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Participation Manager

Job details

NZ Opera
29 Jul 2022
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Community & Access Arts, Education & Development, Management & Admin


An overseas fellowship placement from September has created an amazing opportunity at NZ Opera.


Join us and lead our Participation (community, education, outreach) tīma to inspire the next generation of opera enthusiasts.


Plan and realise enriching opportunities through which to share our much-loved art form nationwide with tamariki, rangatahi, and communities.

Bring your knowledge, passion, and experience to build networks and identify pathways for participants of all ages to meet and engage with opera in Aotearoa.

The successful applicant will be collaborative, energetic, and highly organised with vision, commitment and a belief in the power of the arts to enhance well-being and the quality of life for those with whom we engage.


This full-time position reports to the Director Artistic Planning & Participation.


Applications from people with New Zealand or Australian citizenship, or the right to work in NZ, will be prioritised. 


Enriching the cultural life of Aotearoa

Whakarangatirahia te oranga ahurea o Aotearoa


How to apply

To request a full job description, email


To apply, please email your CV along with a cover letter detailing your suitability for the role to


Applications welcomed until 5pm on Friday 29 July

Written by

New Zealand Opera

20 Jul 2022

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.