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  • 27 Apr 2023 10:45 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Operations & Systems Coordinator - Maternity Leave Cover

    Turner Centre, Kerikeri, Northland

    Other (Administration & Office Support), Full time

    We are looking for an Operation and Systems Coordinator for a ten month contract to cover maternity leave, with a strong interest in culture and the arts to join our small and vibrant team. 

    With an exciting programme of creative, commercial, community and corporate events, the role will have a core focus on operational health and safety, systems including contracts, policies and procedures, invoicing and quoting and assisting the GM with grant writing and maintenance coordination. 

    The role will ensure successful working relationships with all stakeholders to achieve positive outcomes for our venue, events, staff and volunteers.  You will be responsible for regular reviews of systems and processes to maximise their efficiency and effectiveness.

    This contract position is 40 hours per week. If you are interested in applying for this role, please apply via the link below.

    To develop, implement and coordinate operational systems including health and safety, user & hirer policies, event set up, show settlements and post event invoicing at the Turner Centre. 

    This is a 40 hours per week contract for ten months to cover maternity leave, commencing on 12th June 2023. 

    General Manager 


    Internal: General Manager; Event Coordinator; Admin and Volunteer Coordinator; Venue Technician; Marketing Coordinator External: Hirers, Artists, Promoters, Ticketing Agency, Technical Teams, Volunteers 

    Event Set Up, Ticketing, Programming: 
    Ability to set up ticketing, JV contracts and post show settlements with hirers. Contribute towards a diverse and balanced programme with the GM. 

    Invoicing & Quoting 
    Accurately invoicing hirers post events, ensuring prompt payment. Assist wider team during busy periods with quotes and bookings. 

    Health & Safety 
    Ability to implement and monitor health and safety compliance, including emergency evacuation protocols and training and related rules and regulations at the Turner Centre. 

    Policies and Procedures 
    Ability to develop and update hirer and user policies and procedures, various contracts, terms and conditions, forms and templates. 

    Software, Systems and Subscriptions 
    Manage and record active subscriptions at the Turner Centre, reviewing as needed and managing users, onboarding and offboarding. 

    Grants and Sponsorship
    Supporting the GM with the planning and writing of grant applications, accountability reports and sponsorship proposals. 

    Various Operational Tasks Including: 

    • Management of cleaning schedule 
    • Documentation and coordination of ongoing maintenance 
    • Review of volunteer notes after events 
    • Art exhibition booking and management 


    • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
    • Excellent attention to detail and achievement of accuracy 
    • Strong financial and Xero experience around invoicing, understanding of GST 
    • Ability to learn new software systems quickly and competently (IVvy, Airtable, iTicket) 
    • Contract writing and negotiation skills 
    • Understanding of building maintenance 
    • Ability to think critically and analytically 
    • Excellent time management and forward planning skills 
    • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment 
    • Ability to carry out responsibilities independently 
    • Strong administrative skills and software knowledge such as Microsoft Office, Xero, GSuite/OneDrive, project management, adobe (for updating of forms) 
    • Have a positive attitude and be a strong team member 
    • Flexible approach to a small teams operations which requires “mucking in” from time to time 

  • 24 Apr 2023 07:50 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Head of AV and ICT

    ASM Global teams across the world are innate problem solvers and people who thrive on the excitement of developing events that create opportunity and connection.  We are meticulous planners, innovative thinkers, relationship specialists and acutely experienced business leaders who love what they do.

    At ASM Global, we love events, it's what we do. It's a part of our DNA and what drives us.

    As a senior manager, you will be responsible for the planning, delivery and direction of the Venue’s Audio Visual and Information Communication and Technology services.

    In return we offer work in a positive and encouraging environment. Manaakitanga is at the heart of our operational philosophy.

    Key Duties:

    • Oversee and provide leadership to the AV and ICT teams.
    • Strategic analysis and planning to drive innovation.
    • Execute projects and technology initiatives.
    • Ensure customer satisfaction levels and KPIs are achieved and maintained for all AV and ICT services.
    • Delivery and maintenance of the corporate ICT network, converged AV network, and all security requirements.
    • Ensure all Te Pae Christchurch WH&S standards, policies and procedures are achieved, and risks mitigated.  


    Everyday our people are responsible for delivering extraordinary experiences for every guest who walks through our doors.

    You will have a shared values and people-centric mind set and genuinely want to make a difference. That's what makes you stand out from the crowd and why we want to meet with you.

