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MANAGER Alliance Française Christchurch


About Us:

Alliance Française is a worldwide network of non-profit associations dedicated to the promotion of the French language and the culture of Francophone countries around the world.  Founded in 1959, Alliance Francaise Christchurch (AFC) prides itself on a tradition of excellence in French language tuition and promotion of cultural activities.  Find out more from our website at www.afchristchurch.org.nz

 

About the role:

Starting in June 2022, we have a fantastic opportunity for a full time, permanent role of Manager Alliance Française Christchurch (fluent in both French and English) to lead our team based in central Christchurch. With the support of the Executive Committee, this role is pivotal to our success and takes overall responsibility for the day-to-day leadership and management of the staff, students, members, facilities and activities of Alliance Française Christchurch; the second biggest Alliance Française in New Zealand.  We have ambitious plans to grow student and member numbers, so this role provides the vision for growth and action plans to achieve it, with the support of the President and the Executive Committee.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide oversight and strategy to all staff to achieve AFC’s goals after consultation with the President and the Executive Committee
  • Develop and manage all AFC staff – teachers, administrative support, interns
  • Plan, organise and oversee the implementation of the activities of AFC which include:
  • French Language classes and workshops
  • A diverse programme of Social and Cultural activities
  • Responsible for the marketing and communications of AFC to drive sustained increases in student and member numbers
  • Raise the profile of AFC, via the effective promotion of the language and cultural activities, fostering links with businesses and French diplomatic circles, developing partnerships with educational and cultural organisations
  • Manage administration and financial matters; including developing policy and procedures, budgeting and financial planning
  • Take responsibility for the health and safety of AFC staff and customers by maintaining a safe and healthy work environment

You are a confident, highly organised leader who is totally at ease wearing the different hats this varied role requires (people management, marketing and communications, finance, events organisation etc).  You have proven skills in managing relationships at all levels with diplomacy and professionalism. You have an approachable, unflappable and entrepreneurial disposition that puts both customers and colleagues at ease and builds great morale. You lead by example, demonstrating personal drive & motivation, flexibility, attention to detail, excellent customer service and plenty of common sense; if you don’t know the answer, you take the initiative to draw support from those with the specialist knowledge to help you.

Role Requirements:

  • Post-secondary qualification (Diplôme (Fr), Licence (Fr), Tertiary Degree or other) required.
  • Relevant experience of leading a business unit and team highly desired.
  • Fluent in French and English
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team; recruit, manage talent effectively
  • Highly organised & detail orientated with sound financial acumen
  • Excellent customer service, marketing and communication skills
  • Proactive and have proven effective networking skills
  • You are also a New Zealand citizen or resident (or hold a valid New Zealand work visa for a minimum of two years remaining), and possess a valid driver’s license

How to Apply:

If this sounds like you and you want to be a part of this exciting and growing charitable society, send your CV and covering letter to president@afchristchurch.org.nz. Closing date for applications 15 June.

Applicants should currently be in New Zealand and hold a current work visa / residency or NZ citizenship, also a NZ driver’s licence.

Please note: we do not always work to fixed closing dates and may start considering applications as they are received so we encourage you to apply early.

Please note that all applications are reviewed but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have any questions about your application please feel free to send an email to president@afchristchurch.org.nz.


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TEACHER Alliance Française Christchurch

About Us:

Alliance Française is a worldwide network of non-profit associations dedicated to the promotion of the French language and the culture of Francophone countries around the world.  Founded in 1959, Alliance Francaise Christchurch prides itself on a tradition of excellence in French language tuition and promotion of cultural activities.  We are NZ’s 2nd biggest Alliance Francaise and you can find out more from our website at www.afchristchurch.org.nz

About the role:

We have a fantastic opportunity for a teacher to work up to 20 hours per week to support the day to day running of Alliance Française Christchurch (AFC) and to assist with the increasingly popular children’s programmes. You will join a small dynamic team based in central Christchurch and report to the Manager Alliance Française Christchurch.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Create a welcoming atmosphere and extend excellent customer service to members, students and to the wider Christchurch and Alliance Française community
  • Follow office workflow procedures to ensure maximum efficiency
  • Raise the awareness of Alliance Française Christchurch (AFC) and the services AFC offers and provides to attract and retain students and grow the membership base
  • Deliver French lessons to a high standard to children, teenagers and/or adults

Role Requirements:

Good written and verbal communication skills;

Demonstrates high level of customer service;

Ability to work well in a team environment;

Ability to self-manage;

Demonstrates empathy and is patient with children;

Fluent in English and French (preferred)

How to Apply:

If this sounds like you and you want to be a part of this exciting and growing charitable society, send your CV and covering letter to enquiries@afchristchurch.org.nz. You would need to start ASAP. Closing date for applications 15 June.

Applicants should currently be in New Zealand and hold a current work visa / residency or NZ citizenship, also a NZ driver’s licence.

Please note: we do not always work to fixed closing dates and may start considering applications as they are received so we encourage you to apply early.

Please note that all applications are reviewed but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have any questions about your application please feel free to send an email to enquiries@afchristchurch.org.nz


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