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Sector & Business Events Senior (APPLICATIONS CLOSED)

Location : Sales & Marketing | Listed : Friday, 19 July | Type : Permanent + Full-time

We are looking for a talented and experienced events strategist to create, lead and deliver sector related events in the Manawatu, and bring conferences to the region.

This role is exciting and unique - could this be your next challenge?

The team at CEDA are a passionate group of people, driven to grow and develop the region. Their vision for the region: by 2025 Manawatu will be New Zealand’s most progressive region. Where great minds, future focused businesses and diverse cultures come together to grow the prosperity of, and deliver for, its communities, New Zealand and beyond.

We are looking for a talented and experienced events strategist to join the enthusiastic, passionate team at CEDA. This role has been newly created and reports to the Business Development manager. The Sector and Business Events Senior is responsible for leading, designing and implementing strategy that supports the development of areas of strength in the Manawatu, through the attraction of business conferences and events to the region, as well as delivering sector development events such as NZ Agri food week. What is the goal? To position the Manawatu on the national and international stage in alignment with CEDAs annual Statement of Intent.

Some of the Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategy and planning of CEDA sector development events and conference attraction strategy
  • Securing sponsorship and funding
  • Implementation of individual sector development plans
  • Delivering CEDA led sector specific events
  • Targeting, bidding for and securing sector events/conferences
  • Marketing and communications around events/conferences
  • Building positive relationships with stakeholders

What we are looking for in you:

  • Extensive experience in events management
  • Relevant event qualification
  • Experience in sourcing sponsorship or funding
  • Experience in developing event strategies and plans
  • Strong communication and presentation skills and the ability to sell ideas and concepts
  • Ability to build strong relationships both internally and externally
  • Show positivity and enthusiasm and strong interpersonal skills

If you have event delivery experience and want to take this to the next level with a strategic approach to growth, leveraging on every opportunity, AND have the above skills and experience, then please Apply now.

Applications close on the 4th of August 2019.

Enquires can be directed to Robyn Bills or Nicola Burton-Stroud– Recruitment Specialists, PN Personnel

Please Note:

Only those who hold NZ Residency or a valid working visa will be considered for this role

To apply successfully (1) click Apply below, (2) fill in all fields, (3) attach your CV in MS Word format

Robyn Bills

Recruitment Specialist

Robyn brings with her a wealth of local knowledge and connections. She has worked in a range of businesses and industries including; account management/sales (both locally and nationally), healthcare, media, real estate, manufacturing and NZ tourism. This gives Robyn the ability to draw on personal experience and apply these skills to your business or personal situation.

Nicola Burton-Stroud

Nicola Burton-Stroud

Recruitment Specialist

Nicola’s interest in recruitment was sparked in her last role working for a large education-based provider. Prior to this she spent 15 years in a government department working her way up to a leadership role.

Meeting people, building solid relationships and understanding human behaviour are skills which have drawn Nicola to PN Personnel.

Her ability to effectively communicate and find common ground with both Clients and Candidates allows her to ascertain the individual requirements and drivers to successfully deliver recruitment solutions. Nicola has the knack of asking the right questions to fully understand a position, person and business.


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