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APO Communications Officer

Job details

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra
25 Oct 2021
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Literature & Publishing, Marketing & Media, Music



APO Communications Officer


Are you looking for an exciting PR role in the arts?

We are looking for a passionate, experienced PR professional with a love of the arts to join the team at Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) and lead the communications for the organisation. 

The Communications Officer plays an important role in managing the profile of the APO and showcasing the events, activities and people of the orchestra. With over 65 concerts and events each year the APO is a busy, vibrant and rewarding place to work.

The successful candidate should be a great communicator with a proactive attitude and proven track record in media relations. The purpose of the role is to maximise opportunities to drive awareness of the APO and engagement with key audiences and stakeholders. Experience of events, strong content creation skills and a passion for the performing arts is desirable.

APO is looking for someone who is a great team player and will thrive on the exciting challenges and opportunities that the Communications Officer role offers. There has never been a better time to join Auckland’s largest performing arts organisation and use your expertise and ideas to promote the APO and share our love of music with the whole community.


How to apply

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
  • Two samples of your creative writing/copy writing (no longer than 250 words each).
  • A completed APO Employment Application Form


Applications should be sent to Jessica Webber:

Closing date for applications is 5pm, Monday 25 October

Note: Applications without a cover letter and other required information will not be considered.


On the APO website:

Written by

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

1 Oct 2021

APO is New Zealand’s designated metropolitan orchestra, serving Auckland, the country’s largest and most vibrant city, with concerts and events throughout the year.