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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.

Current job vacancies

Casting Call - Front of House Ushers

 We are now seeking casual Ushers to join our well established and diverse team working across our venues located in the heart of Wellington’s waterfront, arts, culture and entertainment precinct.
To be successful in the casual usher role, you will:

  • Have a strong desire to enhance the patron/customer experienceBe able to work across all our venues and events from basketball to ballet
  • Be available to start immediately and have a reasonable amount of availability -  especially around weekends and evenings
  • Have some understanding of Health and Safety
  • Have a current e-mail address (rosters etc are distributed via e-mail)
  • Have a good standard of personal fitness (there is a lot of standing/walking required)
  • Be ‘on to it’ and able to adapt to changing requirements
  • Relish being part of a large and diverse team
  • A head for heights is also advantageous (especially for work in our theatres)

Front of House Ushers - job description

To be part of our motivated and upbeat team committed to delivering on Wellington’s reputation as the ‘coolest little capital in the world’ please email aileen.donnan@pwv.co.nz attaching an application form.
Applications close 5pm on 1 July 2015. If you have any questions in the meantime please contact Aileen, People & Performance Manager, via the email address above.

Please note you will be required to attend an Usher Audition in July.

Just to note that if you’re shortlisted we’ll be holding live audition evenings at the Opera House on the week beginning 13 July 2015


Graphic Designer - 1 year fixed term

Positively Wellington Venues (PWV) is on the hunt for an intermediate Graphic Designer to join our small (but we think perfectly formed) marketing team in our busy venue management business.

This is a new role working on a number of creative projects across a range of media to support and contribute to profitable and positive brand outcomes for our organisation.

The role is varied and will include everything from designing creative concepts to working with and modifying existing files to sorting out (cataloguing) our photo library.

Here is what you need for the job:

  • Highly skilled in the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver)
  • Having that ‘geek factor’ within the digital space (HTML, CMS and javascript)
  • At least 2 years’ solid experience in graphic design
  • Very good communication skills
  • A focus on quality and attention to detail
  • You will also have a portfolio to showcase your exemplary creative and technical skills

Graphic Designer - job description

To be part of a motivated and upbeat team 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 29 June 2015.

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!



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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