Southern Lakes Events Manager

Southern Lakes Events Manager

Listed: Sep 29, 2021
Contract – full-time
Closing: Oct 29, 2021
Otago / Queenstown-Lakes
Advertising, arts & media

(6 month Fixed Term Contractor 20 hrs per week)


Your opportunity to be involved in supporting the allocation of the Southern Lakes Regional Events Fund (REF), supporting the development of a portfolio of events.


Reporting to the Southern Lakes Events Investment Panel (SLEIP), the Southern Lakes Events Manager, will pick up the contract to continue analysing REF applicants to identify those that maximise economic benefit to the region, optimise the region’s assets and venues and drive out-of-region visitation. 


This involves working with event organisers, building, and maintaining relationships with event stakeholders, district councils and RTO’s.


Experience in the New Zealand events industry is an advantage, as the role includes supporting new and existing events to the region to succeed.


You will need to be a strong communicator with sound judgement in leading stakeholder relations.


This role requires a professional, self-motivated communicator with excellent organisational skills who is confident delivering on-time, succinct reports and advice.


To apply, find out more information or request a copy of the position description, please contact Katie Obermoser, HR Manager:


We look forward to hearing from you!