Event Manager

Date: 28 Mar 2024

Location: Auckland Wide, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

He angitūtanga: The opportunity
Tātaki Auckland Unlimited has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Event Manager, with strong commercial capability, to join our Event Operations team, that can hit the ground running. This role has ample variety; as the events you will be working on are large scale and range from major sporting events to international concerts, across our three iconic venues – Go Media Stadium Mt Smart, North Harbour Stadium and Western Springs Stadium.


What to expect in the day of a life as an Event Manager:
•    Lead the full life cycle and delivery of high-profile events
•    Manage client enquiries, supplier, and stakeholder coordination
•    Establish and maintain internal and external stakeholder relationships 
•    Oversee Event Coordinators, event day casuals, volunteers and have oversight of all recoverable and non-recoverable expenses for events
•    Complete event-day delivery as well as management of post-event wash ups
•    Work closely with suppliers and service contractors to build partnerships that deliver high quality events
•    Ensure that health and safety issues are identified and managed.


To view the full position description and all responsibilities, please click here.

He kōrero mōu: About you
You are an experienced Event Manager who can hit the ground running and will be able to demonstrate your ability to be proactive and contribute from day one. 


You will be confident, able to build rapport quickly and easily with clients and have a passion and patience for mentoring and empowering team members. Ideally, you will also have the following

•    5 years' large scale event management experience e.g. festivals or greenfield sites, sporting events
•    A qualification in event management or equivalent is desirable however not essential as your proven event management background will demonstrate your skill and expertise in this discipline
•    Event management expertise in the live event, music, sport or production industry is essential
•    Experience utilising Momentus (or similar) and understanding a P&L along with proven commercial acumen
•    Demonstrated evidence of networking relationships with both clients and suppliers from all aspects of the event delivery landscape
•    Contracting and freelancing event management experience will also be considered.


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer
•    unique opportunity to develop your event management journey, considering the scale of our events 
•    Join a friendly, collaborative, and dynamic team who love what they do
•    Work with a variety of clients, interesting venues and events that cover the entire spectrum and scale that one expects when working within a stadium environment
•    As part of the wider Auckland Council Group, you’ll gain access to many benefits and discounts, including discounted financial services and insurance, entertainment, lifestyle and more
•    To view our benefits, please click here.
In addition, you’ll be joining a team of dedicated and respected experts working collaboratively across the region to contribute to Auckland’s growth and development. We are committed to diversity and have a culture built on trust and valuing individual and collective contributions.

Me Tono Ināianei!: Apply Now!


Applications close: 30 April 2024

Tātaki Auckland Unlimited 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.