Stakeholder Liaison

at Meat the Need
Published June 22, 2024
Location Hamilton, New Zealand
Category Other  
Job Type Full-time  
$70,000 – $90,000 per year


Stakeholder Liaison Meat the Need location Waikato. $70,000 – $90,000 per year.

About Meat the Need Who We Are, We are New Zealander’s led by farmers feeding New Zealand’s communities. We are passionate about the opportunity for ALL New Zealanders to have access to NZ’s great quality nutritious protein. This is enabled  by strategic partnerships. Our Vision No one should go hungry or unnourished In New Zealand.

Our purpose we are dedicated to generating a regular, consistent supply of nutritious protein to communities effected by food insecurity. We connect quality nutritious protein  grown by New Zealand farming communities to those  who need a helping hand.

Our values do what is right with humans, animals and the environment. Adapt and evolve to keep our focus and solutions relevant to those effected by food insecurity. Connect  NZ to the best of  farming and farmers to those who need them across NZ. Act with empathy and from the perspective of communities in need, the organisations helping, farmers and  processors donating.

Purpose of the role this role supports Meat the Need’s relationships with key stakeholders including volunteers, donors and funders and ensures that all stakeholders are valued, their expectations are met, and the relationships are leveraged to maximise outcomes for New Zealand communities.

Key responsibilities volunteer Programme Management. Recruit, induct, retain, support, and mobilise volunteers in local communities and at events. Empower volunteers as the face of Meat the Need in their region, supporting them to facilitate donations from rural and urban sectors. Distribution Management. Coordinate protein product distribution to food banks and community organisations.

Grant Funding. Maintenance of current grants. Seeking new grant opportunities. Administration support for funding. Funding reporting.

CRM Management. Lead generation. Analytics/insights into donor, volunteer, stakeholder interactions. Follow up donor leads (e.g. from events, website, 0800 number), supporting them to donate protein or funds. Utilise HubSpot to track, manage and report on donations. Create communications and workflows that generate donation cycles for donors.

Event resourcing ensure charity events are resourced appropriately, including volunteer attendance and relevant marketing collateral (done in collaboration with the graphic designer).

Stakeholder engagement foster relationships with volunteers, farmers, donors and supporters, connecting them with how they can support the charity’s vision and goals.

Website administration manage website enquiries, the charity email inbox, 0800 number and text-to-donate service.

Project collaboration collaborate with collegues and sponsors to execute campaigns, projects and events. Nationwide Event Attendance. Attend events across the country as needed; this will be agreed with the GM on a case by case basis.

General administration monthly and other regular reporting on donors, volunteers and distribution. Management of current systems and processes. The role includes general administration and administrative support to the General Manager as required.

Person specification key competencies proficient in Hubspot and Microsoft Office suite. Primary industry understanding and/or experience. Strong administration and organisation skills. Proven ability to manage multiple priorities, manage time and work autonomously. Self-starter with the confidence to instigate new business relationships. Strong verbal and written communication skills, including active listening and the ability to tailor messages to different audiences. Proven deadline execution.

Personal attributes alignment with our values. Strong intrapersonal skills; values relationships. Problem solving skills. Can work autonomously or in a team; collaborates effectively. Capable and confident decision maker. High attention to detail. Adaptability and resilience.

A get things done person, willing to get your hands dirty.  If you're ready to make an impact , we want to hear from you. Apply now and be part of a passionate team dedicated to feeding New Zealand communities.

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