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Permanent / Full Time
  • Immediately Available Permanent Role
  • Melbourne Location
  • Salary $85,000 - $95,000 plus super plus car

The Company:

A sensational sports events agency that are based in Melbourne are looking for an Event Project Director to head up all the events for a specific client. The sports agency has a wonderful reputation in the space for delivering on all requirements for their clients and going above and beyond to make their clients events are success. 

The Role:

This role will be responsible for managing one permanent assistant as well as all other contractors and suppliers required on site for events. This role will work with the client to assess their requirements for events that will happen all over Australia. Then be responsible for putting together all the planning and requirements and ensuring delivery. This role will require considerable travel and as such will need a vaccination passport. 

Key responsibilities will include;
  • Develop and implement Event Operations Plans including setting key milestones and project timelines to facilitate strategic planning and ensure the successful outcome of the Event
  • Collaborate and communicate with our client and external partners on a regular basis, assigning and actioning project tasks allocated and ensuring timely outcomes and resolutions are met.
  • Plan, procure and manage the end-to-end delivery of event operations and logistics requirements including identifying suitable suppliers, preparation of specifications, procurement in line with clients’ requirements, purchasing and contract management to ensure the successful outcome of all aspects of the Event
  • Manage the preparation, procurement and contracting of various activities and support services
  • Attendance on-site at the Event as required throughout the bump-in, event period and bump-out ensuring the effective management and oversight of the Site Operations
  • Oversee and manage the development of detailed event plans, permit applications and approvals
  • Liaise, coordinate and consult with relevant local government or agencies and other key stakeholders in respect to their requirements and permit processes for the successful planning and delivery of the event
  • Manage all key event delivery activities from planning, permits, logistics, resourcing and delivery
  • Design, develop and manage all site plan drawings, updates and distribution
The Candidate: 

You will have extensive experience with event operations and having a drivers license and be able to travel for this role. This role has a nice salary package and will be given a car on top of that for all the event operations travel involved. You will be responsible for planning, management and implementation of all event operations for one of our major clients. 
  • High level of experience in the delivery of complex, rolling mass participation outdoor events across multiple venues. 
  • Organising major event logistics, staff scheduling as well as volunteer management, traffic management and risk management 
  • Excellent stakeholder relationship management experience including event service providers, local councils, landholder and emergency services
  • Rostering, scheduling and planning skills 
  • Experience in producing event materials such as production schedule, site maps, course maps and event documentation
  • Proven ability to positively influence new stakeholder in order to secure an event, and the ability to maintain new relationships
  • Excellent results focused project management skills with the ability to improvise within changing circumstances 
  • The ability to travel interstate frequently during the year and work out of hours with the ability to adapt to working in different environments and conditions 
  • Excellent communication, presentation and time management skills
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, innovative, inspiring and results driven
  • Be proactive and able to make decisions
  • Sound budget management experience 
  • Sound judgement and decision making
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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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