Conference Convenor 2018
PMINZ has proven to be one of the leading-edge Chapters of the global Project Management Institute (PMI). As hosts of the well-received annual Project Management Conference, PMINZ continue to build on the success of the previous year. We are excited to announce that 2018 conference will be held in Auckland, and we are seeking interest from programme managers or senior project managers possessing event management skills and passion to take the lead of our next conference.
The PMINZ Conference Convenor is a prestigious volunteer role, expected to commence August 2017 until December 2018. This role requires commitment of approximately 40 hours per month, which will vary based on requirements over the timeline, significantly more hours at crucial times.
The convenor can be based anywhere in New Zealand, prerequisites include excellent communication skills, proven people management skills and project management experience. As the leader of the conference, you are required to recruit a capable team of volunteers using our proven recruitment process and will have support from an experienced Sponsor and a professional conference organising company.
If you have a passion for the profession, can motivate yourself and others to stay on task and go the extra mile to ensure success, then we would love to hear from you!
Central Branch Champions
Marketing Coordinator – The Marketing Coordinator coordinates and implements marketing projects. Responsibilities include public relations, special events management, advertising, and creating awareness of the value and benefits of being a member of PMINZ Central Branch
Secretary – the role of the secretary is to support the Chair in ensuring the smooth functioning of the Central Branch Committee proceedings.
Sponsorship Coordinator – This person is responsible for finding and developing new partnerships, and securing sponsorships, and for maintaining positive relationships with those supporters and sponsors. Excellent interpersonal communication and writing skills are key in this volunteer role.
Events Coordinator – This is a new role in the committee. We are looking for an energetic and creative person, who has proven event management experience and skills, to plan, organise and put on events. Events will include professional development workshops, supporter, social, and fundraising events.
Volunteer Coordinator – This coordinator helps us to find and match people with the skills, experiences and expectations to the roles we have available.
Read the job descriptions below.
(updated 1 September 2017)
South Island Sponsorship and Relationships Coordinator
We are seeking a suitably skilled and enthusiastic volunteer to identify and develop new relationships with potential commercial partners and sponsors in addition to maintaining existing relationships.
This is an ideal opportunity for the right candidate to develop and expand your current skills and knowledge during an important period of change for PMINZ.
The successful candidate will report to the PMINZ Commercial Manager and will be a member of the South Island Branch Committee.
- Can you devote 8–12 hours a month?
- You ideally know a range of people and contacts in the region, and could effectively network with current and potential partners and sponsors?
- Can you identify events and channels where new sponsoring and partnering opportunities exist?
- Do you have exemplary verbal and written communication skills?
- Are you highly motivated and a team player?
If this sounds like you, and you answered yes to these questions, then we want to hear from you.
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