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Partnerships Manager Funding

(Fixed contract – until December 2020)


ABOUT THE ROLE

We are seeking a dynamic partnership manager with experience and/or knowledge of fundraising/philanthropy to join Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) in the lead up to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

You will be required to fully optimise all charitable and other income available to PNZ via fundraising initiatives, major gifts, philanthropic and community grants, as well as in-kind support. You will lead the delivery of PNZ’s fundraising initiatives including Spirit of Gold (SOG) Mufti Day and Mascot development programme, Carbine Club Golf Day and PNZ Heritage project.

You will be responsible for planning and implementing appropriate fundraising strategies to support PNZ’s objectives; developing a robust understanding of potential sources of funding; maintaining an up-to-date and well-informed database; and shaping and leading the campaigns and related communications. Developing and maintaining effective relationships with partners will be key to the success of this role.  

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Knowledge and/or experience in fundraising, philanthropy, not-for-profit, marketing or sales.
2+ years’ work experience in a similar role or in account / partnership management.
Preparation of community funding / trust application experience will be well regarded.
Outstanding relationship management skills and ability to manage multiple stakeholders. 
Exceptional verbal and written communications skills and an ability to present impactfully 
Direct marketing and CRM experience 
Strong organisational and planning skills with attention to detail
Creative thinker, who thinks outside the box and confidently brings new ideas to the table
Organised, with an ability to work on multiple projects at the same time under strict timelines. 
Confident and personable; comfortable being the main fundraising liaison for PNZ. 
Team player, with the ability to take direction and work independently with basic supervision.  

Note: this role will require you to travel and potentially work some weekends to help deliver activity around New Zealand.

ABOUT PARALYMPICS NEW ZEALAND (PNZ) 
 
PNZ is the National Paralympic Committee (NPC) for New Zealand and a charity with the overall vision of ‘Excellence & Equity through Sport’. As a member of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), PNZ is part of a worldwide social change movement, which uses the power of sport to positively influence community perceptions of disabled people and to promote a more diverse and inclusive society. To do this, PNZ supports and celebrates the achievements of Para athletes at international and national competitions all year round. Every two years, PNZ leads New Zealand teams to the Paralympic Games.

PNZ also works in the local community to advocate for sport to become more accessible for disabled people and to support the creation of more systems and programmes to enable participation in Para sport.
 
During 2018, PNZ celebrated its 50th Anniversary. 2019 and 2020 will be an exciting time for PNZ as the organisation builds towards the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games and looks to have more Kiwis than ever watch the New Zealand Paralympic Team on TVNZ/Attitude. During the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games over 2.2m kiwis watched free to air, while 1.6m watched the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.

Employment Approach 

PNZ is an equal opportunities employer committed to diversity and inclusion and flexible working. Thus, it welcomes applications from qualified candidates from any background or life circumstances.

This represents a rare and exciting opportunity to fully optimise all charitable income and other funding for Paralympics New Zealand in the lead up to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. 

Global Elite Sports (www.globalelitesports.com) have been contracted by Paralympics New Zealand to manage the recruitment process for this appointment.

Please contact Richard Stenhouse – Managing Director for more information or to submit your application with cover letter to: richard@globalelitesports.com

 APPLICATIONS CLOSE 14 JANUARY 2019.

A full position description can be found here.

PARALYMPICS NEW ZEALAND - EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

ABOUT THE ROLE
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced and reliable Executive Assistant to join Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) in the run up to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

You will report directly to the PNZ Chief Executive and hold accountability for providing high level professional support to the Chief Executive and Board and supporting the delivery against the objectives in the PNZ Strategic Plan ‘Towards 2020’ and the Business Plan. You will also support the Financial Controller on invoice approvals, payment processes, asset management, budgeting and planning.

Your personal deliverables will include; administration support to Chief Executive and Board, support to Financial Controller, human resource responsibilities, information and communications technology, and the operations of PNZ offices. 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Relevant tertiary qualification in business administration, human resources or similar.
Five years’ plus work experience in a relevant field such as administration and executive services, research, communications or project management.
Good understanding of the functions and requirements of a Chief Executive Officer and Board.
Advanced Microsoft Office skills and experience in the use of online databases.
Knowledge of communication and information technology systems processes and practices.
Outstanding time management / organisational skills as well as project management experience.
Previous experience in payroll would be an advantage.
Engaging and personable with an understanding of the need to adapt your style to the audience.
Interest in the sporting sector, this may be through association or participation but must understand the role sport plays in contributing to building a positive society.

ABOUT PARALYMPICS NEW ZEALAND (PNZ)
PNZ is the National Paralympic Committee (NPC) for New Zealand. It leads teams to the Paralympic Games every two years, manages High Performance Para sport programmes, advocates for more accessibility to sport for disabled people and is responsible for increasing community awareness and engagement with disability. As a member of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), PNZ is part of a worldwide social change movement involving 175 member countries, which use the power of sport to positively influence community perceptions of disability and promote diversity and inclusion.

New Zealand was the most successful country in the world for medals per capita at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games and recently, a team of three won a gold and two bronze at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. Over 2.2m kiwis watched the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games and 1.6m watched the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games via TVNZ/Attitude.

In 2018, PNZ celebrates its 50th Anniversary.

This represents a rare and exciting opportunity to help PNZ celebrate the sporting achievements of disabled New Zealanders since 1968 and drive engagement with the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

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APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: 5pm – 18 January 2019

Please contact Richard Stenhouse – Managing Director for more information and to submit your application.

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