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Communications Manager

Te Tuhi

Job details

Te Tuhi
7 Sep 2021
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Marketing & Media, Visual Arts


Te Tuhi is seeking a Communications Manager to lead all aspects of planning, developing, delivering and evaluating our strategic communications and digital activities. Working closely with the Executive Director and the Programme Manager, the Communications Manager will help Te Tuhi realise its strategic goals, raising the profile of the gallery and attracting in-person visitors. 

The postholder will communicate Te Tuhi’s core values, programme and commercial offerings to existing and new audiences on a local, national and international level, as well as to key stakeholders. This role incorporates the full range of communication channels, including the organisation's own web, social media and print outcomes as well those of our media partners, publicists and press. 

This role presents an opportunity for a dynamic and highly organised communications professional to strengthen their portfolio through the holistic management of all the communications outcomes of one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s foremost contemporary art spaces. The postholder will exercise a high-level of autonomy over their work and enjoy working in an innovative and collaborative environment. 

Visit our website to read a full description of the Communications Manager role and responsibilities. 

Te Tuhi is also currently hiring for the roles of Creative Communities Manager, Finance and Building Administrator and Café Manager: Te Tuhi Café. Information for each of these can be found here.  


About Te Tuhi 

Opened in 1974, Te Tuhi is one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s foremost contemporary art spaces and a leader in supporting experimental practice. Te Tuhi is committed to contemporary art that is locally engaged, regionally responsive and internationally ambitious, with a strong awareness of social, political and environmental issues. The gallery’s emphasis is on presenting new work by Aotearoa and international artists. Our exhibitions are free and open to all. 

Te Tuhi is an independent charitable trust, receiving approximately 45% of its funding from Auckland Council and proactively raising the remaining funds from grants, donations and commercial activities. 

Te Tuhi serves a vibrant and diverse community with annual visitation upwards of 150,000. Alongside the exhibition programme Te Tuhi offers participation and engagement programmes, providing a range of experiences for schools, local residents and community groups. 

Te Tuhi also hosts many independent groups and classes attracting audiences of all ages and accommodates private functions in a thriving venue hire business. 

How to apply

Information on how to apply can be found in the full position description here. Applications close 9am, Tuesday 7 September 2021.

Te Tuhi is an Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) employer. We are committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and to equity.

Written by

Te Tuhi

19 Aug 2021