Senior Executive, Operations & Marketing | Vacancy

Hundertwasser Art Centre with Wairau Māori Art Gallery

Senior Executive, Operations & Marketing
Full-time, permanent

The Whangārei Art Museum Trust is leading the development of an exciting new art precinct, set to become a unique cultural destination for global visitors. Located in Whangārei City, the gateway to the sub-tropical north – the precinct is currently under construction and features the iconic Hundertwasser Art Centre, Wairau Māori Art Gallery and Whangārei Art Museum. The aim is to bring prosperity to the region and to transform people’s lives through the power of art and nature.

We are currently hiring for the position of:

Senior Executive, Operations & Marketing

Job precis: High level operations, marketing and business development for the soon-to-be realized Hundertwasser project, currently under construction in Whangārei ’s town basin. Support conversations around the profound relationship between people, the environment and art.

We are seeking a business strategist and operations manager, with proven business development experience. The position will work alongside the Chief Executive to bring leadership and energy to the operational planning for the soon-to-be-realised Hundertwasser project and its activities.

Possessing strong organizational skills and an understanding of marketing principles, the successful applicant will be a problem-solver who can project-manage, build strategic relationships, manage the onboarding of new team members, motivate staff, and devise systems, budgets and plans for all aspects of a unique new arts and cultural destination.

The successful applicant will have a background in business leadership, preferably in the arts, tourism or cultural sector.

Please email wamcomms@wdc.govt.nz for the job description.

Please submit your resume and a covering letter by Friday 7 February 2020. All applications accepted through SEEK. Depending upon the number of applications, we may only respond to shortlisted candidates.

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