We're hiring: Fundraising Grants Officer

1 Feb, 2017

We're seeking a part-time Fundraising Grants Officer (20 hours a week) to join our team. This is a new role within the Mental Health Foundation and you'll be part of the fundraising team. The MHF is New Zealand’s only national mental health charity. Our purpose is to create a society where all people have the support and resources to allow them to feel good, function well and sustain their mental health.

You'll have great written communication skills, be highly organised, and driven to achieve results. We're looking for a positive, proactive, solutions-focused person who has great relationship skills.

You'll need to be a self-starter who can work independently, and alongside the Fundraising Manager, and you'll be responsible for creating a transparent, robust system for tracking and recording grant applications. From time to time, you'll also be required to support the Events and Fundraising Co-ordinator with administration and fundraising tasks and events.

This role requires demonstrated skills and experience in:

  • Developing a grants calendar that aligns grant criteria to projects and costs.
  • Writing and submitting successful grant applications.
  • Preparing and submitting grant reports and accountabilities.
  • Keeping accurate records.

Ideally you'll have knowledge of:

  • Philanthropic trusts, Government grant opportunities, and gaming trusts in New Zealand.

You'll be:

  • Supporting the Fundraising Manger
  • Working in an organisation making a difference
  • Promoting health and wellbeing
  • Working in a modern, vibrant workplace

The salary range for this position is $42,000 – $47,000 (pro-rata) and will be commensurate to the successful candidate's skills and experience.

The MHF actively promotes the articles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and values diversity in the workplace. We are an EEO employer. Information about the MHF can be found on our website.

For a job description, including the person specification and the application form, please email human_resources@mentalhealth.org.nz To apply, fill in the application form and quote the reference number AKLGO and send back to human resources.

Closing date for applications is: Thursday, 16 February 2017