Fundraising Manager

Expired on: Apr 11, 2024

About the role

The Fundraising Manager is a newly developed role that will lead the strategic growth of Deaf Aotearoa’s fundraising through development and implementation of effective strategies to grow our operational revenue and support our vision and mission.

This position will work closely with the leadership team and collaborate across the wider organisation to maximise opportunities to build and nurture corporate partnerships and secure new sponsorships.

About you

  • Minimum of five years’ experience in a senior partnership or fundraising position.
  • Wide-ranging knowledge of fundraising approaches and managing successful corporate partnerships.
  • Tertiary qualification in a related field.
  • High-level relationship management, collaboration, and networking skills.
  • Demonstrated success of building an organisation’s profile, brand, and revenue.
  • Strong financial planning, project management, research and analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills, including presentation and proposal writing.
  • NZSL skills or a willingness to learn.
  • Strong digital skills (including Microsoft Office).

You will be committed to Deaf Aotearoa’s Vision and Mission, and have an awareness and understanding of:

  • The Deaf community, Deaf culture, and NZSL.
  • Disability issues.
  • Māori and Pasifika culture, customs, and values, and how this is supported in the workplace.

Deaf Aotearoa values diversity. We are an equal opportunities employer, with Deaf-friendly work practices in place. We use NZSL and English, and staff are supported to develop their NZSL skills. We employ Deaf people at all levels and NZSL interpreters are available for meetings and training.

This is a full-time, permanent position, preferably based in Auckland; however, other locations will be considered for the right candidate.

Applications will close at 3pm on the 11th of April 2024.

We welcome applications in NZSL. Please let us know if you require this job ad or the position description translated into NZSL.

For any further information about this role, please contact Anna at

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