Job Opportunities

 

Administrative Vacancies

 

Trusts and Foundations Manager

 

The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO), Auckland’s leading performing arts organisation, is seeking a highly effective, organised individual to take on the role of Trusts and Foundations Manager. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Trusts and Foundations Manager is responsible for all aspects of fundraising and relationship management in this area.

 

The position is responsible for raising $1m+ from trusts and foundations per year. This includes writing applications and reports, thinking creatively about projects and areas for funding, managing the key relationships with funders and working in conjunction with the other elements of development and within the Development Strategy at the APO.  The ability to research effectively, think laterally and juggle projects is essential.

 

The Trusts and Foundations Manager works across the organisation and must be a team player. For a copy of the position description please go here.

 

Provide a cover letter, no more than one page, which outlines your reasons for applying to the position and the key skills, strengths and expertise that you will be able to bring to the role.

 

Applications should be submitted by midday (New Zealand time) on Friday 17th June 2016 to: Noma Sio-Salapu by email at nomas@apo.co.nz.  Applications without a cover letter will not be accepted.

  

Key skills

Excellent written skills, excellent report writing skills, ability to think laterally and analytically, excellent relationship management skills, research, ability to juggle projects

 

 

Orchestra Vacancies

Section Principal Trumpet

Ongoing position beginning September 2016

 

Audition: Friday 15 July 2016

Closing Date for Applications: Monday 27 June 2016, 10am NZ time

 

This position is open to musicians with the legal right to work in New Zealand and may be taken in person or by recording.

 

Audition and Job Details

Audition Requirements: Set List of Solo and Excerpt material

 

Section Principal Clarinet

Ongoing position beginning 22 September 2016

 

Audition: Saturday 16 July 2016

Closing Date for Applications: Monday 27 June 2016, 10am NZ time

 

This position is open to musicians with the legal right to work in New Zealand and may be taken in person or by recording.

 

Audition and Job Details

Audition Requirements: Set List of Solo and Excerpt material

 

 

Sub Principal Cello

Ongoing position beginning 22 September 2016

 

Audition Saturday 23 July 2016

Closing Date for Applications: Monday 4 July 2016, 10am NZ time

 

This position is open to musicians of all nationalities and may be taken in person or by recording.

 

Audition and Job Details

Audition Requirements: Set List of Solo and Excerpt material

applynow

 

Tutti First Violin

Ongoing position beginning 22 September 2016.

 

Audition: Thursday 28 July 2016

Closing Date for Applications: Friday 8 July, 10am NZ time

 

This position is open to musicians of all nationalities and may be taken in person or by recording.

 

Audition and position details

Audition Requirements: Set List of Solo and Excerpt material

applynow

 

 

Recorded Auditions

 

Download instructions on electronic delivery of recorded auditions HERE

Download a Recorded Audition Declaration form HERE

 

Casual Positions

Please note Casual work is only available to New Zealand and Australian Citizens and Residents.
Instrumentalists seeking casual work with the Auckland Philharmonia are invited to apply by forwarding a copy of current resume/CV and all contact details to: The Orchestra Manager: auditions@apo.co.nz

 

There are no set dates for casual auditions. Live auditions are scheduled at mutually suitable times throughout the year, or you may be invited to send a recording. Either way your details will be held on file until the orchestra has a need for more casual players of your instrument.

 

 

What we mean when we say “Open to New Zealand and Australian Citizens and Residents”

These positions are currently only open to applicants who have the legal right to work in New Zealand. This may include holders of NZ work permits depending of the specific details of the work permit. Please check with the Orchestra Manager in this instance. A further audition for this position, open to international applicants, may be held if the position is not able to be filled at this audition. Should this be the case, an announcement will be made on our website regarding a further audition which will then be open to international applicants.

 

What we mean when we say “Open to Applicants of all Nationalities”

This position is open to applicants of any nationality. If you are not currently a citizen or a resident of either New Zealand or Australia, it is advisable to research present New Zealand immigration law before completing your application. www.immigration.govt.nz is one suggested web site to visit. Please note: The APO is not is a position to provide sponsorship for immigrants. The APO will provide assistance in obtaining a work visa for the contracted player if required and pay the associated costs.

 

Queries regarding any of the orchestral vacancies above

contact the Orchestral Manager: Wendy Gardiner at auditions@apo.co.nz

 

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