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Tāmaki Paenga Hira: Tui tui hono tangata, whenua me te moana.

Auckland War Memorial Museum: Connecting through sharing stories of people, lands and seas. 

Auckland Museum is a much-loved culture and heritage organisation at the heart of Auckland’s identity, committed to outstanding management of its world-class collections and the employees and volunteers who tell the Museum’s stories. We are Auckland’s home of commemoration as well as the country’s oldest research institution and a major tourist destination.

The Auckland Museum Development team is responsible for the delivery of income achieved via a blend of fundraising activities. The Development Executive role is vital to the success of the department, providing administrative support to the Head of Development, Development Manager and Development Team. This is a full-time permanent role.

The core responsibilities of the Development Executive are:

  • Administration support and delivery
  • Using the tessitura database track, research and document all departmental data, correspondence and calendars
  • The collation and tracking of fundraising applications, reports and post event summaries
  • To manage and monitor all contractual obligations with funders and stakeholders
  • The tracking and reporting on budgets, income and key measures

The essential skills required for this role are:

  • A minimum of five years high level administrative experience in a large fundraising environment
  • Advanced expertise and an absolute passion for the management of data, reporting systems, budgets and stakeholder communication plans
  • Proven organisational skills with the ability to successfully plan and prioritise workloads of self and others
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a commitment to building strong and positive working relationships

You must be currently eligible to work in New Zealand to apply for this position.

Auckland Museum offers a rich and fulfilling work life where we embrace diversity and nurture our bicultural capability as demonstrated in our Teu le Va and He Korahi Maori strategies. We also offer a range of great benefits such as flexible work and leave and an award-winning wellbeing programme.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to be part of a fabulous New Zealand organisation committed to telling our national and Auckland stories, reflecting our unique place in the South Pacific.

He Oranga Tangata ka ao
Enriching lives: Inspiring discoveries 

For more information or to apply visit the AWMM website.