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New Zealand Fashion Museum

Job details

New Zealand Fashion Museum
20 Nov 2019
National, Auckland
Work type
Part time employment
Work classification
Culture & Heritage, Marketing & Media


The New Zealand Fashion Museum is the world's first online fashion museum. We record the clothes and people behind Aotearoa’s unique fashion identity and share their stories through the online museum, exhibitions, publications and social media.

We are looking for a part-time contract (10 hours a week) Social Media and Marketing whizz to help us create dynamic and relevant content across our social media and marketing channels. 

Key Responsibilities.

  • Engage with the kaupapa, values and strategic plan of our organisation. 

  • Develop the Social Media calendar 3months in advance with flexibility for real-time reactivity

  • Stay abreast of social media and marketing trends

  • Create posts across relevant social media channels

  • Promote our events and exhibitions on social media

  • Share our website content to maximise engagement. 

  • Research social media influencers/stakeholders, and engage with them.

  • Respond to queries on social media

  • Generate a monthly newsletter in collaboration with the Director.

  • Manage and update our database regularly.

  • Contribute to monthly Board reports using analytics in Google and social media channels.

About Us:

  • We are the New Zealand Fashion Museum, the world’s first online museum and a not-for-profit organisation.

  • We live and breathe the story of NZ fashion;  preserving the history and contextualising its social and cultural importance for today, primarily in the digital space. 

  • We are a small tight knit team with an active Board of Trustees.

  • For more information, please visit www.nzfashionmuseum.org.nz    

About You:

  • Tertiary qualifications (or in progress) in marketing and/or communications.

  • A strategic thinker who can see the big picture and come up with creative ways to execute a strategic plan on a limited budget. 

  • Experience in the fashion industry or in the creative space is ideal but not necessary. A strong creative point of view, but adaptable. 

  • An eye for detail.

  • Enjoys working on social media platforms-mainly Instagram and Facebook and Twitter.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Knowledge of image, audio and video editing software.

  • Experience with EDM platforms e.g. Mailchimp. 

  • Experience with website platforms such as Shopify. 

  • Knowledge of HTML editing a plus.

  • Well organised self-starter. An ability to meet deadlines. A ‘can-do attitude’.

  • Actively pursues learning and career development opportunities.


The person in this role reports to the Director of the Museum and to the Board of Trustees. The successful candidate will liaise/collaborate with the Director and the Digital Content Manager. 

Hours and place of work are flexible but an Auckland base is preferred. 








How to apply

If this sounds like the role for you, please apply now attaching your CV, any relevant examples of your work and a cover letter outlining why you are the ideal candidate. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have any questions, please reach out to Doris@nzfashionmuseum.org.nz

The application form will include these questions:

  • Describe your eligibility to work in Aotearoa e.g permanent resident. NZ citizen…

  • What prior experience do you have in marketing?

  • What experience do you have with graphic design and fashion?

  • What successes have you had with social media?

  • Which Microsoft Office products are you experienced with?

  • Which Adobe products are you experienced with?

  • What's your expected hourly salary?


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New Zealand Fashion Museum

30 Oct 2019