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Event Manager

Advertiser: Selwyn Sports TrustMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
22 Feb 2019
Canterbury, Rest of Canterbury
$25,000 - $34,999 base plus commission
Work Type
Part Time
Sport & Recreation, Other

Event Manager sought to join progressive, growing Sports Trust

Are you an innovative thinker, with a passion for the delivery of quality events? We want you!!

The Role

This is a part time role, 20 hours per week, fixed term for 2019 with the potential to grow once value of the role has been realised. You will be responsible for all aspects of planning, promoting and delivering the current Trust events as well as adding to the current portfolio. You will work closely with the Executive Officer to ensure all events are delivered on time, within budget and aligned to the Trust vision.

The Person

Will be a dynamic individual who is a networking pro, and has understanding and experience in the events management process in its entirety. Your communication skills both written and verbal will be excellent and you'll be great at building relationships with people on every level. You will be efficient, with organisational skills to match, and have flexibility in your hours to match the requirements of the role. Experience or qualifications would be advantageous, however, consideration will be given to applicants with exceptional organisational and people skills.

The Trust

Selwyn Sports Trust is a collection of passionate people, governed by a supportive board, collectively working to achieve the vision of ‘Inspiring Participation through Opportunity in Selwyn’. It was established to promote and support participation in sport and recreation within the Selwyn District. The Trust’s primary objective is to increase participation and volunteering in sport and active recreation by supporting, coordinating and complementing existing providers.


  • Based in Selwyn
  • Contracted for 20hrs/wk.
  • Remuneration will be dependent on and reflective of experience, including a base rate with additional commission possibilities.
  • The position is fixed term for 2019, beginning asap, with the potential to grow once benefits seen.


Applications close: 5pm Monday 18 March

Applications to: Michael Wilson, Selwyn Sports Trust

Role Description: available by request or from Selwyn Sports Trust website.


m: 021967686

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?

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