Commercial Events Assistant - Auckland War Memorial Museum
Commercial Events Assistant
Tāmaki Paenga Hira: Tui tui hono tangata, whenua me te moana.
Auckland War Memorial Museum: Connecting through sharing stories of people, lands and seas.
Auckland Museum is a much-loved culture and heritage organisation at the heart of Auckland's identity, committed to developing and sharing engaging content through its galleries, exhibition, events and educational programmes. We are Auckland's home of commemoration as well as the country's oldest research institution and a major tourist destination.
This position has responsibility for assisting with the planning, execution and delivery of commercial events for the Museum, and for providing administration and operational support to the Tourism and Commercial Events sales team.
To be successful in this role, you will offer/have:
- One year minimum experience working in the event management or hospitality industry.
- The ability to think laterally and to make sound decisions.
- Strong organisational skills and ability to prioritise work according to agreed targets.
- Exceptional communication and problem-solving skills.
- Excellent computer skills, including all Microsoft applications (Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint).
- Demonstrate a high level of commitment to the provision of exceptional customer service
- Exceptional planning skills with ability to gauge wider impact across the organisation
- Effective project management
- Clear written and verbal communication style
Closing date: Sunday 15th December 2019, 5.00pm.
You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to apply for this position.
Auckland Museum offers a rich and fulfilling work life where we embrace diversity and nurture our bicultural capability as demonstrated in our Teu le Vā and He Korahi Māori strategies. We also offer a range of great benefits such as flexible work and leave and an award-winning wellbeing programme.
This is a great opportunity for someone looking to be part of a fabulous New Zealand organisation committed to telling our national and Auckland stories, reflecting our unique place in the South Pacific.
He Oranga Tangata ka ao
Enriching lives: Inspiring discoveries
Event Co-ordinator/Manager - Harding Events, Christchurch
Do you want to:
- become a business owner?
- be rewarded for your success?
- work with a small, fun team?
- start the new year off in this role?
Harding Conferences has all the expertise, needed to make any event a success. From conception to completion, each project is treated with the same high standard of service and quality, irrespective of size.
We work with our clients from around NZ, embracing their marketing and communication strategies to produce events and entertainment productions that convey their key messages and values in a diverse and creative manner.
With this in mind, we are looking for a fantastic staff member to join us. The key priorities include organising conferences on a national level, administration as well as website and social media management. Travel is required when running conferences, so you need to be away up to 5 days at a time (usually 3 to 4 times a year).
This role would suit someone with at least two years’ experience in an event/marketing role (or longer) who is a high performer with a great attitude.
To be successful you will need to be, or have:
- passionate about client management
- excellent organisational, communication and coordination skills
- high attention to detail
- a problem solver
- digitally savvy - experience with Eventsair would be a strong advantage, but not essential.
In return we offer:
- a relaxed working environment; noting that we have ‘purpose built’ home-based offices in Strowan, Christchurch
- the opportunity to enjoy complete ownership managing events, if you can demonstrate a successful track record
- a full-time position, salaried or hourly – to be negotiated
- the chance to eventually become the owner of a successful, small business.
Event Coordinator - The Grounds @ Whoa Studios
This is an exciting part time role for an experienced Events Coordinator or Events Manager.
We are looking for an events professional who is proactive and passionate about service and is ready to become part of our small established events team. You will be ready to lead, a confident communicator with a professional personality.
The Grounds @ Whoa! Studios is an incredible events venue in West Auckland. Opened in 2017 with uncompromising attention our venue offers a premium and magical venue for events and functions. Supported by a live stage set, film studio, expansive outdoor area, and beautiful restaurant space all available for exclusive hire - there is incredible scope for experiential and high quality functions and events.
This role has responsibility for the coordination of external and internal client events into and out of the multiple venue spaces, and during each event. The focus is on ensuring all events are delivered to the highest operational standards, ensuring the client's needs and outcomes are met, without compromising health and safety requirements and to ensure the care of the building and facilities is not compromised.
Working closely with the business development manager in our small events team, we are looking for someone who has the ability to work outside of normal business hours, including weekends, evenings, and is willing to be flexible with required hours on a daily basis.
To be successful in this role, you will offer:
3 years minimum experience in the event management or hospitality industry in a customer- facing role, preferably in a hotel or venue
Demonstrated high level of commitment to the provision of exceptional customer service
Working together with colleagues and management to meet high expectations
Exceptional communication and problem-solving skills with a positive approach
Ability to remain calm, focused and effective in challenging situations
Ability to think laterally and to make sound decisions, quickly
Exceptional planning skills with ability to gauge wider impact across the different operating businesses.
Take initiative to ensure that interactions with our customers (internal or external) are positive and productive.
A can-do attitude and ability to work on your own or in a team
A friendly, confident and reliable approach
Closing date: 5pm Sunday, 2 December 2019.
You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to apply for this position.
This is a great opportunity for someone looking to be challenged in a fabulous and exciting venue!
Business Development Manager of Events The Grounds @ Whoa! Studios
Sales and Marketing Coordinator – Polynesian Spa
Polynesian Spa is looking for a Sales and Marketing superstar to join New Zealand’s leading mineral bathing & spa therapy attraction. Polynesian Spa is one of New Zealand’s most well-known and iconic tourism brands, offering a diverse working environment and a role that will grow with the right person.
This is a full time role based on-site in Rotorua, reporting to the Sales and Marketing Manager who is also located on-site.
The winning candidate will possess organisational skills never seen before, an ambition to be hands on continuously learning, have a background in sales and marketing, and drive to get things done within tight deadlines. Relationship management is also a key attribute required within the role, as communication across a range of media is expected.
About Polynesian Spa
In the heart of New Zealand’s geothermal region lies Polynesian Spa, a world-leading, natural mineral bathing and luxury spa retreat, on the tranquil shores of Lake Rotorua.
