Thank you for your interest in joining us at the Nelson Provincial Museum.
We have two current vacancies:
Visitor Host / Public Programmes Assistant
Our Visitor Hosts are the main point of contact with our visitors. Your role is to engage with visitors, offering information, and enhancing their experience. You will actively work in the Museum Shop, sharing with customers our unique range of products, as well as assisting with a wide range of duties. As visitor host, you will be working 21.75 hours (3 days) p/w – including weekends.
As Public Programmes Assistant, you will also be responsible for assisting with the organisation and logistics of museum events. This includes liaising with guests, setting up/clearing up function spaces (with light lifting of chairs etc.) and attending/hosting functions. You will be working as and when needed (on agreement) for an average of three hours p/w, including on after-hours events/functions.
This is a permanent, part-time position.
The successful application will be expected to work over the summer holiday / Christmas period. More hours will also become available during this busy time.
The ideal applicant will have:
Retail and/or event management experience.
Outstanding people and communication skills.
Good organisational skills and attention to detail.
Enjoys working with people of all ages.
Problem-solving on the spot.
A ‘going the extra mile’ customer service focus and approach.
Experience in the use of Microsoft Office applications.
Interest in museum and cultural history.
Understanding of the role of a museum in a community.
An appreciation of tikanga Māori.
Understanding and appreciation of cultural differences, and ability to communicate well across cultures.
Some fluency in te reo Māori would be welcome.
Please note: as this position will work with children, the successful candidate will need to undergo a full police check.
Please email your cover letter and CV to Hannah.email@example.com by 5pm, Thursday 17th of October.
Volunteer Front of House Assistant
We are currently seeking a friendly and reliable volunteer to support our Front of House team
Please email your cover letter and CV to Hannah.firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm, Thursday 24th of October.