Events Assistant

at World Vision NZ
Location Auckland, New Zealand
Date Posted December 2, 2020
Category Management
Job Type Full-time
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Events Assistant World Vision NZ location Auckland.

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.

An exciting new role has become available for an Events Assistant to assist our Events and Experience Manager, based in our Auckland Office in Penrose. We need someone who can come in and hit the ground running. This is a fixed term, part time role from now through to the end of March 2021. Although based in our office in Penrose, we are open to flexible working options as well.

The purpose of this position is to assist with and facilitate the delivery of a portfolio of events that create life enriching experiences that inspire and engage New Zealanders to be part of WVNZ’s movement to end global poverty.

Key responsibilities of the role will include assisting the Events and Experience Manager in coordinating and implementing all event creative & logistical elements, in particular Festival One and a major youth project in January 2021. Liaising with vendors, sponsors and internal departments to deliver well managed events.

Responsibilities are outlined on the job description; but here's what you'll need to have preferably up to 3 years relevant experience within the event industry, or EA/PA experience (if you have amazing attention to detail, be solutions focussed and able to think on your feet). Excellent time management and communication skills. Ability to manage multiple projects independently. MS office proficiency. Full driver’s license is essential.