DIRECTOR OF EVENT SERVICES Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre
Executive leadership role
Based in Christchurch, New Zealand
Full time position
Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre is a brand new international standard convention centre located Christchurch, the gateway to the magnificent South Island of New Zealand.
Te Pae Christchurch is proudly managed by ASM Global, the world’s leading venue management specialists. An exciting opportunity is now available to join Te Pae Christchurch in its formative years.
Reporting to the General Manager, you will be a key member of the Executive team and will exercise considerable influence in the overall operation of Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre.
You will ensure world-class event day service, high quality event delivery, and the seamless coordination of event services through effective floor management and close liaison with multiple departments to deliver our client needs. Overseeing the event planning, audio-visual and floor coordination teams you will make a difference by anticipating, coordinating and implementing changes effortlessly.
You will also nurture a culture that delivers service excellence, high quality standards and values of manaakitanga, to deliver successful events for our clients.
The successful candidate will require:
Bachelor’s degree in event planning, hospitality management or equivalent
Minimum of seven years’ experience in a senior management role in a convention and exhibition or event facility
Experience in, and working knowledge of floor operations for a 5-star event venue, including audio-visual and production
Outstanding communication skills with extensive experience in close client liaison
Ability to anticipate and coordinate changes across departments, motivating teams to deliver client needs with urgency, while maintaining quality and safety standards
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of health and safety, security and venue presentation
High level client and customer focus with ability to problem solve and provide solutions
Strong leadership with skills and capability to motivate and lead your team effectively
High level of financial literacy with the ability to strategically plan and budget.
The role requires flexible working hours, the ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines.
The successful applicant will be required to provide a Criminal History Check.
We will be screening applications as we receive them in order to move swiftly to interview shortly after the advert closes. You may be asked to participate in a short phone interview during the advertising period.
Applications close 5pm Friday 13 May 2022.
To apply for this role please use any of the following: www.seek.co.nz, www.tepae.co.nz, or HR@tepae.co.nz
Address: PO Box 5110,New Plymouth 4343, New Zealand
Phone: +64 21 0823 1394
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