Fundraising Assistant

Hospice Eastern Bay of Plenty is a not-for-profit organisation who helps people to live well when their time is limited. Our mission is to provide excellent, compassionate palliative care for everyone throughout the Eastern Bay of Plenty and we are seeking a Fundraising Assistant to help achieve this goal.

About the role

As an integral member of our team based in the Goulstone Road office, this role is responsible for assisting and supporting the Communications and Fundraising Manager with fundraising activities, communications, and support tasks. This role is a new and exciting position that will be responsible for coordinating remote fundraising events, social media and website blog content, newsletters, donor relations, grants and internal fortnightly updates. Other tasks will include support and assistance with key fundraising events, public relations, and sponsorships.



We are looking for someone who is

  • A fast learner, proactive and eager to learn.

  • Organised and has great time management skills.

  • Able to work as part of a team & independently.

  • Confident with a can-do attitude.

  • Creative, driven and has strong attention to detail.

  • Able to assist with event installation and dismantle, which includes lifting.

  • Writing skills and experience for communications and marketing


Candidates must have:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of one of the following: event management; social media communication; data management; grant applications; marketing.

  • Holds a tertiary qualification in a relevant subject.

  • IT skills to intermediate level in Microsoft Office Suite, website CMS (WIX), Mail Chimp, social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram, CANVA

  • At least 2 years’ experience working in a fundraising, communications, or marketing role

  • Experience in the use of all types of media and social media content calendar planning


This is a permanent part-time position working 20 hours (0.5 FTE) a week, Monday – Thursday 9.30am – 3.00pm.

We are looking for applicants who can ideally start immediately.


How to apply?

If this sounds like you and you’re interested in joining our team, please download and complete an APPLICATION FORM and return this with a copy of your CV to

Click here to view JOB DESCRIPTION


Alternatively, please email or phone Stacey on 07 307 2244 to receive a copy of the job description and an application form.