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The Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
Trustee
Applications Close 1 April 2022
  • Experience Level: Any
  • Location: Nelson region

The Nelson Centre of Musical Arts are seeking new trustees!

  • HELP LEAD AN ICONIC COMMUNITY ASSET INTO THE FUTURE
  • GOVERNANCE AND/OR MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE
  • COHESIVE AND HIGHLY SKILLED BOARD

Since its inception in the mid 1800’s, the Nelson Centre of Musical Arts has become one of the Southern Hemisphere’s most unique musical organisations.  Hosting concerts with local and internationally renowned artists, NCMA also engage with the community through musical tuition, events and education and offer world class venue hire facilities for private functions and events.

Following completion of a significant redevelopment, coinciding with a name change and fresh new brand, NCMA is entering an exciting era in its proud history.   As the Centre for all music in the Nelson-Tasman region, it is ready and fully equipped to deliver its vision to be New Zealand’s most vibrant, innovative and accessible music community.

The Nelson City Council is a proud key funder of NCMA and is represented on the NCMA Board by two Trustees.  The Council is seeking applications for two Trustees to represent it on the NCMA Board as it embarks on the next phase of its journey.

A voluntary position, the time commitment required includes monthly Board meetings during usual work hours, participation in subcommittees and attendance at fundraising and other events. The term of appointment is three years.

While prior governance experience is preferred, relevant management experience with demonstrated ability to take a governance perspective, will also be considered.  You will need a passion for fundraising and networking, sound commercial and financial acumen and enthusiasm for music and the arts. Prior experience in a non-profit organisation or charitable trust would be helpful. The Board would ideally like legal specialist for one of the Trustee positions. Experience in employment, commercial or contracts law would be highly valued.

This is an exceptional opportunity to assist with leading and positioning this icon for the future.

For further enquiries please contact Odette Shearer ph 021 2708657 or odette@intepeople.co.nz

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