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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.

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Senior Adviser, International – Asia

As a result of Creative New Zealand’s new Focus on Asia initiative, we have an exciting and unique opportunity available for an experienced Senior Adviser with excellent project management, research and relationship management skills.

This role, which is offered on a full-time basis for a fixed term from October 2014 to June 2017, can be based in Auckland or Wellington.  National and international travel will be required to support the delivery of the Focus on Asia programme.

Reporting to the Manager, International Special Projects and Cultural Exchange, you will provide project management, advisory support and stakeholder liaison for the Focus on Asia programme of initiatives. The successful candidate for this role will have:

  • in-depth project and event management skills and experience (preferably involving high profile, international projects);
  • proven experience of working in the arts sector, preferably  with  knowledge and experience of the Asian arts community;
  • proven ability to manage and deliver projects on budget;
  • an excellent communicator with highly developed influencing and relationship management skills;
  • excellent research and analytical skills; and
  • a good knowledge of assessment and funding processes.

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 Senior Adviser, International - Asia) to

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Applications close at 5.00 pm, Friday 22 August 2014.

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