Experience Wellington Job Listing


Working together with and for Wellington​ to create remarkable experiences that generate vitality, strengtening the city we love. 

Te tūranga | The role   

Capital E is based in Queens Wharf Wellington, with a sole focus on children and creativity. We are seeking highly motivated, energetic, warm and engaging people with the ability to build rapport with a wide range of visitors to join our visitor services team in PlayHQ.

We currently have two vacancies, both are permanent part-time roles offering a minimum of 12 hours per week with availability for weekend work desirable. Additional hours will be available on a monthly rostered basis.

In PlayHQ our immersive play space for under 5’s your warm and embracing approach will create a space where all visitors feel welcomed, valued and are able to explore in our safe and stimulating environment. Alongside that you will aid the team with effective and efficient administrative support.

Ko wai mātou | Who are we 

As a small organisation we punch above our weight, working together with and for Wellington to create remarkable experiences that generate vitality, strengthening the city we love. We offer incredible audience experiences across our six sites; Capital E, City Gallery Wellington, Wellington Museum, Space Place, Cable Car Museum and Nairn Street Cottage.

Ngā tino pūkenga me ngā wheako |The essential skills and experience for the role 

  • Opportunity to work with a cool creative team within the heart of Wellington
  • Ignite the creative spark in our tamariki and rangatahi.
  • Chance to be a part of the arts and culture scene sharing your creativity with our young visitors
  • Great combination of delivering high quality customer service and administration

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • The passion to thrive on being ‘the face’ of an inspirational and innovative organisation.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with excellent attention to detail and a commitment to learning and using Te Reo Maori.
  • Strong visitor engagement skills, confident to welcome visitors from all backgrounds enthusiastically and responsively, and confident in communicating with young people
  • An interest in working with whanau, tamariki and rangatahi.
  • A proactive, can-do approach with a commitment to collaboration and teamwork.
  • Customer service experience.
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to adapt to change in a unique work environment.

Experience Wellington embraces flexible working and offers 5 weeks of annual leave per year. Other benefits include free te reo Māori lessons and access to EAP services.

Please outlay in your cover letter your availability, including any existing commitments that may impact in your availability to cover this position should you be the successful candidate.

If you want to work with like-minded community builders, passionate about children and creativity we would love to hear from you. To join our team, please submit your CV, a cover letter and complete our online application form for our consideration. For further information on the role please contact hr@experiencewellington.org.nz. Applications will be shortlisted as they come in.

Applications close Sunday 4 June 2023. Applicants will be shortlisted as they come in. The role will be starting as soon as possible.

Applicants for these positions require the eligibility to work in New Zealand, have current NZ citizenship, residency or a valid work visa. For advice on obtaining a New Zealand work or residence visa visit www.immigration.govt.nz 


How to apply

  • Position Description 
  • To apply please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience, to this link.
  • If you have any questions, please email hr@experiencewellington.org.nz
  • Applications close Sunday 4 June 2023.