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Artistic Administrator

Job details

Chamber Music New Zealand
26 May 2019
National, Wellington
Work type
Part time employment
Work classification
Management & Admin, Music, Performing Arts


Location: Wellington

Hours: Permanent, part-time (30 hours per week)


Chamber Music New Zealand is the leading presenter of top quality chamber music concerts in Aotearoa. 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 be leaders in nurturing an understanding of ensemble music, deliver and share quality world-class musical experiences throughout Aotearoa, provide opportunities that encourage participation and enrich the audience experience, foster diversity, creativity and innovation through live music performance and encourage, support and advocate for New Zealand performers and composers.


About the role

  • Administration of the regional concert network;
  • Assist with administration of CMNZ’s Subscription series
  • Assist with identifying, nurturing, promoting and developing New Zealand artists, ensembles and composers;
  • Assist with developing and executing of regional artist and regional presenter contracts;
  • Assist with developing and producing all artistic brands for CMNZ (including national and regional concert seasons);
  • Assist with the Chamber Music Contest and other Outreach activities.
  • Provide back-up support for general office administration

About you

  • love of chamber music
  • broad experience of events, planning and music
  • keen interest in building your artistic admin skills
  • ability to relate to musicians, volunteers in small towns across the whole country, industry partners
  • excellent organisational skills with the ability to multitask
  • effective verbal and written communication skills
  • sound problem solving skills and judgement


  • administrative experience
  • sound computer skills
  • good knowledge of repertoire and musicians
  • ability to think outside the square but also work to a deadline
  • a tertiary qualification in music or equivalent is desirable


How to apply

To apply: Please send a cover letter and CV to Jack@chambermusic.co.nz

The closing date for applications is Sunday 26 May

Position description: If you have questions or would like further details and a position description please email Jack@chambermusic.co.nz

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Chamber Music New Zealand

6 May 2019

About CMNZ Chamber Music New Zealand (CMNZ) is New Zealand's leading presenterof top quality chamber music concerts. Founded in 1950, CMNZ is one ofthe oldest national arts organisations. We exist to engage, nurture and