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Christchurch City Choir Inc.

Job details

Christchurch City Choir
27 Jan 2020
Work type
Part time employment
Work classification


Organisation/person Christchurch City Choir

Work type: part-time, independent contractor

Region Christchurch/Canterbury

Work classification: Administration/Music

Apply by date: Saturday 25 January 2020



Christchurch City Choir aims to be the principal symphonic choir in Canterbury and has over 70 auditioned, singing members. Established 28 years ago from the merger of two long-standing choirs, it performs throughout the year with various orchestras and soloists, and to large audiences. Christchurch City Choir is an Incorporated Society and registered charity no. CC25053.

We are looking for a new Choir Manager to be responsible for organising, co-ordinating and maintaining all aspects of concert management including engagement of soloists and all other necessary services. The role also includes office management, general choir management and involvement in pursuing sponsorship, choir marketing and our concert promotion.

Ideally, candidates will have experience in organising a choir or orchestra.

The Choir Manager will report to the Choir Board and work closely with the choir's administrative staff and singing members.

The Choir rehearses on Tuesday evenings, with additional rehearsals during concert week. It has major concert performances to paying audiences 3-5 times per year and also takes part in concerts of the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra. The next major performance will be the Bach St Matthew Passion 4 April in the Town Hall, with others in June, September and Handel’s Messiah in December.


Job description:

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The position will be part-time as an independent contractor and can be expected to require up to 50 hours per month at a competitive hourly rate to be negotiated.


Prospective applicants must be eligible to work in NZ at the time of

application. The appointee will start on 1 February, 2020, or soon after by mutual agreement.


Please email your application letter including the names of two referees, and curriculum vitae (CV) to: .

Visit for more information about the choir, current music and repertoire.

How to apply

Please email your application letter including the names of two referees, and curriculum vitae (CV) to: .

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Christchurch City Choir

2 Jan 2020