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Part-time Manager - Waikato Society of Potters Incorporated

We are looking for a manager to be based at the Waikato Society of Potters studio in central Hamilton. The successful applicant will be required to fulfil the following duties:

  1. Organising and implementing the teaching programme
  2. Coordinating the various Society activities
  3. Promoting the Society to the public
  4. Running the Ceramic studio (21 hours per week)
  5. Maintaining the office systems, including the website.

Ideally you will have the following skills:

  • Effective team leadership and supervisory skills in managing a diverse range of personalities
  • Excellent communication skills with knowledge of tutoring adults and children.
  • Be familiar with MS Office and Adobe C53 products and use a data base.
  • Ability to work in a high trust, flexible and culturally sensitive manner
  • A full driving licence
  • Ideally you have a ceramics qualification
  • Have a practical mind to solve problems
  • Able to multi-task, have good time management and calmly deal with telephone and person- to-person interactions.

A written application must be received by 4 May 2018 with the names and telephone numbers of two referees one or both of whom must be familiar with your work place skills. This is a key role for the Society.

For more information and a full job description please email

Ceramics Association of New Zealand

Registered as an incorporated society in 1965 by an enthusiastic group of potters in Wellington, New Zealand, Ceramics NZ has grown to become a significant international voice in New Zealand ceramics. The affiliation of about three dozen independent pottery clubs throughout New Zealand together with a number of corporate businesses greatly increases its effective membership. We are a national, not-for-profit organisation representing the interests of practising potters and ceramicists, students of ceramics and all those interested in New Zealand ceramics. We actively support and promote quality, and we encourage and support specialist ceramics education nationally.
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