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2020/01 Team Administrator

Ministry for Culture and Heritage
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Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Team Administrator

Vacancy 2020/01



Salary Range $48,727 - $57,326 (mid-point)


He ngākau titikaha, he hononga tangata

Promoting a confident and connected culture


Are you a high performing administrator with significant experience supporting managers to organise their work, manage projects and teams and successfully deliver?

Kōrero mō te tūranga | About the role

We are looking for an experienced and high performing Team Administrator. This position reports to the Manager, Te Pae Mahara.

In addition to strong administration capability, we are looking for a capable writer and proof-reader, as you will be called upon to assist in the preparation of meeting papers and minute taking.  We also require someone who has advanced word processing and computer literacy skills, and confidence in financial administration.


Kōrero mōu | About you

As the Team Administrator you will have:

  • superb organisational skills,
  • great attention to detail and
  • a flexible ‘can do' attitude. 

Your ability to prioritise work and build professional rapport with internal and external stakeholders will contribute to your success in this role.

It would be advantageous if you have an understanding of the machinery of government and are familiar with government processes.  An interest in the arts, heritage, media and/or sport sectors would also be beneficial.


Ko wai mātou | About us

Manatū Taonga is a relatively small ministry with a broad mandate, wide reach and a big heart. With around 140 staff, 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 Zealand's 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.

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Me pēhea te tono | How to apply

Download the position description for more details.   Please complete the application form and attach your CV and cover letter by clicking Apply Now. 

For enquiries about this position contact Saloni Pandey, Assistant Adviser, People & Culture  


Applications close 5pm, Wednesday 15 January 2020


*Te Mahi Hangore | Working Flexibly

Manatū Taonga embraces flexible working. We're 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 Manatū Taonga. Please refer to the New Zealand Immigration Service for further information.


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