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Arts Access Aotearoa seeks Policy Principal


Arts Access Aotearoa is seeking a person who is passionate about social change and advocating for a fair inclusive society to be its Policy Principal. The closing date for applications to this part-time, five months fixed term role is 5pm Monday 6 July 2020.

The nationally recognised not-for-profit organisation calls for all people in New Zealand to have access to the arts. By doing so, it addresses issues of inequality, inclusion and accessibility so that all people can participate in the arts and creativity sectors. The communities it advocates for include people with disability, people in the justice system (including prisoners) and youth at risk.

Working alongside the Executive Director, you will manage the policy programme to develop the organisation's research capability, provide new proposals, strategic advice and risk assessment in order to increase accessibility and inclusion in the arts.

Your work will improve policy standards to increase the resilience of community arts organisations and the accessibility of entertainment venues and cultural institutions (such as art galleries).

Your experience will help Arts Access Aotearoa continue its respect for Treaty of Waitangi obligations and embed them in its practices.

This is a 24-hours a week position based in Wellington. The contract will be held until the end of December 2020.

To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter that explains why you want to do this role and demonstrates that you are the most suitable candidate.

Please make your application to the Executive Director via email to:  

The closing date for applications is 5pm Monday 6 July 2020.

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Arts Access Aotearoa seeks Policy Principal

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