Trusts and Foundations Coordinator | The Salvation Army

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Trusts and Foundations Coordinator

Auckland (Royal Oak) or Wellington
  • Manage and develop the national trusts and foundations portfolio
  • An opportunity to make a real difference to lives of New Zealanders
  • Can be based in Auckland (Royal Oak) or Wellington

The Salvation Army Te Ope Whakaora is a world-wide evangelical Christian church and human service provider that assists over 120,000 New Zealanders every year providing a wide range of community services, such as food banks, family stores, early childhood centres, addiction treatment centres and a hospice.

The funding support The Salvation Army receives from trust and foundations is a lifeline for their provision of social services and projects throughout New Zealand and makes a real difference to the lives of vulnerable New Zealanders.

As the Trusts and Foundations Coordinator, you will be responsible for preparing applications to existing funders, sourcing and applying to new funders and processing, recording and reporting of grants received.

With a strong track record of achieving targets, you will be a self-starter, able to work both independently and as part of a team, and be deadline driven to produce high quality funding applications and reports.

This is a fantastic opportunity to take ownership and make your mark for a very worthy cause!

Person Profile:

  • Experience in researching, applying for and managing grants from trusts and foundations;
  • Excellent written communication skills with an eye for detail;
  • Ability to confidently articulate the Army’s vision and aims in order to maximise support;
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to meet deadlines;
  • A strong team focus;
  • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship management skills;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Understanding and empathy towards the mission and values of the Salvation Army;
  • Demonstrated ability to use databases and confidence with the Microsoft Office suite.

Applications close: 5.00pm Thursday 9 July 2020
Applications to: Kirsty McLaren
Position description: Available to view at

P: 04 499 1069