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Senior Operations Manager

Job details

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
8 Aug 2021
Work type
Contract, Fixed Term
Work classification
Management & Admin, Music


Fixed term – Contract for Services

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

We are seeking an experienced orchestral operation professional to provide oversight of our production function. This is a Contract for Services arrangement for an initial engagement of one year with the option to extend. Hours are expected to be an average of 30 hours per week with an expectation of some core hours.

Services to be provided include oversight of the production team, planning, budgeting, and providing advice on logistical matters, as well as oversight of Health and Safety matters related to orchestral work.

To be considered for this contract, you must have experience of production and logistic planning ideally within a festival or touring performing arts organisation, experience of orchestral production management, and an excellent knowledge of orchestral music and instruments.

How to apply

Please send your CV, letter of application and details of your availability to Bernadine Lynch: by 11.59pm, Sunday 8th August.

Applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

View the position description here.

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14 Jul 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.