Historian AudioVisual Content
Ministry for Culture and Heritage
Wellington, Newzealand
1d ago
source : Hireejobs

Historian AudioVisual Content Vacancy 2019 49 Permanent Fulltime Wellington Salary range 71 868 85 to 84 551 midpoint He ng kau titikaha he hononga tangata Promoting a confident and connected culture An opportunity exists for an enthusiastic imaginative historian to join Manat Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage and contribute to its broad range of history and reference publishing projects K rero m te t ranga About the role The Ministrys role is to help make our culture visible and accessible It provides advice to the New Zealand government on cultural matters and assists government in its provision and management of cultural resources for the benefit of all New Zealanders by funding a range of cultural agencies and through the direct delivery of various cultural and heritage products and services The Research and Publishing Group publishes authoritative accessible information across a range of digital and print platforms The Historian will work closely with other content and production staff to research write and prepare New Zealand history content for publication in digital and other formats This role has a particular focus on creating and working with oral history audiovisual content This includes recording audio and or video interviews and using this material and other collections to curate imaginative and engaging transmedia storytelling experiences for public audiences It is expected that the Historian will work on the Ministrys Te Tai Treaty Settlement Stories project as well as help maintain and develop our existing products such as the Te Ara and NZHistory websites and manage an annual Oral History Awards scheme K rero m u About you You will possess excellent written and oral communication skills a track record of recording oral history interviews in audio and video forms and experience in curating audiovisual material for presentation in digital or other publishing formats Ideally you will be familiar with oral history best practice standards and ethics and issues around the handling and storage of digital audiovisual material Knowledge of and interest in M ori history culture and Te Reo is highly desirable Ko wai m tou About us Manat Taonga is a relatively small ministry with a broad mandate wide reach and a big heart With around 150 kaimahi employees we operate a lean and flat structure with the added advantage of knowing everyone by name Our work is diverse we support many of New Zealands art media heritage and sports organisations we also advise government on cultural matters and provide historical and heritage resources for everyone to access We work to promote a confident and connected culture and to support more New Zealanders to connect with the culture and heritage of Aotearoa Me p hea te tono How to apply A position description for this role is attached For enquiries about this position please contact Neill Atkinson Chief Historian Research and Publishing Manat Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage at neill atkinson mch govt nz To apply for this position please send your CV covering letter and complete the application form by clicking apply now Te Mahi Hangore Working flexibly Manat Taonga embraces flexible working Were open minded about how you can be your best both inside and outside work so please tell us what working arrangements suit you We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our organisation We do not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity religion gender sexual orientation age marital status or disability status If you are not a New Zealand citizen you must hold current eligibility to work in New Zealand in order to work for Manat Taonga Please refer to the New Zealand Immigration Service for further information Applications close 5pm on Wednesday 4 December 2019

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