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  • Events Account Manager - Bay Venues Ltd (Tauranga)
    Events Account Manager - Bay Venues Ltd (Tauranga)

    BayVenues Ltd manages 24 venues across Tauranga City, New Zealand’s fastest growing city.

    The network includes Trustpower Baypark, Mount Hot Pools, University of Waikato Adams High Performance Centre and Baywave, plus a number of community centres, halls and community pools.

    Trustpower Baypark is “The Hub of Entertainment in the Bay of Plenty”.   It offers a multi-use portfolio of venues which can accommodate indoor and outdoor activities of almost any type, scale and duration including sport, leisure, entertainment and business events. Corporate events including conferences, meetings, awards, trade shows, exhibitions and gala dinners are superbly catered for onsite by Bay Catering and Bay Audio Visual.

    The Role

    Bay Venues Ltd have a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic sales individual to showcase their skills in securing, planning and delivering events in Tauranga’s leading venues, as Event Accounts Manager. Reporting to the Business Development Manager, you will primarily be responsible for planning for, and driving growth in events together with liaising with the customers and the events operations team to ensure the smooth running of each event.

    The Person

    To be successful in this role you will have a proven sales ability, highly effective planning skills and will possess the capability to source and secure contracts for events and deliver on revenue and sales targets. You will thrive on developing new and sustainable business opportunities and will be passionate about contributing to your local community. You will be known for your ability to network, you will have highly developed influencing and persuasion skills and you will have a demonstrated passion for delivering exceptional customer service every time! Your high level IT skills will be essential in this role, as will your extensive experience with Sales/Events computer systems and knowledge of Ungerboeck software would be an advantage.

    Previous experience in a similar role/environment as well as knowledge of the events business is desirable.

    The team are a highly motivated energetic bunch, who are seeking an individual with similar values.

    So, if you enjoy being in the sales environment, understand the value of teamwork, believe in continuous improvement and have the ability to offer innovative solutions then apply now.

    For a job description and to submit your CV and covering letter click here

    This is a full time position based at Trustpower Baypark – Applications close Monday 8 July 2019.


    We look favourably upon individuals who are flexible, reliable and committed, and are able to share their knowledge and experience, while contributing to the wider community. We value diversity, so welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experience.

    All applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

  • Event & Sales Specialist - Blerter


    Make your mark bringing new technology to the world’s most complex events.

    A little bit about the company

    Blerter helps those running complex events like sports, concerts and festivals manage risk, streamline delivery and exceed expectations - ensuring events run smoother, every time. To do this we provide a platform that helps those running events centralize communication, operations and safety processes.

    Our mission is to provide the tools needed to deliver safe, memorable and well managed events - no matter how complex, risky or ambitious they are. If this sounds like a journey that you’re interested in being part of, keep reading!

    The right person will

    • Have experience managing a range of different types of complex events, with an interest and passion for technology – a change agent with an appetite to learn and sell.

    • Be looking for the next step in your events career, or wanting to get your weekends back while progressing within an industry you know and love. You’ll be using your skills and expertise along with our software to help the events you have dreamed of being a part of.

    • Be business savvy, a quick learner, confident and willing to take on a challenge, with a friendly nature, the ability to take buyers on a journey and be able to leverage your industry knowledge to give credibility in conversations with event managers/directors and more senior level stakeholders. 

    • Won’t be afraid to pick up the phone to have a chat, but at the same time will be process focused with a strong desire to help Blerter continuously improve.

    A little bit about the role 

    • Your key objective will be to close new business locally and in North America from our offices in Newmarket (so you’ll need to be a morning person!), but you also be willing to prospect for new leads as we scale out the team. 
    • Potential buyers will primarily be coming from conferences we exhibit at, our industry partners and associated marketing campaigns.
    • Selling the vision of a new world with Blerter with empathy for the buyer’s unique needs will be essential so some exposure to sales and software would be beneficial, but deep knowledge of the industry and willingness to learn these skills are the key attributes were looking for.

    Why join us?

