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Publicity and Marketing Manager

Job details

Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust
5 Dec 2022
Work type
Work classification
Community & Access Arts, Management & Admin, Marketing & Media


The Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust is seeking an independent contractor to lead publicity and marketing for the 2023 Dunedin Fringe Festival. The Publicity and Marketing Manager will be responsible for a variety of tasks including coordinating media communication, paid advertising, signage, online presence, audience newsletters etc. You’ll need good knowledge of the arts and be great at selling, writing, communicating, and thinking outside the box to make sure every event gets the audience it deserves. You’re committed to advancing the festival and arts practitioners, and will enjoy working within a small and passionate team including a publicist intern. Knowledge sharing and supporting publicists working on artist produced Fringe events is also critical. The contract is for a period of up to 17 weeks, full time, with the Fringe Office shutting down over Christmas.

We will consider partial remote working for the right candidate but in-person service is required immediately before and during the festival (16 – 26 March 2023).


  • Must be able to work legally in New Zealand
  • A good working knowledge of traditional media, with local and national contacts
  • Understanding of social media
  • Ability to keep to a budget
  • Strong time management and scheduling skills
  • An ability to work in a team and solve problems constructively

Indicative hourly rate $30-35.

See the Publicity and Marketing Manager Schedule of Services

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we secure the right candidate. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

It is recommended that the contractor has their own laptop and personal devices required for the efficient delivery of services.

Please refer to our website for other opportunities: Production Manager; Volunteer Coordinator; Interns.

How to apply

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to

Any questions regarding the role or the organisation may be directed to the same email.

Written by

Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust

10 Nov 2022

Interests Facilitating the development and presentation of innovative and experimental art in all art forms via a high profile annual, open-access, festival.