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Marketing and Engagement Coordinator

Job details

Ashburton District Council
29 Sep 2022
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Marketing & Media


  • Let your passion sell our public exhibitions, programmes and collections
  • Be part of a thriving organisation determined to raise the bar
  • Make our visitors' experience second to none

What the job involves

This full-time role will see you marketing, promoting and selling our exhibitions and programmes to the community and ensuring that our visitor experience is second to none. You will design, publish and distribute our advertising collateral to increase visitor engagement. You'll engage with our artists, stakeholders, and community to champion the work our team create with exhibitions, collections and education.

You'll ensure our online footprint is across all channels and, and build and foster positive relationships with the media and other external organisations.

Who are we looking for?

The role may suit a graduate or alternately someone who has been working in the sector who wants to take their marketing career to a new horizon. Passion, experience and a willingness to learn and adapt are the key qualities we're looking for. An ability to share knowledge about our collections, programmes and exhibitions across all media platforms is a must. Working within a small team, you will be outward looking and focussed on selling us to artists, our community and stakeholders.

Our current Covid-19-19-19 management policy requires the successful candidate to have had at least two vaccinations against Covid-19-19-19

What we can offer you

This position is guaranteed to provide you with a variety of work, based within a supportive team who are dedicated to the success of our organisation. We promote participatory gallery and museum practices which look to increase community engagement.

In terms of lifestyle - you'll find the Ashburton district exceeds expectations. Mt Hutt and Lake Hood right on your doorstep, the opportunity for adventure as well as relaxation is unlimited. However, if you need a big city fix - Christchurch is only an hour's drive away.

A bit about us

Ashburton District Council is proud to provide our community and visitors the opportunity to delve into our district's past and promote the creative energy of our artists in a purpose built facility. Our Art Gallery and Museum team are part of Council's diverse and passionate workforce who are dedicated to delivering only the best to our community.

If this sounds like your ideal role we would love to hear from you.

Applications close on Monday, 26 September 2022.

How to apply

Click on the apply button to submit your application now or see our website for more information.


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