First listed on: 21 January 2021

Event Officer

We are recruiting for a temporary casual opportunity to work as a Randstad contractor at one of our local government clients. This is a great opportunity to work in a high performing team with a progressive culture.

The assignment is to work as an Events, Grants, Place Activation and Curation Officer for three months. You will have the opportunity to apply for a long term position should the position become available.

The role will be based in the northern suburbs, approximately half an hour drive from the city.


  • Coordination of key working parties established for various events, grants, place activation and curation projects.
  • Secure resources via the preparation of funding applications and sponsorship approaches.
  • Establish and maintain open and effective communication and working relationships between Council, other council departments and the community for the implementation of key cultural development projects.
  • Event Coordination and Event Liaison
  • Project coordination
    • planning, implementation and reporting on the Community Event Sponsorship Funding Program
    • providing event funding and planning information and guidance to community groups.

Role Requirements:

  • Proven track experience in the coordination, management and monitoring of medium to large corporate or community events, place activations and curation
  • Proven experience in sourcing and securing funding and in coordinating funding programs and providing guidance to applicants.
  • Proven experience in the design and implementation place activation initiatives.
  • Ability to develop effective relationships and partnerships with community and other stakeholders.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills and ability to build strong professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders from diverse backgrounds.
  • Must be available to start as soon as possible and available to work on Australia Day

Next steps

If you are ready to apply for this opportunity, please select "Apply Now".

Have a question before applying? Please contact Miya Kobayashi, Senior Consultant - Government Professionals at Randstad, by sending an email to

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