Event Coordinator 4 week Contract: (ER/3252)

Sydney: Hourly Rate $30.00 + super

Our client is the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. They are seeking an Event Coordinator commencing ASAP for approximately 4 weeks.

You will work with the Senior Events Manager assisting with upcoming sponsorships, managing rsvp’s, ad hoc event related and administrative tasks, speaker liaison, and possible onsite support.

This role will suit an experienced Events Coordinator, someone who can hit the ground running with minimum direction, happy to jump in where needed, has great attention to detail and is confident dealing with a variety of stakeholders and customers.

Please apply to Carolyn Looby

Conference Producer & Publishing Manager (ER/3251)

Sydney: c$80,000 package

This leading industry association seeks a capable Conference Producer to manage the development and delivery of the technical program for their major annual conference/exhibition event. This will entail working with an industry committee, presenting content to members after the event for continuous learning purposes and managing the online hub for technical publications as well as supporting the events and marketing teams on other projects and events as required.

Specifically, this will involve managing and reviewing the “call for papers” process, managing speakers (receiving papers/presentations, registrations, preparing bios), identifying speaker presentations for marketing purposes, providing all data & content for both online and print purposes, transferring conference program content to other platforms including social media, podcasts, videos, and other interactive channels and changing technologies, managing an online e-journal platform including identifying new ways to present content (e.g. video and podcasts), coordinating stakeholders including editorial specialists and authors, securing technical papers on an ongoing basis and selecting executive summaries to feature in print media publications.

You will require at least three years conference production experience with a track record of success in technical program management. You will also have an understanding of marketing concepts and experience in the presentation of content in different formats and be tech savvy with advanced Microsoft Office suite and database management skills, CMS and HTML experience and able to use dedicated software for receiving/reviewing abstracts, and papers.

You will be confident with engaging communication and collaboration skills, a team focus, excellent time management and organisational skills, self-motivated, adaptable, able to remain calm under pressure and meticulous with a great eye for detail.

Please apply to Carolyn Looby

Business Development Manager (ER/3094)

Sydney: To $65,000 plus super plus bonus  (c$85,000 package OTE)

Global exhibition organiser seeks a competent Business Development Manager to generate momentum for the exhibition sales function by sourcing and contracting new business and managing growth from existing business.

Specifically, you will source and build key customer relationships, identify business opportunities, negotiate and close business deals and maintain an extensive knowledge of current market trends and conditions.

You will develop and maintain relationships with existing exhibitors, sponsors, and partners and visit as required; research the market and competitors and attend industry functions,

Initiate and undertake client visits; write high quality sales proposals, compile sales quotes and contracts; produce sales plans and reports to management and achieve exhibition and sponsorship revenue targets and other appropriate KPIs.

You will require proven expertise in direct consultative selling and generating new business and a track record of hitting sales revenue targets, as well as solid sales planning and reporting skills. You will also be an excellent communicator, collaborator and negotiator who is able to work well under pressure and in challenging markets, as well as being highly a problem solver, highly self-motivated, pro-active, focused, tenacious and goal orientated.

Please apply to John Hackett.

Head of Events (ER/3172)

Sydney: $125-145,000 plus super

This successful mid-sized creative agency is seeking an accomplished Senior/Executive Producer with around 10 years’ experience to lead and direct an event production and logistics team and ensure all events meet/surpass client expectations and delivery standards and minimum budget and profit margins are achieved.

Specifically, you will oversee the recruitment, training and counselling of staff; communicating values, strategies, and objectives; assigning job accountabilities; planning, monitoring and appraising job results; developing incentives and generally motivating and inspiring the team to engender a strong team culture.

You will also be responsible for facilitating the creative concept development of client event projects including production and resource feasibility, creative execution options, supplier partnership management and technology solutions. You will establish plans, budgets, and results measurements and review progress as well as manage job sheets,  monitor individual job profit and maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organisation standards.

You will assist with identifying new clients and business opportunities and liaise with current and prospective clients. You will also review and refine policies and procedures and benchmark state-of-the-art work practices.

You will be an experienced Event Producer to a senior level from the event agency sector with strong team performance management, event production, new business development and strategic business and financial management skills.

You will also possess the ability to work on many varied projects at any one time, have a positive, autonomous and solution-based approach and be professional and reliable.

Please apply to John Hackett.

Event Producer (ER/3216)

Sydney: $85,000 plus super

Highly successful global event agency business seeks a highly capable Event Producer to join their live production/creative services team and be responsible for ensuring the highest standard in client event production delivery, project managing creative and technical elements, delegating to production management team and controlling the client production budget.

Specifically, you will be responsible for accountability of event projects including overseeing all creative, technical, video, data production and print design elements for multiple and concurrent projects. You will also implement project systems and procedures, write and prepare case studies, ensure accurate reporting of financials, plan resources and maximise profitability as well as  manage and develop client relationships, seek and source new sales leads to maximise potential client base.

You will require around five years’ event production experience, with demonstrated client relationship management and team delegation skills.  You will also have the ability to brief technical and production experts, strong destination and supplier product knowledge across creative, talent , speaker and entertainment solutions and accurate client budgeting expertise.

