Current Vacancies

  • Presentation Director

    Māori Television is New Zealand’s national indigenous, multi-platform broadcaster. We are committed to contributing to the protection and promotion of te reo Māori me ona tikanga by providing a wide range of programs that inform, educate and entertain audiences around Aotearoa and the world.

    The Playout & Media Services department is seeking a Presentation Director who will also work alongside the Media Central team.

    The successful candidate will have an understanding of broadcast standards and equipment as well as the ability to learn quickly and under pressure.

    Duties will include managing the Presentation control room to provide fault free playout to air of our schedule as well as supporting Media Central.

    You will need to enjoy working in a team environment as well as working independently.

    Understanding of tikanga and te reo Maori would be an advantage for this role. This full time position involves shift work on a seven day roster and applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

    If you’d like to apply, please email a cover letter and current CV to hr@maoritelevision.com by 5pm on 9th October 2019. 

    At Māori Television, we are proud to be an equal opportunity provider and workplace. We embrace diversity and equal opportunities and encourage applications from any background. We recruit people based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

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  • Head of Content Rights and Legal

    Are you in or do you have a background in providing comprehensive & expert legal advice in a commercial or public entity? Are you looking for a challenging role in an organisation that’s committed to the revitalisation of te reo Māori me ngā tikanga Māori and making a difference in the community?

    We are looking for an experienced and dynamic Head of Content Rights & Legal who will be responsible for delivering robust & fit-for-purpose content rights that enables a digital first delivery of content to our audience. The Head of Content Rights & Legal provides oversight and direction for Whakaata Māori’s legal compliance and supports in complex legal decision-making and negotiations, as required.

    You will need to be able to prioritise and juggle multiple tasks, be calm and efficient, self-motivated and a deliverer of high quality work under pressure. Above all, you need to be able to work well with others with excellent communication & relationship skills.

    The right person for our team will likely have:

    • Proven working experience as a legal advisor in a public or commercial entity;
    • Experience working in broadcasting or in an outcomes driven organisation;
    • Excellent communication and relationship skills;
    • Solid organisational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills;
    • Good understanding of te reo Māori me ngā tikanga Māori;
    • Experience working in a kaupapa Māori based organisation;
    • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office

    If this opportunity sounds like you please check out the details and send us your application.

    If you’d like to apply, please email a cover letter and current CV to hr@maoritelevision.com by 5pm on 11th October 2019. For more information and other opportunities, please visit www.maoritelevision.com.

    At Māori Television, we are proud to be an equal opportunity provider and workplace. We embrace diversity and equal opportunities and encourage applications from any background. We recruit people based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

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  • Communications Manager

    Are you in or have a background in communications & public relations? Do you have a talent for telling a good story and an eye for detail? Are you creative? Are you looking for a challenging role in an organisation that’s committed to the revitalisation of te reo Māori me ngā tikanga Māori and making a difference in the community?

    We are looking for a dynamic Communications Manager who will be responsible for all the communications and advocacy requirements for Māori Television.  

    You will provide advice and support, work alongside project teams, develop and create collateral, produce Māori Television documents and reports, develop web and social media content, cover meetings and deal with media.

    You will need to be able to prioritise and juggle multiple tasks, be calm and efficient, self-motivated and used to producing high quality work under pressure. Above all, you need to be able to work well with others and a healthy sense of humour is a must.

    The right person for our team will likely be:

    • a talented and convincing writer with excellent English language skills
    • experienced and qualified in PR or be an experienced journalist with a very good understanding of PR and its role
    • an outstanding communicator with excellent inter-personal skills
    • able to translate complex issues into easily understood language or visuals
    • a social media champion
    • experienced in producing printed and web-based publications and proof reading
    • calm under pressure and able to effectively handle a number of projects at once
    • self-motivated, creative and capable of high quality and on-time outputs
    • a speaker of te reo Māori and familiar with tikanga Māori

    To apply please email your cover letter and CV to: hr@maoritelevision.com

    Applications close 18 October 2019

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