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Business & Development Manager

Chamber Music New Zealand

Job details

Chamber Music New Zealand
23 Jul 2018
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Music, Performing Arts


Join a forward-thinking, vibrant and passionate national arts organisation of global standing. 

Use your leadership and strategic skills to ensure this national treasure continues to flourish and engage New Zealanders across the country. Develop, oversee and implement strategies that:

  • Maintain and enhance CMNZ’s sponsorship portfolio, funding from community trusts and from philanthropy;
  • Ensure CMNZ’s business practices and financial management are sound;
  • CMNZ’s reputation as the premier provider of quality chamber music in Aotearoa is maintained and strengthened

The Business & Development Manager is a member of the CMNZ Leadership Team with 2 direct reports. The position reports to the Chief Executive.

In this critical strategic and operational role you will:

  • Deliver on CMNZ’s fundraising strategy
  • Research, prepare and implement fundraising proposals for corporates, community trusts and individual donors
  • Ensure that the aspirations and needs of sponsors, funders and benefactors are fulfilled
  • Play a significant part in CMNZ financial management
  • Through your membership of the Leadership Team, contribute to initiatives that enhance the standing of CMNZ

A full Job Description is available on our website

About you

  • Contribute to a positive team environment
  • Are achievement and result oriented
  • Are focused on quality and take pride in your work
  • Provide high-quality stakeholder service
  • Have high levels of personal integrity
  • Are willing to take initiative
  • Have an appreciation of the arts and in particular chamber/classical music
  • Have a tertiary qualification in an area relevant to CMNZ’s activities
  • Are financially literate

About CMNZ

Chamber Music New Zealand is Aotearoa'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 that 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! 

How to apply

Please submit a cover letter and cv to Becky Holmes at 

Written by

Chamber Music New Zealand

6 Jul 2018

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