ILANZ, In-House Lawyers Association of New Zealand

Associate Trustee - Hamilton

We are New Zealand's largest trustee services organisation and are passionate about helping thousands of families and businesses look after what is important to them. We help our customers preserve the present and secure their future, by providing expert wills and estate administration services. We also provide specialist advice on a full range of estate planning services including; legal, financial, investment, trusts and estate protection. We have spent the last few years transforming our business to ensure we have effective tools in place that enable our employees to be a trusted advisor through the lifetimes of our customers.

About our Trustees:

Based across New Zealand, our Trustees connect with customers to understand their needs and provide appropriate solutions. They help our customers manage their family assets, wills, estates and trusts in order to plan for their future. In this varied role, Associate Trustee's deal with customers face to face, generally working on 'lower complexity' files and providing administrative support to our Senior and Principal Trustees.

This is a unique opportunity that requires someone with a high level of empathy and exceptional interpersonal skills to work with our customers through, what can sometimes be a trying time.

What we need from you:

  • Previous experience as a Trustee or Legal Executive would be ideal OR
  • Experience in a trusts, legal, banking, finance or insurance role
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the confidence to work in emotionally sensitive settings
  • Exposure to basic accounting concepts would be an advantage

What we can offer:

Public Trust are taking the lead on educating New Zealanders on the importance of planning for their future. In order to do this we need people who are self-motivated, positive and that genuinely want to make a difference. The Associate Trustee position provides an excellent platform to learn and develop new skills, in an organisation with opportunities for career progression. You will receive learning and development through our internal Learning Pathways programme and training that will provide you with the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to help continue our transformation.

If you are interested in this role, review the job description and apply now.

To view the job description and apply online, visit us at and enter the job code 23500SEK.

Applications close on Friday, 20 July 2018.