    As a team, we’re focused on bringing continuous innovation and world-leading products to our customers while having fun along the way. We have big ambitions so our business is full of people who are passionate about events and product. Our high performing team thrives in an ever-changing and fast-growing creative, tech, start-up environment.

    We can offer you:

    • Opportunity to join a high performing team working in a fun, start up environment
    • Help develop a product that is at the heart of exciting sports and entertainment events
    • Excellent opportunities for career development in a growing organisation
    • An agile environment where we strive for continuous improvement
    • Competitive salary and benefits like flexi-hours
    • Central Auckland location
    • Good coffee, weekly fruit deliveries and social Friday afternoon gathering 


    To apply:




  • Events Manager - The Medical Technology Association of New Zealand (MTANZ)

    The Company

    The Medical Technology Association of New Zealand (MTANZ) is the lead industry body in New Zealand representing manufacturers and suppliers of medical technology used in the diagnosis, prevention, treatment and management of disease, disability and dentistry.

    The organisation was first established in 1979 as an Incorporated Society and continues to advocate for a legal, regulatory and economic environment that advances healthcare by assuring New Zealand patients have access to the benefits of medical technology.

    MTANZ aims to increase awareness of the industry in New Zealand and promote the value of medical technology in the healthcare system with patients benefitting from the innovative products. MTANZ supports New Zealand medical technology innovators and manufacturers in developing access to international markets.

    For more information please check the website

    The Role

    We are looking for an Events Manager in a fulltime role based in Auckland and reporting to the Chief Executive Officer. The purpose of the position:

    • To manage medical industry exhibitions and events by ensuring efficient and effective management for the exhibiting and attending medical companies
    • To work with the industry stakeholders to promote MTANZ’s exhibition and event management services
    • To support MTANZ’s members with training seminars and workshops.

     The Person

    We are seeking an experienced Events Manager who also has experience in establishing and managing small to large medical exhibitions.

    The skills we are seeking include:

    • Very experienced event and exhibition management
    • Experience in Cvent event management system
    • Highly skilled project manager with attention to detail
    • Excellent communication & leadership skills
    • Ability to work and collaborate with small team
    • Event contract management skills
    • Event budget management
    • Ability to conduct training workshops and seminars
    • Relationship management with internal and external stakeholders.

     How to Apply

    Pleasesend your CV to Faye Sumner CEO MTANZ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Friday, 5.00pm 19thJuly 2019

  • Sales & Marketing Manager - Venues & Events Palmerston North

    Sales & Marketing Manager- Venues & Events Palmerston North 

    Take on the challenge of marketing events for a wide range of occasions! Conferences, shows, concerts, international/national sporting events, tradeshows and community recreation. You name it, we’ll host it!

    As the Sales & Marketing Manager for Venues & Events Palmerston North, you’ll create events and supporting marketing communication initiatives to drive sales and utilisation for our two premier venues; Palmerston North Conference & Function Centre and Central Energy Trust Arena. In this fast paced, exciting role you’ll be a self-starter, able to work autonomously while being friendly, professional and an excellent relationship manager. A can-do attitude and determination to see projects through and completed on time is essential.

    Your creative flair will shine through as you confidently go about your work. Liaising with prospective sponsors, clients, event organizers, professional conference organisers and others – you’ll excel at building and maintaining great relationships. You’ll hold a relevant tertiary qualification and your experience in managing and setting budgets will be useful as you’ll be responsible for delivering events within a target budget.

    With a strategic mindset, you’ll assist in developing a compelling marketing plan that attracts commercial events of significance to our venues from outside the region. Not shy to get out and develop new business whether it’s conferencing, sporting or entertainment events - you’ll need the ability to research, approach and secure new business to increase utilisation and sales.

    This is a fixed term position, starting mid-August 2019 and with an anticipated end date of mid-August 2020.

     Apply here:

  • Business Development Manager - Business Events Marlborough


    Business Development Manager - Business Events Marlborough

    Destination Marlborough is the official regional tourism organisation responsible for marketing Marlborough as a visitor destination.  We are looking for a person with experience in the business events sector to join our team to manage the operation of Business Events Marlborough.

    This is a full-time role to lead the attraction of business events to the region.  

