Event Coordinator and Visit Adviser at Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
- Full time permanent position – based in Wellington
- Unique opportunity to work in dynamic visits and events sector
- Join a team with a diverse portfolio of responsibility
This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to be part of the team that plans and delivers Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade event and visit portfolio.
Our Visits and Events Logistics team are looking for an experienced Visit and Event Coordinator to join our team in Wellington.
In this role you will be responsible for effective delivery of all logistical aspects of a portfolio of domestic events and visits for which the Ministry has responsibility. This could include large/complex events hosted by New Zealand and ceremonial events such as Heads of Mission credential ceremonies.
You will work closely with Ministers' offices and DPMC, the Visits and Ceremonial Office, Government House, MFAT Divisions and staff across the Ministry as well as with an external events management service provider to undertake the programme of work.
The appointment range for this role is $68,449 to $80,528 including employer contribution to kiwisaver – negotiable depending on experience.
If successful you will need to be able to start in this role in June 2022.
This is not a Foreign Policy/diplomatic role. This is a ‘Corporate’ role (known here as a Specialist role) based in central Wellington, NZ.
While it is not usual for specialist staff to be ‘posted’ outside of NZ, from time to time a specialist role overseas becomes available at one of our embassies, high commissions, missions or consulates. To be considered for one of these positions you will need to apply and be considered via a competitive recruitment process.
If you have an interest in an MFAT foreign policy career you will be welcome to apply for this either via our graduate recruitment or mid-level foreign policy recruitment campaigns.
We would like to hear from you if you are experienced Visit and Event Coordinator with a background in Events and Logistics. In particular we will be looking for you to demonstrate the following on your application:
- Experience in New Zealand domestic visit and events
- The skills and experience to hit the ground running in this role
- The ability to multi task a busy New Zealand events portfolio
- The ability to scale up your New Zealand experience to project manage a combination of New Zealand and off-shore events
- Experience working with Airlines both domestically and internationally
- Experience in delivering virtual international meetings
- Knowledge of government and ceremonial protocols is advantageous
We are committed to a focus on leadership, talent, training and development, and flexible work options. Check out our benefits page to find out more about why we love working here.
We are also working to grow the diversity of our workforce and the inclusive nature of our workplace. Click on our diversity and inclusion page to find out more.
Our people represent New Zealand on and offshore, and in doing so make New Zealanders safer and more prosperous. By building connections with and influencing other countries and international institutions, we advance New Zealand’s interests and pursue New Zealand's values. We provide advice to the Government on the implications for New Zealand of what is happening in the world.
Apply today with your CV and cover letter.
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For a confidential discussion please email Penny Mitropoulos, Unit Manager by emailing email@example.com
You must be a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident and able to obtain and maintain an appropriate NZ Government Security clearance.
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Applications close at midnight on 20/05/22
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