Marketing and Content Coordinator

Full time, fixed term contract commencing July 2023 – 30 April 2024

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Tāwhiri Festival and Experiences team in an interesting and varied role working within the Audience and Partnerships team which delivers the marketing, partnerships, fundraising and philanthropy functions for the organisation.

Tāwhiri is a dynamic and supportive place to work, creating extraordinary arts events. In its latest staff survey, 100% of Tāwhiri staff said they would recommend it as a place to work and 100% said they felt respected at work.

We are looking for a passionate marketer with a strong eye for detail who loves a good plan and keeping campaigns on track. As our Marketing and Content Coordinator, you will support the Marketing Campaign Lead and wider team to successfully implement our multi-channel campaigns for the Wellington Jazz Festival, Aotearoa New Zealand Festival of the Arts, Te Hui Ahurei Reo Māori o Te Whanganui-a-Tara and Lexus Song Quest.

We are looking for someone with a minimum of 3 years proven experience in a marketing communications or digital marketing role. The ideal candidate is agile and well organised, a team player, cool under pressure, an eagle-eyed proofer, great with plans and schedules, loves data and insights and is up for the challenges and rewards of working in a multi-event creative arts context. Please view the job description for further info.

The Marketing and Content Coordinator is directly responsible to the Marketing Campaign Lead.

To apply, please provide:

  • a CV outlining your relevant experience
  • a one-page cover letter which clearly articulates how your skills and experience meet the key capabilities of the role and why you think you’d be a good fit for Tāwhiri

For any queries or to submit your application please email

Applications close 5pm, Tuesday 20 June. If this job is still posted, it is still available.

Please note that due to the nature of our events, a flexible approach to working hours during Festival periods is essential. Some weekend and evening work will be required.