    You will be responsible for developing and leading the regions sales and marketing activity to influence and educate conference and incentive buyers to bring their business events to Marlborough.

    Along with an in-depth knowledge of how the business events sector operates, you will ideally have previous experience in managing and representing a business to business partnership group, project and event management experience and writing and presentation skills.

    We need someone who has a passion for Marlborough, an outgoing and friendly personality, is flexible and willing to travel out of town including overnight to represent the region and to host conference and incentive buyers visiting Marlborough.

    If you are highly motivated and results driven and want to be part of a passionate team of people working to tell the world that Marlborough is Brilliant Every Day we want to hear from you. 
    For a job description and to submit your CV and covering letter email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applications close Thursday 20 June 2019

  • Business Events Administrator - Hamilton & Waikato Tourism



    Business Events Administrator


    • Do you have a passion for the Hamilton and Waikato Region?
    • Are you looking for the next step in your career?
    • Can you support an established and successful team?


    The company

    Hamilton & Waikato Tourism (HWT) is the region’s official Regional Tourism Organisation (RTO) whose role is to generate competitive economic benefit through visitor sector strategies focused on increasing visitor length of stay and spend.  We work with the public and private sectors to market the city and region as a leisure and business destination, and lead destination management, major event coordination and business event development.

    The role

    This role is all about providing top-notch admin support to the Convention Bureau Manager.  You will be responsible for assisting with the administration and co-ordination of Convention Bureau (industry term for business events) sales and marketing activities.

    If you’re looking for a varied role – this is the one for you! You will assist with coordinating and preparing for industry functions, events and tradeshows, developing client proposals and follow-up, managing the client database, handling conference and event enquiries, liaising with stakeholders and assisting with sales.

    The person

    We are looking for a high energy super-organiser, with a real passion for the mighty Waikato. Some days will be spent schmoozing, and others will be spent elbow deep in admin and paperwork, so we need someone who can handle both worlds. Ideally candidates will have at least two years’ admin experience and will be flexible with the occasional night away from home.

    How to apply

    Sound like you? Contact Beth at Everest on 0277019585 for more information or visit to apply.

    This role is likely to receive a lot of applications, so we would love to see how you can make yours stand out!

     Applications close 16th June 2018.


  • Marketing and Events Manager - Shantytown


    Shantytown, based on the West Coast, is a recreated gold-rush town, telling stories of fortitude and the pioneering spirit, through a fascinating mix of experience and displays. We've been BUZZed to find a new Marketing and Events Manager to drive customers to Shantytown – the tourism attraction, education centre, museum and the West Coast Events Centre...BUZZing?

    Reporting to the CEO, the Marketing and Events Manager will be instrumental in growing the entire business portfolio, with focus on key local and international markets. Key responsibilities include: 
    • Implementing marketing and advertising campaigns across multiple platforms and media
    • Promote, maintain oversee social media campaigns
    • Implement new marketing initiatives, including website
    • Maintaining and developing promotional material
    • Design, implementation and delivery of events
    • Manage the events department, including staff
    • Yearly promotional activities for local and international markets
    • Attend local and international trade shows
    The successful candidate will have a background in Marketing and Events, be highly organised, with the ability to multitask, wearing many different hats on any given day. You will need to have a flexible approach to the business needs, as this is a seven day a week operation. 
    A job description is available upon request. 

    All enquiries to Ben Crossen on 03 351 0441 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Convention Bureau Executive - ChristchurchNZ



    ChristchurchNZ is the city’s economic development and city profile agency charged with evolving our city as a destination, connecting changemakers, attracting visitors and stimulating economic activity to Ōtautahi Christchurch. To fulfil our mission of igniting bold ambition in our city and region, we provide targeted initiatives to support innovation and business growth while promoting our city nationally and internationally. We aim to ensure its reputation grows as a vibrant and exciting city surrounded by mountains and beaches - a place where our people experiment and test new ideas and innovate in business, technology and society. To find out more visit 


    The Role


    Reporting to the Convention Bureau Manager, your key responsibilities will include:

