Senior Setup Supervisor

Date: 13-Jan-2023

Location: Auckland Wide, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Full time, permanent opportunity, leveraging your people and leadership abilities
  • Dynamic role combining live events and effective communication
  • Work with some of the biggest players in the live events industry


Auckland Live is a key cultivator of culture in Auckland. We champion Auckland internationally to attract big-name shows and concerts, collaborate with arts companies and festivals and introduce children to the excitement of the stage.


He angitūtanga: The opportunity


We have a great new opportunity for a Senior Set-up Supervisor to join the team.


In this role you will be supporting the overall delivery of events across Tātaki Auckland Unlimited, by supervising the Set-Up operations and our attendants within it.


Day-to-day you could expect to work on:


  • Ensure processes and procedures are established and followed to identify changing visitor and client expectations and satisfaction levels
  • Demonstrate consistent leadership through advocacy and clear communication of Auckland Live and Conventions strategic direction
  • Maintaining standards of venue presentations as set by the Venue Presentation Manager
  • Ensuring necessary administrative tasks/data-entry are complete and internal processes are followed
  • Allocate staff and produce rosters for the Event Setup Department
  • Maintain positive and collaborative working relationships internally and externally


He kōrero mōu: About you


This role requires experience in similar supervisory roles, with a sound understanding of events.


No specific qualifications are required - but we will be looking for specific experience with:


  • Experience in leading a setup team, including the proven ability to delegate and manage ‘through the team’
  • Demonstrated leadership skills at a Supervisor level
  • Experience with event setup, event safety and staff rostering
  • Experience in managing a large staff force with HR responsibilities
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Experience in the use of EBMS (Electronic Business Management System) would be an advantage


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


This is a full time, permanent opportunity.


You will be joining a team that contributes to the success and growth of all our venues and diversification of what we offer.


As part of our Auckland Council Group, you will gain access to many benefits and discounts, 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. By joining us, you will also have the satisfaction of knowing you are contributing to Tamaki Makaurau economic growth and development.


Tono Mai: Apply Now!


You can find the position description here:


Applications close: Sunday 29th of January, 2023 and 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.