Project Coordinator

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Printable Reality
15 Dec 2012
Auckland, National
Work type
Work classification
Management & Admin, Literature & Publishing, Performing Arts



Printable Reality in association with Apples and Snakes, London presents: “The Word’s a Stage”- a year-long artist development program that will provide a platform to educate and encourage young writers/spoken word artists to write and perform a longer solo performance piece. Teaming-up young talented artists with experienced writers/performers as their mentors. Plus a series of fun spoken word/music events culminating in one "final showcase" event, and a workshop, at the end of the series.

One of the main reasons that New Zealand's performance poetry/spoken word/live literature scene is not growing and developing at the same rate as in UK/Europe/USA/Australia is a lack of opportunities for the young writers/performers to expand their potential and embark on writing/performing longer spoken word pieces. Modeled on a very successful program, run by UK’s leading performance poetry organization Apples and Snakes - “The Word’s a Stage” is going to start a process of changing that by creating a supportive environment for the community and our young artists to create their own feature shows.

You will be working as a part of Printable Reality team, responsible for coordinating with participants and our partners, liaising with the venues and running events, exploring further partnership/sponsorship/funding opportunities. Position is a year-long contract requiring a few hours a month. It would suite a part time or full time employed person, or a student, with strong connections and interest in Auckland’s art scene. Starting pay is modest, with a huge potential to get involved with other projects and expand and extend involvement with one of the NZ’s leading arts organizations.

Application process: Email your CV to by 15th December 6pm. All candidates will be contacted by 17nd December.

Key skills

- Strong community focus

- Interest in arts, performance and spoken word scene

- Great communication skills

- Ability to MC an event would be a strong advantage.

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Printable Reality

22 Nov 2012