Creative New Zealand: Principal Adviser, Pacific Arts (deadline: 31st March)

Supporting the arts
Supporting our people
Flexible, inclusive workplace culture
Wellington or Auckland-based

E aku nui, e aku rahi, kei aku raukura, aku piki kōtuku, aku hou amokura. Koutou, te mūrau a te tini. Koutou te wenerau a te mano. Ngā puna o te kī, ngā whakaniko i te kupu. Tēnā koutou katoa! He karere tēnei e pā ana ki tētahi tūnga ki Toi Aotearoa mō te hunga e hiahia ana kia mahi ai ki roto i te ao Toi.

Do you want to make a substantial and meaningful difference for Pacific Arts in Aotearoa, the Moana Nui a Kiva and globally?

Ko Tā mātou mahi – The role

Creative New Zealand have an exciting and new opportunity for a Principal Adviser, Pacific Arts to join our expanding Pacific Arts Team. They’re looking for someone who is positive, proactive, self-managing and wants to work for a funding and development agency dedicated to supporting, developing and advocating for the arts, for the benefit of all New Zealanders. 

As Principal Adviser, Pacific Arts, you’ll be expected to:

  • Lead and manage specific projects and initiatives to achieve strategic outcomes for Pacific Arts in Aotearoa
  • Manage key stakeholder relationships, partnerships and collaborations
  • Contribute to the Pacific Arts strategy and implementation planning
  • Support Creative New Zealand’s advocacy strategy to progress outcomes for Pacific Arts
  • Demonstrate collaborative Pacific leadership across the organisation including mentoring and contributing to organisation wide culture initiatives
  • Provide high quality reports, papers, plans to the Senior leadership team and Council
  • Role model and coach others on Kaupapa Pacifica values and behavioural competencies
  • Contribute to the development and strengthening of Māori responsiveness in all we do

Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu – What you will bring

  • Proven credibility as a Pasifika creative leader in the Arts and Creative industry
  • Experience developing, leading and implementing projects, programmes and initiatives in a Pasifika Kaupapa context
  • Strong Pasifika and cultural relationships and networks in Aotearoa, Moana Nui-a-kiva and globally
  • Excellent relationship building skills and ability to influence at all levels of an organisation
  • Strong time management and highly organised with an eye for detail and a focus on deadlines
  • Demonstrated experience in providing strategic advice, recommendations and workable solutions to complex problems leading to a positive impact for an organisation

Applications close 31st March.

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