Editor | Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Date: 07-Sep-2021

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


He angitūtanga: The opportunity 


 Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki is a cultural leader in Aotearoa New Zealand. Our purpose is to be a creative catalyst for art and ideas, offering transformational experiences that strengthen and enrich our communities.


The Gallery’s vision is to be the home of art for Auckland, its people, and visitors to its internationally recognised award-winning building. Established in 1888, the Gallery holds a preeminent collection of New Zealand art and a significant collection of international art and presents a dynamic programme of temporary exhibitions, public engagement, and outreach activities.


The role of Editor reports to the Managing Editor and supports the delivery of the Gallery’s publishing programme, exhibition interpretation, and related marketing to help guide and enhance the experiences of the Gallery’s diverse audiences. 


He kōrero mōu: About you


To be successful in this role you will hold a bachelors or higher degree in Art History, English, Communications, or another relevant field. You will have superb attention to detail, copy-editing and proofreading experience, ideally in an art gallery or museum context, proven publishing expertise, and you will be able to work to deadlines and show flexibility.


You will bring excellent stakeholder management skills and the ability to work on team-based projects effectively with a diverse range of people both within and outside the Gallery. You will have a passion for communicating about art and culture and an understanding of the transformative role art can play in society.


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


This is an exceptional opportunity to contribute to New Zealand's premier art gallery and further establish your career in this high-profile environment. You’ll be working alongside a remarkable and talented team who have a passion for people, their community and who love making a difference in helping to make Auckland a vibrant place to live, work and play.


The role is a permanent, full-time role working 40 hours a week, Monday to Friday with flexibility and working from home day options available. Auckland Unlimited is a CCO of Auckland Council and as an employee, you’ll gain access to a vast range of benefits and discounts, including discounted financial services and insurance, entertainment and more.


For further information on Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, please visit our website:



If this sounds like your next career move, please apply online and provide a cover letter and a Curriculum Vitae and tell us why you’re interested in this opportunity. For more information and a Position Description please email Aimee Johnson, Talent Acquisition Consultant aimee.johnson@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz. 


Applications close 22 September 2021.


Auckland Unlimited, a CCO of 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.