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Northart Gallery Assistant

Job details

8 Feb 2022
Work type
Part time employment
Work classification
Visual Arts


Northart is the North Shore’s public art gallery. We are a not-for-profit with a longstanding history and commitment to contemporary New Zealand art. Our vision is to provide quality art experiences that are contemporary, innovative and relevant and encourage an awareness of and involvement in the visual arts.

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Northart is looking for a new team member for the role of Gallery Assistant.

This position is part time, four days per week, with extra hours time-to-time for events including weekday and weekend shifts. It is sole charge at times. 

The Gallery Assistant role is a varied and exciting opportunity best suited to a person with a background in art history or visual arts. It is a key support role that encompasses front of house responsibilities, exhibition installation, gallery cleaning and administration including the co-ordination of volunteers and the gallery website. We are a small team at Northart -this role is an interesting mix of pratical, hands on work and administrative tasks. Our ideal candidate will have a high level of attention to detail, be well organised, with willingness to learn and a can-do attitude.

Northart honours the bi-cultural agreement of the Treaty of Waitangi and its principles of partnership, participation and protection. We pride ourselves on mentoring and offering opportunities to learn and grow professionally to our team. Every day is different at Northart. We are a living wage employer.

This is a permanent part-time position offering 24 hours per week with occassional additional hours. We can offer an immediate start to the right candidate.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Aoteaora. 


How to apply

To apply, email your CV to Director Jessica Pearless via by Tuesday 1 February, 5pm. 

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20 Jan 2022

Located in the Northcote Shopping Centre, just ten minutes from downtown Auckland and Takapuna, Northart provides a public programme of exhibitions and other visual arts activities, characterised by accessibility and innovation.