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Kai Tohutohu (EA/Events)

About the business

The Salvation Army has been transforming lives since 1865. We work in over 130 countries, coordinated by our International Headquarters in London and we are a registered charity under the Charities Act 2005. The Army has over 2,000 officers and employees in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa and is recognised as a high-value employer.

About the role

The primary function of the Office and Events Manager is to provide administrative and event management support to the Tumu Whakarae (TW) the Rūnanga, and Te Tai Hono (Māori Leadership Team)

What will your responsibilities be:

  • To provide personal assistant services to the Tumu Whakarae (TW)
  • To provide high-level administrative support to the Rūnanga and the wider Tai Hono Leadership Team (TTH) i.e.oversight of travel bookings and departmental financial accounts
  • Oversight of Tumu Whakarae and Te Tai Aroha (Formerly Māori Ministries) (Receipt Accountable responsibilities
  • Event Management on behalf of te Tumu Whakarae and Te Tai Hono
  • Ensure communication is translated accurately in emails and various other communications internally and externally.
  • Advise on and communicate with iwi, Hapū, and other groups where tikanga is used to ensure protocols are respected and followed.

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to speak write and listen to Te Reo Māori
  • Knowledge of tikanga
  • Organisational and leadership skills around hui and events
  • A strong commitment to delivering excellent Manaakitanga and building healthy working relationships both internally and externally
  • Ability to communicate and build a sense of whanaungatanga with external partners
  • Excellent grammar, spelling, proofreading and writing abilities are essential, as is an eye for detail evidenced in accuracy and style consistency
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment, sharing information, ideas and effective practices while maintaining client and service privacy, and confidentiality.

Our offer to you:

  • Two Salvation Army additional leave days and long service leave
  • Discounted Medical Insurance with Southern Cross
  • TSA discount card for a discount with various retailers such as Beaurepairs, Noel Leeming, Placemakers and Torpedo7
  • Free confidential counselling services to support your wellbeing
  • Subsidised flu vaccinations
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development opportunities

Candidates should be adaptable, energetic, self-motivated and committed to our mission of 'caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society'

This role is permanent/full-time and hours worked will be 40 per week.

The starting salary for this role will fall between $80,000 and $90,000

We look forward to receiving your application.

To apply for this job, please go to our job site and enter the job code 5113TP