Senior Events Planner - Napier War Memorial Centre

  • 11 Jan 2023 9:09 PM
    Message # 13052504


    Fixed term, full-time working 80 hours per fortnight over any of the 7 days (additional hours may be necessary from time to time depending on events) February 2023 to September 2023

    Napier City Council is one of Napier's biggest and most desirable employers - we value excellence, integrity, sustainability and outstanding customer and community service.

    Napier War Memorial Centre is the only dedicated conference and events venue in Hawke's Bay. The venue operates on any one of 7 days, with events and conferences starting nice and early in the mornings and finishing late into the evenings. One day you will be able to enjoy the stunning Hawkes Bay sunrise from the most optimal viewing location then another day you will get to see the sparkling lights of Marine Parade and the changing colours of the iconic Tomparker Fountain.

    We are seeking a professional senior events planner to ensure efficient coordination of planned delivery for events and functions, implementation of innovative event management plans with a key focus on customer experience and maximising revenue.

    You will be responsible for:

    • Bookings and enquiries, coordinating multiple events and functions simultaneously
    • Preparing quotes, booking reports and hire agreements in accordance to council's policies
    • Liaising and coordinating with clients and suppliers including venue setups, technical, catering, security, and equipment requirements ensuring maximum benefits.
    • Customer and solutions-focused.

    To be successful in this role you will have previous experience in conferences and events and a proven ability to establish strong and meaningful relationships.

    You will be able to juggle multiple projects with attention to detail, meet tight deadlines and work under pressure with a customer solutions focus. In addition, you will be adaptable and demonstrate strong organisational skills.

    You will be joining an experienced and skilled team who are dedicated and have a passion for delivering outstanding events and functions and contributing to the ongoing development of a high performing and competent team.

    Whilst this role is primarily based at the Napier War Memorial Centre you may also be required to work at other Napier City Council facilities.

    To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 6200510.

    Applications close 17 January 2023

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