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Communications & Publications Manager

Job details

Enjoy Public Art Gallery
13 Jul 2018
Work type
Part time employment, Contract
Work classification
Management & Admin, Marketing & Media, Visual Arts


Hours per week: 32 hours (part-time position)
Job Term: 2 years
Reports to: Curator/Manager and Enjoy Trust
Preferred start date: Monday 3 September 2018


Enjoy Public Art Gallery is seeking a highly motivated Communications and Publications Manager to join our team in early September 2018. Established in 2000, Enjoy Public Art Gallery is a leading independent contemporary art space in Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington. 

The successful candidate will be driven by a commitment to generate and facilitate contemporary art projects and to promote the discourse of contemporary art practice in all its forms. This is an exceptional opportunity to work with emerging and established practitioners within the field of contemporary art.

This role has two important points of focus:

  1. To build and promote Enjoy's profile through management of the gallery's communications, online presence
  2.  To support the Curator/Manager in day-to-day gallery operations, administration, exhibition and publishing programme development and delivery, while also upholding the aims and values outlined in the Enjoy Vision and Mission.

The Communications and Publications Manager will work closely and collaboratively with the Curator/Manager and Trustees to implement Enjoy’s strategic vision. Reporting initially to the Curator/Manager and directly to the trustees as required, the Communications and Publications Manager will promote and develop discourse around Enjoy’s exhibitions, publications and other programming. This includes building relationships with key arts and cultural organisations, artists, writers, designers, volunteers, media and the Enjoy community.  

You will also be responsible for Enjoy’s online presence: implement the gallery’s Digital Strategy, producing content for and publishing to Enjoy’s website, Instagram, Facebook, blog, video channel and other social media accounts.

Working with a range of contributors including artists, writers and designers, you will work with the Curator/Manager to develop Enjoy’s publications programme and will oversee aspects of these projects such as scheduling, commissioning, editing, proofing, design, printing and distribution. Alongside these activities, you will provide administrative support for the delivery and development of Enjoy’s programming, including overseeing Enjoy’s volunteer programme. 

Salary range: $20.20 – $22.00 p/hr


View or download the full Position Description here.

How to apply

To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter addressed to the Enjoy Trust at trust@enjoy.org.nz

Applications due 5pm, Sunday 15 July 2018

Written by

Enjoy Contemporary Art Space

20 Jun 2018

Established in June 2000 as an artist-run initiative, Enjoy Contemporary Art Space is a leading independent contemporary art space located in Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand.