Public Programmes Coordinator

Permanent - Full Time

Creating memorable experiences that attract and engage visitors to Waikato Museum is a key focus for our facility, and we’re looking for an energetic professional to lead on this front.

The Public Programmes Coordinator develops, delivers and promotes public programmes and events for the more than 170,000 people who visit Waikato Museum and ArtsPost annually.

As the Public Programmes Coordinator you will enrich the experience of visitors and the community as you promote and coordinate world-class programmes relating to the Museum’s collections and exhibitions.

Your passion and enthusiasm for museums will be evident in the creative and innovative ideas you generate to attract people of all ages through our doors. As leader of our School Holiday Programmes, experience in working with children and assessing learning outcomes will be essential for your success.

You are a team player with outstanding organisation and communication skills, both written and oral, and a flair for delivering a wide range of programmes to attract and delight Waikato Museum’s wide and varied audience.

You will have at least three years’ experience in designing and delivering public programmes or events in the museum, arts or entertainment sector.

Become part of the Waikato Museum team creating a unique cultural destination for Hamilton and the greater Waikato.

This is a full time position, working Wednesday to Sunday. The recruiting range for this role starts at $56,600 per annum, and could be negotiated for the right candidate.

Hamilton City Council is committed to being a high-performance organisation with people who think differently, act with integrity, make it happen and work together.

This is your chance to be part of an organisation that is committed to building a stronger economy and a more attractive city for families through the delivery of the Hamilton Plan.

If this role sounds like it’s for you, and you have the ability to work weekends and after hours when required then we would love to hear from you.

All candidates will be notified of the outcome on their application via email. Short-listed candidates may be required to complete an interview process, reference checks, pre-employment medical and drug assessments and Ministry of Justice or Police vetting check.

For further information refer to the position description available on our careers website at

Please note this role is being sourced directly and we are not accepting applications via external recruitment agencies.

Location: Hamilton, New Zealand

Closing Date: Sunday, 30 July 2017

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Job no: GLAJ756673