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Event Manager

Auckland Theatre Company

Job details

Auckland Theatre Company
5 Oct 2022
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Performing Arts


Join the dynamic team at Auckland Theatre Company to manage event sales and delivery at the award-winning ASB Waterfront Theatre in Auckland’s Wynyard Quarter. The stunning 675 seat intimate theatre, with its expansive public and function spaces, hosts a range of performing arts, entertainment and corporate events.

We are seeking an experienced, creative individual with a passion for events. The Event Manager is a pivotal role, with overall responsibility for the successful planning, coordination, setup and delivery of events at ASB Waterfront Theatre.

We are looking for a person who can offer:

  • A passion for the performing arts and events industry.
  • At least four years’ experience in hospitality, conference centre, events industry and/or theatres as an event coordinator/manager or similar role.
  • Attention to detail second to none and comfort with hands-on operational delivery.
  • An outstanding customer service attitude.
  • Highly organised with the ability to work well under pressure and prioritise tasks.

This is a full-time, permanent role which includes some evenings and weekends.

ATC is a family-friendly workplace that offers work flexibility and medical insurance. 

Applicants must already have a right to work in NZ.

How to apply

First, please download the Position Description at

To discuss the position, contact Director, ASB Waterfront Theatre, Sharon Byrne at

Applicants should send in a cover letter outlining how they meet the experience and skills listed in the Position Description, plus a full resume.

All applications to be submitted by the close of business on 5 October* to the Director, ASB Waterfront Theatre, Sharon Byrne by email:  

*Early applications are encouraged. Interviews may commence prior to the close off date, which may by brought forward if a successful applicant is found earlier.


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Auckland Theatre Company

6 Sep 2022