Event Coordinator (ER/3112)

Sydney:  To $60,000 plus super

This successful professional conference organiser seeks a team focused individual with a strong client focus to contribute to the planning and delivery of client events.

Specifically you will be responsible for project managing small meetings and lecture tours, venue management, stakeholder liaison, coordinating delegate registrations including  building registration sites using Events Air software, invitation distribution, generating event run sheets and delegate attendance reports, budget management and account reconciliation, accommodation hotel block bookings, coordinating flight bookings with travel management company, collating conference packs, name badges, etc.

You will require at least two years’ events experience with sound knowledge of event logistics including delegate coordination and registrations and client and stakeholder management skills. You will also possess strong communication and presentation skills, the ability to work to deadlines and multi task, a team focus but also able to work independently and a reliable, flexible and enthusiastic nature. Any experience using EventsAir will be highly regarded but is not essential.

Please apply to John Hackett.

Event Manager: 4-6 month contract (ER/3128)

Sydney: c$35 per hour  plus super 

Growing event and conference management organisation is seeking an accomplished Event Manager to join their event project management team and plan and deliver client events encompassing conferences, meetings, exhibitions, symposiums, incentives, dinners, awards programs, product launches and road shows.

Specifically, you will be responsible for full project and production management, managing client and stakeholder relationships, sponsor and exhibitor management, venue and supplier logistics management, travel management, print and collateral management, set up and management of event database and onsite management.

You will require a minimum of two years’ experience at an Event Manager level along with strong project management and client management expertise and the ability to manage project teams. You will also possess strong communication skills, be able to work independently as well as part of a team, deadline focused and able to multi task, attention to detail and a conscientious and flexible attitude.

Please apply to Carolyn Looby

Project Manager (ER/3106)

Sydney: $65-80,000 plus super

This market leading event design and display business seeks a capable Project Manager to join their team. You will be responsible for managing client projects to ensure they meet client expectations, along with budget, timeline and safety parameters.

Specifically you will be responsible for estimating/specifying projects and ensuring relevance to budgets & design. You will conduct thorough site analyses and infrastructure reviews, produce weekly reports & schedule updates, conduct feasibility on concept development, oversee project production & quality control,  ensure projects run within budget & to time lines, ensure clients sites are prepared and infrastructure is ready and fit for use and manage overall project logistics.

To succeed in the role you will require excellent project management and production experience from the display / event / entertainment / exhibition or allied industries as well as creative flair and design/decorative awareness and an understanding of lighting and display installation & removal.

You will also have excellent communication skills, be highly organised with strong time management skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. You will be hands-on and have well-developed relationship management and leadership skills. You will also be a quick learner, thorough in your approach, able to operate both autonomously and as part of a team and have sound IT literacy.

Please apply to John Hackett.

Production Manager (ER/3105)

Sydney: $75-100,000 plus super

This market leading event design and display business seeks an accomplished Production Manager to join their team.  You will manage production requirements for bespoke client projects, ensuring they are delivered beyond client expectations and achieve budget, timeline and safety parameters.

Specifically you will work with Creative and Technical teams to bring concepts to life and provide technical input on construction methods. You will also calculate project estimates and costs and ensure all production meets quality control standards and minimises risk/exposure. You will maintain production schedules and manage work orders for projects and ensure they meet budget and time line requirements and source and negotiate with contract production houses to facilitate manufacture, both locally and overseas. You will also manage Production team members and contractors and develop and implement procedures to improve efficiency and quality.

To be a success in this role you will require similar production experience gained in the entertainment / events/ display or other related industries along with excellent planning and financial administration skills. Sound technical, carpentry and/or building knowledge will also be highly regarded.

You will also be highly organised with well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to form quality business relationships, have the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and operate highly autonomously when required, as well as part of a team. You will possess leadership qualities, with the confidence to motivate and inspire crews/contractors, have sound levels of IT literacy, be a quick learner, thorough and with high attention to detail.

Please apply to John Hackett.

