Board position ShelterBox Trustee – Corporate Partnerships Director
ShelterBox New Zealand is affiliated to the UK world-wide ShelterBox aid organisation that delivers survival essentials to families in the aftermath of a disaster or conflict. ShelterBox began in 2000 and has responded to earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, tsunamis and conflict– everywhere where families need emergency shelter. ShelterBox Response Team is at the forefront with its tailored aid containing items for survival, currently five brave Kiwis are members of the international response team.
We are seeking a Director with a passion for helping people, raising profiles and who possesses the ability to focus our corporate partnerships efforts across NZ. We want to get the message about ShelterBox out to the wider corporate community and seek someone who has strengths in:
• Corporate fundraising strategy;
• Well networked in corporate space;
• Team management;
• Previous experience as a Director would be advantageous but not essential
The ShelterBox ‘product’ sells itself as long as the community is aware of it and this is what we are wanting to build upon – so that the organisation can help many more people world-wide who are in need, right now. We have recently acquired the services of an excellent fundraising consultant who is already driving change and positive movement in our NZ efforts, including recruiting two new corporate fundraising volunteers – with this, we need a board member to provide leadership and oversight in this corporate partnerships capacity and to contribute to wider governance matters at board level.
Monthly Board meetings (virtual and out of core business hours); liaison with other Directors and working groups as required but especially at times when disasters occur worldwide. We hold face to face board meetings once or twice a year at locations around NZ and we cover travel costs.
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