Event Coordinator

Marketing & Engagement · Auckland, Penrose
Department Marketing & Engagement
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $50k-$55k

Event Coordinator

World Vision NZ


An exciting opportunity exists for an Event Coordinator to join our Marketing and Engagement team at World Vision New Zealand. 

Sitting within our Marketing team reporting to the Event Manager, this role is responsible for supporting the delivery of events across a broad portfolio of activations including Church, Philanthropy, Retail channels, and the World Vision 40 Hour Famine events. Our events are designed to inspire and engage New Zealanders though exceptional experiences.

Excellent at building and maintaining relationships, you will have outstanding organisation skills, flexibility, and a solution-focused attitude. You are energised by continuous improvement in this fast-paced environment and are a committed team player.

Key responsibilities are:  

  • Assisting the Events Manager in coordinating, creating and delivering a broad portfolio of events
  • Liaising with vendors, sponsors and internal departments to deliver well managed events
  • Facilitating strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Accompanying NZ event tours
  • Managing all of WVNZ’s event resources



  • 2-3 years relevant experience within the event industry
  • Excellent time management and communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop high-quality relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • MS office proficiency
  • Full driver’s license is essential
  • Willingness to travel within New Zealand as necessary
  • Works collaboratively with a strong team spirit


Here’s what’s on offer:

  • A competitive salary in the NFP sector, including medical and life insurance
  • Flexibility to work from home for part of the week
  • Free parking when you are in the office
  • A day off on your birthday
  • An option to buy additional leave days
  • A fun, positive, values-based team environment

World Vision New Zealand is the largest international humanitarian organisation in New Zealand, employing 80 staff and a large volunteer base. 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.


For a copy of the position description, please email Kareshma.Lala@worldvision.org.nz

Closing date for applications is midday Friday 5th November 2021

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  • Location
    Auckland, Penrose
  • Department
    Marketing & Engagement
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation