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Primary Choral Outreach Coordinator

Job details

New Zealand Choral Federation
10 Feb 2023
Work type
Full time employment, Fixed Term
Work classification
Education & Development, Music, Performing Arts


The New Zealand Choral Federation Kotahitanga manu reo o Aotearoa (NZCF) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting the performance, creation and enjoyment of group singing for all. We are Aotearoa’s largest choral network, with over 20,000 members drawn from hundreds of community, school and chamber choirs.

NZCF has secured funding from Manatū Taonga | Ministry for Culture & Heritage to deliver training, mentoring and resources for teachers of group singing in the primary/intermediate sector, and to provide pathways, support and training for 18-25 year olds to continue their passion for singing into adulthood. The Primary Choral Outreach Coordinator will manage the delivery of the primary/intermediate components of our MCH project. Please also see our other job listing for a Youth Choral Outreach Coordinator.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who can work effectively from home, has experience in the choral and education sectors, and is passionate about tamariki and the power of music to transform lives.

The Primary Choral Outreach Coordinator will work closely with the Artistic Advisor for this new Primary Choral Outreach programme and will be supported by the Chief Executive and other members of our small NZCF team.

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As the Primary Choral Outreach Coordinator you will…

  • Manage promotion of the initiative to schools
  • Liaise with schools and their contact person/teacher to be mentored
  • Collect and collate feedback from schools to measure the success of delivery
  • Arrange schedules and any travel arrangements for mentors
  • Collate resources where necessary
  • Create pages and manage content on the NZCF website to support the initiative
  • Project manage the creation of a series of self-contained 30-minute audiovisual programmes for use in schools, including engaging a video producer and technical crew, booking any associated travel, contracting and liaising with presenters, creating a schedule for delivery and promoting the series to schools
  • Contribute substantially to project milestone reports for Ministry of Culture and Heritage

This is a fixed-term employee or independent contractor role to 30 June 2024, working from a home-based office, with remuneration in the range of $65-70k pro rata.

How to apply

Please send your CV with cover letter to the Chief Executive, Christine Argyle:

The closing date for applications is Friday 10 February 2023, 5pm. NOTE: Some shortlisting and interviewing may occur prior to the closing date, so don’t delay.

All applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

Written by

New Zealand Choral Federation

20 Jan 2023