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Job details

Chiron Lewis Eady Foundation
1 Jul 2022
Work type
Part time employment, Contract
Work classification
Management & Admin, Music


The newly-merged Chiron Lewis Eady Foundation is seeking a talented and motivated individual to manage the Foundation’s activities.

CLEF encourages and supports music and young musicians throughout New Zealand through a diverse range of quality performance and educational opportunities including competitions, performances, and scholarships.

Supporting six trustees and reporting directly to the Chairman of the Foundation, this role delivers CLEF’s activities as well as cultivates and stewards its donor and audience base. Scoped for 10-12 hours per week, the Foundation Manager will enjoy autonomy and flexibility with work space.

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Have management experience, preferably of a charity or for-purpose organisation
  • Be an exceptional stakeholder with relationship management skills, able to attract and leverage funds from donors, sponsors and funders
  • Have highly developed communication skills, written and verbal in English, preferably bilingual with Mandarin.
  • Be experienced and comfortable with digital platforms.
  • Have a flair and skills for delivering a variety of events
  • Be committed and have an interest in classical music and youth development with an appreciation of issues influencing New Zealand arts
  • Demonstrate a high level of initiative with a proven ability to multi-task and prioritise;
  • Have the ability to cope well under pressure
  • Understand the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its implications for the work of the Foundation if relevant.
  • Have an ease and familiarity with Microsoft Office 365

NOTE: Applicants MUST be a New Zealand citizen, resident, or have already secured the right to work in New Zealand and therefore hold a valid visa.

How to apply

Please provide by email to John Eady by 1 July 2022:

  • A cover letter clearly expressing why you are interested in this position
  • Your CV, with an outline of your relevant experience and qualifications


Written by

Joy - Operations, The Big Idea

16 Jun 2022