First listed on: 30 November 2018

Coordinator, Events and Festivals (100530)

Kick start the new year with this exciting opportunity to lead and influence community events and festivals in Hume City!

In this role, you will have the opportunity to oversee the co-ordination of five major events and festivals, plus other Council activations, and support community groups to host their own celebrations locally.

Our successful applicant will effectively manage internal and external stakeholder relationships; ensure all risk management and safety requirements are met; attract and oversee sponsorship and grant applications; and support the marketing and promotion of events and festivals.

We're looking for someone with great time and financial management skills,
loads of energy and enthusiasm to lead and grow a small team and deliver outstanding customer service.

If you are passionate about creating events and festivals that are dynamic and responsive to community needs, this position is ideal for you.

Tertiary qualifications in events management, marketing or a related discipline with experience in leisure, event management, or significant relevant experience in events management with lesser formal qualifications, is essential.

Key Skills

    1. Demonstrated ability to plan, develop, implement, promote and evaluate events and festivals to achieve Council objectives
    2. Demonstrated understanding of OH&S, public liability and risk management issues in relation to the staging of large scale events and festivals.
    3. Ability to work with a variety of groups, organisations and individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Company Profile

Hume City Council is a leader in local government and is recognised for its innovation, initiative, leadership, service, quality and support for its people.

Hume City is one of Australia's fastest-growing communities and with more people choosing to call Hume home, we're expected to welcome more than 57,000 new residents to our City over the next decade.

What We Offer

With our high level of employee engagement, Hume City Council offers a great working environment where you can develop your career. We offer flexible work arrangements and other benefits, such as study assistance and interest free loans for public transport. Our strong commitment to social justice and the environment provides opportunities for employees to participate in various programs.

For further information, view the attached position description or contact Louise McFarlane on 9205 2200.

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Applications close 12 December 2018(Job ID:4475123)


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