Donor Relations / Fundraiser - Medical Research

  • Strong leadership from the top, coaching, support and training
  • Step in to a well oiled machine and make a real difference in people lives
  • Surround yourself with experts in their field

Sales, Permanent, Wellington

Base + vehicle

Here we are at the midway point in the year and you're thinking this is a good time to pop your head up for a look around. We have a great opportunity working for one of New Zealand's most trusted medical research foundations. They are on the intense hunt for a commercially driven and enthusiastic Donor Relations Leader with solid fundraising experience.

What you can expect to be doing:

  • Contribute to the Foundations fundraising programme to achieve targeted budget
  • Support and develop funding programmes with the senior leadership team
  • Take point on set individual programmes in the community and with supporters
  • Drive new growth and build awareness of issues in new generations
  • Focus on major donors, regular giving and bequests, trusts, events and other foundations

About you:

  • Proven ability in building good engagement with a wide variety of people, gaining long term trust.
  • It's also about having the empathy to understand donors reasons for supporting the Foundation and their research, and often how they are coping with a condition themselves that is impacting their health
  • Strong relationship building and communication skills - written, spoken and ability to tell a compelling story
  • Organised and deadline driven. Motivated by being in a position to influence positive outcomes
  • Confident presenting to a range of people and organisations
  • Ideally you'll have experience within the Non Profit side + commercial business experience / acumen

Why should you apply?

  • Well… why not????
  • The ground work has been laid for you so it's all about shaping this opportunity now and having some fun along the way!
  • Continue to further develop with the best - you are with a seriously strong team of people with great industry respect
  • Realistic and reasonable KPIs in place to ensure a sense of achievement and reward and that your actions be it daily or annually are making a true difference in people's lives
  • Networking - you are amongst industry leaders of the not for profit, commercial and medical markets

When should you apply?

Now! We're looking for a start date NOW so get your application in today. No seriously... we have to move quickly.

Call Brad Stewart on 09 8692575 for a chin wag or APPLY NOW and get cracking immediately

Cheers folks.

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Email your CV to Brad Stewart, or use the application form on this page.

JOB ID: JO-1805-135912_525558879175469733

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