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Kaiārahi Hapori Outreach Programme Advisor

He kaiārahi hapori a community navigator for Royal Society Te Apārangi.

Te Whare About Us

Royal Society Te Apārangi is an independent statutory organisation that advances and promotes the humanities, mātaruanga, science and technology in Aotearoa New Zealand through research funding, expert advice, community outreach engagement and rewarding and acknowledging excellence.  

We are an organisation of about 47 kaimahi staff, based in Thorndon, Wellington.

The role reports to the Tumu Tūhono Director of Communications and Outreach.

Pūtake Tūranga Role Purpose

Are you a network navigator, an activator and collaborator? We are looking for a person with wide experiences in an outreach and programme delivery environment.  This role is to grow our outreach programmes, build positive and mutually beneficial relationships, widen our networks and communities and raise the awareness of our brand. The role has a national schools, kura, rangatahi youth, tauira student focus. This is an exciting new role within the organisation.

You will:

  • be very computer and digital literate
  • have understanding and engage in āhuatanga Māori (values, culture, tikanga and te reo)
  • have experience in delivering national and regional events  
  • be social media trained
  • be an excellent report writer and communicator  
  • be able to engage with outsource providers
  • be a positive contributor to the team's work output and culture.

You are likely to be tertiary qualified with outreach and education sector experience. Knowledge of the government policy environment would also be helpful. A clean full drivers licence is required too.

Wā Roanga Tenure

This is a full time position.

Te Mahi Job Description

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You must be a New Zealand citizen or resident eligible to work in New Zealand.

Whakaurua Apply 

Is this mahi for you? Please submit a CV and covering letter of no more than 4 pages combined to hr@royalsociety.org.nz by 10.00am Monday 14 September 2020.