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Manager, Community Engagement and Artistic

Job details

Chamber Music New Zealand
26 Nov 2021
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Community & Access Arts, Management & Admin, Music


The position of Manager, Community Engagement and Artistic is a new role that will play a crucial part in leading, planning and ensuring the successful implementation of CMNZ’s community engagement and artistic programmes.

Working closely with the Chief Executive, they will ensure that community engagement and artistic activity aligns with CMNZ’s strategic artistic priorities, resulting in high quality engagement with a broad range of communities throughout New Zealand.

This role will play a leading part in supporting CMNZ’s vision as we redefine our purpose within Aotearoa New Zealand today.

The role reports to the Chief Executive and is part of the Leadership Team.

Chamber Music New Zealand (founded 1950) is a national agency that tours New Zealand and international musicians, presenting 120 concerts in over 30 towns and cities throughout the country each year. The concert programme incorporates a range of musical styles including classical, jazz, folk and contemporary genres.

CMNZ has a dynamic community engagement programme that sees musicians working alongside a wide range of different groups and communities including people with lived experience of disability, at risk youth as well as those in geographically isolated regions.  The community engagement programme also includes the NZCT Chamber Music Contest for secondary school students, New Zealand’s longest running school-based music event.

CMNZ is now embarking on an exciting period of re-invention, diversifying their role in response to the unique qualities of Aotearoa New Zealand today. Our artistic and community engagement programmes are central to how we will connect with communities across the country and ensure that as many people as possible can actively participate in live, music-based experiences.

How to apply

To apply, please send a copy of your current curriculum vitae together with a covering letter to

Applications must be received by 5pm Friday 26th November. 

Written by

Chamber Music New Zealand

5 Nov 2021