Event Development Co-ordinator

Date: 09-Sep-2021

Location: NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


  • Multiple roles available
  • Full time permanent roles
  • Join the events team and grow your career



He angitūtanga: The opportunity


Auckland Unlimited (AUL) is a newly created council-controlled organisation (CCO) established with an important mandate to drive investment, supporting Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland businesses to innovate and thrive, enhancing Auckland as a culturally vibrant city, telling the Tāmaki Makaurau story, and importantly providing experiences and opportunities for all. 


We are looking for Event Development Coordinators to join the team. Multiple roles available across the team where you will provide coordination support that will help ensure the Major Events sponsorship portfolio runs effectively and efficiently.


These roles will support end-to-end processes for the contestable event funds which will include: managing the application round communications, supporting the application and assessment phases, and reporting for the contestable rounds as well as providing project support for our Major and Mega events. Working alongside our event partners you will support the management of contracted benefits and help organise event activations and leverage activity to showcase all that Auckland has to offer.




He kōrero mōu: About you


You are a people person who is passionate about assisting others and identifying ways to make processes more efficient. You are a team player with excellent organisation and interpersonal skills with exception attention to detail.


You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to research, prepare and deliver correspondence, reports and presentations.




Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


So what’s in it for you? Well, you will be working for an exciting new organisation, Auckland Unlimited, that embraces diversity and has a culture that will be built on trust and valuing individual contributions. We offer a competitive salary; flexible working and you get to work with a team of dedicated and respected experts who share a passion for making a difference. You also get to contribute to Auckland’s growth and development by ensuring the right outcomes are achieved for our customers and our environment.


You get to work in the dynamic events industry, on an event portfolio that includes the FIFA Women’s World Cup, Rugby and Cricket World Cups, and an annual portfolio of events that span the arts, culture, and genres.


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 submitted 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.  Please click on this link to access the position description: Event Development Co-ordinator



Applications close 23 September 2021.  



Auckland Unlimited, 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.