Why work for us?
The Court Theatre is New Zealand’s largest theatre company and the only performing arts organisation in the country to produce all aspects of each production in-house. We produce theatre which aims to provoke stirring reactions through great theatre experiences that question and celebrate our humanity. We strive for excellence and integrity in the work we produce and are committed to providing an environment that fosters creativity and opportunity for our staff.
The company regularly wins accolades and is often referred to as the most successful performing arts organisation in New Zealand. It provides a thriving, vibrant, challenging and stimulating environment in which to work.
To provoke stirring reactions through great theatre experiences that question and celebrate our humanity.
We are a theatre company. We are a creative whanau. We create work that celebrates and questions our humanity. We are united and innovative.
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We are a company that works fiercely and bravely knowing that creative reward requires risk. We are not afraid to push into the unknown.
We are a company that is dedicated to serving the show, knowing that this is the best way to serve our audience.
We are a company that finds joy in the work it makes, in working with each other and in affecting our audiences. We know we are at our best when we are playful.
We are a company that is comfortable with the leadership role it plays, as a tastemaker, as a nurturing force and as a totara in the national industry.
Marketing Manager (Maternity Cover)
Hidden in Christchurch’s suburb of Addington is New Zealand’s largest theatre company. In it’s post-earthquake refuge “The Shed” - an old grain silo - is a magical world of happiness, laughter, drama and intrigue.
Inside the walls of The Shed is a diverse and dynamic team of 60 permanent staff plus hundreds of artists and artisans who produce some 19 productions each year. Over 150,000 theatre-going customers enter through our doors each year to feast on the varied offerings of works, all created and produced on site.
The Court Theatre is your theatre, whoever you are. Would you like to come and be part of our team?
We are looking for an experienced and talented marketing manager to commence in Jan/Feb 2019 for a fixed term period of six months. You will be uber organised, be calm under pressure, have a great imagination, and an abundance of energy. Above all you will be an exceptional planner, have a head for data, and be able to inspire members of your own team as well as key influencers throughout the company. While we can’t promise any work after the fixed term period of six months ends, we can promise that this is an opportunity that could enhance your career and bring superior job enjoyment, with the right attitude and level of skill.
A love of theatre is not a pre-requisite - we will train! An understanding of arts marketing is similarly not an absolute, but is desirable.
Please apply to Susan Rendall, General Manager firstname.lastname@example.org with your CV, and a cover letter that addresses the key skills and expertise set out in the job description. The position closes at 5pm on Thursday 3 January at 5pm. We look forward to hearing from you.
Casual Construction Staff
The Court Theatre seeks casual staff for occasional work at the theatre.
The Court is looking to increase its pool of contacts of:
- Scenic artists
- Costume makers
- Prop makers
If you have these skills, live in Christchurch and are interested in working with one of New Zealand’s leading arts organisations, please send your brief CV as well as any relevant qualifications/accreditations to email@example.com
Please note that this is not a permanent/fixed hour role, but an opportunity to be added to The Court’s database of workers. People expressing interest may be contacted show by show/as needed; rates and hours by mutual agreement.