Experience Wellington Job Listing

Visitor and Retail Services Host – Cable Car Museum and Space Place


Part-Time and Full-Time Positions Available

Experience Wellington is a registered charity established by Wellington City Council as a Council Controlled Organisation (CCO) to manage and develop its cultural and arts visitor experiences. We run six extraordinary visitor experiences: Capital E, Space Place at Carter Observatory, City Gallery Wellington, Nairn Street Cottage, Wellington Museum and the Cable Car Museum. We also support the operation of the New Zealand Cricket Museum and Hannah Playhouse.

Our purpose is working with and for Wellington to create remarkable art, culture and science experiences that generate vitality, enriching the city we love.

Museums Wellington has four roles available based at the Cable Car Museum and Space Place. These roles include:

  • 2 Visitor and Retail Services Hosts: Permanent Part Time, 16 hours per week, Saturdays and Sundays
  • Visitor and Retail Services Host: Fixed Term Part Time until 30 March 2019, minimum 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday
  • Visitor and Retail Services Host and Supervisor: Permanent Part Time, 30 hours per week, Monday to Sunday

We are looking for highly motivated and energetic persons to create an amazing experience for our visitors. You will assist with retail sales and administration, front of house duties, planetarium tours, and other daily operations.

Our ideal candidates will have:

  • A proven retail sales record, within a target driven sales environment, and experience in retail administration and MS Office.
  • The ability to demonstrate excellent visual merchandising and creative retail displays.
  • Excellent relationship management and communication skills and team leadership skills.
  • Experience in the public speaking and confidence when working with children.
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to adapt to change in a unique work environment.
  • The flexibility to work late nights, weekends and public holidays as rostered.
  • An interest in science and astronomy.

You will need to submit a CV, cover letter, and application form to apply. Please let us know what role you are interested in.

All applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

Applications close 5.00 pm on Wednesday, 24 October 2018.


How to apply

To apply please return your completed application form, along with your CV and a covering letter outlining your relevant experience, to hr@experiencewellington.org.nz

If you have any questions please email

Applications close 5.00 pm on Wednesday, 24 October 2018.