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Event Coordinator

Date: 20-Nov-2020

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

•    Join New Zealand's leading arts and live entertainment organisation
•    Bring your strong coordination and event management skills
•    Opportunity to grow your career in a high-profile organisation
He angitūtanga: The opportunity
Auckland Live and Auckland Conventions, Venues and Events is custodian to some of the most iconic venues in Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland) including the Aotea Centre, The Civic, Auckland Town Hall, Bruce Mason Centre, Queens Wharf and Aotea Square.
Reporting to the Manager of Event Delivery, the key purpose of this role is to plan and coordinate the delivery of events programmed and presented by Auckland Conventions, Venues and Events and Auckland Live, with a focus on providing exceptional service to our clients.
As an experienced Event Coordinator you will build and coordinate logistics, maintain relationships with a range of national and international clients, internal staff and external suppliers to bring their event to life, at one or more of our iconic venues.
This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to be a part of the team who plan and deliver approximately 1300 events every year.
He kōrero mōu: About you
To be successful in this role, you will have a minimum of two years' experience in an event management/coordination role. Experience with performing arts is imperative and experience with conferences, meetings, gala dinners will be an advantage.
You will bring your strong communication & relationship building skills, attention to detail and have passion for the events and entertainment industry.
You will be deadline driven, with the ability to juggle multiple priorities while still retaining a high level of accuracy.
Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

This is a permanent, fulltime opportunity, working 40 hours across Monday to Friday with the occasional requirement to work evenings, weekends, and public holidays as per business needs. The start date for this role will be in the new year!


As the leading events, arts and entertainment organisation, we champion New Zealand internationally to secure conferences, events, big name shows and concerts, and collaborate with national and international clients. This role will primarily be supporting Auckland Live but with the opportunity to get involved with the Conferencing industry.
As part of the Regional Facilities Auckland whānau, your work will help to enrich the lives of Aucklanders and will directly impact residents and visitors to our city. You will also have access to a large number of partnership benefits and discounts including food, retail and health services.

Applications close Sunday 6th December at 11.59PM
Regional Facilities Auckland, a CCO of 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.