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Technical & Production Coordinator

Job details

NZ Opera
6 Jun 2021
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Technical Staff & Logistics


As New Zealand’s national opera company, we are working to re-imagine opera and transform the world of our audience through an experience of the art form that connects, engages and empowers reflection on our human condition. We now have an exciting opportunity for a Technical & Production Coordinator to be part of the team.

The Technical & Production Coordinator is responsible for managing NZ Opera’s facility in Parnell (The Opera Centre) and supporting the Technical & Production Manager in the safe, cost efficient and timely delivery of technical and production aspects of productions and events.  The role includes, but is not limited to, drafting contracts, induction paperwork for contractors, arranging quotes from suppliers, inwards and outwards hire of productions, and health and safety administration.

We are looking for a person with the following experience and attributes:

  • Administrative experience
  • At least one year’s experience in a production environment
  • A good working knowledge of opera and/or the performing arts in New Zealand, with a sound understanding of health & safety
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be well organised, flexible and able to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • A team player
  • Able to work occasional weekends and evenings.

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How to apply

To apply, please email your CV and a cover letter detailing your suitability for the role to  Only applications from people with the right to work in NZ will be considered.

Written by

New Zealand Opera

18 May 2021

Interests New Zealand Opera is the face of professional opera in Aotearoa. Our mission is to bring human stories, glorious music and the passion of opera to all.