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The New Zealand School of Dance is one of the Southern Hemisphere’s leading tertiary dance training institutions, preparing students for professional careers in classical ballet and contemporary dance. We are seeking a Marketing and Communications Manager to head a small, enthusiastic team.  This is a full-time position based in Wellington, which reports to the Director of the School.

Our ideal candidate is an energetic and creative self-starter who is able to lead the marketing and communications of the School, as well as co-ordinate fundraising with the Development Officer. Ideally you would have a tertiary qualification, preferably in Marketing or Communications, or relevant work experience.   A keen interest in dance or the performing arts would help immensely. 

We expect that you will possess excellent oral and written communication skills and have a solid understanding of current commercial marketing best-practice in order to clearly articulate the School’s brand to stakeholders and the general public.  A strong grasp of end-to-end campaign management utilising traditional and digital media, computer skills, digital platforms and virtual communication tools is a must, as is competency in managing the databases, websites and social media automation.

This is a varied role but key responsibilities include:

  • Managing the Marketing department, database and budget
  • Producing brochures and marketing collateral, managing in-house events and managing the website and social media to raise the School’s profile and promote student recruitment
  • Managing and leading the internal communication within the School
  • Marketing the School’s productions and public events.


The School operates in a building which is subject to a vaccine mandate and will therefore only be accepting applications from those who have a Covid Vaccine Pass.   

Please apply by sending a cover letter and CV by 5pm Monday 17 January 2021 by email to .  You must be eligible to work in NZ to apply for this role.  We are unable to accept applications from offshore migrants due to current border restrictions.