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Assistant Music Librarian

We are currently looking for an energetic individual, who has excellent musical knowledge, an eye for detail, an ability to work fast and consistently, and strong office IT skills to join our Music Library team.

Bring your musical passion and expertise to one of New Zealand’s most iconic performing arts organisations.

If you’re after a role that offers variety, creativity, and a challenge, you’ve come to the right place.

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra is highly respected not only in New Zealand but around the world. Throughout our 70 plus year history we have charmed audiences with memorable and exhilarating concerts and recordings.  We continue to grow and develop artistically, taking inspiring and varied programmes to communities throughout New Zealand.

Reporting to the Music Librarian, you will provide back up and support on the supply and preparation of music for the NZSO.

Able to learn quickly, you will have experience of performing in orchestra to a high standard as well as an excellent understanding of classical music, music theory, orchestra rehearsal procedures and protocol. You will be able to relate effectively to musicians and will be able to participate effectively in a busy team. Your ability to understand and prepare musical information accurately and autonomously will be critical to your success.

If you’re ready to make your mark on one of New Zealand’s most influential creative institutions, we’d love to hear from you.

For further information please review the attached job description. To apply please complete the application form and send that together with a cover letter and your c.v. to

Please note that this role is only open to New Zealand and Australian applicants.

Applications close on Friday 21 September 2018.

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