Senior Conference and Event Coordinator – AUT University – Auckland

Hospitality Services

Permanent / Full time position

AUT Hospitality Services offers comprehensive conference and event management service at AUT’s four campuses as well as a range of venues in and around Auckland.

We require an experienced, passionate and dedicated person to become an essential part of our team to work closely with our Faculties, Catering Operations and Audio Visual departments to ensure the successful management and delivery of conferences & events.

The successful applicant will be positive, flexible and well organised with a strong customer focus and extremely professional. While there are no direct reports to this position, as a senior coordinator you will be required to mentor the junior members of the team, helping to grow them into the professional you are. Having attributes such as confidence, being methodical, logical & proactive, being a good listener & having strong attention to detail are all extremely advantageous to securing this position. The role demands that you take total ownership of your conferences and events and client liaison, often with committees, prioritising your workload along the way. If you have an extraordinary ability to multi task in a fast paced environment and a desire to deliver high quality service with genuine passion for planning and logistics, then we want to speak to you.

Successful candidates should ideally possess:

Understanding of Event Management Systems such as Ungerboeck
CMS experience in super user friendly systems such as Weebly or Word Press
An excellent level of proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office – Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint.
Some layout experience in Adobe programs such as In-design and Photoshop desirable.
Strong experience in administration, financial management and reporting essential.
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
Previous coordination experience in conference and events essential.
Current clean New Zealand Motor vehicle license.
Diploma/Bachelor in Event Management or Business (not essential).

This position is available from 29 June 2015.

Ref: 35136

Closing Date: 17 June 2015

You must be eligible to work in NZ to be considered for this position.

Online application – click here to apply for this job online.

To apply for this position please click “Apply now” below to be redirected to our careers site. You can also visit http://careers.aut.ac.nz to see our other vacancies.

For more information about this position you can contact the AUT Human Resources Department on (09) 921 9995 or hr.enquiries@aut.ac.nz but please do not attempt to apply via email as your application will not be registered.

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