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Performing Arts Programme Delivery Manager - Kaea Whakatairanga Toi

Job details

Rotorua Lakes Council
7 Dec 2020
Bay of Plenty
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Culture & Heritage, Management & Admin, Performing Arts


E te tī e te tā, nau mai piki mai ki tō Te Arawa Waka. He karere he pānui tēnei mō tētehi tunga hou i te Kaunihera o ngā Roto o Rotorua.

Rotorua Lakes Council's Arts & Culture department are searching for an accomplished and enthusiastic Programme Delivery Manager to join the newly established Performing Arts team, who will work from the new Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre in Rotorua, New Zealand. This role will work to engage and support the growth and development of the Performing Arts Community in Rotorua and the wider region, as well as manage the delivery of the Performing Arts Programme at SHMPAC and other venues. Together, the newly formed team will make Rotorua's unique culture and identity more accessible through a distinctive and aspirational performing arts programme of events.

This newly created position is pivotal to the success of the performing arts in the Rotorua and the wider region, and is an exciting opportunity to be a part of history with the only 1,000 seat in the Bay, opening in February 2022.

Rotorua embodies the spirit of manaakitanga and is the heart of Te Arawa. We aspire to be the centre for Māori culture and contemporary expression, and the performing arts is a vehicle for inspiration, filling the hearts and minds of our people and visitors. Te Kaunihera o nga Roto o Rotorua (Rotorua Lakes Council) is committed to working in partnership with Te Arawa, our local iwi. 

We are looking for someone with experience in managing and delivering high quality, distinctive performing art programmes and/or events, with a passion for people and place. The successful candidate will have ability to manage and promote what will be an outstanding community asset, while developing strong industry, promoter and local/regional relationships with key community stakeholders.

Would you like to be a part of this inspiring vision? Check out the details and send us your application now!

Written by

Neon Logic Agency

19 Nov 2020