Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki strengthens and enriches our community through art and ideas. As a bi-cultural organisation, we make a major contribution to the cultural life of Auckland and Aotearoa New Zealand by collaborating with communities to offer inspiring art experiences that engage and challenge diverse audiences. Established in 1888, the Gallery holds important collections of New Zealand and international art and presents a dynamic programme of temporary exhibitions, public programmes, and educational services.

Gallery Membership is our entry-level fundraising platform, where we connect 7,000+ art enthusiasts with artists, arts professionals, and each other, and deliver an exceptional package of benefits. We are seeking a highly motivated individual to support the Membership Manager in the successful delivery of these benefits, including events, comms, and the recently launched Young Members programme.

This is a customer-facing role where you will have a high level of responsibility from developing, organising and facilitating a diverse and attractive Members events programme to promoting Membership to different audiences, and drive sales.

He kōrero mōu: About you

Ideally you will have a tertiary qualification in Art History, MarCom, Business Administration or related field. Experience with working in an art gallery / museum environment and customer service roles is advantageous as is a strong marketing/events background.

You will provide effective organisation and coordination to ensure the smooth running of the Membership Programme. You can think both creatively and commercially, are highly organised, and able to juggle multiple priorities and meet deadlines. You have a knack for copywriting and content development, and can change tone of voice to meet different audience needs. You have the confidence and ability to present to internal and external stakeholders as well as Members in a public setting.

If you love art, are efficient and enjoy working with a wide range of people and providing essential support to a busy, proactive team, this role will suit you.

Key responsibilities

  • Assist with the effective management and strategy development of a high-profile art membership scheme
  • Develop, deliver, and occasionally MC a variety of Members events
  • Write newsletters and develop a suite of marketing material and content (including social media) in collaboration with our Marketing team and graphic designer.
  • Build partnerships with stakeholders to identify opportunities and develop new products and services to enhance our Members’ experience and increase membership revenue.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

This is a permanent, full-time role working five days a week (Mon-Fri), with occasional after-hours and weekend work (app. two evenings and one weekend day per month). Working from home day options are 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.

This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the success of Aotearoa New Zealand's premier art gallery’s Membership Programme and grow your career as a fundraising and membership professional in high-profile environment. Apply today if you enjoy ever-changing environments and are eager to create great art experiences for a range of audiences.

How to Apply

Please provide a Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter outlining why you are interested in this opportunity, and what key strengths and experience you bring to this role.

Apply here: https://careers.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/job/Central-Auckland-Membership-Coordinator-Auckland-Art-Gallery-Toi-o-Tamaki-1010/780542310/

 For more information and a Position Description please email aimee.johnson@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

Applications close Sunday 18th of September 2022

 

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