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Current vacancies

Concert Manager - Napier

Location: Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
 

Fixed-term Contract (part-time)

The Concert Manager is the person on the ground in each centre where CMNZ concerts are presented. It is a vital role in which local knowledge and a network of local contacts can assist CMNZ with sales, audience development, sponsor servicing and care of artists.

  • plan and implement concert logistics
  • liaise with accommodation providers
  • host artists and meet their needs as required
  • manage on-going relationships with concert-goers (single ticket buyers and subscribers) and local arts organisations
  • promote and market concerts using local networks
  • contribute to and implement audience development plans as required
  • prepare reports and returns on concerts
  • assist with concert-related post-concert functions

About you

  • You have experience in project management and administrative roles
  • You have exceptional relationship management and interpersonal skills.
  • You have sound understanding and familiarity with computer systems, especially Microsoft Word and Excel
  • You are self-managing and motivated to succeed.
  • You have an appreciation of the arts and in particular chamber/classical music.

Concert Dates 2019

Saturday 16 March
Tuesday 16 April
Wednesday 22 May
Friday 21 June
Tuesday 10 September
Friday 18 October

Full position description available here

To apply, please contact us for a Position Description, and email your cover letter and CV to Rachel@chambermusic.co.nz by 5pm, Friday 1 February 2019.

Auckland District Contest Organiser 2019

Location: Auckland, New Zealand
 

Fixed-term Contract (part-time)

Ever wanted to be part of the longest-running youth music competition in New Zealand?

The NZCT Chamber Music Contest is the only nationwide chamber music competition for secondary school musicians and composers in the country, and Chamber Music New Zealand is looking for an exceptional person to organise, manage and promote the Auckland District Contest 2019.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has relevant event management skills
  • Has a passion for music, education and teaching
  • Has excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Communicates well, is proactive, efficient and a good team player
  • Can relate well to a diverse range of people
  • Has strong computer skills, including database management

If you enjoy making a difference and want to experience some skilled musicianship along the way, then we want to hear from you.

Auckland District Rounds is 5-9 June + Northern Regional Final 22 June 2019

Full position description available here.

To apply, please contact us for a Position Description, and email your cover letter and CV to outreach@chambermusic.co.nz by 5pm, Friday 1 February 2019.

Manawatu District Contest Organiser 2019

Location: Manawatu, New Zealand
 

Fixed-term Contract (part-time)

Ever wanted to be part of the longest-running youth music competition in New Zealand?

The NZCT Chamber Music Contest is the only nationwide chamber music competition for secondary school musicians and composers in the country, and Chamber Music New Zealand is looking for an exceptional person to organise, manage and promote the Manawatu District Contest 2019.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has relevant event management skills
  • Has a passion for music, education and teaching
  • Has excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Communicates well, is proactive, efficient and a good team player
  • Can relate well to a diverse range of people
  • Has strong computer skills, including database management

If you enjoy making a difference and want to experience some skilled musicianship along the way, then we want to hear from you.

Manawatu District Round is on Tuesday the 11th of June 2019.

Full position description available here.

To apply, please contact us for a Position Description, and email your cover letter and CV to outreach@chambermusic.co.nz by 5pm, Friday 1 February 2019.

About CMNZ

Chamber Music New Zealand (CMNZ) is New Zealand's leading presenter of top quality chamber music concerts. Founded in 1950, CMNZ is one of the oldest national arts organisations. We exist to engage, nurture and inspire both audiences and artists alike through a wide range of activities including an international artist touring programme and extensive community and education initiatives. 

Our mission is to foster the love and understanding of music, create remarkable experiences throughout Aotearoa, share live music by solo performers and small ensembles, as well as encourage and support New Zealand performers and composers.

We have a moderate size staff which spans the country with a national office based in Wellington. You will be working with a group of highly dedicated, enthusiastic people, passionate about what they do and why they do it. It's the arts, there's plenty of character! 

Volunteer Opportunities

We are always on the lookout for new volunteers with a passion for chamber music and the arts. If you are interested in volunteering to help with our Chamber Music New Zealand concerts or the NZCT Chamber Music Contest, head over to our Volunteer Page to find out more and get in touch.

NZCT Chamber Music Contest Volunteers

We are seeking volunteers to help with this year's Auckland District Rounds (6 - 10 June).  If you'd like to be part of this iconic youth event, head to our Seeking Auckland Volunteers page, and fill out the submission.