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Schools Partnership Manager - South Island

Marketing & Engagement · Christchurch, Christchurch
Department Marketing & Engagement
Employment Type Full-Time

An exciting opportunity exists for a Schools Partnership Manager to join our team.


World Vision New Zealand is the largest international humanitarian organisation in New Zealand, employing 80 staff and a large volunteer base. Last year alone, we helped 2.9 million children across 23 countries around the world.

Inspired by Christian values, we work to engage New Zealanders in the fight against global poverty and injustice. Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness, our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

Job description

The purpose of this position is to develop and sustain effective ongoing relationships with schools and church youth groups alongside their wider communities in the South Island. You will be inspiring them to raise funds for World Vision New Zealand’s work; to develop an understanding and ongoing commitment to justice issues among the youth of New Zealand and to make a substantive contribution to the wider work of World Vision.

 

If that wasn't enough, you'll need to buy into our identity and be passionate about helping us to achieve it. So, if you think you can do all that, we need to hear from you!

Key responsibilities include:

  •  Inspiring students and youth to consider the injustices in the world around them and how they can change it through classroom talks, education resources, school assemblies and World   Vision events
  •  Encouraging schools and churches to sign up for the 40 Hour Famine through building strong and authentic relationships
  •  Supporting students, teachers and youth group leaders in fundraising for the 40 Hour Famine through your leadership and encouragement of the Famine Ambassadors (interns)
  • Management of the Famine Ambassador (intern) based in your office

Qualifications/experience:

  • An understanding of the education and NZ Schools' sector
  • Experience of working effectively with young people
  • An understanding of contemporary justice issues
  • Fundraising, account management or sales experience

This is an exciting opportunity to help make a difference in vulnerable children's lives around the world. World Vision is committed to developing its people at all levels and to being an employer of choice within the charity sector and the international community for vulnerable children.

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

For a copy of the position description, please email Karyn.Norton@worldvision.org.nz

  

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
    Christchurch, Christchurch
  • Department
    Marketing & Engagement
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time