Marketing Executive

Date: 09-Jan-2023

Location: Auckland Wide, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Join one of the leading arts, entertainment, and events organisations in Aotearoa
  • An exciting opportunity to reactivate the heart of Auckland City, bringing your creative ideas and marketing talent to showcase our vibrant culture
  • The chance to work with top performing artists, publicists, media, creatives and major companies within the event industry to bring to life new shows, telling the stories of our performers, and creating memories that will last a lifetime


Auckland Live is a leader in live arts and entertainment and an active contributor to the vibrancy and creativity of our city. As custodians to some of Auckland’s most iconic event venues we present live arts performances and experiences that support the creative sector and provide opportunities for people of all ages to engage with the arts. Learn more about Auckland Live here.

He angitūtanga: The opportunity
Reporting to the Marketing Manager, the Marketing Executive will be engaged in planning and delivering full-service marketing campaigns that will support the exciting events and shows presented and happening at Auckland Live. The position will also provide marketing support for our promoters and clients whose events take place in our venues which range from music gigs to comedy, orchestra concerts to theatre shows and festivals.

Please click here to access the position description for this opportunity.


He kōrero mōu: About you
You’re a planner, you’re able to think creatively and deliver a marketing campaign, from social media and advertising to client management, you can stick to a timeline and are able to utilise a marketing budget to exceed ticket sales or key objectives. You have great relationship management skills and the ability to build great foundations with a range of internal staff, venue clients, artists, and suppliers.

You’re up for learning something new and acquiring some exciting new skills to add to your marketing talents.


Desirable skills: you’re a storyteller and have good copywriting and proofing skills and have the ability to think of creative and innovative new ways to attract people to the theatre and engage in the arts. You have a passion for the performing arts and the live event industry.

You will need:


  • At least two years’ experience in a marketing/communications role or similar.
  • Experience planning and delivering time-lined and budgeted campaigns using a range of marketing channels.
  • Sound administrative and organisational skills including the ability to prioritise and manage projects effectively and deal with numerous projects concurrently.
  • The ability to get ‘stuck in’ - tasks will include the management of printed show collateral and the venue signage schedule.
  • The ability to establish an easy rapport with people, manage key relationships, and provide support for Auckland Live producers and a range of clients. An open and collaborative communication style.

Tertiary qualification in marketing/communications or equivalent preferred and te Reo Māori skills and knowledge plus an interest in the arts is desirable.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

  • A permanent full-time role, working 40 hours Monday to Friday, with the requirement from time to time to undertake work outside of normal office hours to fulfil Auckland Live's marketing needs and support
  • This is an exciting marketing role in performing arts and events where you can apply your initiative, showcase your multi-tasking skills and strong work ethic, work with some fantastic people, see some amazing shows, and have a lot of fun!
  • As part of our wider team at Tātaki Auckland Unlimited, you’ll gain access to many benefits and discounts, including discounted financial services and insurance, entertainment, lifestyle discounts and more. 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


Come join us and have the satisfaction of knowing you are contributing to Tāmaki Makaurau economic growth. Apply now!


Ideally your cover letter will illustrate your passion for the arts/performing arts, with some context around your own personal relationship with the arts and what it would mean to you to work in this space with our team.


We will be touching base with applicants who will be progressed prior to the closing date, so please do not hesitate in applying if you are interested.


Applications close on Sunday 05/02/2023 at 11.59PM.


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.