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We strive to be wildly impactful

We help innovators around the world transform their ideas into real-world solutions.

To do this, we need diverse, interesting and up-for-a-challenge people.

We are on a growth journey and we’re always on the lookout for new talent. If you can’t see the right role for you, register for our newsletter and we’ll keep you in the loop as new opportunities come up.

Your next role

Design Thinking Innovation Specialists

We are looking for new additions to our Innovation team. What you bring:

  • You understand innovation as an entrepreneur or an intrapreneur.  You’ve learnt this through your work or study.
  • You have applied innovation tools and methodologies to projects.
  • You can create and execute to a plan and manage a programme of work effectively.
  • You’re a competent facilitator.  You listen with curiosity and an open mind.  You’re confident and capable in the present.
  • You engage with stakeholders and develop client connections that result in people wanting to do more work with us. 

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GovTech Programme Manager

The NZ GovTech Accelerator programme is New Zealand’s leading public service innovation programme. You’d be leading the programme and managing the engagements of the various stakeholders and providing access to resources and programming for the teams to help them get the most out of the programme. 

This includes:

  • Selection of the teams entering the programme and securing their commitment.
  • Setting programme goals with each of the teams.
  • Attracting and surrounding the teams with support to help them achieve their goals.  This includes mentors, expert advisors, startup coaches.
  • Helping teams develop business cases/funding for after the programme. 

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Startup Programme Manager

You will be leading the programmes that grow startups at Creative HQ through incubation to acceleration. You will be managing the engagements of the various stakeholders and providing access to resources and programming for the teams to help them get the most out of the programme. 

This includes:

  • Selection of the teams entering the programme and securing their commitment.
  • Setting programme goals with each of the teams.
  • Attracting and surrounding the teams with support to help them achieve their goals.  This includes mentors, expert advisors, startup coaches.
  • Helping the teams that are seeking investment to close their investment rounds after the programme.

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Startup Innovation Specialists

We are looking for new additions to our Startup team. What you bring:

  • You understand innovation as an entrepreneur or an intrapreneur.  You’ve learnt this through your work or study.
  • You have applied innovation tools and methodologies to projects.
  • You can create and execute to a plan and manage a programme of work effectively.
  • You’re a competent facilitator.  You listen with curiosity and an open mind.  You’re confident and capable in the present.
  • You engage with stakeholders and develop client connections that result in people wanting to do more work with us. 

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GovTech Accelerator: individual contractors

Applications are open for individuals to join the GovTech Accelerator 2022. GovTech provides an opportunity for individuals to join an existing team working on some of the biggest challenges facing the public sector.

We are looking for people who are adaptable, open-minded, team players, and want to co-design impactful solutions for central and local government.

This is a short term contract opportunity starting in July.

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Working at Creative HQ

We have lofty dreams and big plans to achieve them. We are an agile team, working in a fast-paced and energising environment. We’re all driven by the desire to create a positive impact at home in Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington and around the world.

Some of the perks of working at Creative HQ are:

  • A team that has your back
  • Flexible working hours
  • Social team time and an annual team retreat
  • Cultural training
  • Professional development opportunities

Partnerships

We’re always looking for new partnership opportunities.

If you are interested in partnering with us or supporting our mahi, get in touch. Some of the ways you can get involved:

  • Sponsor a startup programme or event.
  • Sponsor our GovTech work.
  • Partner with us to respond to RFPs.
  • Partner with us to deliver great programmes.
  • Become a mentor or advisory board member for our teams.
  • Invest in our startups.
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