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Events Lead

Job details

14 Feb 2022
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Culture & Heritage, Other


MOTAT is an interactive museum with a focus on creating a fun, visually stimulating environment for its visitors, especially children, families and education groups.  It is home to a unique mix of collections and experiences and our vision is to educate and inspire the innovators of tomorrow.

MOTAT is currently seeking an Events Lead to join our fantastic team. You will be responsible for developing, planning, and managing all major events in the Public Programmes calendar work, this includes the install and deinstall of events, and delivery. This role is instrumental in helping the Public Programmes team achieve their goals of producing one large event every month and increasing weekend experiences. We are looking for someone creative, who works collaboratively and takes a proactive approach to their role. You will be someone who thrives in an environment where events are innovative, and audience focused. Along with new events you will also be responsible to rolling out MOTAT’s favourite events.

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Minimum of 3 years event management experience with large scale events and /or events across complex venues.
  • Demonstrated experience working to fixed timelines with strong organisation skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to demonstrate project management and planning skills.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to relate to people at all levels and develop productive working relationships.
  • High degree of computer literacy and competence in Microsoft Office, in particular Word and Excel.
  • Current full drivers’ licence and the ability to drive a manual vehicle.
  • Event Management qualification (preferred).

This is a permanent, full-time role, Monday to Friday, however evening and weekend work is required to support the delivery of programmes.

Not only is this an exciting opportunity to join the MOTAT team, but you will be joining a team with a huge amount of experience in event planning and coordination. You will also get the benefit of birthday leave, additional KiwiSaver contributions and a MOTAT annual pass for you and your family.

How to apply

Apply now to become part of an exciting journey at MOTAT

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18 Jan 2022