    The successful candidate will:

    • Have a minimum of five years recent experience in a similar role.
    • Have proven experience in the delivery of AV services.
    • Ideally have experience in a converged network, Crestron, Dante, Microsoft 365, Qsys  and Ungerboeck (Momentus Technologies).
    • Strong communication with clients and key stakeholders.
    • Be able to work flexible hours to support the events-based nature of this position.
    • Be self-motivated with a high degree of interpersonal skills.

    Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.

    The successful applicant will be required to provide a Criminal History Check.

    If you meet the above criteria and want to be part of this exciting opportunity at a world-class convention centre in the heart of Christchurch, we would love to hear from you.

    We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

    Applications close 1 May 2023.



    Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre has been designed as Ōtāutahi Christchurch's 'gathering place'. A key part of the regeneration of the city, the Government's investment in Te Pae Christchurch is set to act as a catalyst - not only for the growth and development of the city, but as a way of building lasting social, cultural and economic connections between the region and the world.



    ASM Global is the world's leading producer of entertainment experiences. It is the global leader in venue and event strategy and management - delivering locally tailored solutions and cutting-edge technologies to maximise the guest experience. The company's elite venue network spans five continents, with a portfolio of more than 350 of the world's most prestigious arenas, stadiums, performing arts venues, and convention and exhibition centres, including McCormick Place Chicago; Moscone Center San Francisco; ICC Sydney Australia; Olympia London; Shenzhen World China; and P&J Live in Aberdeen, U.K.

    ASM Global has always had a bold vision to be a true employer of choice, great place to work and a company who provides long term careers and development opportunities.

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  • 14 Apr 2023 08:27 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Passionate about creating unforgettable experiences in the corporate events industry? Multi-Media Systems Ltd is the perfect place for you! Our dynamic and innovative Audio-Visual team caters to New Zealand's most influential companies and top events management teams.

    As a technician, you'll have the opportunity to contribute your expertise to prestigious awards shows, conferences, and meetings. Your knowledge and experience can open up endless opportunities to progress in the Audio-Visual event industry. We cover a broad range of disciplines, including audio, lighting, and large-scale vision applications. Previous experience in one of these areas is preferred, but not essential.

    Our commitment to delivering exceptional client experiences is unwavering. We value good communication and personal skills, always striving to exceed client expectations in a professional and friendly manner. This role is perfect for those willing to acquire a broad base of skills, including preparing and planning upcoming events, operating audio and video systems, liaising with customers, and traveling to various locations. Our flexible working hours make this role ideal for anyone looking to take the next step in their career.

    Join us today and unlock your full potential in the Audio-Visual event industry. At Multi-Media Systems Ltd, we're dedicated to delivering unforgettable experiences. This role requires someone willing to learn and acquire a broad base of skills, including excellent customer service, teamwork, and flexibility.

    • Preparing and planning of upcoming events
    • Setting up and packing down of equipment on location
    • Operating audio systems, video systems, lighting and effects
    • Operating computer and presentation software
    • Customer liaison and customer service skills
    • Car licence and willingness to obtain class 2 licence
    • Ability to work on your own and as part of a team
    • Be prepared to travel within NZ as requested/required
    • Flexible working hours which include evenings and weekends
    • Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand at the time of application

    We would love to hear from you, please submit your CV, a cover letter to

  • 3 Apr 2023 15:12 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Vidcom is looking for apprentices to join us in our Auckland, Rotorua and Wellington Branches.

    Successful applicants will gain a New Zealand Certificate in Entertainment and Event Technology Level 4 at the end of their Apprenticeship. 

    For more information or If you wish to apply please send a cover letter to

  • 27 Mar 2023 20:38 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Entertainment Technology New Zealand (ETNZ) are on the hunt for a new person to perform our Administration duties.

    The contracted services are for an estimated 20 hours per week.

    The scope of work includes but is not limited to:

    • ·         Organisation of minutes, agenda and other supporting documentation , venue, and equipment for Executive meetings.
    • ·         Strong involvement in the organisation of our biennial conference.
    • ·         Project work as determined by the executive.
    • ·         Preparation of reports for monthly Executive meetings.
    • ·         Answer communication with ETNZ across all platforms including email and social media.
    • ·         Maintain ETNZ’s social media and mass communication platforms.
    • ·         Increase the member benefits by liaising with companies to provide benefits.

