Executive Officer

Job details

Organisation
Te Papa Tongarewa
Closes
22 Feb 2013
Region
Wellington
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Culture & Heritage, Management & Admin

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Do you possess exceptional organisational and communication skills?

A fantastic new opportunity has arisen at Te Papa for a dynamic Executive Officer to provide high level executive support to the Chief Executive and Director. 

As the Executive Officer, your well developed interpersonal skills will put you in good stead for persuading and influencing both internal and external stakeholders.  Your troubleshooting skills and ability to make sound judgements will also enable you to find solutions to the many situations that may arise.

The role is varied and will include CEO diary management, screening phone calls and emails, drafting correspondence, and research and development of discussion papers, on an ad hoc basis.  In addition, this role will provide leadership to members of the leadership support team, with one direct report (Administrative Assistant).

It is essential that the successful candidate build a good working knowledge of Te Papa's new structure, the strategic direction, its' policies and operation and maintain a mature understanding of the various levels and types of professional relationships which can exist in a political and business environment.  

Excellent office management skills, plus a high standard of computer literacy in Microsoft Office packages is a must, as is the ability to be proactive and show a high level of initiative.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is an experienced Executive Assistant or Executive Officer who is looking to progress their career.

Job Description

Key skills

Excellent office management skills, plus a high standard of computer literacy in Microsoft Office packages is a must, as is the ability to be proactive and show a high level of initiative.

How to apply

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Written by

Te Papa

8 Feb 2013

Interests The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa's key tasks are to preserve and present the taonga (treasures) of New Zealand's peoples and to interpret the country's heritage for national and international audiences.