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Events Assistant

Advertiser: Oxfam New ZealandMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
8 Oct 2019
Auckland, Auckland Central
$50,400+ per annum (for the right candidate)
Work Type
Full Time
Marketing & Communications, Event Management
  • Opportunity to assist with an industry-leading large-scale (and award-winning!) event
  • Be part of a dynamic team, working for a great cause
  • Creativity and initiative encouraged

Want to take that step up in your career with an organisation dedicated to challenging inequality?

Join us at Oxfam, where we’re ending the injustice of poverty. 

For everyone. For good. 

We have an opening in our Events Team for an enthusiastic and people-focused team member. This role is an opportunity to work on Oxfam’s award-winning flagship fundraising event – Oxfam Trailwalker. If you’re looking to gain some events management, marketing or fundraising experience, this is the perfect job to get experience in a range of areas.

You know the qualities we are after – organized, flexible, people focused, IT savvy, a team player with great communication skills.  A great sense of humour will also go a long way when the pressure comes on, while a demonstrated commitment to the values and principles of our work is essential.

The role

As the Events Assistant, you’d be responsible for the delivery of exceptional customer care to Oxfam’s potential and confirmed events participants, and to support in key areas within marketing, fundraising, and some logistics for Oxfam’s fundraising events.

Our ideal candidate...

  • Experience in providing excellent customer service, including strong phone and email communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Organisational and IT skills (particularly Microsoft Office applications)


  • Experience in customer services
  • Experience of working with volunteers
  • Experience with CRM Microsoft database

To Apply:

In return, we offer a fun, supportive work environment and the opportunity to build a career in events, fundraising or marketing. With your work, you will contribute to ending poverty! The starting salary is $50,400 per annum (and possibly more depending on the skills and experience of the successful candidate).

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For the full job description, visit our job portal via the link above.

Applications closing date 22 October at 9am. Only candidates with the right to work in New Zealand should apply.



Only candidates currently living in NZ with the right to work in New Zealand need apply.

 Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may also be subject to additional screening checks, which can include criminal record and medical checks.

We are committed to: preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults.  Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our Code of Conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that we recruit only those who share and demonstrate our values.

Oxfam New Zealand is an equal opportunities employer and encourages diversity in the workplace.

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