Planned Giving Manager - Bowel Cancer New Zealand - Auckland

  • 9 November 2022


Planned Giving Manager - Bowel Cancer New Zealand - Auckland


  • Full time at 32 hours per week
  • Newly developed role within Bowel Cancer New Zealand
  • Opportunity to work from home
  • Salary between $90,000-$110,000


About Bowel Cancer New Zealand

Bowel Cancer New Zealand is a nationwide, patient-focused charity dedicated to beating bowel cancer through life-saving awareness, education, advocacy, research, and support. Their goal is to reduce the impact of bowel cancer on New Zealanders and communities, and ultimately, to ensure that no more lives are lost to this silent killer.


About the Role

This newly developed Planned Giving Manager is a full-time position responsible for setting up, managing, and growing the Major Donor, Bequest and Corporate Partnership income streams as outlined in the Bowel Cancer New Zealand Operational Fundraising Strategy.  With this strategy as a road map, this role will be essential to generating long-term, sustainable income for our organisation. This position is highly relational, and the person appointed will possess excellent relationship management and donor stewardship skills, and the ability to close high value asks. Their practice will be deeply rooted in strategic, sustainable and best-practice fundraising principles.


Key Relationships                               

This person would work with the Communications and Campaigns Manager, General Manager and Board Members to review and revise the fundraising strategy as required. They would also work with the Database and Communications Coordinator and the Communications and Campaigns Manager so any one-off donors, fundraisers and regular givers who could be elevated to be potential major donors or bequest pledgers are flagged and cultivated appropriately.


Successful Candidate Profile

The successful candidate will:

  • Preferably have 3-5 years of fundraising/income-generating experience, with a demonstrable of securing gifts from individuals and/or businesses, or strong sponsorship experience in the corporate sector or similar
  • Be driven a self-motivated, working with transparency and trust
  • Have a strategic, long-term understanding of fundraising principles
  • Have strong cultivation and stewardship skills
  • Have the ability to write effective donor-centric communications
  • Have good project management skills and the ability to multitask
  • Have experience of using a fundraising donor database
  • Be a natural relationship builder, with a strong commitment to donor cultivation and care
  • Be confident in identifying and evaluating donor prospects and directly asking for financial contributions
  • Be genuinely inspired by our mission


In return, we can offer:

  • An opportunity to make a real impact for an important cause supporting people affected by Bowel Cancer
  • A chance to make your mark within the role developing and implementing new fundraising initiatives
  • Opportunity to work from home


Applications Close: 5pm on Tuesday 29 November 2022.

Applicants for this position should have a New Zealand resident visa or a valid New Zealand work visa. To apply or if you have any questions, please contact us using our details below.  Applications require a cover letter and CV and will remain open until 5pm on 29 November 2022. Interviews will be held in person in Auckland or via Zoom, followed by reference checks. 


Phone: 021 500 354



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