Event Manager (ER/3288)

Sydney: $70,000 plus superannuation, annual bonus and allowances

This is a great opportunity to grow with an innovative company that provides inspiring international study programs with prestigious organizations and renowned Ivy League schools.

It is essential that you have the following skills as the job requires: – high-level oral and written presentation skills, highly organised, keen attention to detail, pro-activeness, working with spreadsheets, international travel and/or event management experience.

Essential Skills:

  • Proven advanced skills in MS Word/Excel/Outlook/PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and friendly with a pleasant telephone manner
  • Strong administration skills
  • Great organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to identify & critically evaluate risk and implement mitigation strategies
  • International travel and/or event management experience
  • Reliable and initiative with the ability to work without supervision
  • Capability to function as a Tour Group Manager as backup
  • Experience in Managing teams of more than 3 people
  • Experience in Risk Management and travel
  • Experience in working with young people
  • Experience in working with different clients such as authorities, organisations, private interest groups
  • Willingness to work flexible hours (evening) and outside normal hours during Expeditions

Desirable:

  • Marketing experience
  • Basic skills in Photoshop or InDesign
  • Experience in stock management
  • Able to travel interstate and internationally to USA

You will be a self-starter with an excellent track record in organizing international travel and/or events. This is a role for someone who is ambitious to grow with the organization and take on additional responsibility with a ‘can-do’ attitude.

Please apply to Carolyn Looby

Event Manager 8 week contract (ER/3286)

Sydney: Hourly rate $35.00 plus superannuation

Our client, a dynamic and reliable travel management company seek an Event Manager to start ASAP for up to 8 weeks.

In this role you will be responsible for end to end project management, implementation and delivery of exceptional events, within budget, for key clients across multiple industries.

You will have experience with delivering successful end to end events (3+ years); EventsAIR including online registrations; and group travel management. You will be a team player, possess strong negotiation and event financial skills, and be a skilled communicator.

Please apply to Carolyn Looby

Sponsorship Liaison Coordinator (ER/3285)

Sydney: $65,000 plus super

Successful event agency business seeks a capable Sponsorship Liaison Coordinator to be responsible for managing sponsors across all events as well as providing support to the Conference and Event Managers.

Specifically, you will be responsible for managing sponsors and their deliverables from pre-event processes through to event execution and reporting, produce exhibitor manuals for client events, source and contract venues, liaise with event suppliers, manage registration processing and reporting, provide onsite support, create event documentation, work within budgets, fulfil exhibition manual deliverables to timeline and provide general conference and exhibition logistics.

To be a success in this role you will require excellent written and verbal skills, ability to work under pressure and to deadline, have previous sponsorship management experience, be client focused and highly organised.

Please apply to Carolyn Looby

Event Producer (ER/3284)

Sydney: $90,000 including superannuation

Our client is a group of 80 marketing communications services companies that collaborate to create world class customer experiences and drive growth for their clients.

Their Producers are the people who make the creative a reality. They’re the team driver who is across all aspects of the project. They manage projects from concept to completion working with the Client Services team to ensure projects are delivered on budget and to our internal and client’s expectations. Internally, our producers are responsible for overseeing and directing the activities of a Production Coordinator on each project, their role is to develop and nurture these staff members to ensure their continued growth in the organisation.

In this role you will manage your allocated projects from concept to completion within budget to the highest possible quality.

You will act as the primary driver of the internal project communications process, not only up and down the team but also across the organisation to stakeholders in all departments.

You will be responsible for overseeing the process of obtaining all 3rd party contracts, insurances and OH&S documentation along with overseeing the production of budgets and project related reports such as timelines, critical paths and strategy papers.

You will effectively manage financial elements including budget development and monitoring, raising of purchase orders in line with PO process, supplier management including negotiating favourable terms.

You will be expected to attend projects as required (in and out of standard work hours) and manage all suppliers, staff and location.

Qualifications and Characteristics: 

Initiative, ambition and drive
Creative and Lateral thinking skills
Strong financial understanding with negotiation expertise
4- 8 Years Production experience
The ability to “manage up” in terms of campaign deliverables, concerns or struggle points
A broader awareness of the competitive environment in which we and the clients compete

Please apply to Carolyn Looby

Event Producer (ER/3274)

Sydney:  Up to $100,000 plus superannuation

Our client is an award winning, leading event agency seeking an energetic, highly organized, dynamic individual with extensive experience in the Australian market to join their team asap on a permanent basis.

To be successful in this role you must possess an innate passion for events, have an energetic personality, an inquisitive mind, an unflagging attention to detail, be highly organised, an enthusiastic networker,  a strategic thinker with positive work ethic.

You are dynamic, talented, creative and well connected; fun, fashionable and industry savvy. You will have your finger on the pulse and know what’s happening in the world right now regarding art, commerce, culture and communication.

This position will suit someone with a strong background in brands and experiential. You will be confident and comfortable dealing with clients and stakeholders; polished and well presented without appearing too corporate.

A minimum 5 years event experience with a diverse range of projects and campaigns is required.

Please apply to Carolyn Looby

Associate Producer (ER/3261)

Sydney: $75,000 plus super plus bonus potential

This successful event agency business operating in the Australian and Asian markets seeks a resourceful Associate Producer to support the Executive Producer in the planning and delivery of key elements of event projects. You will perform general tasks throughout the life of event projecst with the goal of assuming complete responsibility for specific elements of larger projects and producing some smaller projects in full.

Specifically, you will be responsible for management of event production processes, participating in  creative brainstorms to conceive concepts and ideas and research and budget ideas generated for client proposals, manage event production schedules, assist in the formulation of event project budgets, be a main point of contact for the client during the production process, create onsite paperwork including onsite event schedules, call and run sheets, liaise with suppliers and vendors, maintain event project files, supervise onsite event activity, facilitate client debriefs and feedback and ensure reconciliation and invoicing of event projects.

You will require a minimum of 2-4 years event production experience, within an event agency environment, a good understanding of event components including logistics, budget management, guest/delegate management, venue and technical suppliers etc., along with solid communication and negotiation skills, competency in Microsoft Office and the ability to pick up bespoke internal systems in quick time.

Please apply to Carolyn Looby

Event Manager (ER/3251)

Sydney: c$80,000 package

This leading industry association seeks a capable Event Manager 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 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, 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 event management 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.

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.

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