Fundraising and Community Development Manager

This is a part-time role of 30 hours a week with a potential to evolve to 40 hours a week.

The role of the Fundraising and Development Manager is a new pro-active position within the College. Created to develop and manage fundraising initiatives to strengthen our philanthropic endeavours. Strategic planning and donor management skills will be crucial in nurturing relationships with existing donors while building new community connections to support our philanthropic goals. This role involves planning and executing a wide range of fundraising activities,  including but not limited to special events, capital gift drives, annual giving programmes, bequest programmes and sponsorship.  

You will be responsible to the Principal and report to the Director of Advancement and the Iona College Foundation. In addition to having a close working relationship with the Iona Old Girls’ Association and the Parents and Friends’ Association.   

Send through your applications if you have:

  • At least five years’ experience and proven success in fundraising? Experience in developing and  implementing strategic initiatives and programmes delivered on time and to budget.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of fundraising approaches, with special expertise and understanding of capital campaigns, principal and major gifts and planned giving.
  • Experience in managing and communicating with multiple stakeholders and a positive and encouraging interpersonal style; well-developed networking skills and a strong customer focus.
  • The ability and flexibility to attend to a number of functions outside of usual hours.

Please email your enquiries, application letter and C.V. to Liselot Yank, Human Resource Advisor on hrc@iona.school.nz. Closing Date is 13th March 2024. The successful candidate will be required to undergo police vetting as part of our recruitment process.