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Adviser, Funding Services - Pacific

Auckland or Wellington based

At Creative New Zealand, Toi Aotearoa, we believe that having access to great arts experiences is essential to New Zealanders’ well-being and our country’s unique identity. As the national arts development agency of Aotearoa, we encourage, promote and support the arts, for the benefit of all New Zealanders.

As a key member of the Funding Services team, alongside other Advisers you will provide efficient and accurate funding advice to applicants, including those from the Pasifika community, during their grant application process. You will also provide accurate and timely administrative support of the grants process, including reviewing all applications for eligibility and coding all applications with tags in the grants management system.

Ideally you will have demonstrated experience in the arts sector or in a funding organisation and will have exceptional communication and customer service skills.  An ability to interpret comprehensive funding guidelines and eligibility requirements coupled with high-level analysis skills and great attention to detail is also required. The role will report to the Manager, Funding Services, and can be located in Auckland or Wellington.

The successful candidate will have an awareness of and respect for Pacific communities and experience working in a Pasifika context, preferably with a knowledge of arts and culture. We’re also looking for someone with great communications and customer services skills and experience with grant management systems.

In return we offer a positive, supportive and collaborative and flexible working environment with passionate and caring people, as well as an enviable opportunity to work with and for Aotearoa's unique arts sector every day.

We’re advancing strategies to support and develop ngā toi Māori and Pacific arts and are committed to ensuring the preservation of heritage ngā toi Māori and Pacific arts knowledge. It’s an exciting time as our governing board is about to explore what Te Tiriti o Waitangi means for us as an organisation and our work with the arts sector.

Creative New Zealand (the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa) is the national arts development agency. We encourage, promote and support the arts in New Zealand for the benefit of all New Zealanders. We do this by investing in, developing, advocating for and providing leadership in the arts for the benefit of all New Zealanders. We’re funded by the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board and directly from the Government through Vote: Arts, Culture and Heritage.

Read the Job Description -  Adviser, Funding Services - Pacific (pdf 500KB)

Applications close on Wednesday 23 June 2021

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Kaiwhakamāhere Matua Māori, Ratonga Mahi Haumi - Senior Adviser, Māori - Investment Services

Wellington or Auckland location

At Toi Aotearoa Creative New Zealand, we believe that having access to great arts experiences is essential to New Zealanders’ well-being and our country’s unique identity. As the national arts development agency of Aotearoa, we encourage, promote and support the arts, for the benefit of all New Zealanders.

The Investment Services team is the kaitiaki of Creative New Zealand’s investment into the arts infrastructure of Aotearoa, on behalf of all New Zealanders.  We do this by ensuring the right organisations are funded for the right outcomes and provide guidance to clients to help them develop and grow.

This role has a specific (but not sole) focus on our relationships with Māori-led organisations within the Toi Tōtara Haemata and Toi Uru Kahikatea investment programmes.  

You will be responsible for building and maintaining positive working relationships with these clients that raises the mana of both parties to ensure the outcomes they generate help Creative New Zealand achieve our aspirations of dynamic arts, diversity and reach, and a resilient arts sector. 

This role also contributes to the effective delivery of the investment programmes, including monitoring, analysing, and assessing the performance of our clients individually and as a portfolio, and providing insights and advice to Creative New Zealand’s leadership and governance teams. 

We’re searching for someone with outstanding stakeholder management skills, knowledge of and experience in business management including financial analysis, governance and contract management, and experience in collecting and analysing data, monitoring trends, and using this information to provide quality advice. Ideally, you also have experience in the arts, not-for-profit and/or social impact sectors.

You will need to be motivated and positive, curious and empathetic, highly self-organised and able to manage sophisticated processes through to completion, with an unrelenting focus on efficiency, consistency, and continuous improvement.

The successful candidate will also be a confident te reo Māori speaker with the ability to incorporate mātauranga and tikanga Māori into your mahi and across the Arts Development team.

In return we offer a positive, supportive, collaborative and flexible working environment with passionate and caring people, as well as an enviable opportunity to work with and for New Zealand's unique arts sector every day.

We’re advancing strategies to support and develop ngā toi Māori and Pacific arts and are committed to ensuring the preservation of heritage ngā toi Māori and Pacific arts knowledge. It’s an exciting time as our governing board is exploring what Te Tiriti o Waitangi means for us as an organisation and our work with the arts sector.

Creative New Zealand (the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa) is the national arts development agency. We encourage, promote and support the arts in New Zealand for the benefit of all New Zealanders. We do this by investing in, developing, advocating for and providing leadership in the arts for the benefit of all New Zealanders. We’re funded by the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board and directly from the Government through Vote: Arts, Culture and Heritage.

Read the Job Description -  Senior Adviser, Māori - Investment Services (pdf 124KB)

Applications close on Wednesday 6 July 2021