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Chief Executive

Location: Wellington, New Zealand


· Strategically lead agile performing arts organisation

· Enthusiastic champion for chamber music


The Board of the Chamber Music New Zealand Trust is calling for applications for the position of Chief Executive of Chamber Music New Zealand (CMNZ) following the retirement of Dr Peter Walls from that position early in 2019. Based in Wellington, CMNZ currently employs twelve people, with three direct reports to the Chief Executive (Artistic Manager; Marketing and Development Manager; and Business Administrator). In turn, the Chief Executive is accountable to the Trust Board and has overall responsibility for the integrity of financial and performance-based reporting to the Board; for guiding and implementing agreed strategic plans; and for CMNZ’s financial sustainability.


Applications close: 5pm, Friday 9 November 2018

To apply: please go to and click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference CMNceo0918, addressing your cover letter and resume to Jennifer Little or Kirsten Henderson, of Fisher Leadership, or call +64 9 282 4240 for further information.

A brief outline of the role is available here.


Fisher Recruitment

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.