Event Manager

Marketing & Engagement · Auckland, Auckland
Department Marketing & Engagement
Employment Type Full-Time

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Event Manager to join New Zealand's largest international humanitarian organisation World Vision.


Sitting in our Marketing team, you will be responsible for delivering a wide range of events across a broad portfolio including Church, Philanthropy, Retail channels, and the World Vision 40 Hour Famine events portfolio as well as World Vision internal events.  Leading a small team and managing a cross section of supplier relationships to deliver events against leads and acquisition targets.


Key responsibilities are:


  • Lead cross functional project teams to deliver across a wide-ranging event portfolio.
  • Manage agency and supplier relationships to ensure best cost and quality outcomes are achieved and continuous improvement is maintained.
  • Brief and manage the creation and production of all event elements.
  • Responsible for all event logistics including travel, venue hire, AV and catering etc
  • Work closely with channel team leads and external agencies to ensure a broad range of events can be delivered simultaneously.
  • Provide day to day management and leadership.


To be successful in this role, you will have the following:

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a similar position within a complex organisation 
  • Strong leadership and team management background  
  • Experience working and leading, cross-functionally to deliver.
  • Comfortable with resource management, ideally with experience managing resources of all creative disciplines in-house and agency contracts.
  • Experience in fundraising events a bonus 



World Vision New Zealand is the largest international humanitarian organisation in New Zealand, employing 80 staff. Last year alone, we helped 2.9 million children across 23 countries around the world.

Inspired by Christian values, we work to engage New Zealanders in the fight against global poverty and injustice. Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness, our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

This is an exciting opportunity to help make a difference in vulnerable children's lives around the world. World Vision is committed to developing its people at all levels and to being an employer of choice within the charity sector and the international community for vulnerable children.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness;

Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

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  • Location
    Auckland, Auckland
  • Department
    Marketing & Engagement
  • Employment Type