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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 team 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.

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Event and Show Coordinator

We are seeking an experienced Event and Show Coordinator with exceptionally high standards and attention to detail to join our established team working across all 5 of our venues located in  the heart of Wellington's waterfront, arts, culture and entertainment precinct.

This busy hands on role will involve working across both our performance business and business events clients with a huge amount of variety.  For example, in one day you could be coordinating a rock concert at the TSB Bank Arena while at the same time developing run sheets for the launch of a new product on the beautiful St James' stage.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Be extremely well organised and a great communicator
  • Coordinate and support the successful and effective delivery of our performance, exhibition, conventions and events offering across all venues (including the timely development of comprehensive event sheets)
  •  Be able to pick up new systems quickly  - EBMS (Event Booking Management System) is the tool of our trade  
  • Manage and grow relationships with clients, staff, suppliers and other stakeholders to facilitate the successful implementation of PWV's event portfolio
  • Help provide exceptional and innovative event experiences through attention to detail and great customer relationship management
  • Work collaboratively across PWV to develop cross-selling and up-selling opportunities that deliver enhanced value to our customers and drive business profitability
  • Undertake post-event reconciliations, invoicing and settlements
  • Provide event management services when required
  • Represent PWV's brand in a professional manner appropriate to our values with all clients (including hirers), patrons, delegates, suppliers and stakeholders

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

  • 2+ years relevant industry experience in event coordination, event management or promotion
  • A passion for delivering exceptional event experiences (including knowledge of the food and beverage component)
  • Demonstrated flexibility in approach to meet both needs of clients and maximise revenue
  • Extremely self-motivated and self-disciplined (including remaining calm under pressure)
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • Natural ability to work within a team environment
  • Being flexible with your hours (as your autonomy in coordinating events may mean some additional work out of normal office hours
  • Advanced level of oral, written and active listening skills
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge and experience of MS Office (including Visio, Word and Excel) together with knowledge of EBMS or similar event management system
  • A tertiary qualification obtained in tourism, hospitality or event management is also desirable but not essential
  • In addition, your bright and bubbly personality will confidently leave our clients completely reassured that you have taken care of even the smallest request and their event will be delivered to the highest possible standard.

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 enclosing a cover letter and CV to aileen.donnan@pwv.co.nz if you have any questions. Applications close 10am on Monday 9 May 2016.

Job description - Event & Show Coordinator


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Positively Wellington Venues manages the Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington Town Hall, St James Theatre, Opera House, TSB Bank Arena and Shed 6 - Because things are better LIVE!



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