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Senior Manager: Orchestra

Job details

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
15 Jun 2021
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Management & Admin, Music


The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra (NZSO) has set its ambition to be Aotearoa New Zealand’s most loved entertainment brand.

We are seeking a key member of the management team to play a vital role in the support and care of our musicians.

This role will encompass the following deliverables:

  • Managing the day-to-day operations of the orchestra
  • Managing delivery of orchestra call activity in accordance with contractual provisions
  • Overseeing bookings for extra and contract players
  • Overseeing and facilitating musician recruitment processes
  • Participation in the NZSO Health and Safety Committee and assisting with ensuring H&S requirements are met

The ideal candidate will have experience in orchestra or arts management, in depth knowledge of orchestral music and/or orchestral operations and excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including experience in working with musicians / artists.

How to apply

Please send your CV and application to Bernadine Lynch: by 5pm, Tuesday 15th June. 
Applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand to apply.

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1 Jun 2021

Interests The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra is this country’s only full-time, full-strength, professional symphony orchestra. One of the world’s oldest national symphony orchestras, we’ve been delighting audiences with memorable concerts and recordings since 1946.