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3 Aug 2022

Contract Big Heart Appeal Administrator

Heart Foundation  Auckland City, Auckland $21.20 - $24

Job Description

Kia ora, Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Fakatalofa atu, Kia Orana, Mālō e lelei, Mālo ni, Talofa lava, Tēnā koutou katoa! 

At the Heart Foundation, we are driven by our purpose – to stop all people in New Zealand from dying prematurely from heart disease and enable people with heart disease to live full lives. To achieve this for all kiwi’s we’re guided by our vision – ‘hearts fit for life’, for this generation and the next. Across Aotearoa we deliver prevention, nutrition, care and support programmes that contribute to local communities and fundraising for vital heart research.

This fixed-term role is part of our Fundraising and Partnerships team, and is responsible for delivering sustainable net voluntary income by engaging with the New Zealand public with fundraising initiatives for the Heart Foundation through direct and relation-based programmes.   The Fundraising and Partnerships team aims to maximise the contribution from key partners to the Heart Foundation’s awareness, reach, engagement, program delivery and equity goals. 

What you will be doing:

On a day-to-day basis, the Big Heart Administrator will be responsible for supporting the planning, implementation, and coordination of the Big Heart Appeal Street Collection. This includes obtaining collection site and council permissions, routine volunteer coordination tasks, and backup support for the organisation of the Big Heart Appeal. It’s key to have an understanding of the details needed for the street collection and be able to communicate what needs to be done, as clearly as, possible to volunteers.

This is a full-time, fixed-term role until March 2023. This position is based at Te Whare Manawanui, 9 Kalmia Street, Ellerslie. We require a degree of flexibility, with after-hours and weekend work to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of fundraising events. Our ideal candidate will have strong written and oral communication skills, a positive attitude, is quick on the uptake and understands the importance of professionalism when dealing with colleagues, volunteers, and other stakeholders. 

 Our ideal candidate will have:

  • proven administration experience
  • strong written & oral communication skills
  • keen attention to detail
  • ability to work as part of a team
  • positive attitude
  • ability to handle a range of tasks with varying deadlines and ability to adapt without dropping the ball
  • well organised with excellent planning and time management skills
  • competent Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • clean current full driver’s licence

  In return we can offer:

  • a job with purpose
  • flexible working arrangements to enable you to achieve work/life balance
  • an additional paid day off each year for Heart Foundation Day
  • training and development opportunities 
  • access to our Wellbeing platform
  • discounted health insurance 

 Applicants should have NZ residency or a valid work visa. 

To apply for this role, please visit the Heart Foundation’s Careers Page:

or contact us directly on [email protected]

Job Category: Volunteer Co-ordination. Job Type: Contract.

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