General Manager - Events

  • Auckland

Our client is a well-known events company who deliver some of New Zealand’s most loved events. With recent growth in the company, they are looking for a General Manager who can take the reins of the day to day while the managing director focuses on business growth.

Prior experience in and knowledge of the events space is essential for this role, you will be able to feed into events project management, marketing and happy to get your hands dirty when events are live. You will have strong commercial nous, able to support the sales team, and build strong lasting relationships with senior clients, sponsors and stakeholders.

With a small and growing team across a range of disciplines, including contractors during busy periods, your team management skills will be second to none, ensuring clear communication between departments. In this high-pressure environment, you will be able to keep your cool, leading by example.

Working in the tourism sector, prior experience with council/government including funding proposals and high-level negotiation is ideal. With many projects on at one time, you will be able to take a holistic view of the business, able to identify issues before they arise.

This is a unique opportunity to take your events career to the next level.

Send your CV to Ginnaya Turner at The Creative Store, email Ginnaya@thecreativestore.co.nz, or to discuss this role in further details call The Creative Store on (09) 365 1077. Ref: 21410.

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