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Events Agency
Permanent / Full Time
  • Immediately Available Permanent Role
  • Melbourne, VIC
  • Salary $80,000 - $90,000 plus super
The Company:

This award-winning creative event and production management company is seeking an enthusiastic Event Manager to join their rapidly growing vibrant team. This Event Agency delivers exceptional events for a diverse range of For Purpose clients, including not-for-profits, government, universities, and arts.

The Role:

The Event Manager reports to the Event Director. The purpose of the Event Manager role is to support clients to deliver high quality in-person, virtual and hybrid events. The Event Manager will be responsible for project managing multiple events at any one time, providing creative ideas, detailed end to end planning and outstanding customer service.

Key Responsibilities include;
  • Provide strong end-to-end project management of various events
  • Liaise and manage clients to ensure a full understanding of their requirements and customer satisfaction
  • Work within budgets to execute deliverables
  • Creatively design and provide input in event/activation concepts
  • Provide leadership and management of event support person (event coordinator or officer)
  • Develop strong relationships with stakeholders and deliver strategic advice about event planning, implementation and evaluation
  • Source and negotiate suppliers and resources for events including venue, technical, print, catering
  • Propose strategic ideas and concepts that improve provided services and event quality
  • Complete and conduct risk management plans for events/ productions. Ensure events are delivered safely
  • Provide detailed event planning including scheduling, event layout, bump in and bump out logistics
  • Provide strong onsite coordination at events
  • Proactively handle any issues and troubleshoot in the lead up and on the event day
  • Conduct pre and post-event debrief, evaluations and report on outcomes
  • Provide regularly project updates to Directors
  • Provide marketing and communication strategies. Copywriting for event communications including invitations, collateral, sponsorship and event reports (invitation, rsvp management, website, event communication)
The Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have experience working as an Event Coordinator or Event Manager within an Events Agency or PCO. Significant leadership experience with an ability to lead a team and motivate team members is highly desirable. Experience managing a wide variety of events, including conferences, gala dinners, award nights, exhibitions, and networking events.
  • Excellent project and event management skills including attention to detail, ability to manage competing priorities, and commitment to deadlines
  • Demonstrated time management, administrative and organisational skills
  • Clear written and excellent verbal communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate and work both autonomously and as a member of a team
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Canva and Teams experience, as well as a good understanding of Zoom and other online video conferencing systems
  • Willingness to learn and work in a fast-paced environment with an openness to positive and constructive feedback
  • Ability to work outside business hours as will be required for events
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally for events when required
For more information regarding event positions follow us:
LinkedIn: Apex Event Recruitment 
Facebook: Apex Event Recruitment

If this role doesn't fit but if you are interested in Events positions in Australia, then please register your resume through our website:

Please note that this role will be subject to background checks and you must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.
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Hope Cumming
Events Recruitment Consultant and Social Media Coordinator