Fundraising Events Manager - Oxfam Aotearoa - Auckland

Fundraising Events Manager - Oxfam Aotearoa - Auckland

  • (9-Month Fixed Term) 
  • $75,00 - $85,000

“Haere mai – come and work with a great team, bring your experience, expertise and passion for a future that is just, sustainable and inclusive for all!” 

The role: 

Your role is to lead the Fundraising Events Team to deliver our successful flagship event, Oxfam Trailwalker in March 2023. 

Working with an awesome team, you’ll be project managing the overall event, ensuring the delivery of a successful and safe weekend while raising vital funds to support Oxfam’s mission. On a day to day basis, you might: 

  • Work with the Marketing & Fundraising Executive to ensure our participants are supported in their training and fundraising journey. 
  • Support the Fundraising Events Assistant to deliver exceptional participant care and fundraising support. 
  • Liaise with Trailwalker’s external delivery partner to ensure they are meeting targets and are on track with all planning. 
  • Build excitement for what will be an awesome event weekend that smashes targets. 

Check out our exciting event at or our launch video. 

Our ideal candidate will enjoy working with a great team to deliver great things, and you’ll inherit a fully-developed project plan already in place! We’re looking for someone who: 

  • Has exceptional project management skills 
  • Is pragmatic, results and solutions focused 
  • Is able to work under pressure and to deadlines 
  • 1+ years’ experience of leading, managing and developing staff &/or volunteers 
  • Ideally has 3+ years of fundraising experience, ideally events or peer-to-peer focused 

Who are we? 

Based in central Tāmaki Makarau Auckland, we are a NZ charity, connected to a world-wide Oxfam movement, that challenges the global inequalities that push people into poverty and injustice. We welcome you to work with us in challenging, transforming and changing the global threats that face us all – climate destruction, gender injustice, and economic injustice. 

Our kaupapa celebrates diversity and welcomes those who know what it means to challenge injustice We value our commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Te Ao Māori. We offer a: 

  • Nimble 
  • Globally-connected 
  • Values-based  
  • Highly flexible 
  • Whānau friendly 
  • Unionised 
  • Living wage accredited working environment that tests ideas and innovates. 

See full job description here: Fundraising Events Manager

Note: Only candidates currently living in Aotearoa New Zealand with the right to work in Aotearoa New Zealand need apply. All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may also be subject to additional screening checks, which can include criminal record and medical checks. 

We are committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, bullying, racism, sexism, homophobia, lack of integrity and financial misconduct.  Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our Code of Conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that we recruit only those people who share and demonstrate our values. 

Oxfam Aotearoa values inclusion and welcomes diversity in the workplace.