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Project Manager - Auckland Diversity Project 

The Auckland Diversity Project which launched in March 2015, responds to the changing demographic of Auckland and focuses on increasing audience engagement and artistic practice in Māori, Pacific and Asian communities. We are seeking an experienced Project Manager with excellent relationship management skills and networks to help us make a difference.

This role, which is offered on a part-time basis for a fixed term to 30 June 2017, is based in Auckland. 

Reporting to the Senior Adviser, Audience Development and Capability Building, the role will be responsible for the management of the Auckland Diversity Project including delivering and monitoring initiatives in partnership with key Auckland based arts organisations and stakeholders.   

The successful candidate for this role will have:

  • in-depth project and event management skills and experience;  
  • proven experience of developing and delivering initiatives in the arts and cultural sector;
  • proven experience running assessment and funding processes;
  • knowledge of, and networks in, Māori, Pacific and Asian communities in Auckland;
  • excellent communication skills with highly developed influencing and relationship management expertise; and
  • excellent research and analytical skills.

This is a challenging and exciting position which will require a consultative approach and effective liaison abilities.

Please email a cover letter and your Curriculum Vitae (noting the reference Project Manager – Auckland Diversity Project) to recruitment@creativenz.govt.nz.

Read the full job description (doc 158KB)

Applications close at 5.00 pm on Monday 25 July 2016.

Communications Adviser – Fixed term (4 months)

Creative New Zealand is looking for a fabulous Communications Adviser who is able to develop and implement communications for a range of initiatives and audiences with a particular, but not exclusive, focus on Māori and Pacific arts. 

Two important events that you will be doing the communications for are the Te Waka Toi Awards (Maori Arts Awards) and the Arts Pasifika Awards.

This role, which is based in Wellington, is for a fixed term of 4 months (August – December 2016).

We are looking for a candidate with the following:

  • Proven public relations experience including media relations and wider communications
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in developing and implementing communication plans
  • Proven experience in issues management
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • A high level initiative and a can-do attitude
  • A knowledge of Te Reo Māori would be helpful

To apply, please email a cover letter and your Curriculum Vitae to recruitment@creativenz.govt.nz. For a full job description please visit our website: www.creativenz.govt.nz.

Read the full job description (doc 72.3KB)

Applications close at 5.00pm, Friday 29 July 2016.

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