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General Manager

Job details

Organisation
Atamira Dance Company
Closes
13 Apr 2018
Region
Auckland
Work type
Full time employment, Contract
Work classification
Management & Admin, Performing Arts, Toi Maori

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Atamira Dance Collective Charitable Trust is one of the leading creators and presenters of Maori contemporary dance theatre in Aotearoa, New Zealand. The work of Atamira Dance Company embodies a
unique landscape shaped by the cultural identity of people and their stories. Atamira’s choreographers, dancers and designers are a reflection of the diverse cross-section of voices in Aotearoa today.
The company creates compelling, high-quality Maori contemporary dance theatre that reaches out to audiences nationally and internationally and reflects the many aspirations of Aotearoa’s Tangata Whenua.

Working alongside the Artistic Director, the successful candidate will provide general management for this
growing organisation.

The General Manager will report to the Board and work closely with the Artistic Director to manage and produce Atamira Dance Company’s artistic programme. The General Manager will provide a strong infrastructural foundation and operational leadership for the organisation, ensuring on-going financial stability creating an environment for the artistic ideas to flourish.

The General Manager is responsible for the financial, legal, marketing and promotional, sponsorship, staffing and administrative aspects of the staging of activities of Atamira Dance Company.

Atamira Dance Collective Charitable Trust is looking for a General Manager with operational and financial management experience, and knowledge of arts funding, philanthropy and fundraising in New Zealand. We are seeking someone with experience in staff management, leading high-performing teams and working collaboratively and creatively. Applicants must have excellent communication, interpersonal and time management skills, and an appreciation of the creative process. We are seeking a General Manager who has an eye for detail, and can work well under pressure and within tight deadlines. A successful candidate will have a passion for the arts and Te Ao Maori.
This is a full time fixed-term 12 month position from 21 May 2018. It is a fixed term contract, with an opportunity to extend.
A full position description is available by emailing generalmanager@atamiradance.co.nz

Applications should be emailed to Atamira Dance Collective Charitable Trust Chair board@atamiradance.co.nz by 5pm on Friday 13 April.

Please send a detailed CV, and cover letter outlining why you would
like to apply for the position and the skills you would bring to the
role

How to apply

Applications should be emailed to Atamira Dance Collective Charitable Trust Chair board@atamiradance.co.nz by 5pm on Friday 13 April.

Please send a detailed CV, and cover letter outlining why you would
like to apply for the position and the skills you would bring to the
role

Written by

Atamira Dance Company

28 Mar 2018

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