Vacancies at SBN

People and Performance Lead

The Sustainable Business Network is looking for a ‘people’ person who wants to work with New Zealand’s leading sustainable businesses to make Aotearoa a better place. We’re looking for someone to help us fulfil our purpose and increase our collective impact as an organisation. The role is based in Auckland.

This senior role is all about creating a team culture that delivers well on our purpose, strategy, projects and plans. To flourish in the role you will need to have exceptional people skills and emotional intelligence. You will have strong leadership skills and be confident with performance management. You will have experience in both commercial and not for profit settings.

You’ll have an excellent knowledge of different business functions and systems, as well as sustainability. You’ll also have a strong work ethic, be highly organised and have good attention to detail. Above all, you’ll have a positive can-do nature and be a joy to work with.

The Sustainable Business Network (SBN) is a social enterprise made up of businesses, governmental agencies and organisations located across the country. Our members connect through events, resources and projects to help New Zealand become a more sustainable nation.

If you’re a team player and passionate about the role of sustainability in business, we’d like to hear from you!

To read the full job description click here

Please apply for the role through Seek.


If you are interested in joining SBN as an intern, you can complete a speculative internship application form and send it to

At SBN staff and interns work together to help deliver a range of services to members both in person and online.  Members are encouraged to make a contribution towards our four transformation areas by providing expertise, collaborating on projects, participating in events and conferences, or showcasing their work at our annual Awards and other events.

Internships are unpaid voluntary positions.  They are often filled by students who are working towards or have completed an academic course of study and usually have a specific focus to complete a particular task or project.

At SBN you’ll gain knowledge and experience in sustainability from our leading sustainability practitioners and we hope that you will gain both personal and job satisfaction.

If you are interested please fill in this form and email it to