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NZ Fringe have a small team who work year round. As we head into Fringe season our team grows and a number of employment opportunities become available. Check back as they come rolling in.

Positions Available

Publicist and Collateral Manager

Applications close: 5pm Thursday 5 October 2017

This position is responsible for the implementation of the marketing and communications strategy, as directed by the Marketing & Development Manager and Festival Director.

The role includes writing marketing material, media releases, researching and activating publicity options, liaising with community organisations as media liaison, to promote the festival. Other aspects include include direct marketing, editorial, programme development, e-newsletters, tone of voice, messaging, marketing support for Fringe artists and general communications. You will also take a lead in helping artists develop their marketing, working as a mentor for emerging artists.

During the festival the Publicist will play a key role within the Fringe Festival to undertake publicity activity as required including assisting with media ticketing, taking artists to interviews and supporting the Marketing & Development Manager and the Festival Director.

This is a hands-on role that requires attention to detail, the ability to self-manage, and work well within a small team.

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How to Apply

Please email your resume and a cover letter. Your cover letter must clearly address the skills listed above. Please also include in your letter your experience as it relates to the key responsibilities. You can email your application to the Marketing and Development Manager, Miett Fear at


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Thinking of volunteering for NZ Fringe 2018? Volunteers are an essential part of the NZ Fringe Festival – you will help us make the festival possible!

Volunteering in Fringe can be great fun; you will meet the team behind the Fringe and get the opportunity to see many productions in the Fringe during our Wellington summer. To volunteer for NZ Fringe, check out our volunteer information page or if you're ready to jump straight in submit an application online.