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Public Programmes Manager

Date: 01-Apr-2021

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

•    Create a bold vision for Maritime Museum's public programmes
•    Inspiring environment working alongside passionate people
•    Permanent, full-time opportunity


He angitūtanga: The opportunity
As the Public Programmes Manager, you will be responsible for leading the planning and execution of the Museum’s public programmes calendar. You'll oversee the strategic development of highly engaging and focused programmes to maintain and engage new and diverse audiences with Maritime Museum.


Maritime Museum is committed to creating a rich and varied calendar of public programmes which includes complimentary programmes for temporary exhibitions, regular family programmes, one-off events and on-water experiences for the diverse communities of Tāmaki Makaurau.

In this role, you will be working closely across the organisation and with various external partners to plan and deliver a relevant, meaningful and memorable range of experiences. You will also provide leadership and support to the public programme team, which includes a Public Programmes Coordinator and a group of casual Experience Hosts.

He kōrero mōu: About you
We're looking for an exceptional individual with a strong background in envisioning & delivering programmes for diverse audiences in an arts, museum or gallery context.
You will have a minimum of three years’ experience delivering public programmes, activities and public events in the Arts, Culture or Heritage sector and several years' leadership experience is advantageous. 
Also experience working with a broad and diverse range of stakeholders is essential for your success in this role and a relevant tertiary qualification is desirable.
Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

This is a permanent, full-time position, working 40 hours Monday to Friday. Please note this role includes some evening and weekend work, which may include public holidays as required to deliver the programmes. 

Hui Te Ananui a Tangaroa, the New Zealand Maritime Museum, celebrates our nation's bond with the ocean. Sitting at the gateway of Auckland’s vibrant Viaduct Basin on Hobson Wharf, the Museum is Auckland's primary CBD-based waterfront visitor attraction. We provide unique discovery experiences to ensure present and future generations can continue the legacy of innovators, of dreamers, and of pioneers.

Apply now via our careers site, and ensure you attach a bespoke covering letter that is written for this position. We want to know why you're interested in this role and what makes you a great fit!


Applications date has been extended, closing Monday 26th April at 11.59PM 

Please apply now via below link in the first instance.

Auckland Unlimited, a CCO of Auckland Council is committed to the protection and wellbeing of children. A component of this role involves interaction with children so, as a part of the assessment of candidates, we will require Police Vetting of candidates to ensure we are providing a safe environment for children. This requirement complies with the Vulnerable Children Act.

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.