New Zealand Country Music Festival Trust

New Zealand Country Music Festival Trust

Listed: May 14, 2020
Closing: Jun 10, 2020
Southland / Gore
CEO & general management


New Zealand Country Music Festival Trust
The New Zealand Country Music Festival Trust was formed in June 2019. The Trust’s vision is that Gore is the home of a high-quality New Zealand Country Music Festival that is internationally recognised and provides an economic and social return. The Festival brand is Tussock Country – New Zealand’s Country Music Festival.

The purpose of the Trust is:
• To plan, ?nance and co-ordinate the New Zealand Country Music Festival
• To promote and market the New Zealand Country Music Festivalfor the enjoyment of Southland residents, domestic and overseas visitors.
• To work co-operatively with, encourage and support any group which may wish to volunteer its efforts in establish or running a country music focus event as part of the festival.
• Where appropriate provide centralised database and information management.
• Provide professional support and mentoring for associated festival groups and volunteers.
• To research, restore, preserve and promote the attributes of Country Music as and where possible.

The Trust is seeking to appoint additional trustees and invite
applications from candidates with proven governance experience across a range of sectors.

  • Private sector governance

  • Music industry governance

  • Experience with economic development agencies

  • Experience with ?nancial management

  • Experience within the event management industry including sponsorship

  • Tourism and product development

  • Volunteer sector and community capacity building

Out-of-the-region applications are welcome and will be considered.The Trustee role is a volunteer position. The board of trustees meets a
minimum of eight times are year.

Candidates can request additional information by emailing
. Closing date is 5pm is 10 June 2020.