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We welcome those who have a passion for good service and a great attitude, and who are ready to make a real difference to the successful outcome of every event.

Every department shares an equal responsibility for achieving our goals and we strive to create a working environment that rewards excellence and provides job satisfaction, enjoyment and opportunities for advancement.

Current job vacancies

Sales and Research Coordinator

We have an immediate opportunity for a full-time Permanent Sales and Research Coordinator who will be the first point of contact for our business events sales team, and be the critical point of reference in ensuring their success.

We are looking for a driven, detail orientated individual to join a dynamic and thriving sales team in Wellington. If you have experience in research, impeccable customer service skills and an analytical nature, we want to speak to you! The successful candidate will be a master at multi-tasking, be able to juggle competing priorities and have exemplary skills in project and relationship management.

This role is responsible (amongst other things) for:

Conventions and Events Sales Support: be the first point of contact for the sales team, coordinate and respond to short lead sales if required and coordinate the sale of exhibition spaces at the 'Show Me Wellington' expo.

Research and Bid Support: research and identify business prospects, support the development of templates, sales collateral and tools, draft sales proposals and bids for the team, coordinate famils and onsite hostings/meetings and assist the Market Development Manager with qualitative research on target markets.

Data Management, Analysis and Reporting: provide general data analysis and business support, manage data insights and reporting to wider industry stakeholders, work with other teams to ensure CRM framework of customer contact for clients is maintained

To be successful in this role you will ideally also have the following skills, knowledge and experience:

  • 4+ years proven administration experience supporting team (ideally in the field of sales)
  • Strong experience analysing and working with data
  • Have superb 'attention to detail' and organisational skills
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge and experience of MS Office (including PowerPoint, Word and Excel) together (ideally) with knowledge of a sales related software such as EBMS
  • Advanced level of oral, written (with a particular emphasis on business writing) and active listening skills including excellent phone manner
  • A relevant tertiary qualification

To be part of a motivated and upbeat team committed to delivering on Wellington's  reputation as the 'coolest little capital in the world' please apply below with a cover letter and  CV or contact Aileen Donnan, People & Performance Manager on 04 806 4742 or aileen.donnan@pwv.co.nz for a copy of the job description. Applications close 5pm 13 January 2015

Positively Wellington Venues manages the Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington Town Hall, St James Theatre, Opera House, TSB Bank Arena and Shed 6 and we are in the business of:
 
"Winning and growing more business, community and show business events to improve the performance of Positively Wellington Venues and deliver a better return to the City"
Because things are better live!

Please contact Aileen, People and Performance Manager on 04 806 4742 or aileen.donnan@pwv.co.nz if you have any further questions.

Sales & Research Coordinator Job Description

 

Sales Executive

We now have an immediate opportunity for a full-time permanent Sales Executive to join our sales effort focused primarily on our Conventions and Events/'grow' business offering.

This role is responsible (amongst other things for):

  • Achieving and exceeding sales related KPIs
  • Acquiring new business by establishing, building and maintaining close liaisons with internal/external referral sources
  • Assisting the Sales Development Managers with development of the sales pipeline including targets, budgets and reporting
  • Working collaboratively across our teams to develop cross-selling and up-selling opportunities

To be successful in this role, you will have proven sales experience with a passion for providing excellent outcomes for customers. We are looking for someone that is hungry to succeed, goal driven and has the desire to work in a team-orientated and collaborative culture.  You will have a proven track record in sales primarily in the events industry.  You will have a proactive approach to getting the best results for your key accounts and have the drive to find new business opportunities.

All applicants must demonstrate they have a positive and enthusiastic working attitude.

To be part of a motivated and upbeat team committed to delivering on Wellington's  reputation as the 'coolest little capital in the world', please apply below with a cover letter and  CV or contact Aileen Donnan, People & Performance Manager on 04 806 4742 or aileen.donnan@pwv.co.nz Applications close 10am on 19 January

Sales Executive Job Description

 

 

Facilities Coordinator

We are seeking a Facilities Coordinator with exceptionally high standards and organisation skills to fill this varied newly established role and work across all 6 of our venues located in the heart of Wellington's waterfront, arts, culture and entertainment precinct.

This coordination based role will provide administrative and coordination support to the Facilities Manager.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Be highly organised and able to juggle multiple tasks
  • Provide support to the Facilities Manager, HSEQ Coordinator and Rostering Coordinator as needed
  • Schedule and coordinate all property maintenance access
  • Develop, implement and review Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as needed
  • Promote and support the goal of achieving the highest standards in health and safety
  • Build strong working relationship with external maintenance providers
  • Help to undertake HSEQ audits and investigations
  • Support the attainment of certification in International Standards ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System and ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external contacts
  • Be willing to lend a hand to a variety of tasks as required


Key skills, knowledge and experience required for this role include:

  • 2+ years experience in a relevant environment
  • Proven administrative expertise including experience in developing and maintaining facilities, SOPs and health and safety related documentation
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and projects
  • Some technical knowledge with regards to using 'apps' and other computer software
  • Excellent customer focus and customer service
  • Proven experience with systems and processes
  • Exceptional planning skills
  • Advanced knowledge and experience of MS Office (including Word, Excel and Access)
  • Knowledge and understanding of EBMS highly desirable
  • Some knowledge and understanding of ISO highly desirable


To apply please send your CV and a cover letter to aileen.donnan@pwv.co.nz For more information please contact Aileen Donnan, People & Performance Manager, on 04 806 4742. 

Applications close 10am on Friday 14 November 2014.

Facilities Coordinator Job Description

 

Venue Cleaners

We are now seeking permanent and casual cleaners (with experience cleaning large commercial buildings) to join our well established and diverse team. These busy, hands-on roles, will involve setting up and cleaning our six showcase venues.


To be successful you will:

  • Have experience in professional cleaning practises (ideally in a venues or hospitality environment)
  • Have a passion for ensuring that all of our venues are professionally presented to the highest standard
  • Have an eye on how we improve what  we do to ensure greater satisfaction for our hirers
  • Enjoy good health (there will be some lifting and long periods on your feet)
  • Be reliable, flexible and trustworthy
  • Be able to work a range of flexible shifts, especially around weekends with a potential for early starts or late finishes
  • Relish working both individually and in a diverse team

To apply please send your CV and a cover letter to Kirsti.Fenske-buikema@pwv.co.nz or for more information contact Kirsti on 021 247 9721. 

Applications close 10am on Friday 14 November 2014.

Venue Cleaner Job Description

Positively Wellington Venues manages the Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington Town Hall, St James Theatre, Opera House, TSB Bank Arena and Shed 6 and the Academy Galleries. We are in the business of “winning and growing more business, community and show business events to improve the performance of Positively Wellington Venues and deliver a better return to the City”. Because things are better LIVE!

 

 

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Fine art. Fine venue.

PWV are proud to manage the gallery function space 'Academy Galleries'.


Free wi-fi

Keep your finger on the pulse during an event - we now offer free access to wireless internet for delegates in our conference venues (Shed 6, TSB Bank Arena, St James Theatre and the Michael Fowler Centre).

Contact our sales team on 04 801 4207 for more information.


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