Partnerships & Communications Manager
Objectspace is Aotearoa/New Zealand’s leading gallery dedicated to the fields of design, craft and architecture. It seeks to invigorate exhibition making, support discourse in these fields, and provide a wealth of opportunities to engage and expand knowledge of material cultures.
In 2017 Objectspace underwent a major development, relocating to the new purpose redesigned premises on Rose Road in Ponsonby, bringing with it a shift in scale to four exhibition spaces and the provision of a dedicated public programming space and library. Objectspace also delivers a range services to the Craft/Object sector. These are nation-wide and extend beyond exhibition programming into the areas of research, development, relationship development, international relationship development and the enrichment of critical writing in the field.
As part of this expansion Objectspace has invested significantly in building a major sponsorship and philanthropy base to enable the organisation to grow and to continue to undertake ambitious work. The Partnerships and Communications Manager will work alongside the Director and consultancy Brown Bread playing a key role developing and implementing the work that we do in this area. The position is also responsible for the digital delivery of content for Objectspace. Engaging and growing our digital audiences, extending our audiences and reach
Position Title: Partnerships and Communications Manager
Responsible To: Director, Objectspace
Hours: Full time at 30 hours per week. Fixed term for one year.
- To develop and maintain long-term giving relationships with individuals and businesses and help grow the impact of Objectspace for the craft and design sectors in New Zealand
- To implement sponsorship, philanthropy and engagement strategies to fundraise for Objectspace.
- To bring new approaches to fundraising campaigns, communications and events for a tightly resourced arts institution using strong communications and marketing know-how.
- To create and implement Objectspace’s communication strategies and content.
- To build and grow a long-term digital community around Objectspace, helping grow the impact of Objectspace for the craft and design sectors in New Zealand
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A tertiary qualification in communications, the arts, or related fields will be advantageous. Proven experience successfully implementing communication strategies through social media and database networks is also advantageous.
This is a fixed-term 12 month position working 30 hours per week commencing 20 August 2018. Applicants must have a full driver’s license and be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.
Applications close on Wednesday 11 July at 10.30pm. Shortlisted interviews will take place at Objectspace on 19 July, 2018.