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  • 24 Sep 2023 21:09 | Anonymous

    Te Papa stands proud as an iconic national building housing the treasures of the nation and is a vibrant destination for both national and international visitors. We now also provide AV services to Tākina, Wellington's newest Convention and Exhibition Centre.

    Our Venues team ‘Tākina Events' delivers the event operations, audio-visual, and hospitality across both Te Papa and Tākina, providing world class events in unique locations, and we are looking for professional and motivated people to join our whānau.

    We are seeking casual Audio-visual Technicians to join our truly iconic Aotearoa New Zealand institution.

    AV Technicians operate as part of the wider Technology team and report to the Manager Audio-Visual Event Services. The AV Event Services team delivers high quality technology services to support and deliver events held at Te Papa and Tākina. This includes the set up and technical operation of presentation equipment including audio systems, video and projection systems, theatrical lighting, and conference equipment for corporate and public events.

    Casual AV Technicians will be rostered on an ‘as and when required' basis.

    AV Technicians are expected to have experience in customer focussed delivery of technical services in the event industry. We are seeking a candidate with:-

    • Minimum 5 years' experience working in the AV events industry.
    • Experience professionally managing client expectations for high profile corporate, commercial, and public events.
    • Knowledge and experience in aspects of audio-visual systems, sound systems, projection, related computer technology and other event presentation systems including delivery of hybrid (online) events.
    • Excellent relationship management and communication skills.
    • Available to be rostered for weekends, early mornings, evening and public holidays.

    Applications close on 8 October 2023.

    Applicants must have the ability to obtain and maintain the legal right to work in Aotearoa New Zealand.

    Prior to Te Papa confirming any offer of employment, pre-employment checks will be undertaken including criminal conviction history and reference checking as a minimum.

  • 19 Sep 2023 21:06 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Expressions of interest John Herber Ltd. 

    We are looking for a technician for our installation contracts.

    Must be prepared to travel, training provided.

    Contact for full job description.

  • 21 Aug 2023 17:10 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Technician with a soft spot for Sound - TSH Audio&Video - New Plymouth

    TSH is looking for another Experienced technician for a Fulltime, perrmanent role with a leaning towards the Sound side of things.

    We are a company based in Taranaki that covers the entire spectrum of production services, and enjoy working across a huge range of different venues and events. 

    While the primary skills we are looking for are in the Audio field - there is ample opportunity to use & expand your skillset in any other Technical areas as well.

    Contact: Neil


    p. 06 7534792

  • 21 Aug 2023 17:01 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    About Us: Isaac Theatre Royal, a historic and esteemed venue, is seeking a dedicated and skilled Venue Technician to join our team. If you're passionate about technical theatre, thrive in dynamic environments, and possess excellent problem-solving skills, we invite you to be part of our dynamic team.

    Role Summary: As a Venue Technician at Isaac Theatre Royal, you'll play a pivotal role in ensuring seamless event execution from setup to breakdown. Reporting to the Technical Manager, you'll collaborate closely with clients, artists, theatre staff, and contractors to ensure event facilities, equipment, and setups meet the highest standards and exceed client expectatins.

    Permanent, Full me (0.8 FTE)

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Assist the Technical Manager in delivering productions from start to finish.
    • Liaise with clients, atists, and theatre staff to coordinate event setups, addressing concerns and requirements.
    • Operate technical equipment such as lighting, sound systems, and staging elements.
    • Troubleshoot technical issues during events, ensuring minimal disruptions.
    • Maintain orderly and safe workspaces, foyers, and the Gloucester Room.
    • Collaborate with the Facilities Manager on theatre maintenance tasks.
    • Support the Technical Manager in maintaining the venue's heating system.
    • Coordinate installtion and removal for film equipment during NZIFF events.
    • Contribute to the coordintion of smaller maintenance projects.
    • Provide assistance during opening nights, intervals, and client receptions.
    • Collaborate with the Technical Manager on general correspondence with clients and suppliers.
    • Participate in special projects and assume additional responsibilities as needed.

    Qualifictions and Skills:

    • Experience in technical roles within theatre, event venues, or production settings.
    • Proficiency in technical equipment, lighting, sound, rigging, staging, and video technology.
    • Strong problem-solving abilities, especially under pressure.
    • Effective communication and collaboration skills.
    • Awareness of industry standards and Health & Safety regultions.
    • Flexibility to work outside regular hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
    • Ability to adapt and work independently or within a team.
    • Prioritistion skills and ability to multitask.
    • Current EWP and First Aid certificates preferred; working at heights experience desirable.

