NZEI Te Riu Roa | Executive Assistant to the National President | Te Whanganui-a-Tara/Wellington

Closing date: Sunday 26 March 2023

Executive Assistant to the National President

NZEI Te Riu Roa National Office – Te Whanganui-a-Tara

At NZEI Te Riu Roa we value Manaakitanga and we demonstrate this in our organisation by the welcome we provide to visitors.  Can you manage a busy diary as well as respond to frontline interactions?  We are looking for an executive assistant to manage the busy diary of a public figure and organise in-house events between responding to reception enquiries.

We are looking for someone who can anticipate and resolve issues, independently manage logistics and contribute to the office of the executive.  This means working closely with your team to support each other covering events.

This role is from 8.30am – 5pm, Monday to Friday, and there is an expectation you can make yourself available for occasional out of hours and weekend work.

People who do well in this role can demonstrate an interest in unionism and the education of children in New Zealand.  The organisation is involved in advocacy for educators’ rights and a quality public education system.  Your work will contribute to this purpose.

NZEI Te Riu Roa is committed to upholding the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Candidates should either have or be committed to developing an understanding of Te Tiriti. We particularly welcome applications from people with experience in te reo and tikanga Māori.

A full job description is available on our web site: www. or contact Sue Braggins at Applications in confidence should be emailed to Please put “EA” in the subject line.

Applications close at 5pm Sunday 26th March 2023

NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes and supports people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, religions, and disabilities/ abilities.  An expectation of this role is to actively support and promote our diversity and inclusion principles.  We want NZEI Te Riu Roa to be a place where you can bring your whole self to work.

Contact person: Sue Braggins