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Producer - Programme Development

Job details

Auckland Council
5 Dec 2021
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Performing Arts


  • Bring your love for the performing arts and your superb organisational skills together at Auckland Live.
  • Create and collaborate to deliver events and programs to enrich the cultural life of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.
  • Full-Time permanent opportunity working in a diverse and rewarding organization.

Auckland Live and Auckland Conventions Venues and Events are the trusted leaders in performing arts, culture, entertainment, and events investing in and fostering the connections between our communities and creating memories that last a lifetime.  It is New Zealand’s only major integrated performing arts centre, underpinned by a commercial conventions business arm. We are a part of the Arts, Entertainment and Events rōpū of Auckland Unlimited, New Zealand’s largest producer of cultural, entertainment, sporting and wildlife experiences, whose work touches the lives of all Aucklanders and visitors to the region.

As custodian to some of the most iconic venues in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland including The Civic, Aotea Centre, Auckland Town Hall, Bruce Mason Centre, Queens Wharf and Aotea Square, Auckland Live is the home of performing arts and entertainment in Auckland. We present the best of national and international performing arts, conventions, meetings, and entertainment, as well as a range of community-focused programmes that contribute to Auckland being a culturally vibrant city for all.

He angitūtanga: The opportunity:
As a Producer within the Programme Development team, you will be at the centre of the action, working with colleagues right across Auckland Live to plan and deliver a diverse range of projects. If you are the kind of person who thrives on engaging with artists from both community and professional backgrounds, who enjoys the challenge of having multiple projects on the go and who can keep their cool under pressure, then we would love to hear from you.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Planning and delivery of events and programmes through a detailed event end to end process
  • Contributing to the marketing, audience development and publicity requirements of projects and events.
  • Developing and managing project budgets.

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He kōrero mōu: About you
We are looking for a highly energetic, highly organised self-starter who is passionate about turning ideas into reality and is a positive team player. The successful applicant will have strong knowledge of the creative sector within Aotearoa, and experience in producing theatre projects is highly desirable.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer
As part of our Auckland Council Group, you’ll gain access to many benefits and discounts, including discounted financial services and insurance, Auckland Art Gallery membership, entertainment, lifestyle discounts and more. In addition, you’ll be joining a team of dedicated and respected experts working collaboratively across the region to contribute to Auckland’s growth and development. We are committed to diversity and have a culture built on trust and valuing individual and collective contributions.

This is a role where no two days are the same. If you are on the lookout for an exciting full-time role in the performing arts, where you can grow your career in a high-profile environment, then we want to hear from you!

Please apply with a cover letter that outlines your interest in this role, your suitability for the position, and your CV.

Applications close 5 December 2021.

Auckland Unlimited, a CCO of Auckland Council, is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

Written by

Neon Logic Agency

23 Nov 2021