Football Foundation seek Chief Executive

Are you

  • Fantastic at relationship building?
  • A great sales person?
  • Well organised?
  • Good knowledge of the fundraising industry?
  • Not scared to ask others for something?
  • Able to work independently?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Chief Executive  to join our Foundation.

The New Zealand Football Foundation is an independent charitable foundation established in 2010 to manage a capital fund that New Zealand Football received from FIFA as a result of qualifying for the 2010 World Cup. 

Our goals are twofold – to raise funds to grow our capital base and to distribute these funds in areas where it is needed to support the game of football in NZ.

We are looking for a new chief executive to achieve our financial and strategic goals.

In this role, some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Lead, drive and execute NZFF strategy incl financial targets
  • Bring in income through developing new products, fundraising and selling products
  • Communicating and liaising with Donors and stakeholders
  • Planning and delivery of events where applicable
  • Building relationships
  • Promoting NZFF brand

We encourage you to apply for this role if you have:

  • Experience in fundraising and developing products to sell 
  • Knowledge of fundraising industry and activities
  • Excellent at relationship building
  • Experience in project and event management
  • Experience of managing multiple tasks to deadlines and prioritising own workload
  • Track record in achieving targets
  • Experience of using databases and/or online fundraising platforms
  • Excellent written and oral communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to be self-motivated and work independently
  • The flexibility to work some weekends/evenings when required
  • Attention to detail

This position is a 3 day a week role or contract but has capacity to go beyond that.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Applications can be made here: