Events & Sponsorship Coordinator
Race days at the Te Rapa Racecourse are packed with hospitality options and entertainment for families and corporates alike. The thoroughbred racing industry in New Zealand is highly competitive and fast paced, and this is a great opportunity to become involved in an organisation that prides itself on remaining at the forefront of the racing and entertainment industries.
This opportunity at the Waikato Racing Club is packed with variety and will include responsibilities such as contributing to the development and implementation of strategies for sponsorship and marketing for events and functions, managing relationships with sponsors, and growing and leveraging from sponsorship agreements. In addition you will ensure sustainable growth of the facility by marketing and managing event opportunities. With newly refurbished lounges, the Club offers facilities for a wide range of events including weddings, trade shows, conferences and meetings.
To be successful in this position, you will bring relevant experience in events management and/or marketing and sponsorship. You will demonstrate sound understanding of the use of different communication channels, and sponsorship ‘return on investment’ principles. Your ability to influence at will be impressive, as will your networking and media engagement skills. As you will work in a small, diverse team the desire to work strategically and hands on is important.
Essential is a relevant qualification majoring in marketing, media or business administration and horse racing knowledge is desirable, but an interest in the industry may be sufficient. You need to be available to work some evenings and weekends when required for race meetings or functions.
To register your interest in confidence or to request a position description, please contact Judy Davison at email@example.com
Applications close Friday April 6th.