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Our new 15-year strategy prioritises grantmaking on outcomes, strengthening partnerships to achieve projects of greater scale and impact and innovative approaches. It is an exciting time to join the team.

As the community trust for Auckland and Northland the $1.2+ billion endowment we preserve and grow for the people of our region allows us to make $40 million of grants per year. We support the work of community organisations, large and small, that make our region a great place to live. We take an intergenerational view of the needs and aspirations of our communities and are working to support the communities of today to shape the communities of tomorrow.

Based in a heritage building in Ponsonby, as a leading philanthropic organisation we offer a collaborative team environment focused on continuous learning, personal development and supporting innovative thinking.


Advisor (Pacific)

This role in the Funding Unit is one of seven advisors, supported by the Community Funding Manager to: assess grant applications; provide funding recommendations and report on grants to the CEO and Trustees; provide advice to community groups; and participate in cross-team collaborative project work for the Foundation. The Advisor (Pacific) has a particular focus on engagement and relationship management with Pacific communities and for working closely with the Foundation’s Pacific Strategy Activator to support the Funding Unit’s implementation of our Pacific strategy. 

You’ll bring to this role your experience and knowledge of the community sector, excellent communication skills and natural relationship building ability. Your analytical thinking and planned approach ensures you deliver timely quality funding programme outcomes. A strong team player, your knowledge of our Pacific Community and your own relationships within the community will support our internal team and the activation of our Pacific strategy.

To apply in confidence please email To discuss the role email Audry McLaren at or phone 027 5501689.

Applications close on Monday 28 January 2019.  Foundation North reserves the right to accept applications after this date. 

Advisor (Pacific) - Position Description

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