This part-time role will develop and advance the OBU Foundation into a strong Wellington community organisation.  This may suit someone transitioning from a full-time professional career, with strong Wellington business networks.   Flexible work hours will be agreed depending on the skill set of the successful candidate and the remuneration package includes a base salary and performance bonus.

The purpose of the role is to establish and lead operations at the OBU Foundation in a way that meets the Trust’s purposes, including:

  • Managing the establishment of a sustainable fund and capital base for our newly established Foundation
  • Fostering the long term relationships and partnerships with our club members and community organisations
  • Being a champion for the sporting, personal development and education of OBURFC players.

The person:

Bring your leadership, strategic and relationship management skills, passion, knowledge and drive to support the development opportunities of OBURFC players.

Accountable to the OBU Foundation Chairman and coordinating a small team of professional or volunteer resources, we seek a person who has:

  • Strong understanding of successful fundraising strategies and ability to ensure those happen directly or through supporting resources.
  • A passion for enhancing the education, training, physical and mental well-being of OBURFC players.
  • Strategic planning skills, including the ability to investigate and recommend strategies for the development and advancement of the Foundation.
  • Strong project management and organisational skills, including the ability to work independently and provide proactive informing and reporting.
  • Credibility and ability to relate well with all stakeholders, including past and present club members and future Foundation supporters.
  • Existing knowledge and relationship with OBURFC would be an advantage.


Applications close:  5pm Monday 7 May 2018

Applications to: Alasdair McBeth, OBU Foundation Chairman at

Position description: Available to view here