Events and Sponsorship Specialist

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Auckland
  • Date Advertised: 23-JAN-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/12282GOV
  • Job Title: Events and Sponsorship Specialist
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About the role

Reporting to the Manager, Experience and Sponsorship, the Events and Sponsorship Specialist will be part of the Experience and Sponsorship team managing Callaghan Innovation’s events and sponsorship projects and initiatives to ensure we leverage off our investments and maximise our sponsorship revenue.

In addition, the role will as appropriate support the development and implementation of the strategic direction around Callaghan Innovation events. This role will also work with Callaghan Innovation stakeholders, potential and current sponsors and manage relationships with relevant external agencies such as event and creative companies.

For more detail, please refer to the position description.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • Tertiary qualification in marketing, sales, business administration or a related field of study
  • Demonstrated events and sponsorship experience and best practice
  • Demonstrated experience developing relationships with key decision-makers and excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Experience in presenting to senior management and a confident public speaker
  • Demonstrated experience of understanding organisational strategy and working to enhance it through events and sponsorships
  • Proven project management expertise
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with colleagues to meet strategic priorities
  • Fully comfortable using Microsoft Office Suite and/or Google Suite products
  • Previous experience using event management software, CRM platforms and other relevant digital and social platforms is desirable
  • Confidence, passion, energy and sound judgement

About us

Callaghan Innovation is New Zealand’s innovation agency. We activate innovation and help businesses grow faster for a better New Zealand. To do this we partner with ambitious businesses of all sizes, delivering a range of innovation and research and development (R&D) services to suit each stage of growth. Our staff – including more than 200 of New Zealand’s leading scientists and engineers – empower innovators by connecting people, opportunities and networks, and providing tailored technical solutions, skills and capability development programmes, and R&D funding.

If you are looking for the opportunity to make a difference in a stimulating role, please apply now.

To apply for this job, please go to our job site and enter the job code 12282GOV.

Applications close Friday, 21 February 2020.

Please contact if you have any questions.

You must have the right to live and work in NZ to apply for this job.