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Artistic Resource & Contract Manager

Job details

New Zealand Opera
20 Oct 2019
Work type
Part time employment
Work classification


We are seeking an Artistic Resource & Contract Manager to join our team at New Zealand Opera.

As New Zealand’s national opera company, we are working to transform the world of our audience through an experience of opera that connects, engages and empowers reflection on our human condition.

This is an exciting time for New Zealand Opera as we undertake a new direction that reimagines the artform, embraces the cultural and social identities of our diverse communities; and ensures a vibrant and sustainable presence for opera in New Zealand. 

The Artistic Resource & Contract Manager will be responsible for the negotiation, preparation and execution of contracts for the delivery of NZ Opera’s artistic programme, and provides some general administrative support to the Director Artistic Operations.

This is a great opportunity for someone who has experience in artistic administration, negotiating and managing contracts and knowledge and appreciation of opera.  We are looking for a person with outstanding communication and negotiation skills, a high level of administration capability, attention to detail, and preferably with a music qualification.

This is a part-time, 32 hour per week role based in our Auckland office, and includes some weekend and evening work.

How to apply

To request a full Job Description email

To apply, please email your CV along with a cover letter detailing your suitability for the role to Josie Maskell, Executive Assistant at

Written by

New Zealand Opera

2 Oct 2019

Interests New Zealand Opera is the face of professional opera in Aotearoa. Our mission is to bring human stories, glorious music and the passion of opera to all.