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Project Manager, Exhibitions – AWMM

Closing date:   September 30, 2022
Institution:   Auckland War Memorial Museum
Salary:   Not supplied yet.
Employment status:   Full-time
Location :   Auckland, NZ
Contact name:   Not supplied yet.
Contact email:   Not supplied yet.

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, developing and sharing engaging content through its galleries, exhibition, events, educational programmes and the permanent and volunteer staff 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.

Job Description

The Auckland Museum is currently looking for an Exhibition Project Manager. The Project Manager is responsible for managing exhibition project teams, delivering exhibitions and gallery renewals within agreed processes, on time, on budget, to a high standard, meeting agreed project goals and objectives.

Desired Skills and Experience

You will bring with you:

  • Demonstrable experience in project management of exhibitions in a museum or gallery environment with a minimum of three years’ experience
  • Exemplary people and communication skills
  • A deep understanding of visitor engagement and exhibition design
  • An understanding of Tikanga Māori and Pacific
  • Have a postgraduate or tertiary qualification in humanities, science, design, communication, education, museum studies or other relevant fields of study.

Whanaungatanga (sense of belonging) and Kaitiakitanga are at the heart of what we do here at Auckland Museum. It all starts with Manaaki, the care and support we provide for our people. That’s why we offer a range of benefits and development opportunities or Wai Ora to nurture the holistic well-being and development of our people.  Some of our benefits include:

  • Flexible work arrangements to enhance your work and home life.
  • Availability to purchase additional annual leave
  • An award-winning wellbeing programme including free membership with Boost which offers discounts on a range of products and services.
  • An active social club which is part of the fabric of Museum life
  • Life insurance from your first day
  • Income protection insurance after two years of service
  • L&D opportunities to grow in your career
  • You will be joining an organisation who truly values and looks after their people.

We are reviewing applications as they are received, so don’t delay!

You must be currently eligible to work in New Zealand to apply for this permanent position. To read the full position description please click here.

Apply here

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


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