We're recruiting a Chief Doer of Things!

Do you want to create a positive impact? Do you love a dynamic, challenging and fast-paced working environment? Do you have extra-ordinary organisational and people skills? Are you passionate about uplifting and empowering young people?

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Seed Waikato is on the hunt for a “Chief Doer of Things” (shout-out to Pat at One Percent Collective) providing leadership and day-to-day management to their 13 permanent volunteers to execute the 2019-2020 operational plan, which includes event, communications and finance management.

We are looking for someone to cover our Co-founder’s mahi as she takes maternity leave from early August through till December.

Seed Waikato was established in 2017, and is an award-winning, registered charity that provides experiences and opportunities for young people (15-35) to connect and grow. Led by millennials, the movement brings young people together to improve their wellbeing through:

  • Events and workshops

  • Digital education

  • Political participation

  • Volunteering

Seed Waikato’s activities don’t focus on a particular gender, ability, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation or vocation, but instead believe in the power of bringing diverse groups of people together.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A passion for youth development

  • Ability to consistently self-motivate

  • An understanding of design-thinking and community-led development principles

  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills

  • Experience creating and managing digital processes and systems

  • Experience in stakeholder engagement

  • Experience with project management

  • Experience with event and communications management

  • Experience managing budgets

  • Experience running meetings

This is a 20-30 hour per week fixed-term contracted role, offered at $30 per hour. You’ll operate out of Creators, a co-working space on Victoria Street, and be provided with a car park. You’ll need to provide your own phone, laptop and transport.

Keen? Applications are open until 8 July. Candidates must two do things:

  1. Fill out this form

  2. Send a copy of their CV and Cover Letter to gemma.major@seedwaikato.nz

You can download the Job Description here.