    Additional Informtion:

    • Must be eligible to work in New Zealand.
    • Irregular working hours, including evenings, public holidays, and weekends.
    • Commitment to exceptional customer service, safety, and comfort.
    • Responsible, proactive, and friendly attitude.
    All inquiries please to

    Job Description:


    The fundamental role is to assist the Technical Manager in the utilisation of facilities at the Isaac Theatre Royal. This role is responsible for liaison with clients and Technical Manager and theatre staff prior to and during events to ensure that facilities, equipment, physical setup meet the requirements of the event and the client's contractual agreements. You will have responsibility to and be under the direction of the Technical Manager.

    Work is performed under the general direction of the Technical Manager but also has a fundamental responsibility to the public, patrons, as in turn extending to casual staff and contractors.


    • Assisting the Technical Manager with the delivery of productions from start to finish.
    • Report needed maintenance, repairs, and improvements to Theatre Management to ensure that the theatre is maintained in an orderly, clean, sanitary, and safe condition.
    • Assist Facilities Manager with general theatre maintenance, including seat maintenance, blown bulbs etc
    • Assist the Technical Manager with keeping all workspaces, foyers, and Gloucester Room tidy, safe and hazard free.
    • On event days, liaise directly with clients and production teams to assist with setups and pack out
    • Assist with opening night / interval and client receptions and functions including sponsors, producers, festivals, weddings, corporate functions etc as support to Event Manager and Technical Manager.
    • Performs support duties to Technical Manager, associated time sheets, incident reporting and H&S documentations
    • Manage the ITR heating system with assistance from the Technical Service Coordinator
    • Coordinate smaller maintenance projects with the in-house Handyman.
    • Assist with the removal and reinstatement of seats AA & BB and wheelchair spaces.
    • Assist with special projects and assume responsibility as required.
    • Coordinate installation and removal for the NZIFF film equipment.
    • To work collaboratively with other team members, Isaac Theatre Royal staff and any committees or Boards.
    • To always work with the intention of looking for better or new ways of doing things, of improving systems wherever possible and of exploring with others, new ideas outside and inside the organisation.
    • General correspondence with theatre clients and suppliers, such as Tour Managers for riders and stock suppliers.
    • Any other tasks as may be requested by the Head of Production & Operations and Board of Directors from time to time.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    Knowledge of:

    • Operating procedures of a theatrical, or other public use facility.
    • Sound understanding of sound, lighting, rigging, staging and Video technology
    • Principles and practices of supervision
    • Ability to safely operate a manual fly system
    • Dealing effectively with a wide variety of personalities and situations requiring diplomacy, tact, friendliness, poise, and firmness
    • Knowledge of industry standards and H&S at work act
    • Prioritise tasks and multi-task.

    Ability to:

    • Satisfy the contract requirements for multiple events.
    • Understand graphic instructions such as maps, schedules, layouts, setup plans or other visual aids.
    • Learn job-related material primarily through oral instruction and observation which takes place in an on-the-job training setting
    • Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.
    • Clearly advise on principles and techniques of theatre operations, bar and shop services, technical set up
    • Communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
    • Ability to problem solve and ‘think on their feet’
    • Work as part of a team and occasionally take on additional tasks not necessarily detailed in the job description to promote team spirit and a ‘can do’ attitude.
    • Maintain a flexible schedule with ability to work outside of normal office hours.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of sensitivity to and appreciation for, the diverse ethnic, socio-economic, disability and gender diversity of patrons, clients, and staff.
    • Adopt and promote Health & Safety practices and work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others.
    • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently
    • Must work well under pressure and deadlines

    Additional Requirements:

    • Individuals must be physically capable of operating a vehicle safely, possess a valid driver's license and have an acceptable driving record.
    • Must have the right to work in New Zealand
    • Employees in this role understand they will work irregular hours, including evenings, public holidays, and weekends.
    • Ensure that customers receive an efficient and welcoming service and that their comfort and safety are always guaranteed.
    • Ideal candidate will have current EWP and 1st Aid certificate. Working at heights desirable
    • A responsible, proactive, and friendly attitude.

  • 14 Aug 2023 17:45 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    We are looking for expression of interests from experienced Mechanist and Fly Persons for the national tour of Hansel and Gretel from 9th October 2023 to 11 December 2023, and for various projects in 2024 both in Wellington and for the national tours. 

    Experience in pack ins and pack outs, Rigging, set building, operation of the flying system,  

    People who can work in a team or under their own initiative, good communication skills, good health and safety knowledge in a theatrical environment and understanding and implementing safe working practices. 

    If you know of anyone who might be interested in joining our team, please reach out to Paul Thomson,

  • 27 Jul 2023 14:31 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    There has never been a better time to get on board with Bay Venues - a dynamic, inspiring organisation set within the stunning backdrop of the Bay of Plenty. We are the kaitiaki of 24 community facilities in Tauranga Moana and we are committed to creating the ultimate customer experience.

    Bay Audio Visual has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our passionate team as a Senior Event Technician. Bay Audio Visual designs technical solutions with state of the art equipment to enable the production of events primarily at Trustpower Baypark Arena, and also in and around the Bay of Plenty region.

    You will be known as an effective communicator, have a high attention to detail and an absolute passion for delivering exceptional customer service. You will be self-motivated and thrive in a fast-paced environment with the ability to work flexibly as and when required. You value working in a team environment, bringing other people's visions to life and creating an outstanding customer experience.

    We are looking for an enthusiastic team player who will be responsible for:

    • Delivering operations within the Events department
    • Experience in design, setting up and operation of Vision, LED wall, Lighting and Rigging systems
    • Leading production staff and liaising with clients at events
    • On-site technical support and operation of events
    • Pack-in, operation and pack-out of event technologies and equipment
    • Preparation, maintenance and storage of event equipment

    To be successful in this role you will need:

    • Minimum 5 years' experience in a similar role
    • A high level of technical competency and experience in event production
    • General experience in Rigging, Audio Visual and Lighting is essential
    • A high level of self-drive, self-management and attention to detail
    • A current driver's license. Class 2 licence desirable
    • EWP and Working at Heights tickets would be desirable

    If you love what you do, and want to love where you do it, this role is for you. Apply now. 

  • 23 Jul 2023 15:38 | Anonymous

    Te Papa is looking for a Senior Audio-Visual Operations Coordinator to join our truly iconic New Zealand institution. Te Papa's mission is to understand the past, enrich the present, and meet the challenges of the future. Te Papa is more than just the national museum that houses New Zealand's treasures. It is a meeting place, a place for lifelong learning, and a place that inspires a sense of wonder and connection.

    The Senior Audio-Visual Operations Coordinator will work within the AV Technology team and report to the Manager Audio-Visual Event Services. As a member of the Senior AV team this position is responsible for providing AV expertise, leadership, upskilling and mentorship to the AV Coordinators and AV technicians. The position is responsible for managing the delivery of all AV & IT Technical services for all events held at Te Papa Museum of NZ and Tākina Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre, ensuring the efficient rostering of AV staff and overseeing equipment/asset tracking.

    We are seeking a highly motivated individual, who works well in a team environment, with experience in customer focused operational delivery of technical services within the events industry. We are seeking a candidate with: -

    • Minimum 5 years' hands-on experience in the AV or events industry
    • Minimum 2 years' experience administrating or managing AV technical services for large scale events
    • Experience supporting, training, sharing knowledge or upskilling others
    • A customer centric approach with a passion for enhancing customer experience.
    • Proven organising, logistical planning, implementation, and coordination of service provision for mid-to-large scale events
    • Proven experience rostering staff to deliver AV technical services
    • Proven ability to prioritise work and problem solve in a high-pressure industry
    • Experience in co-ordinating the hiring of services from external hire companies
    • Excellent relationship management skills including the ability to communicate and negotiate with internal and external technology service providers
    • Knowledge of current health and safety legislation and best practices
    • Self-motivated, flexible, and independent
    • Experience with project management lifecycles and methodologies
    • A commercial focus and understanding of the financial impact of AV services on the business

    Applications close on Sunday 6th August 2023

    Applicants must have the ability to obtain and maintain the legal right to work in New Zealand.

    Prior to Te Papa confirming any offer of employment, pre-employment checks will be undertaken including criminal conviction history and reference checking, as a minimum.

    For additional information or to apply please  Click Here

  • 23 Jul 2023 15:26 | Anonymous

    Te Papa is looking for an Audio-Visual Coordinator to join our truly iconic New Zealand institution. Te Papa's mission is to understand the past, enrich the present, and meet the challenges of the future. Te Papa is more than just the national museum that houses New Zealand's treasures. It is a meeting place, a place for lifelong learning, and a place that inspires a sense of wonder and connection.

    The Audio-Visual Coordinator will represent the Technology Team and report to the Manager Audio-Visual Event Services. This position is responsible for co-ordinating the overall technical requirements for events held across both Te Papa Museum of NZ and Tākina Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre, ensuring the successful delivery and continual improvement of audio-visual service provision to our customers.

    We are seeking a highly motivated individual, who works well in a team environment, with experience in customer focused delivery of technical services within the events industry.We are seeking a candidate with:

    • Minimum 5 years' experience in the AV or events industry.

    • Experience in attending client meetings and event production meetings and providing technical consultation.

    • Excellent relationship management skills.

    • Experience in co-ordinating the hiring of products and services from external hire companies.

    • Highly effective planning and organisational skills, including time management and prioritising workload in a busy work environment.

    Applications close on 6 August 2023

    Applicants must have the ability to obtain and maintain the legal right to work in New Zealand.

    Prior to Te Papa confirming any offer of employment, pre-employment checks will be undertaken including criminal conviction history and reference checking, as a minimum.

    To apply   Click Here

  • 19 Jul 2023 12:17 | Anonymous member (Administrator) 

    Operations Manager

    The Production Company

    Avondale, Auckland

    Event Management (Advertising, Arts & Media)

    Full time

    $85,000 – $95,000 per year

    The Production Co.

    From our humble beginnings in a double garage in Taranaki all those years ago, we’ve grown into a one-stop-shop for everything production.

    We provide end-to-end solutions from design and planning, through to supply, installation and operation of sound, lighting, video, staging and dressing equipment.

    At the Production Co, we take an innovative approach to your event, coming up with creative solutions at any scale.

    We have a real love of events and at our core, believe in getting the best results for our clients.

    We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-driven Operations manager to join our tight-knit and inclusive team. 


    Operations Manager

    The Operations Manager is a full-time position working closely with the General Manager and Account Managers. The key areas of responsibility for this role: warehouse management including equipment and staff, job crewing and scheduling, event management and logistics management.

    Some evening and weekend work is required. Overtime is managed within the company’s Time Off In Lieu (TOIL) policy. 




    Warehouse Management:

    • Maintain the inventory of technical and production assets including servicing, test tagging etc.
    • Manage allocation of technical and production assets for jobs using rental software
    • Oversee the preparation of equipment for all jobs
    • Manage orders for sub-hired equipment
    • Manage Dry Hire enquiries including quoting
    • Ensure policies & procedures relevant to the warehouse health & safety are adhered to


    Job Crewing & Scheduling:

    • Manage roster of full time, casual and contracted crew
    • Maintain weekly schedule detailing job timings and crewing


    Logistics Management:

    • Schedule vehicles and drivers as required for delivery of jobs
    • Manage maintenance of vehicles including both trucks and cars


    Event Management: 

    • Overseeing every aspect of an event, from execution to post-event cleanup.
    • Collaborating with security personnel to ensure their readiness in handling any potential event-related problems.
    • Maintaining up-to-date event information by coordinating with other staff members.
    • Efficiently managing multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring deadlines are met with precision.
    • Effectively managing vendors and contractors, ensuring adherence to contractual obligations and deadlines.


    About you: 


    Must have:

    • A minimum of two years’ experience in Technical or Production Management in the Event space.
    • Ability to think clearly and work calmly under pressure.
    • Experience being a motivator, a team player and a self-starter
    • NZ Residency
    • Clean Full Driver's license
    • Desire to uphold a high level of professional conduct and workplace safety


    • Understanding of Log Book rules and TSL requirements as applies to truck driving
    • Fork Hoist/ EWP Licenses
    • Experience with stock management software
    • At least an Intermediate level understanding of MS Office
    • Class 2 or 4 Truck License


    What we offer: 

    • Competitive salary
    • Work with an inclusive, tight-knit team
    • Opportunity to work all over New Zealand
    • Variety is the spice of life! Manage the production and crews for concerts, festivals, events and more


    Find out more: 

    If you are interested in this role, please hit the “Quick Apply” button or send in your cover letter and resume to Janet:

    Code of conduct:

    Our values:


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