What we do
At the Heart Foundation, we are driven by our purpose – to stop all people in New Zealand dying prematurely from heart disease and enable people with heart disease to live full lives. The delivery of prevention and care and support programmes in New Zealand communities and fundraising for vital heart research describes the diverse work of our team of approximately 140 people across New Zealand.
What the job involves
The role of Events Fundraising Specialist is to deliver sustainable net income by engaging the New Zealand public in fundraising for the Heart Foundation through mass participation fundraising events and campaigns. Reporting to the Direct Fundraising Manager, this position has the support of a direct report, the Events Fundraising Coordinator
Who we are looking for / responsibilities
To succeed in this role, you will need to combine your strategic thinking to grow event based fundraising revenue with your operational excellence in leading planning and managing fundraising events, end-to-end. You will be an experienced Events Fundraiser within the charity sector with a proven ability to manage critical revenue generating projects and also have the ability to co-ordinate our wonderful volunteers.
You will be highly organised and an effective communicator with your external and internal stakeholders, confidently leading and delivering events, ensuring an outstanding supporter and volunteer experience. You will be process orientated, have high energy, and a keen eye for detail, especially when it comes to collating information and conducting analysis.
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Why you should apply
You will be involved in iconic fundraising events, well known to the New Zealand community for example, leading the Big Heart Appeal street collection, Tour of New Zealand and the Wellington marathon. This is an awesome opportunity, where you will be able to utilise your creative thinking and flair, working with a dynamic, energetic, commercially driven and highly supportive, specialised team.
If making a difference is important to you, apply now! You will be positively impacting people's heart health by raising awareness in your community through impactful events.
We would like you to apply via the Heart Foundation Careers page, https://www.heartfoundation.org.nz/about-us/careers-at-the-heart-foundation. Please check out the position description on our website.
Please note, we will only consider NZ residents and holders of a valid work visa for this position.
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