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Marketing & Fundraising Coordinator

Purpose of Position:

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ runs a full and diverse events and campaigns calendar. Each year, thousands of individuals and organisations across New Zealand take part in, or organise their own fundraising events and activities in support of the Foundation. The money raised allows us to continue our vital work in breast cancer education, research, and patient support.

We’re looking for someone to assist in the development and implementation of our community fundraising initiatives, including Pink Ribbon Walk, Pink Ribbon Breakfast, and the thousands of community-led fundraisers that occur each year.


Key Task #1 – Community Fundraising

·Serve as the key contact person for a diverse range of people undertaking community fundraising initiatives, including individuals, groups, businesses and schools. Guide them through BCFNZ processes and ensure fundraising opportunities and media awareness are maximised. Answer any questions and representing the Foundation in a positive and helpful manner.

·Coordinate all community gift giving communications – acknowledgment letters, supporter recognition and thanking.

·Grow and encourage community participation.

·Grow and encourage supporter retention, and assist in making it easy for people to increase or continue donations.

Key Task #2 – Breast Cancer Foundation NZ events

·Assist with the planning, implementation and supporter care for all BCFNZ Pink Ribbon community fundraising events and activities under the supervision of the Fundraising Campaigns Manager, including: Pink Ribbon Walk, Pink Ribbon Breakfast, Pink For a Day, and managing smaller fundraising initiatives.

·Coordinate all community gift giving communications – general enquiries, acknowledgment letters, supporter recognition and thanking.

·Work with the Fundraising Campaigns Manager to ensure appropriate promotion (web, online, social media and print) opportunities for community fundraising initiatives and events.

·Collate impact reports and measures for all community fundraising initiatives.

Key Task #3 – General event and marketing assistance

·Liaising with supporters, event management companies and managing interns.

·Implement marketing plans and ensuring website and social media content is current and updated.

·Manage the merchandising for all community and Pink Ribbon community events – ordering, sourcing appropriate items, dispatching and stock control.

·Working alongside the Fundraising Campaigns Manager to support other fundraising campaign as required such as responding to enquiries, producing marketing media, merchandise.

·Acting as a first point of contact for public approaching the BCFNZ regarding fundraising, communicating in a professional, clear and friendly manner.

·Administration support and assisting with overall project delivery.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

·Previous experience working in a fundraising or marketing support role is beneficial

·Social media marketing knowledge / fluency

·Project management skills

·Excellent interpersonal and communication skills - oral and written communication

·Have energy, initiative, and commitment

·Excellent supporter stewardship / customer service skills

·Strong organisational skills

·Computer literate, comfortable using Microsoft Office suite and Raisers Edge or other database

·High attention to detail and accuracy

Reporting to:

As part of the Fundraising team, you will report to the Fundraising Campaigns Manager. The position will work closely with the Communications & Digital Marketing teams and external contractors. Links will also be required with BCFNZ education and research teams.

The role requires evening, weekend and out of hours work patterns, however will usually be confined to 40 hours p/w.

Start Date: November 2020 (flexible for the right person)

Apply to: with cover letter and CV detailing relevant skills, experience and motivation for the role.

Salary based on skills and experience. Can be suited to graduate entry level.