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As a volunteer you can help ensure our daily operations run smoothly and be actively involved in bringing our longer-term visions for The Treasury to life.  You can learn new skills and share time with like-minded heritage enthusiasts.  Most importantly, you can help our clients and audiences from all over the world find the stories or information they are looking for.  

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RELATIONSHIP MANAGER – Honorarium contract

Do you love reaching out and connecting with others? Do you have experience in raising funds for non-profit organisations? Do you have top-notch sales and negotiation skills? We are looking for a special person who says yes to all of the above.

The Treasury Archive & Research Centre provides services for our communities to research, celebrate and connect to our district's past. This includes providing a purpose-built archive and heritage research centre that specialises in family history. We are run by a charitable trust with a team of volunteers and a small team of staff. Our services benefit a wide rohe/district - Te Tara o Te Ika a Maui - including the Thames-Coromandel District, Hauraki District and the north-eastern part of Matamata-Piako District.

We’re looking for a relationship builder – someone who can build and nurture long lasting relationships with individuals and organisations who can support our mahi. This is a newly created role, with a focus on building our partnerships, support and funding opportunities. You’ll be the keyperson working alongside our partners. This role is pivotal to ensuring the sustainability of our organisation.

Your partnership priorities will include raising funds and helping us diversify our income avenues especially through individual giving, corporate partnerships and sponsorships and community fundraising, while also supporting our Board develop its relationship with Tangata Whenua.

We are offering an honorarium contract of $15,000 for a part-time independent contractor, with a fixed period to the end of 2022. The role and financial contribution may be extended in future once sponsors and donations are secured. We encourage you to outline what you can offer for this honorarium in your application.

We are looking for a real "people" person who has not only the right skills and experience, but also isn’t shy about encouraging others to support us.  You will appreciate the challenges of working in anon-profit organisation and be able to develop great relationships with only a small budget. You will have a broad understanding of Tikanga Māori, and an awareness of the communities and tangata whenua of our rohe would be highly beneficial.

Our office is based in Thames on the Coromandel Peninsula however our reach is across the Coromandel Peninsula and Hauraki District. The successful applicant must be able to meet face-to-face with our stakeholders and we would prefer someone based in the Coromandel Peninsula-Hauraki District area.

For further information, please view a role description here. To apply, please complete our application form and send it with your CV or proposal by email to The Treasury Business Manager at comms.thetreasury@gmail.com. Applications close Friday 29 April 2022 at 4 p.m.

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"Nothing happens unless first we dream"
Carl Sandburg

This quote was the opening statement of The Coromandel Heritage Trust’s successful 2013 application to Lottery Environment & Heritage which was the final enabler of the Archive build. Daring to dream is what has created the Archive we see today at The Treasury.

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