The Whanganui Rangitikei and Waimarino Cancer Society is looking for a Fundraising and Events Coordinator to join its small, supportive team.

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 modern offices in Whanganui and is a permanent part time position of 20 hours a week.

The role is rewarding and fast paced and you’ll be making a tangible difference to the lives of people living with and beyond cancer in the local community, which includes Whanganui, Rangitikei and Waimarino.

The purpose of the role is to increase income for the centre including Relay For Life & Daffodil Day, coordinate fundraising events, 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 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
  • Demonstrates an ability to follow through and deliver
  • Enjoys working with people, easily establishes rapport and maintains positive and respectful working relationships
  • Demonstrates 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


To apply you must send your CV, covering letter and completed application form. Failure to submit the application form may result in your application not being considered.

Send your application form, CV and covering letter to

Applications close 5pm, Friday 26 November, 2021.

Interviews will be conducted in December with a January start date.

Last updated: November 9, 2021