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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


Assistant Event & Show Coordinator

Seeking a star candidate with one to two years' relevant experience in event coordination coupled with strong office administration experience.  Strong knowledge of Wellington is a must.

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.

This role is varied and will include coordinating:

•     internal events including hostings, industry familiarisations

•    short lead business events

•    art exhibition bookings within the venues

It will also include:

•    assisting the team with more complex/large scale events

•    supporting with develop of relevant SOPs

To apply please send your cover letter and CV to Aileen, our People & Performance Manager, on aileen.donnan@pwv.co.nz.  Applications close 10am on 28 April 2015.

Assistant Event & Show 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 Manager 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 send your cover letter and CV to Aileen, our People & Performance Manager, on aileen.donnan@pwv.co.nz.  Applications close 10am on 28 April 2015. 

Sales Executive 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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