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Administrator & Fundraising Assistant

Wallace Gallery Morrinsville

Job details

Wallace Gallery Morrinsville
31 May 2019
Work type
Part time employment
Work classification
Management & Admin, Marketing & Media, Visual Arts


Join our team!

Our new Administrator and Fundraising Assistant will work directly alongside our Gallery Director in the day-to-day running of the Gallery, including basic administration and applying for grants and fundraising schemes. This is an existing role, and the post-holder will have a chance to shape it according to their skills and interests. 

Specific responsibilities:

  • Administration and support. Basic financial administration including processing sales, banking, keeping an up-to-date database, cash handling. Liaising with suppliers and artists. 
  • Acting as a general assistant to the Director, taking calls, emails, etc.
  • Monitoring fundraising calendars and seeking out new fundraising avenues to explore.
  • Filling out applications & answering application queries (audits). 
  • Compile monthly reports of fundraising activities.


  • 1 year minimum experience in basic financial administration. Ideally, some of this experience would be from the not-for-profit sector. 
  • 1 years minimum experience in a customer service role.
  • Experience in applying for funding and grants.
  • Good attention to detail and high levels of accuracy.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook). Familiarity with MailChimp, social media sites, and/or Xero would be excellent.
  • An interest in working in a fine-arts/cultural institution.

Key Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong communication skills, written and oral.
  • Good organisational skills. 
  • Numeracy.
  • IT literacy.
  • Ability to project the vision of the Wallace Gallery and to understand and appreciate our community.  
  • Ability to work independently and unsupervised. 

Personal Attributes:

  • Positive, proactive approach to work and a team player. 
How to apply

If you'd like to apply for this role or would like more information, email a CV and cover letter to our Director at eliza@morrinsvillegallery.org.nz.

Written by

Wallace Gallery Morrinsville

14 May 2019