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Exhibitions Coordinator

Job details

Hastings District Council
12 Jan 2020
Hawke's Bay
Work type
Part time employment
Work classification
Community & Access Arts, Culture & Heritage


Tihei mauri ora!

Nau mai, haere mai, tahuti mai ki Heretaunga!

Heretaunga haukūnui, Heretaunga ararau, Heretaunga haaro te kaahu, Heretaunga takoto noa!

Welcome to Heretaunga, the area renowned for its rich and fertile landscape that is sustained by its life-giving dews and waterways. Welcome to Heretaunga, whose beauty is observed by the sharp eye of the harrier hawk; a landscape rich in history and with an esteemed legacy of caring and providing for its inhabitants.

Taitara Mahi – Exhibition Coordinator


We are looking for an Exhibition Coordinator who will manage the day to day coordination of the gallery’s exhibitions to ensure that the Hastings City Art Gallery maintains its reputation as one of New Zealand Aotearoa’s premier contemporary art galleries, you will be an integral member of the team making Gallery exhibition magic happen for the community to enjoy.

This is a part time Exhibition Coordinator role within the Hastings City Art Gallery, Hawkes  Bay, working Monday to Friday (with occasional Saturday work a possibility), 30 hours per week with some flexibility.

The successful candidate will work with other galleries, artists, curators, and the Hastings City Art Gallery team, to ensure exhibitions are coordinated in a professional manner and open on time and to budget.

They will also have:

  • A recognised industry qualification or equivalent experience in a professional art gallery/museum situation

  • Sound experience in coordinating and supporting exhibitions

  • Project management experience

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • An outstanding team player

  • Initiative and superb planning skills

  • A cool, calm and collected manner when working under pressure

  • An understanding and respect for health, wellbeing and well-ness

  • An innovative and proactive approach to solving problems


Situated in the heart of Ngāti Kahungunu, the Hastings district and Hawke’s Bay offer an enjoyable environment in which to live, work and play. Further details and a great team is waiting for you to join us in delivery exhibitions for our communities.


Applications close:  12th January 2020


Written by

Hastings District Council

16 Dec 2019