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Campaign Specialist

Location: New Lynn Office

Contract: Full time permanent

Every year SPCA rescues and protects animals that have been abused, neglected or simply abandoned. SPCA acts as the voice for animals. We receive less than one percent of our funding from government and so we rely on the generosity of our supporters. We are looking for a Campaign Specialist to maximise fundraising opportunities through the implementation of donor care and retention strategies that will see sustainable long term support the SPCA.

In this role, you will be responsible for:
  • Preparing Engaging Appeals to attract new and current donors to the SPCA.
  • Maintaining long term supporter relationships and responsible for good donor care.
  • Working with Communications and Fundraising Managers as well as external suppliers to deliver campaigns, ensuring deadlines are met and assist with campaign scheduling and management.
  • You will have autonomy over driving and maintaining an excellent standard of long term supporter and donor care as well as the opportunity to introduce new innovative donor retention ideas so experience is required.
  • Leading reactivation and upgrade campaigns as required including DM, telephone and digital channels.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
  • Three or more years' experience in a fundraising or direct marketing role or capacity.
  • A tertiary qualification in marketing or associated discipline is preferred.
  • Exceptional  communication skills – verbal and written.
  • Strong commitment to the values of the SPCA .
  • Strong time management, organisational and planning ability.
  • Results orientated.
  • Demonstrated skill in creative thinking and problem solving.
  • Very good inter-personal skills - ability to build rapport with staff, stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Ability to champion donor care and have a sound understanding of the theory and practice of donor retention.
  • Motivated and enthusiastic to make a difference.
If you'd like to use your skills to really make a difference, please apply via SEEK to Jane Walker, Fundraising Manager with your cover letter and CV outlining your interest in the role and how your skills match the criteria.

Applications without a cover letter will NOT be considered. A position description is available on request from paula.quigley@spca.org.nz (please do not directly apply to this email).

Applications close Friday 2nd of February.

Animal Welfare Inspector

Contract: Full time, permanent position

Location: Auckland

  • Are you interested in compliance work and passionate about animal welfare?
  • Are you looking for a job where you can really make a difference?
SPCA is one of the best loved and most respected charities in New Zealand, with a proud history of helping animals in need and advocating for animal welfare since 1883.

Every day of the year our Inspectorate team are investigating animal welfare complaints, enforcing the Animal Welfare Act, prosecuting offenders, responding to emergency animal welfare cases and advising people of their obligations in caring for their animals.

We are looking for a motivated and suitably experienced person to join the SPCA Inspectorate Team in Auckland.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate extensive knowledge of the Animal Welfare Act, have practical experience with animals, and: 
  • Have the qualifications and experience required to hold an inspector warrant under the Animal Welfare Act, or be willing to train to reach this standard
  • Preferably be warranted and experienced as an Animal Welfare inspector
  • Be a self motivated team player, who is enthusiastic and passionate about a career as a compliance professional.
  • Have excellent communication and conflict management skills and the physical abilities to carry out the role effectively.
  • Have a flexible approach to the hours of work, be able to work unsupervised and to prioritise effectively, managing complex workloads.
  • Will have a full current New Zealand driver's licence
If you'd like to use your skills to really make a difference, please click here to apply to Greg Reid, Chief Inspector via SEEK with your CV and cover letter outlining your interest in the role and how your skills match the criteria.

Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

A position description is available on request from paula.quigley@spca.org.nz (please do not apply directly to this email address).

Applications close at 4pm on Wednesday January 31st 2018.

 


Events & Community Fundraising Coordinator

Location: SPCA Wellington Centre

Contract: Part-time permanent 

Hours of work: This is a part time position that requires some flexibility around hours, 20-30 hours negotiable.

We are looking for an enthusiastic self-starter to join our Marketing and Fundraising team and assist in the planning and implementation of our fundraising events in the Wellington region.  Exceptional organisational skills, professional phone manner and eye for detail will be essential.

You will work closely with the Community and Events Fundraising Manager and the wider Fundraising team to increase revenue and profitability across all fundraising events and community activity. You must be able to work autonomously as your team leader and wider events team are based throughout the country. Flexibility and drive are required in what can be a demanding role. A hard-working and proactive individual will thrive while gaining valuable events fundraising experience.

This role is a vital part of the Marketing and Fundraising team.  We are a very busy, high performing team, and provide a friendly and supportive team environment. Full, clean driving license and own vehicle are essential. Some evening and weekend work will be required.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Co-ordination and implementation of fundraising events 
  • Recruitment and retention of volunteers
  • Providing telephone support and encouragement for community fundraisers
  • Roll out of creative and exciting events
  • Maintaining supporter databases
  • Administrative support for the Marketing & Fundraising team
Key skills and experience required:
  •  Proven events and fundraiser recruitment experience
  • Exceptional time-management, organisational and planning ability
  • Proven Customer service and fundraiser's engagement experience
  • Highly developed communication skills, including excellent writing skills and professional telephone manner
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Very good interpersonal skills
  • Administrative and data entry experience
  • Excellent computer skills, experience of The Raiser's Edge would be an advantage
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • High levels of personal and professional integrity
If you'd like to use your skills to really make a difference, please apply via SEEK to Alex Wilson, Community and Events Fundraising Manager with a covering letter and CV outlining your interest in the role and how your skills match the criteria.

Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

A position description is available on request from paula.quigley@spca.org.nz (please do not apply to this email address).

Applications close at 4pm on Tuesday 23rd January 2018.

