• Location: Auckland, New Zealand
  • Reports to: CEO
  • Position Type: Flexible 32 – 40 hours
  • Remuneration: $50k-$65k depending on experience
  • Application closing date: MONDAY 10TH MARCH, 2019


We are seeking a team member who is looking to make a difference in the world; someone who is willing to play whatever role is necessary to bring about the end of world hunger. This is an exciting opportunity to join a small but growing and passionate team. Being comfortable meeting virtually is essential as the role may require working from home initially, with an Auckland based office or shared office space at a later date.


The role of Fundraising Coordinator supports the CEO and volunteer Sub-Committees to successfully achieve their fundraising targets by ensuring that the operations and systems run smoothly. This role is responsible for ensuring the end-to-end investor (donor) experience is seamless, from welcoming new investors to THP, managing regular communications and investor touch points to efficiently and effectively processing payments and receipts. Communications is a key component to this role, providing support in drafting content, reports and proposals to nurture and engage investors and supporters.

Fundraising Support

  • Working with the CEO to enable and implement fundraising and business plans.
  • Provide operational support for the Fundraising Sub-Committee (including Groovy movie team and others) enabling them to meet their fundraising commitments
  • Responsible for setting up online campaigns (website) and preparing fundraising materials for peer-to-peer fundraising and programmes
  • Drive peer-to-peer engagement and support to encourage targets being met.
  • Responsible for overall event and workshop management
  • Provide programme management support for key business initiates such as Awaken, Corporate Training and workshops.
  • Prepare materials for events, workshops and programmes
  • Responsible for managing accurate investor and supporter records and communication lists


  • Preparation of Investor Reports, coordinating the Annual Report, Grant and Programme Proposals 
  • Support the Fundraising Sub-Committee by coordinating the workflow of collateral being created ensuring deliverables met.
  • Manage the content calendar including managing to collection and creation of social media and preparation of electronic newsletters (eDM’s) and engagement comms to various lists.
  • Coordinating volunteer / hired, content and skills based contributors 
  • Maintain website content and updates

Volunteer Management

  • Assisting the CEO with the recruitment and advertising of volunteers
  • Onboard all new volunteers and provide induction systems training
  • Responsible for recording pro-bono and volunteer hours


  • Responsible for reconciling website payments
  • Processing of payments including regular and small gift payments
  • Invoicing due payments
  • Issuing tax receipts
  • Reconciling expense and credit card claims

Board and Sub-Committee Administration

  • Responsible for the updating the board report template
  • Responsible for compiling final board papers for bi-monthly meetings
  • Liaise with Board and Sub-Committee about meetings and events

General Support

  • Managing the general organisation email inboxes and proactively responding to enquiries
  • Collecting and distributing mail and packages
  • Ensuring all stationary and supplies are stocked and available for meetings, workshops, events and activities.
  • Schedule meetings on behalf of CEO (when required)
  • From time to time arrange domestic and international travel
  • Assist CEO with document development


The ideal person will be a flexible, hard-working self-starter with a passion for getting stuff done. They can think on their feet, adapt quickly and is comfortable engaging with a variety of stakeholders. Must be willing to work in a small team, often by yourself, and willing to play whatever role is necessary to bring about the end of hunger.

Background & Experience

  • You are self-reliant and self-managing, with an eye for detail and are able to relate to our investors
  • You must have excellent customer service and time management skills and be comfortable working independently and part of this dynamic and growing team. 
  • Excellent communication skills including friendly phone manner
  • Ideally you have experience with Microsoft office suite, including SharePoint
  • Relevant experience in organising and managing operations and the various projects associated with office management
  • Tertiary qualification prefered. Fundraising experience is beneficial but not essential. It is essential that you have excellent administration and IT skills and a high level of initiative, drive and creativity.
  • Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Personal Attributes:

  • You appreciate the big-picture, but are happy to dive into the details and be the one responsible for getting things done
  • You are proactive, values-driven, passionate and honest
  • You are an organised positive thinker who always approaches things in a calm manner
  • You must have an adaptable and professional attitude and be able to prioritise your workload to meet deadlines and happy to work autonomously
  • You thrive on being busy and having multiple tasks to complete and known as an achiever who ‘gets things done’.
  • You will enjoy joining a global movement of people from all over the world playing a part in ending world hunger


The Hunger Project is a global, non-religious, non-profit organisation working to end world hunger. We believe that hunger can end, and ours is the generation that can eliminate it once and for all. In Africa, South Asia and Latin America, The Hunger Project empowers people to lead lives of self- reliance, meet their own basic needs and build better futures for their children. We believe people who currently live in poverty are not the problem – they are the solution. We don’t see a billion mouths to feed, we see a billion human beings who are enterprising and resilient. We call upon their creativity and encourage courageous leadership. Through training and education, the organisation empowers local villagers to take effective and sustainable action in the areas of health, education, adult literacy, nutrition, improved farming and food security, microfinance, water and sanitation and HIV/AIDS prevention.

Every role in THPNZ is in service of our work on the ground and is dedicated to transparency and accountability. We follow The Hunger Project global code of conduct. This means every staff member is conscious of ensuring that each dollar that is spent is absolutely necessary and that as a leader, you bringing out the best in those with whom you interact. 


If this sounds like the right job for you then please email an updated CV with a cover letter addressed to Millie Allbon, CEO The Hunger Project New Zealand, outlining your experience against the role and responsibilities and tell us why you would want to work for The Hunger Project New Zealand.

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