Events Coordinator, National Office, Wellington

If you’re interested in education, great at organising, keen to work in a union context and have an in-depth knowledge planning and running events, this may be the job for you.

NZEI Te Riu Roa is the organisation representing 47,000 primary and early childhood teachers, specialist education staff and school support staff.  It is committed to high quality public education and to the application of the Treaty of Waitangi.

The primary purpose of this role is to oversee and implement the planning and delivery of high quality, within budget, cost effective national events.   The role will also have primary responsibility for travel bookings within New Zealand and will undertake other duties and functions as requested from time to time including supporting and backing up other NZEI Te Riu Roa Executive Assistant roles when needed.  This position reports to the Strategic Development Manager.

We are looking for someone with superior interpersonal and communication skills, attention to detail, project management skills, knowledge of events planning, negotiation with suppliers, and an ability to work as part of a team.

If you share our values, have excellent skills, are highly organised, and can work under pressure, then we would welcome your application.

A position description is available below.

The position is based in the NZEI National Office in Wellington.

Applications in confidence should be emailed to or posted to Vacancies, PO Box 466, Wellington 6140.

Applications close at 5pm, Monday 15th January 2018


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