Kaiwhakahaere Whakaari - Producer
Te Pou Theatre is a kaupapa Māori performing arts venue for all, located at Corban Estate Arts Centre in Henderson. We create theatre productions, develop performing artists and producers, and we are in the middle of developing a new performing arts venue for use by the wider performing arts sector and community groups.
We are looking for a producer to join our team in 2021 to take a leadership role in producing innovative Māori Theatre for audiences in Tāmaki Makaurau and Te Tai Tokerau. The shows include a bilingual schools show touring to Northland and a cheeky new audience immersion show Rascists Annonymous. You would co-produce Kūpapa a new work by Nicola Kawana and our annual Kōanga Festival as well as delivering a series of workshops that offer opportunities to the Auckland theatre sector to develop their performing arts practice.
See the full Kaiwhakahaere Whakaari job description here.
We’re looking for a Producer to hit the ground running, so you’ll need the following;
- Minimum 2 years’ producing/programming experience in the development and delivery of live performing arts events
- Evidence of excellent relationship management skills with a range of stakeholders
- Excellent communicator (both verbal and written) and Advanced MS Office user
- Experience with mailchimp and surveymonkey
- Experience in development and management of budgets in performing arts
- Experience in marketing and audience development for performing arts events
- Experience with Kaupapa Māori arts projects
- Experience with wix, indesign and project management software
- Comfort with Te Reo Māori
- Understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
You’ll be an ideas and people person and consistently produce creative ways of supporting kaupapa Māori arts. You’ll be professionally engaged with the arts community with existing industry relationships; you’ll know artists and designers to call when collaborating on projects. We’re looking for someone who’s committed, collaborative, takes a hands-on approach and also has a sense of humour.