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Event Coordinator | Auckland Conventions

Date: 23-Nov-2018

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Plan and deliver events in some of Auckland's most iconic venues
  • Dynamic, high profile organisation
  • Create memorable events

Auckland's premier events and conventions team is hiring!

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

Auckland Conventions Venues & Events provide unique venues for extraordinary events. As part of Regional Facilities Auckland, an Auckland Council-Controlled Organisation, we offer New Zealand's largest choice of venues including the Aotea Centre, Auckland Town Hall, The Civic, Bruce Mason Centre, Auckland Zoo, QBE Stadium Function Centre, Auckland Art Gallery and Mount Smart Stadium.  We are focused on providing clients with the best resources to create truly memorable events.

As an Event Coordinator, you will bring our client’s event vision to life. Working closely with our Business Development and Technical Sales Executives, you will be responsible for the seamless delivery of events including management of all event schedules and logistics. As directed by the Manager – Event Coordination you will manage multiple events across all of our venues with a high degree of autonomy. You will provide exceptional service and build strong relationships that ensure Auckland Conventions Venues & Events exceed our clients’ expectations at all times. 

He kōrero mōu: About you

While you'll be engaging and interacting with clients on a daily basis, a lot of this interaction will be “behind the scenes” via email and phone. You will have very strong administrative and organisational skills that include excellent attention to detail and the ability to monitor and manage event financials.

Ideally, you'll hold a qualification in event coordination/management, or similar, with proven ability to develop and maintain networks and relationships. You'll also have:

  • Ability to deliver events requirements or projects on time and under pressure
  • Fantastic customer service ethic and high expectations for quality
  • A passion for delivering events to a high standard, no matter how big or small
  • A genuine care for your role, our clients and our team members
  • Professionalism and pride in everything you do
  • Willing to go the extra mile for our team and our clients

Preference will also be given to anyone who has Ungerboeck (EBMS) experience.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

You'll play an integral part of memorable events in some of our most iconic venues.  This is a permanent, full-time position, working 40  hours per week.  Flexibility will be required as you may be required to attend events over nights and weekends.

At Auckland Conventions Venues & Events, we strongly believe that success is a team effort.  If you feel you have what it takes to be an Event Coordinator and be a part of the Auckland Conventions Venues & Events team, apply now!

Applications close Sunday 20 January.  Please note that due to the Christmas/New Year period, you will only be contacted once the applications have closed in January.

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.