Kaiwhakahaere ā Hapori — Community Engagement Manager
InternetNZ is the home and guardian of .nz, providing the infrastructure, security, and support to keep it humming. We help New Zealanders harness the power of the Internet through our community grants, research and policy. Our vision is for an internet that is open, secure, and for all New Zealanders. Our mission is to help New Zealanders harness the power of the internet.
InternetNZ has identified a need to increase its responsiveness to the interests of te ao Māori, and is committed to building its internal capability and understanding of te ao Māori.
About the role
The Community Engagement Manager reports to the Tumu Herenga Waka | GM Public Impact, and you have the opportunity to really make the role your own in this new puni.
With responsibility for increasing public impact by providing funding and advice and connecting communities, you’ll be helping others share the good things that are going on in the Internet.
The preferred candidates will:
Have a strong working knowledge of the key drivers of success through different types of partnerships, wonderful sector connections, and a proven ability to build meaningful, strategic relationships within communities where the need is greatest.
Be recognised as a leader who inspires, galvanises, and provides direction, and having grassroots knowledge of philanthropy, your pragmatism, and your passion for supporting others will underpin your credibility and reputation for fairness and commitment to equity.
You’ll have extensive senior-level experience in:
- building relationships across diverse communities to achieve outcomes
- making decisions and driving action
- philanthropic and/or NFP sector
- building cultural capability through your knowledge of te ao Māori and Te Tiriti o Waitangi
- leadership and empowering people
- working with ambiguity
- building & implementing strategy and driving innovative initiatives and strategic projects
- IT Sector knowledge would be beneficial
Preference will be given to those who are based in either Auckland or Wellington, but we are open to considering other locations across Aotearoa. Some travel is required.
Why should you join us?
There are many reasons to join our team.
From using your skills to work towards an accessible and safe Internet for all New Zealanders to learning from industry experts, we’ve found a great balance of professional and social culture.
We’re a friendly and fun team sharing a lot of interests across various teams, and this has helped us create a productive and welcoming environment for all staff and guests.
We also look after our people by providing a safe workplace with flexible working arrangements. A great work-life balance is incredibly important to us.
Permanent employees can also enjoy:
- a commitment to your training and development
- social club events and activities
- generous leave entitlements
- additional KiwiSaver contributions
- health and life insurance
- phone plan
- home Internet payments
- a very flexible working environment
To find out more, please get in touch with Maryanne Fogarty on 027 271 3204 or Russell Spratt on 029 446 3770 for a confidential chat.
To apply for this vacancy, you must be a New Zealand citizen, or resident, or have already secured the right to work in New Zealand and therefore hold a valid visa.
At the appropriate stage, we will request your references, we ask that you do not include them on your CV when applying.