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Kaiwhakatairanga (Marketing and Communications Coordinator)

Job details

Taki Rua Productions
16 Jun 2022
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Marketing & Media, Performing Arts, Toi Maori


Location                  Te Haukāinga, Level 1, 274 Taranaki St, Wellington

Type                         Full Time Permanent Employment

Role Title                 Kaiwhakatairanga
                                  Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Salary Band            $50,000 - $65,000 per annum.

E ngā mana, e ngā reo, tēnā koutou katoa

Taki Rua Productions is on the look-out for a new Kaiwhakatairanga – Marketing & Communications Coordinator. The Kaiwhakatairanga plays an integral role in marketing and communications for Taki Rua, including the creation of all Taki Rua collateral. They coordinate and assist with the delivery of annual and production specific marketing strategies, plans, budgets and timelines and with internal and external communications.

Our Organisation
Taki Rua Productions - Aotearoa's Longest-Running Māori Theatre Company.

Taki Rua Productions is a national, kaupapa Māori performing arts organisation based in Pōneke. We produce, commission and develop theatre works through a distinctively Māori lens, while advocating for the wider industry. Since 1983, Taki Rua has been an arts industry leader – a creative rule breaker, continually evolving the definition of Māori theatre. We exist to connect the past and present and ensure Māori voices are heard worldwide.

Taki Rua works within the five uara (values) of Taki Rua; Manaakitanga, Whanaungatanga, Kotahitanga, Pūkengatanga and Kaitiakitanga.

To be successful in this role

  • You have demonstrated experience in marketing and communication
  • You have an awareness of, and ideally competency in, te ao Māori environments, coupled with a recognition of the implications of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • You are a collaborative team member, with the ability to think creatively and proactively
  • You have excellent communication, relationship management, and interpersonal skills
  • You are digitally savvy including advanced practical knowledge of Social Media, Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, Google Suite and CRM platform

What we can offer

  • An inclusive, flexible and supportive working environment
  • A competitive salary
  • Development opportunities with te reo Māori and tīkanga Māori
  • Professional development opportunities
How to apply

To apply, please email a small selection of your recent work, your cover letter and curriculum vitae expressing your interest in the role to us at before 11am on Thursday 16 June 2022.
A shortlist will be selected to interview. Interviews will take place either in person (preferred) or online, on Tuesday 21 June & Wednesday 22 June 2022.

Applicants for this position are required to have NZ permanent residency or NZ citizenship.

For any questions contact us at

Written by

Taki Rua Productions

27 May 2022

NEW ZEALAND'S FOREMOST MĀORI THEATRE COMPANY. Taki Rua produce, commission and develop theatre with a distinctively Māori voice. We collaborate with the brightest voices in our industry, touring productions both locally and internationally.