Working at Te Ahurei Toi o Tāmaki Auckland Arts Festival isn’t just a day job – it’s being part of a supportive, extended whānau that includes dedicated arts and events industry professionals, vital creative communities, and incredible artists from all over Aotearoa and around the world. 

At the Festival, you’ll work towards putting on life-changing live performances and events – we believe art has the power to impact the way we think and feel about the world – and help people from all walks of life, and from all corners of Auckland, access those experiences. 

The Festival is a workplace for individuals of all backgrounds, identities and orientations. We are committed to accessibility, equity and inclusivity alongside our responsibility to uphold the mana of te ao Māori through both the mahi we do in the industry, and our practices and engagement as a leading arts organisation.

While the roles we advertise require specific skills and experience, you do not need to tick every box to be considered. Our industry is made up of passionate individuals who serve the arts, and regardless of which sector you may come from, we welcome any applicants who are serious about joining us on this mission.

Current opportunities

Please check this page regularly – we recruit throughout the year and post job opportunities as they come to hand.

  • Kaiwhakahaere Whakatairanga, Matihiko · Marketing & Digital Manager, applications close 5.00pm, Monday 29 July, 2024.

      Kaiwhakahaere Whakatairanga, Matihiko · Marketing & Digital Manager

      • Marketing & Digital Manager – an integral role within the Festival’s marketing department, providing key support for the Head of Marketing & Communications.
      • Full-time, fixed-term position until end of March 2025.
      • Be part of an amazing team who tautoko the arts community in Tāmaki Makaurau while experiencing the excitement of the Festival as it transforms the city.

      Te Ahurei Toi o Tāmaki Auckland Arts Festival is seeking a highly organised, intuitive and collaborative Marketing & Digital Manager to help drive the promotion of our next Festival in March 2025.

      In this role, you’ll be responsible for devising and executing marketing strategy – specifically, with a digital focus on content calendars, email, social media and advertising campaigns, and the Festival website. You’ll manage the creation and flow of content and advertising in this space, know how to use analytics to maximise engagement, and be able to think both practically and creatively about how to grow our following and reach new audiences.

      You’ll need a solid footing in copywriting, communications and system management to support all of the above – and you’ll also be surrounded by a creative team of design, video and content specialists to make things happen.

      Based in our new central Auckland office, no two days will be the same. You’ll need a calm head and the ability to effectively manage a varied and sometimes pressured workload as the team approaches important milestones such as the programme launch, the opening of the Festival, and our manaakitanga towards artists and audiences joining us in March.

      View a full job description, including required skills and experience, here.

      How to apply

      Email a CV and covering letter to hr@aaf.co.nz by 5.00pm, Monday 29 July, 2024. 

      Please note, we will begin interviewing candidates before the closing date for this role and encourage early expressions of interest. Only applicants with the right to work in New Zealand may apply.

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