Channelling the geothermal marvels in its backyard, waters from two natural springs are fed into the 28 mineral pools at Polynesian Spa. The slightly acidic Priest Spring relieves tired muscles, aches and pains while the alkaline waters of the Rachel Spring nourish the skin. Also a retreat for athletes, wellness rituals ensure maximum sports relaxation with hydrotherapy and a reflexology walk.
Specialising in a range of health and wellness treatments, Polynesian Spa has a decadent spa therapy menu. From Aix spa therapies to body wraps, massage and facials, Polynesian Spa is the perfect place to relax and enjoy nature’s gift.
Reviving the body inside and out, the recently renovated café offers a wide range of healthy treats.
With four different bathing areas there truly is something to suit everyone. Combining ancient healing practices with modern techniques, Polynesian Spa is frequently recognised as one of the top 10 spas in the world.
To find out more and for applications please click here.
Delegate Services Executive - Auaha
Auaha Conferences & Events (an Approved PCO) are in seach of a talented Delegate Services Executive to join the team in Wellington.
This primary focus for this position is to provide an excellent delegate experience for everyone that attends an event organised by Auaha, whether it’s our event or an event for our clients. The goal is to take ownership of the delegate journey (pre and post-registration).
We need someone who is customer-focused and highly competent working with online event technology to manage the customer journey. You’ll need to be super organised with an ability to juggle multiple tasks across multiple events to ensure the delegates receive a very personalised service.
We’re looking for a passionate person who understands that delegates are at the heart of every event and knows what it takes to create a memorable customer experience, with an understanding of Te Reo Mãori me ona tikanga.
If you’re driven to work at a high-level with a culturally driven company where more growth equals a bigger impact, request an application pack by visiting our website https://www.auaha.co.nz/joinoursquad
Manager Global Accounts - HelmsBriscoe
Manager, Global Accounts - Hospitality Sales Experience a Major Advantage
Auckland, Wellington & Christchurch
HelmsBriscoe is expanding its presence in Australasia and are looking for multiple people to join our growing team in New Zealand. This is an ideal opportunity for professionals who have hotel meeting planning or sales experience, are looking for a change and who would prefer to work for themselves.
HelmsBriscoe offers full training and support and our business coaches will help you to develop your own portfolio of clients. Your clients can be located in New Zealand or anywhere else in the world and can include any individual company or organisation booking a hotel or meeting/event space and/or accommodation for a group of 10+ people.
As a HelmsBrsicoe Associate, you would:
1. Consult with each client to understand their meeting/event needs and priorities
2. Research, select and present the most suitable hotels/venues
3. Support the client in their decision-making-process
4. Negotiate the best rates and conditions with the preferred hotel/venue
5. Review the contract with the client
The ideal candidate enjoys proactive sales, is a great networker and excellent at building and maintaining long term relationships with clients and venues.
Each HelmsBriscoe Associate provides a personalised service to their clients, supported by the largest venue sourcing company in the world with 2018 sales of US$1.42 Billion+ buying power.
We do not charge a fee to join our organisation and you will be self-employed as an independent contractor. If you are thinking of setting up your own business, or are already self-employed, then you may wish to consider becoming a part of a global team of 1,400+ HelmsBriscoe Associates in 55 countries. This is a flexible full time home-based business opportunity and can be tailored to meet your personal needs. It's the ideal business with which to create the perfect work-life balance and for those wishing to spend precious time with their families. You will be paid a commission by HelmsBriscoe based on your sales performance (no salary) and there is unlimited earning potential.
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Exhibition Hire Services - Wellington
Exhibition Hire Services is one of New Zealand's top suppliers to the Exhibition industry with many years of experience overall genres of Exhibitions and Trade Shows throughout New Zealand. We are a part of Coast group, which is a family of companies with a diverse range of services dedicated to providing excellence across all facets of the events & signage industries. Hire furniture, display stands, carpet, power, staging or lighting or any items related to the exhibition or event trade.
We are currently looking for a staff member to join our busy Wellington-based team. This position will be a diverse installation role to work overall Exhibition aspect. This will include setting up and dismantling standard exhibition power, lighting and custom design solutions and assisting with regular maintenance, assembling and dismantling exhibition booths and marquees, furniture delivery and collection, laying carpet, picking and packing jobs in our warehouse.
The applicant must be able to travel away from home throughout NZ on occasions. At peak times there is weekend work and over 50 hours per week in our busiest periods. Ideally would start asap.
We are looking for someone who;
Is physically fit and healthy as there is heavy lifting involved, capable of Manual Labour in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to work under minimal supervision but also in a team environment
The ability to handle working to tight deadlines and the capability to multitask
A friendly, energetic and hard-working attitude with a dedicated approach to providing a solution to any task at hand.
A sound understanding of maintaining a safe work environment
You must have good initiative, common sense and strong work ethic
a clean full valid NZ driver's licence (EWP, Forklift and truck licences are an advantage)
Excellent communication skills
Punctual and available to work all hours of the day and night.
Willingness to work after hours and weekends if required
Have reliable transport to yard
Working at Exhibition Hire Services
All uniform is supplied when needed
All necessary training and qualifications for the job are covered by Exhibition Hire Services
Tools, as required to perform the role, are supplied
Hourly pay rate with allowances when travelling away from home
Jobs at a glance
- Commercial Events Assistant - Auckland War Memorial Museum
- Event Co-ordinator/Manager - Harding Events, Christchurch
- Event Coordinator - The Grounds @ Whoa Studios
- Sales and Marketing Coordinator – Polynesian Spa
- Delegate Services Executive - Auaha
- Manager Global Accounts - HelmsBriscoe
- Exhibition Hire Services - Wellington