    Ideally the applicant would have familiarity with the Entertainment Technology Industry and have a comprehensive network of professional relationships. The person in this position needs to be able to discuss, debate, and negotiate in a professional manner, as well as being self-motivated with the ability to work collaboratively with all levels of the industry from labour crew right through to government departments.

    The position is supported by the executive committee, who are in the background providing a sounding board and support as required.

    This is a contract role rather than an employee position. You will work from a home office with weekly hours by agreement. Ultimately, ETNZ is looking for someone who is prepared to commit to an ongoing engagement.

    Further information on ETNZ:

    ETNZ is a professional association of people involved in the technical aspects of the event and entertainment industry. We have a broad membership of people ranging from students and individual practitioners through to larger national and international companies.  Our goal is to support the New Zealand entertainment and event industry through professional development, advocacy and safety. To this end we have developed and maintained a number of health and safety guides; have lodged a formal qualification onto the New Zealand Qualification Framework and, working with Skills Active Aotearoa, have developed unit standards to meet this qualification; as well as building relationships with like organisations from New Zealand and around the world.

    To apply or to request a more detailed job description please contact Vicki Cooksley

    Applications Close 7 April 2023

  • 22 Feb 2023 21:02 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Company: Auckland Council

    • Attractive Package and Benefits
    • Continuous Career Development and Growth Opportunities
    • Dynamic and Supportive Team Culture

    The opportunity:

    You manage the sourcing and logistics of technical production equipment required for our busy programming schedule.  This role is critical to ensuring that the LED lights are allocated, the sound system arrives on time and the band’s digital screen gets to the right stadium.

    With your years of technical events experience, you ensure the seamless distribution of the technical equipment required for our events and cultural programming and enable TAU to deliver on its contractual commitments.

    The key aspects of this role are to:

    • Scrutinise event plans to identify the technical requirements for an event and use the TAU inventory system to ensure the equipment is available, dispatched, and tracked via the hire system.
    • You identify damaged equipment and report this in a timely manner to minimise impact to programming
    • Stay abreast of the market and technology and provide advice to Tech Production managers on new equipment including casing, storage and routine maintenance requirements.
    • Manage our fleet vehicles including booking, compliance, and maintenance scheduling, prioritising where required.
    • Oversee the day-to-day running of the external dry hire business to achieve annual revenue targets as set by the General Manager Technical Production and Manager Technical Equipment.
    • Ready to assist with the setup of technical equipment as required

    About you:

    • Minimum of 5 years of Events/Performing Arts technical experience.
    • Minimum of 3 years in customer service in the Events industry
    • Working knowledge of inventory and event management software.  Ungerbeock / RentalPoint / SAP systems use desirable.
    • Creates and deliver training modules / systems as it relates to event operations.
    • Vehicle and equipment logistics experience.
    • NZ Drivers licence.
    • Heavy Trade licence and Forklift licence desirable.

    What we offer:

    • Competitive salary
    • Career progression
    • On the job training, guidance and mentoring will be provided
    • Fun and Positive collaborative team environment
    • Access to our employee benefits program

    Tātaki Auckland Unlimited is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

    Tātaki Auckland Unlimited is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

    To see more follow this link: 

  • 19 Feb 2023 20:15 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A position exists for an experienced electrical & electronics service technician to join our Entertainment Lighting Company.

    For over 60 years Kenderdine Entertainment Lighting has been a major NZ sales and rental company supplying the lighting requirements of the theatre, film, television and architectural markets.

    We have provide Sales and Hire to our customers. The workshop supports both these departments and works on external clients’ equipment.

    As part of a small team the work involves:

    * The repair and service of entertainment industry lighting equipment including discharge and LED fittings.

    * The repair and service of electronic control equipment as used in the entertainment industry.

    * The repair and service of portable electrical power distribution equipment as used in the entertainment industry.

    * The repair and service of mechanical systems such as lighting stands.

    * Manufacture of custom electrical power distribution equipment.

    * The commissioning of new equipment for our hire and sales department.

    The work is predominately carried out at our Avondale premises between the hours of 8-30am to 5-00pm, Monday to Friday, but occasional onsite, out of town or out of hours / weekend work may be involved.

    The position is a hands on (90 %) position with supervisory and administration duties (~10%). A willingness to share knowledge with junior staff and supervise the training hours for their qualifications is required.

    Essential Qualifications:

    * Must hold a New Zealand electrical practicing licence, which as a minimum, permits repair work to be performed on single and three phase appliances. (Minimum registration = Electrical Service Technician)

    * Proven experience and knowledge in diagnosing and repair of mechanical, electrical and electronic equipment, down to a component level.

