Experience Wellington Job Listing

Visitor & Retail Services Host, Part-Time, Fixed-Term

Fixed-Term, Part-Time

Museums Wellington are looking for a highly motivated and energetic person to assist with retail sales, planetarium tours, birthday parties hosting and Front of House duties as well as other daily operations during the busy summer season. We have one role available based at Space Place & Cable Car Museum.

Reporting to the Visitor & Retail Services Coordinator, you will be responsible for achievement of retail targets and other commercial revenues, the admissions and tour process, point of sales operations, and ensuring that excellent customer service is delivered both prior to the visit and while at our Museums.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A proven sales record, within a target driven sales environment.
  • Excellent relationship management and communication skills.
  • A passion for retail, customer service, and Wellington’s history.
  • Experience in the delivery of tours and working with children.
  • Strong time management and administrative skills.
  • The ability to adapt to change in a unique work environment.
  • The ability to work late nights, weekends and public holidays.

A working knowledge of astronomy, telescopes and the night sky will be advantageous. A current  Duty Managers certificate, valid First Aid certificate  and full New Zealand Drivers Licence are valuable but not essential.

Museums Wellington is a part of Wellington Museums Trust (trading as Experience Wellington), a registered charity established by Wellington City Council as a Council Controlled Organisation (CCO) to manage and develop its culture and arts visitor experiences.

If you thrive on a challenge, can think on your feet and want to join a fantastic team working within some of Wellington’s leading tourist attractions, this is the role for you.

This position is 8 hours per week as rostered on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Additional hours may be available on occasion in a casual capacity. This position is fixed term until the 30th of April 2018.

You must be available to work over Christmas and New Year.

Applications close at 5.00 pm on Friday, 24 November 2017.


How to apply

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

If you have any questions please email tracys@experiencewellington.org.nz

Applications close
5.00 pm on Friday, 24 November 2017

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