The Borrin Foundation is hiring!
We’re looking for a Grants and Operations Coordinator to join our team! Would you like to be part of a small, vibrant team helping to make a difference to the lives of New Zealanders through the law? Or know someone who would be a great addition to the Borrin team? Let us know!
Grants and Operations Coordinator
- Purposeful and meaningful work in the not-for-profit sector
- Contribute to making change in the justice sector
- Wellington based
- Full time or part-time permanent position (24 – 40 hours per week)
Mō mātou – Our Organisation
The Borrin Foundation is a philanthropic organisation which awards grants and scholarships to support legal research, education, and scholarship. The Foundation’s current strategic areas of focus are the parts of the system that need the most attention – criminal justice, family law and access to civil justice. We believe law is essential to a flourishing society – one that is just, inclusive, tolerant, and free. Our vision is of an Aotearoa New Zealand where everyone understands the role and value of the law, and everyone enjoys the protection and opportunity that it provides.
Our vision – We believe law is essential to a flourishing society – one that is just, inclusive, tolerant, and free. Our vision is of an Aotearoa New Zealand where everyone understands the role and value of the law, and everyone enjoys the protection and opportunity that it provides.
Te Whiwhinga mahi – The opportunity
We are currently seeking an experienced administrator to join our team as the Operations and Programmes Coordinator! The successful candidate will work alongside the Chief Philanthropic Officer, and the Scholarships and Engagement Associate to:
- Manage grants and grant-making process: Work with the CPO to identify and engage with potential grantees; help support potential grantees to develop ideas and provide feedback through the application process. Follow-through work on grants once approved, as well as follow-through work on proactive grant-making. This includes drafting and preparation of grant paperwork, relationship management with grantees including follow-up on progress reports and outputs of grants. Review, write or improve policies and procedures related to grant-making that are fit-for-purpose. Respond to, and screen, unsolicited enquiries for funding.
- Outreach and engagement work: This includes supporting and contributing to the CPO’s engagement and leading engagement where appropriate. Engagement work includes working alongside the CPO and Scholarships and Engagement Associate to develop a strategy and implement ways to promote the work of our grantees; develop and grow our ‘alumni’ network, and help connect grantees and further their contribution to law in NZ.
- Manage the CPO’s diary including requesting meetings, prioritising meetings, and responding to meeting requests.
- Grants and Scholarships Committee support work: Assist the CPO in the preparation of agendas, papers and minutes, and filing documents. Logistical support such as meeting coordination (liaising with GSC members or their EAs) booking catering, venue etc. Minute-taking at meetings.
- General Administration, Logistics, Event Co-ordination: this includes office management work, planning and coordination. Logistical support such as booking flights, accommodation. Event planning, event co-ordination will also be needed at times.
Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu – What you will bring
We are looking for a team player with a can-do attitude!
Some key skills and experiences we are looking for include:
- excellent interpersonal skills
- Proven administrative background and working experience is essential
- technical savvy
- ability to work credibly, and communicate respectfully with diverse cultural groups, communities, and kaupapa Māori organisations
- confidence to communicate and collaborate with Māori and Pasifika individuals and/or groups will be advantageous
- well-organised and time management
- good process management
- A tertiary-level qualification or equivalent experiences
Nōu te rourou – What we offer
As at March 2022, the remuneration range for this role was $76,500 to $90,200 (85% to 110% around a median of $82,000). The Borrin Foundation will appoint within this range based on the skills and experience of the preferred candidate.
Me pēhea te tuku tono – How to apply
Please apply via Seek to submit your CV and cover letter telling us why this role is right for you.
Please ensure you indicate in your cover letter whether you are interested in full-time or part-time time hours also.
For further information about the position don’t hesitate to contact email@example.com to arrange an in-confidence chat with our Chief Philanthropic Officer.
Applications close on Friday 17 June.
Please note that we will be assessing applications as they are received and that interviews may take place before the closing date.
To ensure the health and wellbeing of our staff, the Borrin Foundation (through the Nikau Foundation, our Corporate Trustee) has a Vaccination Policy which requires all employees to have a Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate, otherwise known as a My Vaccine Pass (CVC) in order to commence employment.