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Te Papa is offering a rare opportunity of a two-year fixed-term position for a Digital Channels Outreach Manager, a role that will manage a programme implementing strategic content partnerships which extend the reach and impact of Te Papa’s digital collections. Using Te Papa’s Collections Online and tools such as the Collections API (Application Programming Interface), the position works with internal subject experts and external partners to put Te Papa content and research on priority external platforms, and to evaluate the value of contributing to those platforms. Examples include Wikidata and Wikimedia, Google Cultural Institute, and GBIF, the Global Biodiversity Information Facility.

This is an excellent opportunity to work with the wider digital culture and heritage sector across Aotearoa and the world, and have real impact by making Te Papa’s cultural and scientific mātauranga and research and available to audiences across the globe.

We are looking for someone with the following:

Sitting in the Digital Channels team, the position is part of the Audience and Insight Directorate, which leads the design and delivery of exceptional experiences for our visitors, on-floor, online and in-person. As such, the role is critical to ensuring ongoing reach and impact of the Digital Museum beyond our walls.

The salary range for this position $66,702 to $83,000. Offers will be made within the range to reflect the skills and experience offered by the candidate and those required of the role, and internal relativities with other employees

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Applicants must have the ability to obtain and maintain the legal right to work in New Zealand.

Prior to Te Papa confirming any offer of employment, pre-employment checks will be undertaken including criminal conviction history and reference checking as a minimum.

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