Join our Executive Committee

Positions available for 2020

The NZCTA YA are at it again! Our committees members are always heading off on new adventures (often to Asia), and can't stay with us forever. So, we are searching👀 for fresh new faces to join our amazing committee for the new year. We love the work we do and want to offer opportunities to more students and young professionals to join us☺️ Please be advised these are voluntary roles!

If you're

  1. interested in NZ-China relations and the work we do🇳🇿🇨🇳;
  2. keen to develop yourself professionally with plenty of opportunities to network🤝; and
  3. a motivated individual always ready to learn, then we want you!

The following Auckland based positions are available for 2020:

Business Development Manager
We are looking for 2 competent Business Development/Events Manager to help drive our content and events. This is a vital role in securing not only speakers, but sponsorships and collaborations whilst also ensuring our organisation expands its presence amongst interested communities and China-related companies. We are looking for a real people's person who will build and maintain mutually beneficial and meaningful relationships between our organisation and various related parties. This role also requires basic organisation skills when it comes to organizing our events, from securing catering to the logistical side of things. In this role, you will work closely with other members of the events team and typically take charge of specific events.

Marketing Associates
We are looking for two Marketing Associates to help launch and manage marketing campaigns, maintain external channels of communication and effectively deliver the organisation's message to our members, attendees and stakeholders. We are looking for someone with strong writing skills, as well as a constant willingness to learn and adapt to changes, not to mention new trends. Some marketing experience would be advantageous but is not compulsory. You will have the chance to refine marketing content on social media channels and our website, execute marketing schemes, write our monthly newsletter, and work alongside the events team to come up with the best possible way to market our events.

Creative Lead/Designer
We are looking for someone with skills in graphic design to provide us with visually impactful creative work. We are seeking someone with proficiency in designing (previous use of Canva would be a big bonus) for digital platforms. As the Creative Lead/Designer, you will work on a variety of opportunities, including social media graphics, website graphics and branding guidelines. You will be given the space to be creative within the requirements of the role. Have a look at our events and website to get an idea of what sort of things this involves and our currently marketing image.

Photographer/Videographer/Digital Producer
As the name suggests, this role is in the works and could be moulded and grown by someone who is willing to take on the role! We are on the look out for someone who has experience in photography and preferably videography to digitally produce memorable and meaningful moments from our events. As the photographer/videographer/digital producer, you will be capturing photos at every event as well as edit and make these readily available for event attendees soon after. This could be an aspiring photographer/videographer/digital producers chance to showcase their work for a great purpose!

How to apply

Send your CV/portfolio and cover letter to Let us know why you would like to be on the Young Associates Executive Committee and which position(s) you are applying for.

Applications close midnight sharp 23 March 2020 (Monday).  The application deadline has been extended until  13 April 2020 (Monday) amid the current COVID-19 crisis. Selected candidates will be invited for an interview in the same week as the closing date.