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The New Zealand Dance Company: Marketing and Events Intern



Fri 23 Nov 2018, 09:00 am


Fri 18 Jan 2019, 05:00 pm


113 Wellesley St West


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Applications close 18 January 2019


The New Zealand Dance Company: Marketing and Events Intern

Work Classification: Marketing and Events

Work Type: Unpaid Internship

Reports to: Marketing and Development Executive 

Liaise with: Chief Executive/Artistic Director, Producer, Dance Education Coordinator, and Artistic Executive 

Availability: 16 – 20 hours a week, Mon. 4 March - 31 July 2019


About NZDC

The New Zealand Dance Company is a crusade for dance with a vision to create sustainable, high-calibre dance productions and is dedicated to NZ’s finest contemporary dance practitioners. We work collaboratively with NZ and International choreographers, composers, musicians and designers to make world-class dance productions. As part of NZDC's Youth and Community Engagement Programme, we visit schools across the nation to deliver performances and professional workshops that enable young people who would not normally have access to professional dance performances.


Role Description

Your role as a Marketing and Events Intern is to assist the Marketing and Development Executive in successful administration, planning, coordinating and delivery of The New Zealand Dance Company’s marketing. You will play a vital part in the health of the organisation and gain valuable on-the-job experience in a fast-paced and exciting environment where no two days are the same. As a small, but mighty team, you will have the opportunity to communicate across the organisation and work alongside the Dance Education Coordinator, Producer, Artistic Executive and CE/AD.  If you love social media, writing, thinking creatively and are looking for the opportunity to gain tangible events planning experience, this is the role for you. 


Key Responsibilities:

Marketing & Communications Support

  • Support content creation and copywriting for:

  • Social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube)

  • Electronic Direct Mail (EDMs)

  • Website 

  • Brochures and advertisements 

  • Outreach for marketing Youth and Community Engagement programmes 

  • Assisting with collating surveys, data and files as required

Events Support

  • Assist with event logistics and planning

  • Assist with delivery of major events (pack-in, pack-out and general event support)

  • General event administrations (eg. data entry, research, and artist liaison)


Essential requirements:

  • Strong verbal and written communication

  • Excellent writing and editing abilities

  • Methodical and organized approach to work

  • Familiar with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

  • Willingness to work as part of a team

  • Demonstrated experience with event coordination

  • Must be able to provide your own laptop



  • Interests in digital and website design

  • Basic design skills in InDesign and Photoshop


Email your CV and cover letter to to apply!

Links & contact details: 

The New Zealand Dance Company

The New Zealand Dance Company - Facebook Page

How to apply

If you are interested, please send us an email to with you CV and cover letter.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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