Event and Communications Assistant

Job details

Stage Challenge Foundation
4 Dec 2011
Work type
Work classification
Management & Admin


To assist with the production of the Stage Challenge® and J Rock™ events around New Zealand and to increase its profile on a local, regional, state and national level.
  1. Assist in the active recruitment of new school entries
  2. Being a main contact for schools for providing advice, paperwork and problem resolution
  3. Reception work: you are the second point of call in this busy office for telephone calls and visitors
  4. Assist the Event Manager with pre-production
  5. Oversee the production of merchandise
  6. Some database maintenance
  7. Some office administration
  8. Update website and social media sites regularly
  9. Make a media strategy for the events
  10. Identifying and executing potential positive PR opportunities for radio, print and TV
  11. Write media releases
  12. Research and draft stories for the official programme and TV
  13. Supervision of Media Intern
  14. Attend events as required to assist the Event Manager and with media requirements

Key skills

See www.stagechallenge.co.nz for full job description

How to apply


Your application should consist of:

  1. A cover letter addressing each of the selection criteria (4 - 8 lines on each)
  2. Two referees to contact
  3. As well as your resume (max 5 pages)

Please email (admin@stagechallenge.co.nz) your application to Mavis Buck, General Manager. Applications need to be received by close of business Sunday 4th December 2011. Interviews will be conducted in the week commencing 5th December 2011.

Written by

Stage Challenge

25 Nov 2011

Interests Every year thousands of New Zealand school students take part in the Stage Challenge performance spectacular in a 100% drug, alcohol and tobacco free environment.