A rare opportunity has become available for a dynamic Conference and Event Organizer to join a leading Membership organisation on the Darling Downs.
31st March, 2021
Conference and Events Officer
A rare opportunity has become available for a dynamic Conference and Event Organizer to join a leading Membership organisation on the Darling Downs. Applications are sought from suitably qualified professionals, the role reports directly to the CEO and will work closely and collaborate with key stakeholders and partners.
You will need to have extensive experience in planning, coordinating and scheduling a range of high level conferences and events, and this role would suit someone who can work autonomously as well as be part of a team. It is ideal for someone who is solutions focused and can take ownership of their work and related tasks.
Your excellent communication and interpersonal skills will ensure you are able to effectively facilitate and strengthen relationships with members and key external stakeholders. Project management experience is essential given the number of ‘moving parts’ in this role. You will help establish budgets and event plans for each event and be responsible for managing those budgets and plans. Success will be determined by not just the smooth running of the events, but the participation of our members and their feedback. You must be able to demonstrate:
3 – 5 years previous experience in Conference and Event Management
Experience in project management
The ability to manage contracts
The ability to work within an event budget
Be able to make presentations to members, the Board and external stakeholders
Manage and work well with internal staff
Think your way through situations as they arise
Lead from the front by being hands on
Experience in the not for profit sector would be an advantage as would local knowledge of the Toowoomba business community. You will need excellent time management/multi tasking skills; attention to detail, great networking skills and the highest level of personal presentation. Apply To apply for the position, please email your resume and cover letter to Joy Mingay at Joy@classicrecruitment.net.au. For a confidential discussion, please contact Joy on 0412 068 699.Apply For Job