Public Programmes Lead

Submitted by johanna.sanders on Mon, 10/01/2022 - 10:38

Experience Wellington

‘As a small organisation we punch above our weight, working together with and for Wellington to create remarkable experiences that generate vitality, strengthening the city we love. We offer incredible audience experiences across our six locations; City Gallery Wellington, Capital E, Wellington Museum, Space Place, Cable Car Museum and Nairn Street Cottage.

Our Public Programmes team works together within and across teams internally and externally to develop and deliver a vibrant public programme of community engagement and learning activities that draws in diverse audiences to understand, enjoy, and form a deeper appreciation of our experiences. We bring a te ao māori dimension to everything we do.

We are looking for a dynamic and experienced programmer who has a keen awareness of how to engage a range of audiences in cultural experiences, and is an uber organiser and leader.
Being audience-centric is at the heart of this newly established role. Your experience with public programmes and audience insights will see you pioneer and develop a fresh consolidated community programme that leverage your teams unique skills and point of view, with in budget and in a planned, targeted manner.

As the central point of contact for the team you will be a key connector from our ELT to audiences on the ground, engaging your team in a clear and connected programme across all sites.
This is an exciting time to join our programming team who are focused on connecting our programmes across our sites, leveraging the diverse skill sets of our people to develop and deliver a vibrant programme that flourishes for and with our audiences of Te Upoko o te Ika. We have a number of programme roles available and each of these roles play a key contribution to make this happen. See our careers page for more information:

Experience Wellington embraces flexible working and offers generous leave provisions including additional Christmas, wellbeing and bereavement leave. Other benefits include free te reo Māori lessons and access to EAP services. Applications are welcomed from a diverse range of applicants.

If you want to work with like-minded community builders, passionate about art and culture we would love to hear from you. To join our team, please submit your CV, a cover letter and complete our online application form for our consideration. For further information on the role please contact

How to apply

For more information on this role & to view a copy of the position description, please see here

Job description here.

To apply for this role, please submit your CV & Cover letter here

Applications close Monday 24 January 2022

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