The Cancer Society Central Districts Division is recruiting for a Fundraising & Events Coordinator for it's Hawke's Bay Centre.
The Cancer Society’s mission is to improve community wellbeing by reducing the incidence and impact of cancer.

If you’re an energetic go-getter who takes pride in making “the ask” and thrives on getting positive results, then we want you on our team!

The role is located in our Hastings office and is a permanent part-time position of 25 hours a week.

The purpose of the position is to increase income for the Hawke’s Bay Cancer Society by coordinating fundraising events including (but not limited to) Relay For Life & Daffodil Day, and encourage and support volunteers and community fundraising activities, promote and raise the profile of the face to face campaign, create new business partner relationships and implement new fundraising initiatives.

Applicants should ideally possess the following attributes:

  • A qualification in marketing, communications or similar discipline
  • Significant track record of successful  fundraising for Not for Profits including the ability to make the ask
  • Strong interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Knowledge of the ethics and operating policies of FINZ
  • Strong social media skills
  • Experience with handling the media
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and database work
  • Experience with data analysis, reporting and presentation
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Public speaking skills
  • Strong customer service ethic
  • Demonstrate an ability to follow through and deliver
  • Enjoy working with people, easily establishes rapport and maintains positive and respectful working relationships
  • Demonstrate a willingness to proactively engage with and an ability to adapt approaches to meet the needs of different cultures
  • Ability to network, build new relationships and work collaboratively with others
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • A full New Zealand drivers licence

To Apply

Please download and complete the application form and send it along with your CV and covering letter to:

Please ensure you download, complete and supply the application form - failure to do so may mean your application isn't considered.

 Applications close 5pm, Friday, July 1st, 2022.

Last updated: June 7, 2022