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Public Events Coordinator

Job details

10 Feb 2019
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Culture & Heritage


MOTAT is currently seeking a Public Events Coordinator to join our fantastic team. You will work as part of the team organising and coordinating MOTAT public events; this role would also include overseeing and coordinating the event site while events are ‘live’.

We are looking for someone creative, who will take a proactive approach to their role and who will thrive in an environment where events are growing rapidly. Not only is this an opportunity to join MOTAT at a really exciting time, but you will be joining a team with a huge amount of experience in event planning and coordination.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Organising and coordinating MOTAT events, with the help and support of our outstanding Public Programmes team.
  • Working closely with others in the MOTAT Team to ensure the smooth running of events, both in the planning phase and when events are ‘live’.
  • Researching, ordering, and procuring services necessary for the successful delivery of public events.
  • Working closely with the whole Public Programmes team in the creative planning of public events and experiences.
  • Taking overall responsibility during weekend events and experiences, so some flexibility in your work hours may be required. 

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Event coordination experience.
  • Demonstrated experience working to fixed timelines with great organisation skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated project management and planning skills.
  • High degree of computer literacy.
  • Current full drivers licence (manual license preferred).
  • Event Management qualification (preferred).

This full-time role working Saturday to Wednesday, you would need the ability to work flexible hours as required.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an event management graduate or junior in the events industry to work in a unique environment. MOTAT is a vibrant and fast-paced organisation that every week attracts thousands of visitors.

Apply now to become part of an exciting journey at MOTAT.

How to apply

For the position description and to apply for this role go to MOTAT’s job site: www.motat.org.nz/employment

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21 Jan 2019