Job Vacancy – Office Administrator

The Upper Hutt Multicultural Council is looking a Administration Support to support its Office in the day to day management of Council activities. The role will include organising and publicizing cultural and community events.
The successful applicant will have great networking, project management and administration skills and be able to communicate well with people from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. The Upper Hutt Multicultural Council is a non-profit organisation that promotes cultural diversity in its local community by strengthening social ties, raising awareness about cultural issues, and supporting new migrants, former refugees and minority ethnicities.
  • About the role
    Assist in organising cultural/community events including performances, exhibitions and seminars.
    Establish and maintain positive relationships with stakeholders, partner organisations and the wider community to strengthen cooperation and uphold UHMCC positive reputation.
    Assist in promoting and publicizing events and programs.
    Organize venues and manage all event’s details such as decor, catering, entertainment, transportation, invitee list, special guests, equipment, promotional material etc
    Manage the Centre’s social media and assist in media releases.
    Other general duties as required to achieve a successful outcome.
    Skills and experience
    Returning to work experience or tertiary qualification
    New Zealand citizenship
    Proven experience as an events planner or organizer in a multicultural environment
    A strong ability to build positive working relationships with stakeholders and the public
    Excellent time management and communication skills
    Ability to manage multiple projects independently
    MS Office proficiency
    The successful Candidate will need to have:
    Passion for Community development and engagement type work with a diverse group of people.
    A high level of administration and management skills and the ability to work independently.
    Strong community background. knowledge of issues affecting migrants and refugees would be an advantage.
    A working knowledge of the Treaty of Waitangi & related issues.
    Good analytical & reporting skills both oral & written.
    Ability to gain trust and respect at all levels with migrants & former refugees in New Zealand (recently settled or established ones).
    The ability to apply for and find funding for projects.
    Last day to Apply 31 March 2018. Contact Pohswan at 027 588 8805 to apply.

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