New Zealand Law Society - Member Services Coordinator - Wellington

Member Services Coordinator - Wellington

New Zealand Law Society Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa, Wellington

About the role:

Do you enjoy the end-to-end process of creating events and fostering community engagement? We are seeking an exceptional candidate to join our Wellington Branch team to undertake member services activities.

The Member Services Coordinator will provide support to the Branch Manager, ensuring services and events are delivered to a high standard. You will be responsible for providing administrative support, researching event opportunities, and liaising with key stakeholders. This is a varied and fast-paced position where a flexible approach and the ability to carry out and manage a range of tasks concurrently are central to this role.

Good interpersonal skills, plenty of initiative, and the ability to communicate effectively with other staff, local branch members as well as members of the public are key.

The role is a permanent, full-time position of 37.5 hours per week.

We are looking for candidates who share our purpose of Kaitiaki of an exemplary legal professional in Aotearoa and understand how our values of Kaitiakitanga – tāria te wā, Manaakitanga and Pono underpin the work we do at New Zealand Law Society.

In this role, you will:

  • Assist the Branch Manager with organising and running Branch events for lawyers 
  • Produce and deliver weekly membership communications via a newsletter
  • Manage invites and bookings for events
  • Assist with secretariat support for the Branch Council and Committees

Our ideal applicant will:

  • Prior exposure to events, preferably within a corporate environment
  • Have a high level of computer literacy with the Microsoft Office suite of programmes and previous experience working on databases
  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Be able to manage and appropriately prioritise many competing demands across a range of activities
  • Be able to ensure that their own work is completed to a high standard and to deadlines
  • Be flexible and adaptable, able to work under pressure, and be responsive to organisational contingencies as they arise
  • Hold a current unrestricted drivers licence

What we can offer:

Become part of an exceptional team in a dynamic organisation, where the work is challenging and rewarding. We offer a cohesive workplace culture across our organisation with a number of social activities to come together across teams to connect and collaborate with fellow colleagues. Your development and growth will be nurtured, and your work recognised and valued.

It is important that the Law Society can attract, support, and retain quality staff and one of the ways we can achieve this is by offering employees some flexibility to manage their work/life balance. We embrace flexible working to support our staff to deliver their best and achieve a good work-life balance and to connect and collaborate with others by providing a hybrid approach sharing your time between the office and home.

Other benefits of working at the Law Society include:

  • Three days Special Leave on top of the annual leave entitlement to use during our annual close-down period between Christmas and the new year
  • A day’s leave for your birthday
  • An annual wellbeing payment
  • Discounts and benefits as part of our membership partners programme active from 1 July 2024
  • Competitive remuneration

About the Law Society
The New Zealand Law Society Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa is the professional body for barristers and solicitors in New Zealand. The Law Society regulates all lawyers practising in New Zealand and is the membership organisation for practising lawyers. With 13 branch offices throughout the country, the Law Society is the Kaitiaki (guardian) of the practice of law in Aotearoa New Zealand and the consumers of legal services.

A copy of the position description can be found here.

If you would like to apply, please complete the application form and submit this together with your cover letter and CV to

Applications close 5pm Friday 31 May 2024.

Shortlisting may occur whilst the advertisement is open, so we encourage you to make an early application.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

If you have any questions or require additional information, please contact the People & Culture team at


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