    • Managing enquiries and leads into the Convention Bureau

    • Producing domestic conference bids for the city and region

    • Organising and attending trade events and undertaking post event follow up

    • Planning and hosting famils and site visits

    • Promoting the city and region and building strong relationships with all key stakeholders, clients

      and business partners

    • Providing input into the development of the Business Events Strategy and implement agreed

      convention and incentive activity You will also:

    • Provide support to the wider Destination and Attraction team as required


    Skills and experience:

    To be successful in this role you will have tourism or business events industry knowledge and experience, and feel comfortable developing and sustaining productive relationships with a wide group of people. You will enjoy a busy and varied work environment and be able to plan and prioritise workload. You should have a high level of attention to detail and be striving for a high standard of results in all areas.


    To apply

    If you feel you possess the above qualities and are drawn by the opportunity to contribute to this influential organisation that will tangibly make a difference to the city we live in, apply now bysubmitting your cover letter and CV.

    To view a position description, please find it attached to the job on our website: 

    Applications will close 5pm Monday 27 May 2019

  • Client Services Specialist - Event Solutions


    We are seeking a Client Services Specialist who is adaptable, intelligent and technically astute. You must be highly motivated, self-driven and keen to learn and grow in a technology focused events environment. You will be liaising with clients, potential clients and suppliers, and coordinating all aspects of our event production and software support services, so you must have exceptional communication skills, be highly organised, have excellent time management skills and always display a positive attitude, plus be able to handle a little bit of pressure!

    In this role we will support you to become an expert at a variety of tasks. This is a great opportunity to gain technical experience in the Events and Information Technology industries, allowing you to broaden your skills, and grow with our exciting Company.

    Your duties will include

    Project administration including collating requirements, responding to queries, stock management/ordering, logistics and support. We use Workflowmax for project, time and cost management.


    Coordinate event production and delivery ensuring the project is on time/budget and meets/exceeds client expectations including managing stock and equipment resources. We use Google Drive for document sharing.


    Coordinate the delivery of customer’s event apps including requirements gathering, setup, submission to the app store and hand over/orientation to the client.


    Configuration of solutions and equipment including set-up and testing of equipment, software, scanners, etc.


    Telephone, remote and onsite customer support and service, including training and troubleshooting.


    You will be responsible for packing event equipment, assisting with the delivery, pack-in/setup, client support and pack-out of

    the equipment. You will love making a list and checking it twice!


    Produce and maintain briefs, run-sheets and other documents required for the successful planning and delivery of the events.


    Sales support including updating CRM software (HubSpot), salesenquiries, requirements gathering, and estimates.


    Finance support including invoicing, account reconciliation, using Xero.


    Preparation and sending of e-marketing campaigns in Mailchimp.


    General officeadministrationincludingcoordinationoftravelandlogisticsrequirements,andotherdutiesasrequired.

    Skills and Experience


    Formal Events, Marketing Communications or Computer Science qualification preferred (four year’s work experience, or Degree/equivalent).


    Relevant experience in event production, IT support, project coordination and administration will be favoured.


    You will have the ability to multitask and work autonomously with a proactive ‘can-do’ attitude; no job too big or too small; and

    be able to adapt to a fast paced, deadline driven environment.


    Strong communication skills: verbal, written, and interpersonal with great attention to detail.


    Well developed IT skills and a desire to expand on these.


    The ability to work independently and collaboratively. We need a logical thinker and problem solver. We get lots of challenges and we need you to find solutions! Culture


    We have a friendly, dynamic, enthusiastic team spirit – feel free to get your “geek on” and have a laugh, but we are also very professional and care deeply about delivering a quality product and service to our customers.


    You will need to be highly productive, positive person with an adaptable work nature. As a small company we all have to pitch in and do what’s needed when needed. Prima-donnas need not apply.


    We need someone who is a team player, but who is self-motivated and can work independently. 


    Work with innovative products with a brand which is well known and highly reputable.

    Opportunity to broaden your skill set, gain great experience and have fun at work - Yes, it is possible!


               Remuneration relevant to skills and experience.

               Contract negotiable.

               Email applications to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. applications close 23 May 2019.