Casual Event Set-Up Team Members

  • Based in Christchurch New Zealand
  • Casual positions, Set-Up Supervisors and Set-Up team members

Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre is a world-class venue, centrally located in the heart of Christchurch, the gateway to the magnificent South Island of New Zealand.

The Centre is proudly managed by ASM Global, Asia Pacific’s leading venue management company and one of the world’s premier convention and exhibition management specialists.

The Event Set-Up team members will deliver the set-up requirements for all events and entertainment performances held at Te Pae Christchurch.

Key Duties

  • Assist with the set up and pack down of event furniture and equipment to world class standards
  • Set up furniture and equipment for each event as per the event order and floor plan
  • Set up of operable walls
  • Ensure that all furniture and equipment is in good working order
  • Ensure that all operational staff and contractors adhere to safe working practices
  • Follow health and safety legislation and best practice.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have knowledge of the set-up and operation of a variety of event types including large conferences, exhibitions and live entertainment.
  • Have a strong work ethic and be flexible
  • Be able to follow event plans and procedures
  • Work well under pressure
  • Must be physically fit.

In return we offer work in a positive and encouraging environment, with opportunities for growth and development. Our team is committed to making a difference to the city of Christchurch and to uphold our values of manaakitanga.

This is a position that requires flexible working hours (potentially shift work, day or night).

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.

The successful applicant will be required to provide a Criminal History Check.

If you meet the above criteria and want to be part of this exciting opportunity at a world class convention centre in the heart of Christchurch, we would love to hear from you.

Applications close 24 January 2022.

About ASM Global

ASM Global is the world’s leading venue management and services company. The company was formed by the merger of AEG Facilities and SMG, global leaders in venue and event strategy and management. The company’s elite venue network spans five continents, with a portfolio of more than 300 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums, convention and exhibition centers, and performing arts venues. From Aberdeen to Anchorage, and Sydney to Stockholm, its venues connect people through the unique power of live experiences.

From its Asia Pacific headquarters in Brisbane, Australia, ASM Global operates a network of venues that includes convention & exhibition centres in Brisbane, Cairns, Darwin, Newcastle, Sydney, Christchurch (opening 2021), Kuala Lumpur and Shenzhen; Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Kai Tak Sports Park in Hong Kong (opening 2023) and interests in major stadia in Sydney, Parramatta and Perth; and entertainment arenas and performance theatres in Brisbane (4), Cairns, Darwin, Newcastle, Perth, Sydney (4), Bangkok (Em Live Theatre and Bangkok Arena both opening in 2023), Dubai, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur.

ASM Global’s diverse portfolio of clients benefit from the company’s depth of resources and unparalleled experience, expertise and creative problem-solving. Each day, the company’s 61,000 passionate employees around the world delivers locally tailored solutions and cutting-edge technologies to deliver maximum results for venue owners, and operations, and amazing experiences for guests. By consistently looking for new ways to envision, innovate and empower the spaces and places that bring people together, ASM Global elevates the human spirit while delivering the highest value for all stakeholders. For more information, please visit