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Creative New Zealand is the national arts development organisation, supporting, promoting and advocating for the arts and artists in New Zealand.  We receive funding from the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board and directly from the Government through Vote: Culture and Heritage.

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

Vacancies

Senior Arts Adviser - Literature

Do you want to be part of a creative and dynamic organisation and have the chance to make an impact on the arts sector in New Zealand? 

The Senior Arts Adviser-Literature contributes to the successful delivery of funding and initiatives/programmes across the literature portfolio by providing support, expertise and advice to individual artists, arts organisations, investment clients and stakeholders about funding and other support available through Creative New Zealand. They will also be required to provide support on other art forms as required.

This role, which can be based in Wellington or Auckland, reports to the Manager Arts Grants and Creative Communities Scheme in the Arts Funding team. Frequent travel will be required to engage with customers and stakeholders across New Zealand.

To succeed in this role you must have:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the literature art form (at a ‘specialist’ level) as well as one or more other art forms.
  • Strong knowledge of arts development practises
  • A strong client services ethic
  • Well developed oral and written communication skills
  • Good financial skills including an understanding of financial reporting, financial analysis and budgeting.
  • Experience of funding processes including experience of setting, agreeing and monitoring contract/funding delivery standards
  • Project management skills
  • Proven stakeholder and relationship management skills
  • A commitment to the principles of the Treaty or Waitangi

Please email a cover letter and your Curriculum Vitae (noting the reference Senior Arts Adviser) to recruitment@creativenz.govt.nz.

Full job description Senior Arts Adviser - Literature (doc 139KB) 

Applications close at 12 noon Tuesday 7th April 2015.

Arts Adviser - Music

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and passionate person to join our dynamic organisation in the position of Arts Adviser – Music.

The Arts Adviser, Music is responsible for providing support and advice to individual artists, arts organisations and stakeholders about funding, the assessment of applications, and other support available through Creative New Zealand.  As well as supporting the Music portfolio the Adviser will also be required to assist on other art forms as required. This role, which can be based in Wellington or Auckland, reports to the Senior Arts Adviser - Music in the Arts Funding team. Frequent travel will be required to engage with customers and stakeholders across New Zealand.

To succeed in this role you must have:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the Music art form (at a ‘specialist’ level) as well as one or more other art forms.
  • Well developed oral and written communication skills
  • Good financial skills including an understanding of financial reporting, financial analysis and budgeting
  • The ability to manage funding rounds and evaluation of funded projects, organisations and initiatives
  • Project management skills
  • Proven stakeholder and relationship management skills
  • A commitment to the principles of the Treaty or Waitangi

Please email a cover letter and your Curriculum Vitae (noting the reference Arts Adviser) to recruitment@creativenz.govt.nz

Full job description Arts Adviser - Music (doc 142KB)

Applications close at 12 noon, Tuesday 7th April 2015
 


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