Sales Manager (ER/3104)

Sydney: $90,000 negotiable plus super plus bonus (OTE c$130,000 package) 

This global exhibition and events business seeks a proactive Sales Manager to play the lead role in sourcing and building key customer relationships, identify business opportunities, negotiate and close business deals and maintain extensive knowledge of current market trends, issues and conditions.

At the heart of this role is the ability to lead, motivate and generate momentum for the exhibition sales function through the direction, mentoring and leadership of a team of three business development staff. Your success will be determined both by your personal and overall team success, in sourcing and contracting new business, and the management of growth in existing business

Specifically, you will be responsible for managing and developing sales executives to create a thriving and active sales team, developing and track KPIs for sales staff on a regular basis, managing and growing existing key client exhibitors, sponsors and partner relationships, sourcing and enhancing new business across the scope of event s, collating and producing sales plans and reports, writing high quality sales proposals and keeping abreast and researching market developments

To succeed in this role you will have a proven track record of exceeding sales & new business targets, high quality sales planning and reporting skills, direct consultative selling experience, team coaching, goal setting and performance management skills.

You will also be highly self-motivated, an excellent communicator and collaborator, pro-active, able to take responsibility and use initiative, an astute negotiator, tenacious and team focused, able to work well under pressure, a problem solver and possess high personal and work standards.

Please apply to John Hackett.

Business Development Manager (ER/3094)

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

Prominent global events & exhibition organiser seeks a capable Business Development Manager to source and build key customer relationships, identify business opportunities, negotiate and close business deals and generate momentum for the exhibition sales function from both new and existing business sources.

Specifically you will be responsible for achieving personal exhibition and sponsorship revenue targets, enhancing new business across the scope of events, developing and maintaining excellent relationships with clients, exhibitors, sponsors and partners, writing high quality sales proposals, keeping abreast of market and competitor developments and identifying and researching new growth areas for sales. You will also initiate client visits, attend industry functions, produce sales plans and reports and assist with the operational running of events onsite.

To succeed in this role you will require a proven background in the generation of sales and new business including the ability to convert new business in challenging markets. You will also possess a consultative selling approach, solid sales planning and goal setting skills.

You will also be highly pro-active, tenacious, self-motivated and driven by success, an excellent communicator, networker and negotiator, the ability to work well under pressure, a collaborative team focus, high personal standards and problem solving ability and the capacity to take responsibility.

Please apply to John Hackett.

Project Manager (ER/3000)

Sydney: $90-100,000 including super

Australia’s leading supplier of event solutions requires an experienced, organised and enthusiastic Project Manager to join their team.

Working with both new and existing clients, you will ensure maximum customer satisfaction, develop and maintain client relationships, develop relevant solutions, ensure all job requirements have been adequately met, and supervise installation of jobs.

Liaising and managing the relationship with external suppliers concerning equipment, crew, freight, AV, audio, lighting, furniture hire etc is a crucial element to this role as is liaising with Operations employees to ensure processes and procedures continue to be improved based on actual job experiences.

You will be experienced with providing quotations, managing budgets, comfortable liaising with Construction & Finance departments, along with the ability to brief drafts people both internal and external.

To be successful in this role you will require solid product and industry knowledge across exhibitions, events and product delivery. You must be able to deal with client at all levels, possess excellent communication skills, and have problem solving ability, outstanding customer service skills and the ability to meet deadlines.

This is very much a hands on role with a strong customer service focus.

Please apply to Carolyn Looby

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Event Manager (ER/3111)

Sydney: c$35 plus super per hour

Growing event and conference management organisation is seeking an accomplished Event Manager to join their event project management team and plan and deliver client events encompassing conferences, meetings, exhibitions, symposiums, incentives, dinners, awards programs, product launches and road shows.

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Testimonials

“I just wanted to reach out and say thank you for organising such wonderful onsite staff for our event. All the temporary staff worked so well and were so professional and I cannot praise them enough. In the past I have had so many issues with external staff which makes my job so much harder, however, over the last three days we really did not have any issues and all of the Gartner staff were truly impressed with every single one of them. I would love to have every single one of them back for our next events.”

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