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Events Coordinator

Events Coordinator

Location: 84 Albany Street, Ōtepoti (OUSA Events Office)
Employment: Permanent Full-Time
Remuneration: Early Scale E on OUSA staff salary scales
 
About us:
Otago University Students Association (OUSA) is a not-for-profit organisation that has proudly served the University of Otago students for over 130 years. We are a passionate group of people providing services to the students while ensuring they have the best experience possible while studying here.
 
Our Events team run a multitude of events throughout the year, from the nation’s largest Orientation Week program, the award-winning Dunedin Craft Beer & Food Festival, week-long events such as Art Week, daytime events such as Market Days, and assisting with logistics at other events such as graduation parades.
 
The Role:
Reporting to the Events Operations Manager, you will play a significant role in helping shape, create and successfully deliver a program of diverse events, which could include:
• Coordination of Campus Activations/Events
• Management of event campaigns
• Develop and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders
• Bookings of event logistics, including technical equipment, furniture, and contractors
• Preparing and following event budgets and producing run sheets
• Involvement and support with our more significant events
• Provide event coordination support & expertise to the wider OUSA & Executive
 
A Senior Coordinator position will be considered for any experienced persons within the industry who wish to apply.
 
Ideal skills and experience:
• Professional experience within the events industry
• An attention to detail and proven ability to multitask
• Excellent communication and people skills while working within a team
• Experience preparing and working within budgets
• A sound understanding of Health & Safety to maintain a safe work environment
• Comfortable with occasional flexible working hours as events often occur on evenings and weekends
 
What we offer:
• Five weeks annual leave and long service leave
• Well-being provisions, support and job stability
• Market remuneration with annual performance increases
• Professional development opportunities and industry networking
 
Applications close July 24th and must be emailed directly to Lauren Scrimgeour at jobs@ousa.org.nz with your CV, Cover Letter and the OUSA application form.