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Programmes & Outreach Coordinator

Job details

Auckland Council
26 Sep 2021
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Management & Admin, Marketing & Media


  •  Coordinate an exciting programme of creative courses and events
  • Permanent – Part Time Position, 30 hours a week including Saturday
  • Desirable Ponsonby location 

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

We are looking for an experienced Programme & Outreach Coordinator to join this unique community arts facility based in a stunning Ponsonby heritage building. The facility offers a wide range of activities including gallery exhibitions, pop-up events, creative classes and workshops for all ages, plus studio hire for artists and venue hire for commercial and community use.

Studio One Toi Tū is seeking a proactive individual, who can create opportunities and partnerships with the local creative community and coordinate an engaging programme of courses and events. 

The purpose of this role is to curate an annual programme of creative courses, workshops and one-off events that will engage our diverse audiences and support local creatives in Tāmaki Makarau. The role is responsible for managing key stakeholder relationships with tutors and programme providers, promoting activities through Studio One Toi Tū social media platforms and identifying outreach and community engagement opportunities, including liaising with local schools and businesses. This role works within a small, dedicated team to deliver an exciting annual programme of exhibitions and events that make an impact on the community.

He kōrero mōu: About you

Studio One Toi Tū requires someone with excellent communication skills who can work independently and someone who works effectively within a small team. 

It goes without saying that you’ll have knowledge and passion for the arts and what it brings to a community and your ability to work with a creative community and achieve deadlines will play a big part in your success in this role.

The person we are looking for will have:

  • Proven experience in successfully delivering arts and culture initiatives in diverse communities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to work with a range of stakeholders 
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills and ability to work to multiple deadlines and conflicting priorities
  • A connection to the local community and a desire to increase engagement and outreach opportunities
  • Knowledge of the purpose of visual arts in community cultural development
  • Experience in social media promotion and content creation advantageous
  • Understanding of the importance of relationships with Māori in Tāmaki Makaurau and are committed to the recognition of te ao Māori in this role. 
  • Ideally you can pronounce and use basic te reo Māori in emails, meetings and conversations

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

This is a permanent part-time position, working flexibly during the week but covering Saturdays. Ideal schedule Wednesday – Saturday. Occasional requirement to work evening and Sunday.

This is your chance to work with a variety of people, support the local creative community and work in a beautiful historic setting. Don't miss your chance and apply now!

You’ll also have access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council benefits, including discounted Leisure Centre membership and a range of other partnership discounts!

Applications close Sunday 26th September at 11.59PM

Auckland Council is committed to the protection and wellbeing of children.  This role is classified as a Children's Worker role under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014. As such applicants will be required to undergo police vetting prior to commencing employment. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory police check.

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

Written by

Neon Logic Agency

10 Sep 2021