Are you an experienced Personal or Executive Assistant who is:

  • enthusiastic, highly organised, and pro-active;
  • someone who thrives in a dynamic and changing environment;
  • looking to work alongside a fun and supportive team; and
  • passionate about helping to restore our native biodiversity?

If so, we would love to hear from you!

As ZIP's Executive Assistant, you will be supporting a team working at the cutting edge of predator management, pioneering a new model to enable the complete removal of rats, possums and stoats from large mainland areas.

You will provide professional executive support to the Chief Executive Officer and Directors, high quality administrative and logistical support to the ZIP team, and, on occasion, in-field support to the ZIP field team.

You will be based in Karori, Wellington.

We are looking to make either a permanent appointment into this role, or a secondment from the Department of Conservation, as best suits the successful applicant.

View the role description.

To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to, quoting 'EA Vacancy' in the subject header.  

Applications close at 5:00pm on Wednesday 10 May 2017.

About ZIP

ZIP was established in February 2015 as a research and development entity focused on developing the tools and techniques to enable an ambitious and exciting vision for New Zealand:

The complete removal of rats, stoats, and possums from large mainland areas for the long term, sustainable protection of native biodiversity.