Website World Vision New Zealand

Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness

It’s not every day that a job comes along where you really can change the world. Keep reading if you want to be part of:
• Creating positive change in the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children.
• Building deep connections with churches in Auckland and the Waikato and partnering to have a global impact.
• Outworking your faith in an exciting life-giving marketplace.
In this role you will:
• Identify, connect and account manage a portfolio of church relationships.
• Deliver and present (i.e. preaching) World Vision’s work in various settings, including church services, conferences and other Christian events for the purposes of fundraising and relationship building.
• Contribute towards the creation of strategic communication plans, including impact reporting, transformational experiences, creative content and engagement events.
• Attend key Christian events/meetings, conferences, and public speaking engagements to spread the word about WVNZ’s work. Engage new church partners and other key contacts.
• Effectively use and maintain records in CRM.

This is your opportunity to join a professional and passionate team at World Vision New Zealand, who will stop at nothing to create meaningful change for children. Every day, as part of World Vision’s global reach, you’ll help the world’s most vulnerable families build safer and brighter futures. Every night, you’ll go home knowing you made a difference in someone’s life.

About you:
• Experience in church life, either as a volunteer or paid employee – 5+ years. Leadership roles would be an advantage.
• Key Account & Sales or Fundraising experience – 3+ years.
• A strong network, with existing relationships in the NZ Church and the ability to readily engage others and build rapport, trust and positive relationships by understanding others organisational and personal needs.
• Deep personal engagement and understanding of the Christian faith.
• Optimistic and passionate for the local church
• Highly developed communications skills, both written and verbal
• Compassion for the poor, a righteous anger at injustice and hope in the Kingdom of God.
• Comfortable to interact with church leaders in social situations.
• Home office with strong Wi-Fi connection to enable partial work-from-home (WFH) if desired.
• Current eligibility to work in New Zealand.

Why work with us?
The team at World Vision are connected in our desire to seek justice and to overcome poverty for all children, everywhere. We are mission focused and maintain our Christian identity while embracing the diversity of all people.

We offer unique benefits that are aligned to who we are as an organisation and our people.
• You’ll be a part of creating positive change in the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children.
• We offer a comprehensive benefits package; including Southern Cross medical insurance and life insurance, a day off on your birthday, the option to buy additional leave, a hybrid work environment, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and access to a free wills package.
• Be a part of World Vision’s haerenga (journey) of embracing te ao Māori, enabling us to be more effective in achieving our mission.
• Opportunities for ongoing learning, development and education through a range of channels including training and development as part of World Vision International.

What you need to know
World Vision is a Christian organisation that empowers everyday New Zealanders to stand up and make a difference for children in the world’s toughest places through emergency relief, community development and advocacy work.

You’ll be joining New Zealand’s largest overseas humanitarian organisation, made up of 100 staff. You’ll also become part of something bigger, World Vision’s global partnership of 35,000 staff and 3.3 million supporters in 100 countries. So far, we’ve impacted the lives of more than 200 million vulnerable children by tackling the root causes of poverty. This is your chance to make a massive impact, right when it’s needed the most.

We work from a Christian kaupapa. We see our work as a practical expression of the gospel, and we value and support the wairua (spiritual wellbeing) of our people and partners.
We believe in a world where every child, no matter where they were born, can live life in all its fullness.

It’s as simple as that.

Location and Hours
• Based in Penrose, Auckland. On-site parking.
• Full-time, Permanent position. 37.5hrs per week.
• Monday – Friday with typically 1-2 Sundays a month.
• Hybrid work model, minimum of 2 days in the office.

Eligibility
To be eligible for this role you must have current entitlement to work in New Zealand.

Apply Now
We welcome applications from anyone who wants to seek justice and overcome poverty for all children, everywhere, and brings the required skills. We act in ways that respect the dignity, uniqueness and intrinsic worth of every person. Please let us know if there are any accommodations we can make to help you with your application or in our recruitment process.

Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness; Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

To apply for this job please visit worldvision.bamboohr.com.