CLOSED – Kaiwhakarite Hanga Hōtaka | Technical Production Coordinator – Capital E – Wellington


As a small organisation we punch above our weight, working together with and for Wellington to create remarkable experiences that generate vitality, strengthening the city we love. We offer incredible audience experiences across our six sites; City Gallery Wellington, Capital E, Wellington Museum, Space Place, Cable Car Museum and Nairn Street Cottage.

Capital E focuses on the National Theatre for Children productions which tour creative, immersive, and inclusive shows across the country, performing to thousands of children and young people, including the biennial National Arts Festival for Children.

Our close-knit team based at Capital E are looking for someone to coordinate the safe, cost efficient and timely delivery of technical and production aspects of our live productions and events. This role contributes to the operation and delivery an artistically robust, innovative programmes.

We’re looking for someone who is experienced in:
• demonstrating high levels of organisational and planning abilities
• developing technical riders and communicating our requirements to venues
• keeping technical touring equipment in prime condition
• helping our people flourish by keeping our teams safe in everything they do
• maintaining good working relationships with our suppliers and relevant industry players, keeping up to date with new technologies and ways of working
• a working understanding of the Guide for Safe Working Practices in the Theatre and Entertainment Industry and how to write and use a risk analysis matrix.

Bringing high energy, a proactive, can do attitude and focus, you will work with us to make great things happen for tamariki and rangatahi of Aotearoa.

Experience Wellington embraces flexible working and offers generous leave provisions including additional Christmas, wellbeing and bereavement leave. Other benefits include free te reo Māori lessons and access to EAP services. We are open to applications from people wishing to work either part time or full time hours.

If you want to work with like-minded community builders, passionate about art and culture we would love to hear from you. To view a position description and join our team, please submit your CV, a cover letter and complete our online application form for our consideration

For further information on the role please contact

To apply, please submit your CV & Covering Letter here.

To view a copy of the position description, please see here.

Applications have been extended to 28 November 2021

Only people with the legal right to work in New Zealand, or ability to gain a work visa, may apply for this position.

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About us:
Experience Wellington is a registered charity established by Wellington City Council as a Council Controlled Organisation (CCO) to manage and develop its cultural and arts visitor experiences. We run six extraordinary visitor experiences: Capital E, Space Place, City Gallery Wellington, Nairn Street Cottage, Wellington Museum and the Cable Car Museum.