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CRM and Ticketing Administrator

  • Exciting opportunity to work with one of New Zealand’s iconic performing arts organisations.
  • Critical role contributing to the future of the Orchestra.
  • Technology based role with the scope to make your mark

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has a passion for technology and understands how
data can inform an organisation. The CRM and Ticketing Administrator is responsible for managing
the day-to-day operations of the Tessitura CRM system, production of regular reports, management of
data and identifying opportunities for Tessitura to further shape efficient and effective
operations of the marketing and development department.

You will have experience working with a computerised ticketing system and a proven track record in
the development and maintenance of a database. You will enjoy a fast-paced and varied environment
and you will also be providing support to the ticketing function. You will be self- motivated and
have the ability to think outside the square, with high levels of energy and enthusiasm.

Person Profile:
Demonstrated expertise and understanding of:

  • Performing arts computerised ticketing system
  • Tessitura or other database experience
  • Project management
  • Knowledge of “arts product”
  • Collection, processing and analysing information
  • A logical thinker with the ability to adapt to new technologies quickly

For further information please review the attached job description. To apply please complete the
application form and send that together with a cover letter and your c.v. to


  • Applications close: Monday 20 February 2017.


Job Description
Application Form 

Production & Transport Manager
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, based in Wellington 

  • Exciting opportunity to work with one of New Zealand’s leading performing arts organisations
  • Critical role in the operations of the Orchestra. 

Reporting to the Head of Orchestra Management, you will oversee the logistics and staging of all NZSO activity and its various configurations.  

This includes planning and managing the logistical movement and set up of instruments, staging and technical equipment at performances, rehearsals and other activities in the venues located around New Zealand and overseas, as well as stage management of NZSO activity.

Person Profile:

  • Domestic and international touring experience with a large performing arts organisation
  • Experience working with orchestral musicians and instrument handling.
  • Proven expertise and experience in performing arts staging and production
  • The capability to manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Experience of digital broadcast production
  • Exceptional interpersonal and negotiation skills at all levels
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Proactivity, innovation, pragmatism and personal resilience
  • “Can do” attitude and strong customer service focus
  • Practical knowledge of health and safety legislation and application
  • Willingness to work irregular hours and travel as required

For further information please review the attached job description.  To apply please complete the application form and send that together with a cover letter and your c.v. to


  • Applications close: Friday 10 February 2017


Job Description
Application Form 



Associate Principal Viola

We are recruiting for the position of Associate Principal Viola.

These auditions are open to local and international applicants.

For further information please review the attached audition information.  To apply please complete the application form and send that and your c.v. to


  • Applications close: Monday 6 March 2017
  • Recorded auditions due by: Wednesday 15 March 2017
  • Live audition date: Thursday 23 March 2017 (Wellington, New Zealand)


Information Letter
Audition Requirements
Application Form


Casual Auditions

The NZSO is now accepting applications for casual auditions for the following instruments:

  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Double Bass
  • French Horn
  • Bassoon
  • Timpani
  • Percussion

Auditions will be held on Tuesday 14th of February, 2017 at the Adam Concert Room, New Zealand School of Music in Wellington.

Applications close on Wednesday 1st of February, 2017

To apply, please send an up to date C.V to:

Auditions Coordinator


About the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

Music Director: Edo de Waart

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra is New Zealand’s national orchestra. One of the world’s oldest national symphony orchestras, it has charmed audiences with memorable concerts and recordings for 68 years.

Today, the NZSO is recognised as an outstanding orchestra of international stature. It continues to grow and develop artistically, taking a challenging and varied programme of music to communities throughout New Zealand.

Why move to Wellington?

Wellington is not only the country’s capital but also the arts hub of New Zealand. In addition to being the home of NZSO, it is also the residence of the Royal New Zealand Ballet, Chamber Music New Zealand, and the NZ Festival.

Wellington is one of ‘2015’s hottest cities’, according to BBC Travel:

Not only does Wellington have a bustling café and craft beer scene, but in 2015 the city of 200,000 people is celebrating its 150th year as New Zealand’s capital.

New Zealand has also been named the world’s best country, according to the 2014 Telegraph Travel Awards. It is the third year running that New Zealand has won best-country honours.

To find out more about Wellington, visit

What our players say about living in NZ

Peter Dykes, Associate Principal Oboe (originally from UK): “New Zealand is a country where there are endless opportunities to enjoy whatever one may be interested in, alongside playing in an international standard orchestra. As well as the general high standard of living in New Zealand, one can enjoy being a part of the vibrant Wellington community, where there are numerous leisure and lifestyle activities to suit every possible palate.”

Carolyn Mills, Section Principal Harp (originally from USA): “New Zealand is a fantastic place to live and work, and I feel extremely fortunate to have found myself here. I love playing with the NZSO and am always inspired by my colleagues, and by the warmth of the people here. It’s a very easy place to feel at home.”