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An exciting opportunity working in conservation has now arisen. We are looking for enthusiastic, passionate people wanting to represent Forest & Bird; a well-regarded and long serving conservation organisation in New Zealand.

You will be part of a dynamic face to face sales team promoting conservation awareness resulting in securing long term regular givers to our society, to help fund our national and local conservation projects and campaigns, and advocating for the protection of New Zealand’s natural environment.

To do well in this role you will have the following skill set:

  • Be well presented, personable, enthusiastic and outgoing
  • Great customer service skills or sales experience would be beneficial
  • Goal orientated and a drive to succeed
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • A personal interest or affiliation with the natural environment

Benefits for the successful person include:

  • Entry level role – full training provided
  • Lots of variety in where you work each week – street, residential and at events such as trade fairs
  • A chance to learn new skills in sales and recruitment – perfect for someone looking for a career change or wanting to break into sales
  • Opportunities exist to advance - to become a team leader and beyond
  • Feel rewarded in your job by being part of a wonderful cause
  • Work in either Auckland or Wellington.

If this sounds like something you would love to become a part of, we are keen to hear from you. To enquire about the role and/or to make an appointment please contact Kylee Hyslop at kylee@aidasales.co.nz or 04 815 9177.

Please note that you will be representing Forest & Bird and your employer will be Aida Sales.

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Office Administrator

We are looking for an administration superstar to look after our dedicated and passionate team!     

This role is a key position for our organisation. We need a confident and friendly team-player to make sure everything we need is there when we need it so our team can focus on giving nature a voice. Our staff members are based all around the country so it is important for the person in this role to have great people skills and the ability to build awesome working-relationships. A can-do attitude is essential because this role is a ‘catch-all’ for everyone – you name it, you will probably be asked to do it!

To be successful in this role, you will need the following:

  • At least three - five years office administration or reception experience;
  • Good written and spoken communication skills;
  • Strong technical skills (Word, Excel etc.);
  • A high-level of personal organisation and self-discipline;
  • A dynamic and engaging personality with the ability to relate to, and work effectively with, people from all backgrounds;
  • An understanding of or affinity with conservation and the natural world (advantageous).

Our roles are well-sought after so we are looking for the very best candidate to fill this position. Please note this role requires a solid administration background so we will be prioritising candidates accordingly.

To apply, please email your CV and a Cover Letter to our HR Advisor, Susan James at s.james@forestandbird.org.nz showing us why you are the person we are looking for. All applications will be acknowledged with applicants requested to complete an application form if they are successful in securing an interview. 

The closing date for applications is 5pm, Sunday 23rd July. Due to the anticipated high-level of responses for this role, we will not be able to accept late applications.

Specific queries about this role can be directed to Julie Watson, General Manager Corporate Services on (04) 801 2214.

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Digital Communications Specialist

We are looking for a digital communications all-rounder to redevelop our website and email marketing platform.     

This temporary three-month role will have a huge impact on our organisation. Following a recent membership database upgrade we are now migrating our email marketing from MailChimp to Raiser’s Edge. There’s also a website redevelopment project to get off the ground. The Digital Communications Specialist role is pivotal in ensuring these activities occur smoothly and that our current team are trained up and confident to use these new tools. There is also an opportunity to assist our IT Manager with SharePoint development.

To be successful in this role, you will need the following:

  • Minimum three - five years digital communications and/or web development experience;
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills;
  • Strong technical skills (Wordpress, Drupal, SharePoint, SQL & Crystal reports etc.);
  • Project management experience gained in an IT context;
  • A high-level of personal organisation and self-discipline;
  • A dynamic and engaging personality with the ability to relate to, and work effectively with, people from all backgrounds;
  • An understanding of or affinity with conservation and the natural world (advantageous).
  • Our roles are well-sought after so we are looking for the very best candidate to fill this position. Please note this role requires a digital communications background so we will be prioritising candidates accordingly.

To apply, please email your CV and a Cover Letter to our HR Advisor, Susan James at s.james@forestandbird.org.nz showing us why you are the person we are looking for. All applications will be acknowledged with applicants requested to complete an application form if they are successful in securing an interview. 

The closing date for applications is 5pm, Sunday 23rd July. Due to the anticipated high-level of responses for this role, we will not be able to accept late applications.

Specific queries about this role can be directed to Phil BIlbrough, Group Manager Marketing & Communications on (04) 801 2217.

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