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Associate Producer – Live | Kaiwhakahaere Tuarua – Whakaaturanga Mataora

Job details

Experience Wellington
11 Dec 2022
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Community & Access Arts, Technical Staff & Logistics, Performing Arts


Support the development and delivery of Capital E’s leading live performance programme including all National Theatre for Children touring and Festival activity.

This is a great opportunity to join a close-knit team to make a vital contribution to the creative lives of children and young people.

This role supports the effective organisation of all aspects of the Capital E Live offer, coordinating the operation and delivery an artistically robust, innovative programme for the National Theatre for Children and other activities such as the biennial Festival, working in close collaboration with partners and stakeholders.

Ngā tino pūkenga me ngā wheako |The essential skills and experience for the role
• Possess experience of supporting the performing arts productions by, for and with children and young people
• Have sound knowledge of one or more of the performing arts
• Demonstrate high level organisational and planning abilities
• Proven skills in maintaining relationships with stakeholders, and experience in supporting acquittal and reporting to funders and partners

Te tūranga | The role
• To support all aspects of Capital E LIVE ensuring that all activities align with our vision, stakeholder expectations and future audience priorities.
• To support a cohesive, responsive LIVE team who strive for excellence and are innovative, forward thinking, collaborative and committed to providing excellent experiences for children and young people.
• To work collaboratively across Capital E and Experience Wellington to support the development and delivery of vibrant cross-disciplinary programmes
• To contribute to positioning Capital E’s performance programmes as leaders in the performing arts sector, Theatre for Young Audience sector, and to build sector capability via special projects and initiatives engaging audiences, creative practitioners and performers.

We are looking for a person who brings experience and a broad knowledge around supporting the theatre production and delivery in managing performing arts programmes for, with and by children and young people, as well as reliability, creativity and resourcefulness, who works well in a team.

If you possess these attributes and relish working in a fast-paced, high energy creative environment, please get in touch.

Ko wai mātou | Who are we
Capital E is one of six Experience Wellington sites that provide the city with world-class museums, cutting-edge contemporary art, the region’s only publicly accessible space science experience and the only facility in New Zealand dedicated to tamariki and their creativity. Our visitor experiences include: Capital E, SpacePlace at Carter Observatory, City Gallery Wellington, Nairn Street Cottage, Wellington Museum and the Cable Car Museum. 

As a place of work we embrace flexible working in recognition of all aspects of a well balanced lifestyle for our employees. Experience Wellington offers generous leave provisions. Other benefits include free te reo Māori lessons and access to EAP services

If you want to work with like-minded community builders, and you are passionate about art and culture we would love to hear from you. To join our team, please submit your CV, a cover letter and complete our online application form for our consideration. For further information on the role please contact

Applications close Sunday 11 December 2022

Applications for this role are welcomed from a diverse range of applicants. If you want to work with like-minded community builders, passionate about art, culture and heritage, we would love to hear from you.

Only people with the legal right to work in New Zealand, or ability to gain a work visa, may apply for this position.
For advice on obtaining a New Zealand work or residence visa visit

How to apply

To apply for this role, please submit a copy of your CV & Cover Letter here.

For more information on this role, including a copy of the position description, please see here. 

Written by

Wellington Museums Trust

24 Nov 2022