Events Specialist

Listed 5 days Ago
Toi Ohomai
Advertising and Public Relations

Toi Ohomai is one of New Zealand’s largest ITP, with over 1,000 staff delivering contemporary, relevant and high quality education to more than 14,000 students throughout our rohe. We have five main campuses in Rotorua, Tauranga, Taupō, Tokoroa and Whakatāne and 68 delivery sites across the Bay of Plenty and South Waikato. Toi Ohomai combines the best of our heritage and the vision of an institution that is well-connected to its stakeholders and partners in maximising access to education for all learners.

We’re committed to providing relevant targeted vocational and professional education to meet current and future employment needs. You will be part of an institution that helps to support the region to grow, increasing access and participation for all learners, and ensuring enhanced education and employment outcomes for our tauira.

Reporting to the Sponsorship & Engagement Manager this exciting role is an integral part of our events team.  No two days will be the same – you will be responsible for taking the lead on a variety of different events, working autonomously but supported by your peers. 

In particular this role is responsible for the planning and delivery of our corporate events (including graduation) and leveraging our brand presence through various sponsorship's and partnerships within the community. 

To be successful in this role you will be a natural go-getter with a passion for delivering exciting events.  You will have excellent communication skills – both written and oral and have the ability to be adaptable and work under tight time frames.

The position can be based in either Tauranga or Rotorua. 

The skills, experience and qualifications required for this role include:

  • 2-5 years’ experience in an events or hospitality role with transferable skills
  • Experience managing / guiding other team members when taking the lead on an event
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A natural aptitude for building relationships
  • An eye for detail, it’s the little things that count! 
  • A can do, positive attitude 
  • Demonstrated social media ability

Importantly you will be able to demonstrate strong alignment and commitment to our Toi Ohomai Values.

As a responsible employer and education provider, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology is committed to the protection of children and vulnerable persons and applies relevant policy and practice to meet this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to undergo relevant vetting and employment checks.