Job Vacancies

Job vacancies at Heritage New Zealand are advertised on this website, and across a range of other appropriate media including daily newspapers.

Property Lead Wellington

Reporting to and working closely with the Manager Heritage Assets Central Region, the Property Lead Wellington will oversee three iconic Wellington heritage buildings: Old Government Buildings, Turnbull House, and Chevening.   

The Property Lead will focus on the specific management and relationship needs of these three historic properties, which are leased or will be leased and have more limited visitor offerings. The Property Lead will also be a member of the project team for the planned seismic strengthening of Turnbull House.     

We are looking for an experienced, successful property manager who is passionate about heritage and will enhance the commercial position of these buildings by expanding key customer relationships and identifying business opportunities.  The person we are seeking will be a motivational leader and a strategic thinker with experience in operational and project management.  Excellent relationship-building skills, creativity, and innovation are essential. 

A tertiary qualification and/or experience in a relevant field such as marketing, tourism, heritage or museum management or relevant field are required. Experience in managing contracts and contractors, and stakeholder management is particularly beneficial. 

Salary Range: $75,000 - $80,000. Read the position description.

If this sounds like your ideal role, then we’d love to hear from you. 

Applications for this position close 5pm on Wednesday 3 April 2019.

How to apply

If this sounds like your ideal role, then we’d love to hear from you.  Please complete an application form and send this with your covering letter and curriculum vitae to:

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga
PO Box 2629
Wellington 6140
email: information@heritage.org.nz.
 
 

Property Lead Hayes Engineering Works and Ophir Post Office, Central Otago

Visitor Destinations Guru

We’re looking for a dynamic person with a love for heritage, a passion for people and proven organisational skills to keep two popular Central Otago visitor destinations humming!

Hayes Engineering Works and Homestead in Oturehua and the Ophir Post and Telegraph Office are popular stops on the Central Otago Rail Trail.  Hayes is an engineering marvel that pays tribute to one of New Zealand's greatest pioneering families, while Ophir is still a working Victorian-era post office situated in a village of architectural treasures reminiscent of the area’s historic gold rush.

We want a superstar Property Lead with passion and vision to run the show at these Category 1 listed properties and build on the great work already in place.

Ideally you will be a person who loves to know and explain how things tick. You will have a passion for heritage and history and, even better, engineering and/or postage. You will definitely have great skills in project management, tourism marketing and stakeholder engagement.

It would also be helpful, but not essential, if you had experience or qualifications in a relevant field such as like marketing, tourism, heritage or museum management.

If this sounds like you, we’d love you to get in touch!

The salary range for the position is $68 000 - $77 000. Read the position description (pdf).

Applications close Sunday 17 March 2019 at 5pm.

How to apply

If this sounds like your ideal role, then we’d love to hear from you.  Please complete an application form and send this with your covering letter and curriculum vitae to:

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga
PO Box 2629
Wellington 6140
email: information@heritage.org.nz.