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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 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.


Arts Funding Administrator: Part time, Fixed term – Parental Leave Cover

We are looking for a fabulous Administrator who loves the challenge of working in a busy, dynamic environment juggling many priorities at one time. This role, which is based in Auckland, is for a fixed term of approximately 9 months to cover a parental leave period to June 2015.

The position is part time for three days a week - Wednesdays to Fridays.  You will be responsible for providing a wide range of administration and support services including:

  • Co-ordinating and supporting the programmes and initiatives managed through the Arts Funding team.
  • Providing administrative support to the Auckland based Arts Funding team including diary management, co-ordinating meetings, making travel bookings and processing invoices and visa reconciliations.
  • Providing frontline and phone reception services for the Auckland office
  • Providing facilities and IT support for the Auckland office 

To be successful in this role, you will have excellent knowledge and experience of administrative processes and systems and will be proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email management systems. 

You will be client focused, organised, detail and results orientated and have previous experience in an administration environment. Knowledge and experience of the New Zealand arts sector is desirable.  Enthusiasm, initiative, adaptability and a professional manner will be essential in this position.

Please email a cover letter and your Curriculum Vitae (noting the reference Arts Funding Administrator) to

Read the full job description (doc 131KB)

Applications close at 5.00 pm, Monday 22 September 2014.

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