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Events Officer Contract - Community Events


Base pay $50 - $56/hr
Contract Temporary Standard business hours
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The Opportunity
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a leading council on a 6 month Events Officer contract. You will be responsible for coordinating festivals, events and community initiatives as part of the Council’s major community events program.

The position will work with the Events team to actively engage the local community in celebrations of place, culture and diversity to enhance the reputation of the Council and promote the local government area as a dynamic and creative community. This position may also provide expertise and guidance on other Council run events.

You will be engaged on a contract and paid an hourly rate with award penalties for over-time.

About You
You will possess the ability to engage a range of stakeholders and continue open communication through a period of transition and growth. This role will be responsible for some community consultation as well as working with other staff doing extensive community consultation evaluating and reporting on results.

You will have an ability to create and implement event plans as well as to work on the ground supporting the overall coordination of small, medium and large scale events across the district.

You will be a quick and innovative thinker, able to cope well under pressure and operate to tight deadlines. You will also have a proven ability to work both independently and as part of a team. You must be a hands on, proactive individual, willing to be involved in all stages of event delivery.

  • Tertiary qualifications in event management, arts administration, business, tourism studies or an equivalent field or relevant industry/professional experience
  • Possession of or willingness to obtain First Aid, Responsible Service of Alcohol and Traffic Controller qualifications
  • Demonstrated experience in the successful planning, coordination, delivery and evaluation of a range of community festivals and events

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or email your CV directly to Olivia.McConville@hays.com.au including information on your current situation, availability and expected contract rate.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Pay comparison
Market average based on all Events Officer jobs in Sydney NSW
Above avg. range
$50 - $56/hr
Market average
Market average
This job pays above average

Job details
Date posted
6 Apr 2022
Marketing & Advertising
Federal Government
Above avg.
$50 - $56/hr
Contract type
Work type
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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