Sport / Event Coordinator – U Leisure Ltd – Waikato

U Leisure is seeking a motivated and dynamic Sport and Event Co-ordinator to join the U Leisure Team based at the University of Waikato, Hamilton.

This is an entry level position with a strong focus on developing and co-ordinating student sporting experiences and opportunities within a wide range of sporting events and programmes that U Leisure manage on campus and within the Waikato Community.  The Sport and Event Co-ordinator will manage our Volunteer requirements and assist the Event Team with the delivery and planning of all events.

The U Leisure event portfolio includes managing inter-hall and inter-varsity sporting challenges, team management, Social Sport Leagues alongside producing some of the Waikato’s highest profile sporting events such as The Gallagher Great Race, The REV Cycle Race and Round the Bridges Fun Run and Walk.

This role is varied and you will need to:

Have a passion for sport and knowledge of a range of sporting codes played at a social level
Thrive in an event industry environment which demands flexibility and hardwork
Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills
Be outgoing and confident when talking to large groups of people
Self motivated and disciplined
Have strong organisational and administration skills
Hold a current NZ drivers licence

If you are a NZ resident, love sport, results driven and would like to join our vibrant and passionate team, please email your CV with a covering letter to

A position description is available upon request – please contact Sandy Glass at

Applications close 1st November.

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