Job Opportunities

If you have a passion for community, HIV and/or sexual health, you should consider a career with us. We are NZ’s leading health organisation for people living with HIV, gay men, other men who have sex with men and the African community.

Events and Volunteers Officer, Community Engagement (37.5 hours per week)

If you want to be one of the driving forces behind the elimination of new HIV transmissions in New Zealand by 2025, then read on!

The New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF), who’s been at the forefront of HIV prevention in New Zealand for the past 30 years, is building upon its ENDING HIV campaign which aims to build a strong community movement that inspires and empower gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM)* to take action to end new HIV transmissions in New Zealand.

This role is responsible for leading the NZAF Community Engagement in the successful delivery of ENDING HIV events and activations at MSM community events. This will include providing key support in delivering the Big Gay Out and pride parade float, as well as leading on all ENDING HIV events and activations throughout the year. Additionally, the successful applicant will design and deliver an organisation-wide volunteer and ambassador programme.  

This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to leverage their existing experience in events and volunteer coordination to create programs and deliver events that engage, involve and empower gay and bi guys to connect with the ENDING HIV social movement.

You will have a sound understanding of the ENDING HIV movement and an infectious enthusiasm for achieving our goal of ending new HIV infections in New Zealand by 2025. This role will involve building strong relationships with community stakeholders and you will need to be able to problem solve outside the box.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Play a key role within the wider NZAF Community Engagement team in the mobilisation of gay and bisexual men, the group most affected by HIV and AIDS in New Zealand.
  • Work collaboratively with internal stakeholders to establish a volunteer programme that recruits, mobilises, retains and recognises volunteers nationally, and ambassadors within the Auckland region
  • Play a leading role in planning, delivering and evaluating ENDING HIV events and event activations that support our goal of mobilising gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men to end HIV transmission.

NZAF offers a competitive compensation package with a salary of $50,421 - $56,023 and benefits including one week of additional employer holidays on top of the minimum four weeks annual leave, and flexible work hours.

NZAF is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.

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Download the Application Form 

If you have any questions about the position please contact Seb Stewart seb.stewart@nzaf.org.nz or 021 624 671

Interested? Email your covering letter, CV and the NZAF application form to recruitment@nzaf.org.nz by 5 pm Friday 10 November 2017

* Trans and gender diverse people who either identify as Trans masculine gay/bisexual or have sex with MSM are an integral part of ENDING HIV projects. We encourage applications for this role from you. 

Senior Communications Officer, (37.5 hours per week, Auckland based)

If you want to be one of the driving forces behind the elimination of new HIV transmissions in New Zealand by 2025, then read on!

The New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF), who’s been at the forefront of HIV prevention in New Zealand for the past 30 years, is looking for a talented Senior Communications Officer to join our team and contribute to our goal of ending new HIV transmissions.

In this role, you will act as the lead communications advisor across media engagement, key communication projects, digital and social media and the NZAF membership programme. The successful candidate will have a breadth of relevant communications experience as well as a demonstrated ability to develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders and media outlets. Exceptional copywriting skills and a keen eye for detail are also crucial determinants of success in the role.  

This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to leverage their existing experience in communications, marketing or media relations to be able to have a real impact on the very most important global human problems of our time.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project manage the development of key communications pieces within the organisation, including website content, annual reports, and printed educational materials
  • Provide clear and concise communications advice and support which reflects the position of the NZAF
  • Lead on proactive media engagement and responses
  • Lead on digital, social media and mass email communications for the NZAF brand
  • Maintain and develop the NZAF membership programme

This is a key role within NZAF’s Marketing, Communications and Fundraising team.

NZAF offers a competitive compensation package with a salary of $62,493 - $69,436, and benefits including one week of additional employer holidays on top of the minimum four weeks’ annual leave, and flexible work hours.

NZAF is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.

Download the detailed Job Description
Download the NZAF application form

Interested? Email your covering letter, CV the NZAF application form to recruitment@nzaf.org.nz by 5.00pm Wednesday 25 October 2017.  Interviews are planned for Monday, 30 and Tuesday, 31 October.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Lisa Mirpuri on 09 300 6964 or lisa.mirpuri@nzaf.org.nz