Arts Project Officer

Job details

Organisation
MIX - Connecting, Creating, Living Incorporated
Closes
26 Jun 2019
Region
Wellington
Work type
Full time employment, Part time employment, Casual employment
Work classification
Community & Access Arts

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MIX is a community based activity centre for people with mental health needs.

Our vision is that wellbeing is a taonga for all.

Our mission is to:

  • Connect individuals to form shared communities.
  • Create opportunities for growth in wellbeing and art.
  • Live life through the 5 ways to wellbeing.

We support the recovery process for people with mental health needs in a supportive, safe, non-threatening facilities, offering pursuits that enrich and empower people’s lives. MIX runs wellbeing, community and arts programmes to support mental health recovery.

Arts Project Officer

Firstly, you will be filling in for our Art Coordinator. This will be around 31 hours a week. The length of this role will be around 3 months. 

Secondly, you will be leading our art project with the aim to increase the number of sales our artists have via online stores, social media, markets and through art rentals. This will be done over one day a week. The length of this role is until December 2019.

For this duel-role, you will need to be:

  • Well-organised to plan for the MIX art programme alongside the art sales project
  • Knowledgeable about online art sales, e.g. Facebook, Etsy, Felt, Instagram etc.
  • Comfortable with learning and working quickly
  • Passionate about and able to communicate with a broad range of people, including those who may be vulnerable, struggling in their lives, or with minimum literacy.​
How to apply

Please email Fiona@mix.org.nz stating which job description(s) you would like a copy of, before sending in a CV and a cover letter detailing your suitability for the role. 

Applications will be reviewed, and interviews will be held, on a rolling basis. 

Thank you for your interest - we look forward to hearing from you!

Written by

MIX - Connecting, Creating, Living Incorporated

5 Jun 2019