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Communications Manager

Job details

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra
6 Feb 2022
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Marketing & Media


APO Communications Manager



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

The Communications Manager plays an important role in showcasing the events, activities and people of the orchestra. This is a mid-level position within the APO Marketing team that is perfect for someone looking to make their next career move. With over 65 concerts and events each year the APO is a busy, vibrant and rewarding place to work.

APO is looking for someone who is a great team player who will thrive on the exciting challenges and opportunities that the Communications Manager role offers. The purpose of the role is to maximise opportunities to drive awareness of the APO and engagement with key audiences and stakeholders.

The successful candidate should be a great communicator with a proactive attitude and proven track record in media relations. Excellent content creation and relationship-building skills are essential and experience in the arts, events and/or non-profit sector is desirable.

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.

With the APO 2022 concert season about to start, we’re ready to appoint the right candidate ASAP.

How to apply

To apply go to the APO website:

You will need to supply:

  • 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 Sunday 6 February 2022

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


To apply for this vacancy, you MUST be a New Zealand citizen, resident, or have already secured the right to work in New Zealand and therefore hold a valid visa.

Written by

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

21 Jan 2022

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.