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APO Connecting Projects Executive


The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) is seeking a passionate and organised individual to facilitate the delivery of key aspects of the APO Connecting programme.

APO Connecting is Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra’s education, community, and outreach programme which engages over 20,000 people of all ages across Auckland every year. APO Connecting brings together our professional players with schools, individuals and communities in a flagship programme that is widely applauded by educators and community leaders. Through the APO Connecting programme we inspire young musicians, connect music makers and music lovers of the present and the future, and offer concerts, workshops and tutorials for young people across all ages and ethnicities. 

The role of the APO Connecting Projects Executive will be to deliver the APO Inspire Partnership Programme with the University of Auckland School of Music, the Haydn Staples Pano Scholarship Programme, as well as supporting the wider aims and objectives of the APO Connecting programme through various projects and initiatives. This dynamic and fast paced role will include working across the organisation with all departments from ticketing and marketing; to development and orchestra management; but also with key external stakeholders such as the University of Auckland and Staples Education Foundation.

To be successful in this role you will need to have a passion for, and familiarity with, orchestral music; be confident in communicating with a variety of people from all walks of life, in particular artists and educators; building relationships with collaborative partners across the education sector; and a willingness to work in a flexible and dynamic work environment.

Excellent communication in all forms of spoken and written English, a solid understanding of education processes at tertiary level music is desired and a passion for your work is essential.

View a full copy of the job description here.

Please apply in writing with:

  • A letter of application outlining why you are interested in this position (maximum 2 pages)
  • Your CV, with an outline of your experience and qualifications

Applications should be sent to Katie Deller: katied@apo.co.nz

Closing date for applications is 5pm, Monday 4th March

Applications without a cover letter will not be considered and employment is contingent upon completion of a New Zealand Police Vet.




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