You will also possess strong communication, negotiation and conflict resolution skills, possess effective time management and organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines, be a problem solver who can see the “big picture”, be self motivated and goal driven, possess an optimistic, commercially balanced and objective mind set, be capable of embracing change and posses both honesty and integrity.

Please apply to John Hackett.


Business Development Manager – Part time (3-4 days) (ER/3228)

Sydney: $80,000 plus bonus plus super (pro-rata)

This boutique event industry product and service supplier is seeking a capable Business Development Manager to work closely with the MD and General Manager in the development and execution of their marketing and business development strategy.

Specifically, you will develop and execute the marketing plan for the company, develop productive relationships with prospects and clients to increase the quantity and quality of  business opportunities, prepare and present client proposals, attend industry events and actively network to promote the business, identify and advocate new and profitable market segments for the company and build market awareness of the company generally.

To be a success in this role you will require a solid business development/account management skills along with strong communication (oral and written), relationship building skills and knowledge of event management sector.

Please apply to John Hackett.

Event Executive (ER/3147)

Sydney: $60-65,000 plus super

Successful event agency business seeks a capable Event Executive with around 2-3 years events experience to support the execution of client events, conferences and exhibitions.

Specifically, you will be responsible for executing event project deliverables to timeline, liaising with merchandise, signage and graphics suppliers, producing and executing marketing & communication activities, on-site event management including registration processing, client, sponsor and speaker management, travel coordination, venue and AV supplier liaison, creating event documentation, liaison with exhibition/display companies, producing exhibitor manuals and fulfilling exhibition deliverables to timeline and completing post-event evaluation reports.

To be a success in this role you will require a solid grasp of conference and exhibition logistics & production, event supplier coordination, event marketing and sponsorship. You will also possess exceptional interpersonal skills, attention to detail, organisational and time management ability.

Please apply to John Hackett.

Digital & Event Marketing Executive (ER/3146)

Sydney: $70-80,000 plus super

This successful and expanding media and events organisation seeks an accomplished marketing specialist  to build and manage an integrated marketing platform for client engagement and be responsible for designing, planning and coordinating marketing programs across a range of platforms (online and offline).

Specifically, you will manage the database (outsourced CRM), digital marketing across email, social media, app. maintenance and development, website content (posts/blogs), Google Analytics along with delegate monitoring to ensure repeat attendance etc. You will work across their three main product areas of events, digital editorial and podcasts.

You will require experience in direct and social media marketing, database management and online platforms as well as the ability to design, plan and implement all marketing and engagement programs, explore and integrate the use of new and traditional media to engage with senior level executives across the Asia Pacific region and manage the database program, mine for patterns/ideas and construct client segmentation plans.

You will be a resourceful, organised and self-disciplined, with attention to detail and the ability to engage with external stakeholders to build integrated and comprehensive campaigns. You will also be diligent, energetic, flexible and resourceful, with ability to work autonomously within tight deadlines, a hunger for learning and value integrity.

Please apply to John Hackett.

Conference Content Producer (ER/3145)

Sydney: $80-100,000 plus super

Highly successful niche media and events business operating in the Asia Pacific region seek a capable conference producer to develop thought-leadership education programs to business leaders, senior management and executives.

Working as part of a team you will be responsible for producing content for around 12 industry conference/forums, workshops and learning events each year in a multi-disciplinary role that will encompass research, client engagement, marketing communication and project management.

Importantly, you will not be responsible for selling or conference P&L and all events are funded through sponsorship from strong corporate relationships, with an emphasis on quality over quantity with respect to the events.

You will require strong research and project management skills with an analytical and inquisitive mind and the ability to implement focused research on issues of the day. You will also have excellent communication skills, encompassing interpersonal and copywriting, a resourceful, organised and self-disciplined approach, attention to detail, deadline orientated, the confidence to deal with senior level executives, a self-starter with a high level of energy and creativity who thrives in a fast paced and sometimes uncertain environment and a life-long learner who values integrity.

Please apply to John Hackett.


Business Development Manager (ER/3142)

Sydney: $100,000 plus super plus bonus ($130,000 OTE)

Working in the Sydney corporate and special events market, you will be responsible for actively targeting of Heads of Production & producers at major agencies, independent producers and end clients of large scale event projects.

Specifically you will be responsible for sourcing, pitching and quoting on new and existing event projects; researching new customer segments and potentially expanding service offering; managing CRM whilst ensuring integrity of data; establishing and maintaining contact with existing clients; representing the brand at various public and private events and preparing target lists of clients for entertainment purposes.

To be a success in this role you will have sound technical understanding of event production lighting, audio and vision, which could have been gained in a creative marketing or event agency, live production, broadcast television or AV equipment hire industries. You will also have strong account management skills and desire to focus in a business development role.

You will also possess excellent oral and written communication skills, time management skills and the ability to manage multiple and competing deadlines, high level of accuracy and attention to detail, ability to work under pressure and manage own work performance, strong problem solving skills, flexibility and ability to work effectively in a small team environment.

Please apply to John Hackett.