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Pou Whirinaki - Executive Assistant
- Hauora days and allowance
- Flexible working options
- Work alongside a passionate and dedicated team
Te Whiwhinga Mahi | The Opportunity
The Pou Whirinaki (Executive Assistant) is primarily responsible for providing professional, executive and project management support to the Senior Manager Te Kaupapa o Toi Aotearoa. The role also supports the People and Capability team to build Māori cultural capability across the organisation.
Te Kaupapa o Toi Aotearoa is our Creative New Zealand organisational culture and a programme of work we are undertaking to build our Māori cultural knowledge, skills, and competencies (as individuals and as a collective) to have respectful, honest, and informed conversations; to be an excellent Crown and arts leader and trusted partner who provides great public value to all New Zealanders.
Mōu Ake | About You
You will have a grounding in Te Ao Māori and be confident in your ability to operationalise and embed cultural capability whilst working alongside the Senior Manager Te Kaupapa o Toi Aotearoa and wider organisation.
Ideally you will have strong administration, coordination, and project/ event management experience. However, we are open to considering up-and-coming kaimahi who demonstrate a strong appreciation of Te Ao Māori and who are passionate about driving the aspirations of Toi Aotearoa.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
- Lived experience and appreciation of Te Ao Māori.
- Excellent administration and organisational skills, including diary management and the ability to take minutes.
- Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.
- Microsoft 365 proficiency, including Outlook, Word, Excel, Adobe and PowerPoint.
- A strong sense of manaakitanga and an openness to sharing tikanga and Te Ao Māori values with the wider organisation.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
For more information, including a detailed job description, or to kōrero further on the role, please contact Tessa Wilkie at Niche Recruitment on 021 198 9580 firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close 16/08 however we will be reviewing applications throughout and may progress to formal interview ahead of the closing date.
Arts Practice Director, Visual Arts and Craft / Object (Parental Leave Cover)
The Arts Practice Director, Visual Arts, Craft and Object leads Creative New Zealand’s engagement with the Visual Arts and Craft and Object sectors, provides strategic advice on the direction of these arts practices, and provides independent specialist knowledge of these arts to support Creative New Zealand’s funding and investment and strategic and corporate plans.
You’re passionate about the Visual Arts and/or Craft and Object practice areas, with extensive knowledge of and professional networks within the sector. You take pride and find meaning in your work, which means you’re self-motivated and organised. You have a natural affinity towards manaakitanga and building authentic, trusting and mana-enhancing relationships, building bridges and dismantling barriers.
You have the ability to be influential and have demonstrable experience in providing high-level strategic advice and recommendations which lead to a direct impact on an organisation’s operations and processes. You recognise and promote the role of Māori as tāngata whenua, understand the history and meaning of Te Tiriti and have at least some fluency in te reo me ōna tikanga.
Most importantly, you are a team player who will contribute knowledgeably and positively to our team of Arts Practice Directors and the wider Creative New Zealand whānau.
How to apply
If you are interested in coming to work with us, please send your CV and a cover letter outlining why this is the role for you and what motivated you to apply to email@example.com. We look forward to hearing from you.
We want to make sure any accessibility requirements you may have are well supported, that the selection process is equitable for everyone, and that nothing gets in the way of us finding the right person for the job. Please let us know if there are any adjustments or support we can offer to make our process more accessible to you by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close on Friday 18 August 2023. Note that applicants must have the right to work in New Zealand.
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.
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 for us as we’re exploring what Te Tiriti o Waitangi means for us as an organisation and our work with the arts sector.
Creative New Zealand is an equal opportunities employer and committed to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.