Marketing, Communications and Fundraising Manager

(Parental Leave Cover - Fixed term)

PSS is a Charitable Trust that provides a range of health and social services in Southland through the Enliven and Family Works brands.  We work to enable a positive and lasting change for everyone in our community and offer support services to people regardless of their beliefs, ethnicity or background.

The location

Living in Invercargill and Southland is one of New Zealand’s best kept secrets. Boasting a great location with New Zealand’s adventure capital Queenstown at arm’s reach, the beautiful Fiordland National Park, the picturesque Milford Sound and the paradise of the Catlin’s, you are spoilt for choice with lakes, rivers, fishing, hiking and adventure options as well. Invercargill offers a quieter pace of life – there is no sitting in traffic but with the bonus of big city life is only hours away with direct flights to all our major cities including Auckland. There’s something for the whole family and it’s all right here at our doorstep.

The role

This is a fixed term role and an exciting opportunity for a skilled and enthusiastic individual looking for a new challenge.  This role will champion the marketing, communications and fundraising functions of the organisation. You will be responsible for our marketing and communications strategies, proactively managing the profile of our brands, developing and managing key stakeholder relationships and building funder and donor relationships.

To be successful you will bring a wealth of marketing/communications experience with particular experience in marketing strategy, brand development, internal and external stakeholder engagement, campaign management using a range of channels, corporate communications and management of fundraising activities.

Critical to your success will be your effective communication skills, ability to build strong relationships and deliver results, as you will be a member of the Senior Leadership Team & have involvement with marketing communications and fundraising nationally.

Preferred applicants will ideally:

  • Have proven leadership experience
  • Have the ability to build strong working relationships both internally and externally
  • Relevant tertiary or management qualification
  • Have practical experience in a similar role to a senior level in the private or public section with a minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • Proven fundraising experience
  • Have a full NZ drivers’ license

Evidence of entitlement to work in New Zealand will be required.

Pre employment testing and a Ministry of Justice criminal history check will be a requirement.

If you have the appropriate qualifications and skills and believe you would be the correct fit for this key position in one of Southland’s longest serving charitable organisations please click here to apply

Email for a copy of the position description to: hr@pss.org.nz