Vacancies within the Archdiocese and other Catholic organisations.

Executive Assistant (EA), Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand
Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand is seeking an experienced Executive Assistant (EA), who will be the right-hand person to the Chief Executive (CE), to join their small close-knit professional team.  The EA is a pivotal, high trust role and would suit a professional with proven experience in a similar role.   Key responsibilities for the EA include: 

  • Providing comprehensive administrative support to the CE, including managing correspondence, organising meetings, taking minutes, and handling sensitive information with discretion.
  • Managing the CE’s schedule, appointments, and domestic and international travel arrangements.
  • Managing organisation-wide programmes and events for the CE.
  • Monitoring and prioritising email and phone communications with integrity, confidentiality, and professionalism.
  • Conducting research, preparing reports, documents, and presentations, and anticipating requirements at an Executive and Board level.
  • Providing high level support to the Senior Management Team (SMT).
  • Cultivating strong relationships with key stakeholders, including the SMT, Board members, international partners in the Pacific, and tangata whenua partners, to facilitate effective communication and collaboration.
  • Ensuring the office operates smoothly and effectively by proactively seeking ways to streamline systems and processes to create efficiencies.

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Vacancy: Director, National Liturgy Office

The NZ Catholic Bishops are seeking applications for the role of Director of the National Liturgy Office. This important role promotes sound liturgical practice, supports the liturgical aspects of the work of national agencies and provides resources for parishes and schools in Aotearoa. Ad hoc projects include preparing national liturgical events and providing an Aotearoa point of contact for major liturgical initiatives of the universal Church. Key to the role is good working relationships with people involved in liturgy at the diocesan level and sharing the bishops’ commitment to a bicultural and inclusive approach to liturgy. If you have a passion for the liturgical life of the Church, qualifications and experience in liturgy and good relationship-building skills, please consider applying. The role is part-time (minimum 20 hours per week negotiable) and fixed term (two years). The office has space alongside the NZCBC Secretariat in Thorndon, Wellington; however the role can be based remotely.

For a full role description, email NZCBC Executive Director, Damian Dempsey via Role posting closes Thursday 28th March.