Toitū appoints Functions and Events Coordinator
Toitū appoints Functions and Events
Dunedin (Wednesday, 16 January) – Toitū
Otago Settlers Museum has added a Functions and Events
Coordinator to its team.
Director Linda Wigley says the
appointment of Amelia Lindsay is a key step in its plans to
promote the refurbished museum as a venue.
“We now have
a number of wonderful spaces that can be used for events and
functions including our beautiful new Josephine Foyer.
“Having someone with Amelia’s ability and enthusiasm
will help drive this forward and help us, and the public, to
make the best use of our facilities.”
After obtaining an
LLB (Hons) from the University of Canterbury in 2008, Miss
Lindsay worked with the Ministry of Justice as a Judges’
Research Counsel before heading overseas for a working OE in
Realising her passion for running and
organising events overshadowed her passion for law, after
coming back to New Zealand Amelia she returned to study,
completing a Graduate Diploma in Event Management.
Lindsay has ‘cut her teeth’ in both events and councils
by working as an intern with the Christchurch City Council
Events Production Team.
Toitū Otago Settlers Museum
offers a number of options for venue hire, with capacity
ranging from a meeting room for up to 15 people, to a
combination of spaces able to take hundreds.
Josephine Foyer, has a capacity of 280, but can be combined
with the Museum’s gallery space to take up to 670
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