Sponsorship & Events Manager

  • Auckland

Do you have a passion for community involvement and project management? Our client is looking for a senior level sponsorship and events manager to join their team.

Working at the head office, located in the CBD, Auckland, this role will work closely with the Chief Marketing Officer and be responsible for:

• Developing strategic plans to leverage their diverse portfolio of sponsorships and events, including managing annual reviews and budgets
• The execution and management of year-round event activity, from developing ideas and concepts, to designing for agency partners, and then turning them into memorable and engaging physical events that you will run
• Working closely with their sponsorships to build close win-win relationships that raise the exposure for the sponsored organisation and the company
• Supporting their branch network with advice and assistance to grow local sponsorships
• Maximising communication and PR opportunities associated with our sponsorship activities and corporate events
• Leadership, management and mentoring of junior members of the sponsorship & events team

The essential skills and experience for this role include:

• Proven prior management experience of large scale corporate events
• Exceptional project and time management skills
• 5 or more years’ experience in a marketing role or similar in a corporate or semi corporate environment
• Diploma or degree in communications or marketing (or suitable work experience)
• Proven team leadership, management and mentoring abilities
• High energy and a “can do” attitude. You need to be a people person, always ready with a smile and full of energy to represent the company at every event
• Creative and full of ideas to keep the annual events fresh and engaging
• Flexibility of working hours. Our sponsorship and event activities often take place outside normal working hours or on weekends. Time in lieu for overtime worked
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills. You need to be a confident and competent communicator, fluent in English, and who doesn’t mind the spotlight

If you thrive in a busy role, can multi-task several projects, campaigns and events with ease – send your CV to Ginnaya Turner at The Creative Store, email Ginnaya@thecreativestore.co.nz or call The Creative Store on (09) 365 1077 for more details. Reference Job 2595.

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