13 Mar 2018

Fixed-term Conference and Events Coordinator

The University of Auckland – Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau – Posted by University of AucklandAuckland, Auckland, New Zealand

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Auckland University

Job Description

Campus Life

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Event and Conference Coordinator to join the Event Services Team at the University of Auckland, and take responsibility for the delivery of both academic conferences and student events held on campus.

You will need to hit the ground running and be able to multi-task and work confidently under pressure.   You’ll need to use your initiative, and work both independently as well as part of a team.  Reporting to the Event Manager, you will work collaboratively with a team of dedicated, innovative and proactive individuals ensuring successful delivery of a wide variety of events – from formal dinners and conferences to concerts and everything in between.

A minimum of 2 – 3 years’ experience in a similar role is required and a qualification in Events is preferred. You must have excellent customer relationship management skills and have experience in all aspects of conference management. You will also need to have experience with EventsAir Software or similar, updating website content (wordpress) and the Microsoft office suite.

This role would suit a go getter with excellent communication skills, effective time management and experience in working with budgets. Experience working within a tertiary institution would be an advantage.

This is a great opportunity to work for an internationally recognised organisation, in a fast-paced, professional environment with flexible hours.

If you would like more information please contact Christine, details below:

Christine McGonigal

Event Operations Manager  – Event Services,  (09) 923 9441|  027 838 9394 or christine.mcgonigal@auckland.ac.nz


This is a professional staff level 4 position, and is fixed term for a period of 1 year.

Applications must be made online by the closing date of Monday 26th March 2018

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment.  For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTI, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz

How to Apply

In order to apply you will first need to register with the University by completing an online user profile via their website. APPLY NOW by clicking HERE to register with the University's website.  Search by the Job ID number: 19694. Please combine your cover letter and CV as one document when submitting your application. To successfully download the full Job Description you should ensure you have pop-up blocker disabled and file downloads enabled (in Internet Explorer enabling file downloads is done by navigating to Tools > Internet Options > Security > Custom Level and select radio button to enable File Downloads). If you are experiencing difficulty in any aspect of the application process or if you do not receive a confirmation email that you have applied for a role, please contact recruitment@auckland.ac.nz or Phone 09 923 1115. Applications close: Monday 26th March 2018.

Job Categories: Project Management. Job Types: Fixed-term.

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