Public Engagement Coordinator

He Waka Tuia is an innovative and vibrant art + museum space funded by the Invercargill City Council for the Invercargill Public Art Gallery (IPAG) and the Southland Museum and Art Gallery (SMAG). Managed by IPAG, we are on the hunt for an engaging and upbeat person with experience in public engagement and a love of arts, culture and heritage. The position is 18 hours a week and includes Saturdays.

Our Public Engagement Co-ordinators are the face of He Waka Tuia. The successful applicant will work to provide friendly and helpful information about the space and its exhibitions, while ensuring that all visitors receive a consistently high standard of care. The successful candidate will play a key role in the team by providing social media and administrative support for exhibitions and public programming. As the eyes and ears of the space, they will be expected to keep the space clean, tidy and inviting to visitors, while providing a security presence.

The Public Engagement Co-ordinator will be comfortable with interacting and understanding the needs of visitors from many different backgrounds. Knowledge of Te Reo Māori and tikanga would be an advantage.

Excellent computer literacy skills and an eye for detail are a must and as well as being available to work set days each week. Some evening and public holiday work will also be required.

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

Applications close on January 20 2023.

CLICK HERE for a full Job Description.

Please send your CV and a cover letter to:

Sarah Brown

Invercargill Public Art Gallery