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Work for us

If you'd like to work for us, check out our current job vacancies.

We are a member of the Equal Employment Opportunities Trust with a commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi. Creative New Zealand, the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa, is the national arts development organisation. We support, develop, and advocate for the arts, for the benefit of all New Zealanders.


Funding Services Advisors 

We have two fantastic opportunities for advisers in our new Funding Services team. This team is responsible for providing exceptional customer service to artists, groups and organisations, and managing our grants processes from pre-application advice right through to completion for our many funding opportunities. 

Your focus will be to provide:

  • friendly, efficient and accurate advice about CNZ's funding opportunities and processes
  • end-to-end processing of the many grants applications we receive throughout the year
  • accurate funding agreements for grants recipients.

These two roles can be based in either Auckland or Wellington. 

To be successful in this role, you must bring:

  • genuine commitment to delivering outstanding customer service
  • exceptional communication skills 
  • experience in managing processes through to completion with efficiency, consistency and attention to detail
  • a broad knowledge of the arts, gained within arts and/or funding organisations
  • enthusiasm and a collaborative approach to teamwork.

Knowledge and awareness of issues affecting Māori and Pasifika artists is highly desirable, and fluency in te reo Māori will be an advantage. 

In return we offer a positive and collaborative working environment, great work/life balance, and an enviable opportunity to work with and for New Zealand's vibrant arts sector every day.

If this sounds like you, apply at seek.co.nz today

Read the full Funding Service Advisor job description (doc 140KB)

Applications close at 5pm, Friday 28 September 2017

Executive Assistant (fixed term)

Due to maternity leave we are looking for a fabulous Executive Assistant who loves the challenge of working in a busy, dynamic team environment juggling many priorities and projects at one time. This is a full time position, for a 12 month fixed term, starting immediately. The role is based in our Wellington office.

Your primary focus will be to provide professional executive assistant and administration support to the Senior Manager, Arts Development Services.  This support will include:

  • Diary management, co-ordinating meetings, drafting correspondence, making travel bookings and processing invoices and reconciliations.
  • Project coordination and administrative support to projects, programmes and initiatives managed through the Arts Development team.
  • Assisting to organise events/festivals/fairs as required.
  • Maintaining the team work plan.

To be successful in this role, you will be:

  • An experienced administrator with an excellent knowledge and experience of administrative processes and systems.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email management systems. 
  • Highly organised, detail- and results-oriented.
  • A collaborative team player.

Knowledge and experience of the New Zealand arts sector is desirable. Enthusiasm, initiative, adaptability and a professional manner are essential in this position.

If this sounds like you, apply on seek.co.nz today! We will review applications as they come in, so don't wait for the deadline.

Download a full job description (doc 150KB)

Applications close at 5pm, Wednesday 20 September 2017

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