Direct Mail Specialist

Marketing & Engagement · Auckland, Penrose
Department Marketing & Engagement
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Direct Mail Specialist

World Vision NZ


The world’s most vulnerable children deserve the best and if we’re really going to change the world, we need the best people. Is that you? Keep reading if you want to...


  • build a career that matters
  • use your talent and determination to help children in the world’s toughest places
  • to take your technical skills to the next level and make a global impact

If you’re at the top of your game, this is your opportunity to join the professional, passionate and diverse team at World Vision, who will stop at nothing to create meaningful change for children.


Every day, you’ll work alongside experts in their fields to 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. Look forward to the kind of job satisfaction you can only get from using your unique skills to change lives around the world.


If you’re ready for a role with purpose, join our Direct Marketing team as a Direct Mail Specialist where you will develop and execute best-in-class direct mail fundraising appeals raising vital funds to help children and families in great need through our work overseas.  

What will you do?

  • Lead, develop, and execute direct mail appeal fundraising campaigns to meet cash targets
  • Manage the production of appeal campaign assets in co-ordination with external creative, print and mail house suppliers
  • Monitor budgets for each appeal, tracking expenses and projecting targets to ensure maximum ROI
  • Monitor appeal performance and apply learnings to improve income results
  • Support wider marketing teams with direct mail campaigns and targets
  • Utilise fundraising best practice tactics to optimize appeal response rates
  • Collaborate with international partners to leverage proven initiatives

What will you bring?

  • Relevant tertiary qualification is an asset
  • Minimum 2+ years of fundraising/marketing (including Direct Mail) experience (ideally for a non-profit organization) 
  • Track record of project management, execution skills, and results 
  • Track record of creating and implementing direct mail campaigns and campaign management
  • Experience working with print and mail vendors is an asset 
  • Demonstrated organizational, interpersonal, communication, and analytical skills


Why work with us?
We offer fantastic benefits including

  • A competitive salary, including medical and life insurance
  • A supportive, positive work environment where you’ll feel appreciated, motivated and celebrated
  • Career development, including training, workplace learning and professional development
  • Flexibility to work from home for part of the week
  • Free parking when you are in the office
  • A day off on your birthday
  • The option to buy additional leave days
  • A sense of purpose knowing that every day, you’re using your skills to improve children’s lives

What you need to know

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


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.


You’ll be joining New Zealand’s largest overseas humanitarian organisation, made up of 80 staff who are at the top of their game, and a big volunteer base. 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.


Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Please let us know if there are any accommodations we can make to help you with your application or in our recruitment process.


Applications close 3 March 2023.


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

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  • Location
    Auckland, Penrose
  • Department
    Marketing & Engagement
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience