Community Arts Facilitator
SOLGM
Wellington
2d ago

About Us

At Hutt City Council our vision is to build a connected, resilient, and inclusive city where all of our people thrive - Kia noho mai tēnei tāone hei pou herenga waka, hei pou herenga kaupapa, hei wāhi whai hua ki hōna iwi.

We have a unique opportunity for someone who is excited about working together with the communities of Te Awakairangi to ensure our city is the best it can be now and in the future - and we want you to be part of it!

About this role

You will be part of a unique team of passionate individuals working directly with the community. Your role will be to advocate for and facilitate meaningful opportunities for Arts & Culture through your in-depth understanding of the broader Arts sector and your significant experience building community-based relationships.

Working alongside community stakeholders, artists and performers, Arts and Culture sector professionals and other Hutt City Council teams, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the Arts are supported to thrive.

You'll be instrumental in connecting the community and the Council working towards collaborative, coordinated and innovative programmes of work.

You will be responsible for :

  • Embedding Community-Led development - enabling our communities to thrive
  • Optimizing our (Community, Council and Arts & Culture sector) collective impact across neighbourhoods and the wider city
  • Harnessing local insights, identifying local strengths, and understanding local needs and aspirations
  • Making connections and facilitating the delivery of activity to strengthen arts and culture.
  • About you

  • Interested in community development and can demonstrate the value of art and creative practices in the community
  • Connected across the Arts and Culture sector nationally and regionally with particular experience and knowledge of Lower Hutt networks an advantage
  • Able to communicate clearly and efficiently with a wide range of audiences
  • Entrepreneurial in your approach and focused on identifying opportunities with the practical skills to realise them
  • Able to establish and utilise extensive personal networks and high-value partnerships with Council, colleagues, community and business leaders
  • Working for Hutt City Council, you'll be rewarded with a career that you can enjoy and take pride in. Bring your passion to make a difference, along with your commitment to co-create positive outcomes for the community.

    What next?

    If this sounds like the perfect fit, we'd love to hear from you. For more detail on the opportunity please see the full job description at

    https : / / careers.huttcity.govt.nz / jobdetails / ajid / fVPv7 / Community-Arts-Facilitator,16278.html

    Applications close Sunday 12 December 2021.

    We are committed to ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of all staff which supports our purpose of enabling our city and all of its people to thrive.

    As part of our broader COVID-19 management strategy and to further protect the wellbeing of our staff, communities and partners from COVID-19, we support and encourage all our staff to be vaccinated.

    This role is subject to COVID-19 vaccination requirements and the successful incumbent will be required to provide evidence of vaccination.

    If you have any concerns or questions about this, please talk to us.

    Hutt City Council is committed to providing a working environment that embraces, values and reflects the diversity of the community it serves.

    Position description Share

    Job no : 16278

    Location : Wellington, Lower Hutt

    Closing Date : Sunday, 12 December 2021

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