 Animal Welfare Administrator

Permanent, Full-time Position

Location: SPCA New Lynn Office, Auckland

Every year SPCA and protects 46,000 animals that have been abused, neglected or simply abandoned. We receive no government funding, yet without the SPCA there would be thousands of animals left in need with no-one to care for them.

The SPCA are looking for an exceptional administrator to assist with coordination, technical and support functions of the Inspectorate and Centre Support team with a primary focus on the inspectorate and the responsibilities associated with the SPCA's status as an Approved Organisation under the Animal Welfare Act 1999 ensuring an efficient and effective service to the organisation nationally.

Key Duties include:

  • Managing the inspectorate database.
  • Assisting with all Inspector and Auxiliary Officer Animal Welfare Act 1999 appointments and renewals and compiling and analysing data.
  • Coordinating training logistics such as organising workshops, courses and seminars as well as booking flights and accommodation.
  • Assisting with Animal Welfare complaint transfer processing.
  • Maintaining communication with inspectors, stakeholders and external parties when required.
  • Developing and formatting SPCA documents and templates, processing merchandise and supply orders as well as ad hoc assistance with projects.
Key Skills & Abilities required:
  • A strong commitment to the values of the SPCA.
  • High levels of personal and professional integrity.
  • Well-developed Microsoft Office skills – Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint & Visio 2013
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written.
  • Knowledge and understanding of animal welfare compliance activities within an operational environment.
  • Experience in the review and development of systems, processes, reporting and databases to support operational activity.
  • Experience in managing relationships and consultation with an assortment of external stakeholders.
  • High capability in maintaining quality systems.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong data analysis and report writing skills.
  • Project management skills.
  • Experience that demonstrates knowledge of the functions, scope and dynamics of the SPCA and associated Branches and Member Societies.
If you'd like to use your skills to really make a difference, and you match the above criteria we would love to hear from you!

Please apply via SEEK to the General Manager- Inspectorate with your CV and cover letter outlining your interest in the role and how your skills match the criteria.

Applications without a cover letter will NOT be considered. A position description is available on request by emailing paula.quigley@spca.org.nz (please do not directly apply to this email).

Applications close at 4pm on February 8th 2018.

 


Health and Safety Administrator

Location:             Auckland Centre, Mangere

Contract:             12 month fixed-term

Hours of work:    37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

SPCA is a charity that helps protect animals who are sick, injured, lost, abused or simply abandoned. Every year, our 40 SPCA Centres across the country receive over 45,000 animals through their doors and 14,000 animal welfare complaints.

We are seeking an individual with excellent time management, organisational and planning abilities, who has a keen interest in health and safety to join our Auckland team on a fixed term basis.

The purpose of the role is to provide coordination and administrative support to the health and safety team to ensure a fully effective delivery of our health and safety systems. This will include, but is not limited to;

  • Provide administrative support and other functions to assist the Health and Safety Team
  • Provide assistance to all staff and volunteers in matters of health and safety.
  • Ensure all new staff are inducted into our health and safety systems
  • Coordinate all health and safety training, and well-being requirements
Do you have these skills?
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience in an administration role
  • A minimum intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Significant workplace exposure to, or experience with health and safety, OR a recent health and safety qualification in New Zealand (Level 3 or above)
Preferred experience and qualities
  • A keen interest in health and safety
  • A commitment to high quality work and professionalism
  • Ability to motivate and encourage others to learn and develop
  • Ability to work cohesively and effectively with your colleagues
  • Excellent inter-personal skills - ability to build rapport with others
  • If you'd like to use your skills to really make a difference, and you match the above criteria we would love to hear from you!
Please apply via SEEK with your CV and cover letter outlining your interest in the role and how your skills match the criteria.   
  • Applications without a cover letter will NOT be considered.
  • A position description is available upon request from paula.quigley@spca.org.nz (please do not directly apply to this email)
  • Applications close at Friday February 2nd 2018.

 


Please contact your local SPCA centre for other opportunities.

 Welfare Inspector

3 x full time, permanent positions available

  • Are you interested in compliance work and are passionate about animal welfare?
  • Are you looking for a job where you can really make a difference?

SPCA is one of the best loved and most respected charities in New Zealand, with a proud history of helping animals in need and advocating for animal welfare since 1883. We service the Auckland region between Port Waikato to Wellsford.

 

Every day of the year our Inspectorate team are investigating animal welfare complaints, enforcing the Animal Welfare Act, prosecuting offenders, responding to emergency animal welfare cases and advising people of their obligations in caring for their animals.

We are looking for motivated and suitably experienced people to join the SPCA Auckland Inspectorate Team. We currently have 3 positions available.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate extensive knowledge of the Animal Welfare Act, have practical experience with animals, and: 

·               Have the qualifications and experience required to hold an inspector warrant under the Animal Welfare Act, or be willing to train to reach this standard

·               Preferably be warranted and experienced as an Animal Welfare inspector

·               Be a self motivated team player, who is enthusiastic and passionate about a career as a compliance professional.

·               Have excellent communication and conflict management skills and the physical abilities to carry out the role effectively.

·               Have a flexible approach to the hours of work, be able to work unsupervised and to prioritise effectively, managing complex workloads.

·               Will have a full current New Zealand driver’s licence

A position description will be available on request.

If you meet all of the above criteria and wish to apply, then please send a copy of your CV and cover letter to the Human Resources Coordinator, Paula Quigley at paula.quigley@spca.org.nz

Applications close on Friday July 21st 2017.

Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.