Funding Adviser, Pacific
OrganisationCreative New Zealand
Closes23 Jun 2021
Posted on4 Jun 2021
Work typeFull time employment
Work classificationManagement & Admin, Pasifika, Other
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Do you believe in the power of arts and creativity to change lives?
At Creative New Zealand, Toi Aotearoa, we believe that having access to great arts experiences is essential to New Zealanders’ well-being and our country’s unique identity. As the national arts development agency of Aotearoa, we encourage, promote and support the arts, for the benefit of all New Zealanders.
As a key member of the Funding Services team, alongside other Advisers you will provide efficient and accurate funding advice to applicants, including those from the Pasifika community, during their grant application process. You will also provide accurate and timely administrative support of the grants process, including reviewing all applications for eligibility and coding all applications with tags in the grants management system.
Ideally you will have demonstrated experience in the arts sector or in a funding organisation and will have exceptional communication and customer service skills. An ability to interpret comprehensive funding guidelines and eligibility requirements coupled with high-level analysis skills and great attention to detail is also required. The role will report to the Manager, Funding Services, and can be located in Auckland or Wellington.
The successful candidate will have an awareness of and respect for Pacific communities and experience working in a Pasifika context, preferably with a knowledge of arts and culture. We’re also looking for someone with great communications and customer services skills and experience with grant management systems.
In return we offer a positive, supportive and collaborative and flexible working environment with passionate and caring people, as well as an enviable opportunity to work with and for Aotearoa's unique arts sector every day.
We’re advancing strategies to support and develop ngā toi Māori and Pacific arts and are committed to ensuring the preservation of heritage ngā toi Māori and Pacific arts knowledge. It’s an exciting time as our governing board is about to explore what Te Tiriti o Waitangi means for us as an organisation and our work with the arts sector.
Creative New Zealand (the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa) is the national arts development agency. We encourage, promote and support the arts in New Zealand for the benefit of all New Zealanders. We do this by investing in, developing, advocating for and providing leadership in the arts for the benefit of all New Zealanders. We’re funded by the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board and directly from the Government through Vote: Arts, Culture and Heritage.
Applications close 23 June 2021