Trusts and Grants Fundraiser

Listed 14 days Ago
Presbyterian Support Central
Non-profit - Social Services

About the Role 

PSC’s Family Works and Enliven are on the lookout for a dynamic and creative Trust and Grants Fundraiser to join the External Relations team.

This role is focussed on developing our trusts and grants fundraising programme, including researching and writing applications and developing positive and long-lasting relationships with funders. 

You'll be a fantastic communicator and persuasive and creative yet concise writer. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Grant funding research and planning, primarily using our Strategic Grants GEM Portal
  • Writing compelling grant applications and proposals
  • Timely accountability reporting
  • Relationship management with internal and external stakeholders 
  • Meeting grant funding targets 
  • Supporting the wider fundraising and communications team.

What’s in it for you?

You’ll be joining an energetic and supportive External Relations team of eight. You can expect a busy, fast-paced  work environment with a few laughs!

We offer flexible working arrangements for the right candidate, including flexible hours and the ability to work from both our Porirua offices and home.

Most importantly, your work will directly support our Enliven and Family Works colleagues to make a positive difference in the lives of vulnerable New Zealanders.

About you

This role could suit an experienced trusts and grants fundraiser or someone who has been in a communications, journalism or fundraising role and is willing to learn. You will also: 

  • have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • be motivated, capable of managing competing priorities and thrive on meeting tight deadlines
  • have the skills to pull relevant information together and form compelling funding proposals
  • get on with people, build relationships, question and learn in order to get the information needed for funders
  • have an ability to anticipate needs and show initiative in managing and promoting funding proposals 
  • have an understanding of budgets and accounting as related to funding proposals and accountability 
  • have experience working with staff to guide their data management and report writing in relation to accountability reporting. 
  • have a strong attention to detail
  • be organised
  • be a team player, always willing to go the extra mile
  • an understanding of the social service and/or aged care industries would be advantageous. 

About Us

PSC has been supporting people and communities for over 100 years. Today our services are offered by Family Works – a social service agency supporting children and families in need, and Enliven – a provider of positive ageing services including rest home, hospital and dementia care and a range of health support programmes for older people. You can find out more by visiting and 

How to apply:

For more information or to apply, please visit 

To discuss the role or for more information, contact Alisha Kennedy, General Manager External Relations 04 439 4926

Please note: please apply only if you have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

As a healthcare provider, Enliven operates a ‘Smoke Free’ policy onsite and all staff are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Applications close 31 January 2022.

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