Job Opportunities

 

Administrative Vacancies

 

 

Ticketing and Subscriptions Assistant

Full-time    

Fixed Term dates: Sept-Dec 2016

 

An opportunity to work for Auckland’s largest performing arts organisation during its most exciting time.

 

We are looking for a self-starter with excellent customer service skills to join the Business Partnerships and Marketing team at Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO), during the organisation’s busy subscription period.

 

The Ticketing and Subscriptions Assistant will work alongside the current APO Ticketing staff as a primary contact point with customers wishing to make a subscription to the 2017 season. You’ll be taking bookings, answering customer queries and helping to maintain the APO’s customer database.

 

To be successful in this role you will need to be organised, proactive and work well under pressure; a passion for the arts is desirable. We’re a happy team who enjoy meeting our customers and giving them the best possible experience when subscribing to the APO.

 

For a full copy of the job description please click here.

 

Please apply in writing with:

 

  • A letter of application outlining why you are interested in this position
  • Your CV,  with an outline of your experience and qualifications

 

Applications should be sent to Sinéad Murphy at nomas@apo.co.nz

 

Closing date for applications is midday Thursday 25 August.  Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Orchestra Vacancies

Section Principal Clarinet

Ongoing position beginning 27 January 2017

 

Audition: Saturday 29 October 2016

Closing Date for Applications: Friday 7 October 2016, 5pm NZ time

 

This position is open to musicians of any nationality, and may be taken in person or by recording.

 

Audition and Job Details

Audition Requirements: Set List of Solo and Excerpt material

 

applynow

 

Sub Principal Cello

Ongoing position beginning 27 January 2017

 

Audition: Friday 28 October 2016

Closing Date for Applications: Friday 7 October 2016, 5pm NZ time

 

This position is open to musicians of any nationality, and may be taken in person or by recording.

 

Audition and Job 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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