Venue Operations Coordinator

Date: 13-Jan-2023

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

 

  • Auckland Live and Auckland Conventions, Venues & Events are the trusted leaders in performing arts, culture, entertainment, and events.
  • Full time permanent role based in Auckland CBD
  • Great company culture; be part of a collaborative and supportive team

 

Tātaki Auckland Unlimited (TAU) combines the power of Auckland’s cultural richness with our successful destination management and economic development programmes.  As an Auckland Council-controlled organisation, we deliver a co-ordinated, region-wide programme to maximise cultural, social and economic benefits for our residents and visitors. Driving investment and innovation, we support Auckland businesses to thrive.  

 

Who we are

 

As custodian to some of the most iconic venues in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, we are New Zealand’s only major integrated performing arts centre, underpinned by a commercial conventions business, with a focus on presenting the best of national and international performing arts, conventions, meetings, and entertainment, as well as a range of community-focused programmes that all contribute towards a culturally rich Auckland.

To know more about what we do and what’s on in Auckland visit our website: https://aucklandunlimited.com/

 

 

He kōrero mōu: The Opportunity

 

We are seeking a Venue Operations Coordinator to join the team.  Reporting to the Venue Manager Operations, you will be responsible for contributing to continuous business improvement and ensuring compliance across all aspects of the Operations Department. This includes:

  • Successful delivery of events at AEE waterfront venues in conjunction with internal and external suppliers and service delivery teams
  • Maintain successful working relationships with all AEE Sales and Event Delivery teams and TAU Core Services teams
  • Maintain successful working relationships with clients, suppliers and operational stakeholders
  • Contribute to the achievement of business objectives.


For a detailed understanding of this role, please see the position description here.

 

 

He kōrero mōu: About you


Our ideal applicant comes equipped with around 2 years’ operational experience in a venue, event or similar hospitality or service-related environment. Liaison with sales, event planning, client contact, banquet operations (or similar) and on-the-day delivery to the client is preferred.


As a team, we are driven to achieve the best outcomes, so our successful applicant will have demonstrated this in their current/previous role(s). You will be highly organised, skilled at planning and prioritising tasks and manage your time to ensure efficiency.


Personal resilience is a must – we work in a highly collaborative, creative industry with a huge number of stakeholders, coordination and organisation involved, so someone who can work well and maintain their composure in pressured situations will be ideally suited for this role.


Your excellent interpersonal and relationship skills will ensure you are able to work effectively with both external and internal stakeholders, managing these crucial relationships to ensure overall success. You will be tech savvy - proficient in the use of Microsoft Suite applications such as Excel, Word, Powerpoint, etc,

 

You must have a full and clean drivers license.

 

 

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

 

You’ll be joining a team of respected experts who work together within the organisation and across the region to contribute to Auckland’s growth and development.  Here at TAU, we pride ourselves on providing work life balance and inclusive work environment.  In addition to awesome colleagues and work culture we also offer the following benefits:

  • Flexible working – work from home options
  • Auckland council benefits (e.g., discounted rates to Auckland council pools & Leisure centers etc)
  • Strong mentoring & career development focus

 

You also get to contribute to Auckland’s growth, enriching cultural and economic life in Tāmaki Makaurau by creating and sharing experiences and opportunities.  If you have a genuine desire to be part of the journey in creating a wonderful experience and positive outcome for Auckland, then please apply now by submitting your CV and cover letter expressing your interest!  All applications must be made online. If you require assistance or support through the application process, please contact us at recruitment@aucklandunlimited.com.

 

Band F

 

Applications close Sunday 29 January 2023 however, applications will be reviewed as received so early submission is encouraged.

 

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.

 

Tātaki Auckland Unlimited strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.