Fundraising & Marketing Director- Amnesty International Aotearoa New Zealand- Auckland

Fundraising & Marketing Director- Amnesty International Aotearoa New Zealand- Tāmaki Makaurau 


  • Are you passionate about human rights?
  • Can you no longer be silent in the face of injustice?
  • Is this your opportunity to use your fundraising passion, skills and experience for good and to be a voice for human rights?
  • Salary range $100K+


Amnesty International is a global movement for human rights. When injustice happens to one person, it matters to us all. Together, we are powerful. By mobilising the humanity in everyone, we can create a world where our most basic human rights are enjoyed by all.

In Aotearoa New Zealand, we are a dedicated, motivated, high achieving and fun team focused on making a difference for human rights both here and globally. Our ideal candidate will enjoy working with a great team to deliver impact!


The Position

It’s an exciting time for Amnesty International Aotearoa New Zealand. Having successfully navigated the challenges of the global pandemic, we are investing in fundraising for the future sustainability of our human rights programmes. This presents an opportunity for the right person to oversee this growth with vision, innovation and energy.

You will be accountable for developing and implementing Amnesty’s Fundraising Strategy. You will lead a high-performing team effectively to deliver across all our channels, while innovating and seeking alternative channels for fundraising investment.

You will nurture and value our existing supporters – generous individuals, trusts and foundations - while ensuring new supporters are inspired to join the Amnesty whānau. Overall, you will be responsible for overseeing an effective donor journey which enhances care, communication, retention and growth to ensure Amnesty can continue to make a difference for human rights for many years to come. 

This is a key role within the Senior Leadership Team. Working alongside the Executive Director, SLT and Board to lead the organisation effectively is a key part of the role.


About You

The ideal candidate for this role would have: 

  • Sound leadership skills, a high degree of emotional intelligence and experience leading and managing fundraising teams.
  • A strong strategic mind-set that you have put to use in developing and implementing robust fundraising strategy and plans.
  • Recent experience working with fundraising agencies successfully to achieve results.
  • Proven ability to deliver income targets.
  • Exceptional storytelling and presentation skills and an all-around excellent way of communicating with internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Proven experience and understanding of supporter stewardship and/or donor care, acquisition, development and retention programmes.
  • A ‘can-do’ and upbeat attitude - you’ll be innovative by nature and experience.
  • A passion for human rights and for fundraising as an enabler to improve human rights around the world.
  • Ability to prioritise work effectively and manage changing demands and expectations.


What we offer

This is a great opportunity to join an organisation that is passionate about human rights, while offering rewarding career opportunities and a highly flexible work and whānau-friendly environment. What does this look like? We truly value our staff and their work-life balance and on offer is a 9-day fortnight, a day off work for your birthday, generous wellbeing (sickness) leave entitlements, a globally connected team and a fantastic modern office in Central Auckland. Remuneration will be commensurate with experience.


Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Amnesty is committed to honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi and embracing Te Ao Māori.

Amnesty has made a global commitment to be an anti-racist organisation. All staff must demonstrate a personal and authentic commitment to this, be willing to constantly challenge their own worldview, and be dedicated to learning as a lifelong journey.

Our kaupapa celebrates equity, diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from those with diverse backgrounds or from communities that are often marginalised.

This role is based in Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland) and applicants need to be either based in Tāmaki Makaurau or willing to relocate. The role is envisaged as full-time (40 hours per week); however we are open to hearing from people who would like to work fewer hours.



If this sounds like you, please submit your CV and cover letter explaining why you’d be the perfect person for the job, and your preferred number of hours per week to


For further information and to read the full position description, check out our website


Applications close 5 October 2022.

Please note: to be considered for this role you must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand. All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and a criminal reference check.