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We are a member of the Equal Employment Opportunities Trust with a commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.

Administrator/Receptionist – Fixed Term Parental Leave 

We are looking for an experienced Administrator/Receptionist who enjoys working in a varied and busy role in a dynamic environment. This full-time role, which is based in Wellington, is for a fixed term of approximately 12 months (to late January 2017) to provide cover for a period of parental leave.   

Your primary focus will be to provide high quality administration and support services to the Business Services team and the Wellington office and reception services (frontline and phone) for Creative New Zealand.  This support will include:

  • Providing exceptional service to internal and external customers.
  • Diary management, co-ordinating meetings and bookings, mail and maintaining office and stationery supplies.
  • Assisting with ICT services including laptops and phones.
  • Assisting the Finance team with a range of tasks including debtors and creditors processing and taxi and travel invoicing.
  • Assisting with HR tasks including recruitment administration and co-ordinating induction programmes   

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. 
  • Have an interest in Finance and ICT.
  • Client focused, organised, detail and results orientated.
  • A strong 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.

Please email a cover letter and your Curriculum Vitae (noting the reference Administrator/ Receptionist) to recruitment@creativenz.govt.nz. For a full job description please visit our website: www.creativenz.govt.nz.   

Applications close at 5pm, 1 February 2016.

E ngā mātā waka o te motu, e ngā karangatanga maha, te iti me te rahi  tēnā koutou katoa, he karere he panui tenei e pa ana ki etahi tunga hou is Toi Aotearoa mo te hunga e hiahia ana kia mahi ai i roto i te ao Toi.

Creative New Zealand (the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa) is the national arts development agency, supporting, promoting and advocating for the arts and artists in New Zealand.  We are funded by the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board and directly from the Government through Vote: Culture and Heritage.

Creative New Zealand is a member of the Equal Employment Opportunities Trust with a commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.  

View job description here. 


Executive Assistant /Team Co-ordinator

Creative New Zealand (the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa) is the national arts development organisation, supporting, promoting and advocating for the arts and artists in New Zealand. 

We are looking for a fabulous Executive Assistant/Team Co-ordinator who loves the challenge of working in a busy, dynamic environment juggling many priorities and projects at one time. This is a full time position based in our Wellington office.  

Your primary focus will be to provide professional executive assistant and administration support to the Senior Manager, Arts Policy, Capability and International (TAPIC) and the TAPIC team.  This support will include:

  • Diary management, co-ordinating meetings, drafting correspondence, making travel bookings and processing invoices and visa reconciliations.
  • Co-ordinating and administering/supporting the projects, programmes and initiatives managed through the TAPIC 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 of and experience in administrative processes and systems.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email management systems. 
  • Client focused, organised, detail and results orientated.
  • A strong 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.

Please email a cover letter and your Curriculum Vitae (noting the reference Executive Assistant/ Team Co-ordinator) to recruitment@creativenz.govt.nz. For a full job description please visit our website: www.creativenz.govt.nz.   

Applications close at 12 noon, Monday 1 February 2016.

E ngā mātā waka o te motu, e ngā karangatanga maha, te iti me te rahi  tēnā koutou katoa, he karere he panui tenei e pa ana ki etahi tunga hou is Toi Aotearoa mo te hunga e hiahia ana kia mahi ai i roto i te ao Toi.

Creative New Zealand (the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa) is the national arts development agency, supporting, promoting and advocating for the arts and artists in New Zealand.  We are funded by the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board and directly from the Government through Vote: Culture and Heritage.

Creative New Zealand is a member of the Equal Employment Opportunities Trust with a commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.  

View job description here. 


Adviser, Stakeholder Relations (Fixed Term)

Do you want to be part of a creative and dynamic organisation and make a big difference to how we work with our partners?

We are looking for an enthusiastic new team member to take up the role of Adviser, Stakeholder Relations, based in Wellington. This is a fixed-term position to 23 December 2016.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Planning, Performance and Stakeholder Relations (PPSR), the Adviser, Stakeholder Relations will help achieve Creative New Zealand and the PPSR Team’s objectives by supporting and operating key information-gathering and reporting functions.  These include:

  • sourcing information for and drafting responses to Ministerial correspondence, Parliamentary Questions (PQs), Official Information Act requests (OIAs) and other requests for information
  • assisting with the delivery of key reports and accountability documents (e.g, Statement of Performance Expectations, Annual Report)
  • preparing high-quality and reasoned research, advice and information (e.g, submissions to government and other agencies)
  • undertaking project work across a broad range of subject matter areas within the PPSR team.

To succeed in this role you must have:

  • highly-developed research and communication skills
  • experience in, or an understanding of, planning and reporting processes
  • experience in, or an understanding of, project delivery and project management practices
  • Microsoft Office skills, and strong numerical skills
  • knowledge of the arts sector, of public/State sector processes, and in writing Ministerial and official correspondence would be an advantage.

You’ll also be a good analytical thinker, be well-organised and take the initiative, be results-focused with great attention to detail, and be a positive team player, willing to take on whatever comes your way.

Please email a cover letter and your CV (noting the reference Adviser, Stakeholder Relations) to recruitment@creativenz.govt.nz. For a full job description please visit our website: www.creativenz.govt.nz

Applications close at 5pm, 2 February 2016.

E ngā mātā waka o te motu, e ngā karangatanga maha, te iti me te rahi  tēnā koutou katoa, he karere he panui tenei e pa ana ki etahi tunga hou is Toi Aotearoa mo te hunga e hiahia ana kia mahi ai i roto i te ao Toi.

Creative New Zealand (the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa) is the national arts development agency; developing, investing in and advocating for the arts. We are funded by the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board and the New Zealand Government.

Creative New Zealand is a member of the Equal Employment Opportunities Trust, with a commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.

View job description here. 


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