Māoriland is Hiring! We're looking for someone to support the Kaitiaki Toi in the Toi Matarau Gallery
Māoriland is a rapidly growing Māori led independent entity with a kaupapa to bring cultural, social and economic benefits to its community of artists, filmmakers, creatives and audiences in Ōtaki.
The Māoriland Hub is a whare tapere – a home for the Indigenous, a home for the arts, a house of inspiration and storytelling where economic, social and cultural wellbeing is supported. Māoriland provides platforms and opportunities for Māori and Indigenous artists across visual, traditional and contemporary, performing arts, film and digital mediums.
Within Māoriland Hub, the Toi Matarau Māori art gallery celebrates the creativity of artists from all over Aotearoa – from tamariki to some of our most venerated artists.
About The Role
The Kaihāpai Whakahaere Toi will support the Kaitiaki Toi in the Toi Matarau Gallery in Ōtaki. You will be someone who can interface with our community including kura Māori and mainstream schools, as well as our community to encourage participation in the arts through workshops and other activities including attending exhibitions.
You will extend manaakitanga to all who visit Toi Matarau and the Māoriland Hub from their front of house desk at entry of the whare.
This role requires someone who is an excellent communicator, has attention to detail, is an effective time management, self-managing, and is a flexible team member.
Desired skills and experience include customer service/retail, photography, toi Māori/business management administration, stocktaking/inventory control, digital management tools (VEND, Xero, Excel, Word, Doc, etc.), report writing.
You must have:
- A passion and an in-depth understanding of toi Māori
- A strong kaupapa Māori, tikanga Māori and mātauranga Māori foundation
- A commitment to speaking te reo Māori in the workplace and at public events