientated. You’ll be joining a dedicated and collaborative team where initiative is applauded.

To apply

You must apply by sending the completed application form, your CV and covering letter to  

Applications close 5pm Friday 29th October, 2021.

Last updated: October 20, 2021