Philanthropy & Supporter Relationship Manager - Greenpeace Aotearoa - Auckland

  • 30 May 2024

Philanthropy and Supporter Relations Manager

3 short sentences selling points:

  • Fundraising leadership position
  • Hybrid work, zero excess health insurance
  • Fun, diverse and inclusive workplace culture.

Are you a senior fundraiser looking to make a real difference for our planet? Join us to drive our high-value giving and supporter care work.

(Type of contract:   Full Time Permanent)


Greenpeace is an independent campaigning organisation, which uses creative confrontation to protect Earth’s ability to nurture life in all its diversity. Joining Greenpeace puts you at the centre of the fight for the environment against big polluters and climate change.


Greenpeace is looking for an experienced fundraiser to join the team as Philanthropy and Supporter Relations Manager. A key member of the fundraising leadership team, you will hold responsibility for leading our Philanthropy programmes, consisting of Major Gifts, Middle Giving and Legacy Giving. In addition, the role will be responsible for the Greenpeace Supporter Relations team which provides informed and energetic interactions with supporters and the general public across multiple channels.


The ideal person for this role will be someone with experience in individual high-value fundraising or sales and proven experience in providing programmes to deliver outstanding customer care and donor/customer-centred experiences.

Greenpeace is completely funded by generous individual donors and a small number of trusts and foundations. It takes no funding from governments or corporations so an understanding of individual giving fundraising in the New Zealand context would be desirable.


  • At least 3 years experience in Major giving fundraising - ideally in individual giving
  • Leadership and Management experience.
  • Experience in delivering supporter-centric programmes that drive engagement and retention.
  • Experienced relationship manager, ideally with high net-worth individuals.
  • Digitally focused in strategy development.
  • Budgeting, monitoring and reporting experience.
  • Experienced in using data to drive strategy and comfortable analysing data for insights.
  • Experience using CRM’s and other digital engagement platforms

You must be a New Zealand citizen resident or hold an existing New Zealand work permit to be considered for this role.

What we can offer you:

  • - Zero excess health insurance plan
  • - Flexible working hours & hybrid work arrangement
  • - Sustainable commuting allowance
  • - 4 wellbeing days and Birthday leave
  • - Long service leave after 4 years
  • - EAP for professional and personal support
  • - Pet friendly office
  • - Topped up parental leave and contribution to childcare costs for returning parents
  • - Learning and development programme
  • - All staff training at least twice per year based on engagement feedback
  • - Access to the Greenpeace global network and skill shares

When you work for Greenpeace Aotearoa, you join a global network of people fighting to protect the environment for future generations to come. Our salaries are competitive with the not-for-profit sector and the range for this role is $95000- $102000, with final salary based on experience.

This is a full-time position (37.5hrs per week) based in Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland).
The closing date for applications is 30 June 2024, please note this recruitment process may close early so if you are interested we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Greenpeace is an equal opportunity employer with a longstanding commitment of providing a work environment that respects the dignity and worth of each individual. We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship, colour, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic and would like to invite you especially to apply!

Share this post