    * Thorough understanding of the requirements of electrical safety and electrical testing procedures.

    * Good logical and investigative attributes to problem solving.

    * Efficient time management skills.

    * Excellent written and oral English language skills.

    * Reliability, Punctuality and Quality Workmanship are a must.

    * Ability to work under tight deadlines and deal with changing priorities on short notice.

    * Computer literacy.

    * Ability to liaise with other staff, departments and customers in a patient, efficient, appropriate, and courteous manner.

    * Must have a clean and tidy standard of dress and be able to perform the lifting component of the job.

    Preferred, but not essential:

    * Full NZ driver’s licence (manual)

    * Entertainment industry experience and knowledge in use and operation of entertainment lighting and control systems

    * Service experience in repair of entertainment lighting fixtures and control systems

    Company Kenderdine Entertainment Lighting

    Location Avondale, Auckland

    Benefits:  Free Parking, Health and Life Insurance

    Type Full time, Permanent

    Email CV & Cover letter to

  • 19 Feb 2023 15:28 | Anonymous

    An exciting opportunity to lead the Tāwhiri Workshop, delivering set construction services to a range of national stage productions and events.

    Tāwhiri is the creative force behind festivals and experiences in Wellington including the biennial Aotearoa New Zealand Festival of the Arts, Wellington Jazz Festival, and Lexus Song Quest. 

    The Tāwhiri Workshop is a core pillar of Tāwhiri’s operations, providing set construction services for national stage productions and events alongside those produced within Tāwhiri’s programmes.

    If you are looking for a theatre / events construction role with reasonable daytime working hours, flexibility, and the ability to use your leadership skills, we’d like to hear from you. 

    We’re looking for an experienced person with carpentry skills and the ability to manage a small team to join our team as Workshop Supervisor / Scenic Carpenter.  You’ll be part of a fantastic team of capable and skilled people – in our latest survey for employees and contractors 100% of respondents said they felt respected at work and 100% said they would recommend Tāwhiri as a place to work. 

    The purpose of this position is to lead the Tāwhiri workshop, overseeing onsite operations and managing the delivery of external and internal construction projects. The role aims to build on the success of the Tāwhiri Workshop by streamlining processing and contributing to long-term planning.  

    Please note that due to the nature of our events, a flexible approach to working hours during Festival periods is essential. Some weekend and evening work will be required.

    Manaakitanga: uplifting the mana of all people through care, nurture, and respectful relationships.
    Tāne te Wānanga: the pursuit of excellence in all our endeavours.
    Whanaungatanga: weaving together a team to create strength, trust and flexibility.
    Kotahitanga: standing together with shared purpose and values. 

    To Apply: Please email a copy of your CV and Cover letter to

    Click here to see the job description: Tāwhiri_ Workshop Supervisor - Scenic Carpenter JD.pdf

  • 9 Feb 2023 20:34 | Anonymous



    World of WearableArt (WOW) is seeking an exceptional person to lead the technical team for the WOW Awards Show. 

    At the heart of WOW is an internationally renowned wearable art competition which attracts entries from more than 40 countries around the globe each year. The astonishing works of wearable art created by designers and then selected by the judges go on to take the stage in the annual WOW Awards Show which attracts an audience of more than 60,000 people.  

    We are looking for someone with high-level entertainment production experience. You’ll need to be able to work under pressure, collaborate with creatives and multitask. A healthy sense of humour is a must. 

    As Technical Manager, you will work with the Show Producer to manage delivery of all technical requirements for the production, finesse and manage budgets, source and secure materials and suppliers and manage crewing levels and staff selection. You’ll create and manage production and rehearsal schedules and ensure that all health & safety, timing and communication requirements are met. You’ll work closely with the creative team led by the Creative Director collaborating to take the concepts from the page to fruition on the stage. 

    The right person for this role will have experience at a senior level in the arts or event production and be confident leading teams and finding creative solutions. You will have the attributes of being a strategic thinker, problem solver with the ability to navigate uncertainty with a resilient nature. 

    You will have a genuine passion for the arts with a strong critical eye and a real desire to grow and lead a large crew.  

    This is a unique and challenging opportunity for a talented individual that is looking to find a potential long term/recurring role in the industry. 


    Please send application letter and CV to Alistair Cameron email: 

    Closing date for applications 24 February 2023 

  • 7 Feb 2023 11:25 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    For further details please see following link:

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