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Manager Events Melbourne
Price : Please contact
Date listed : 2009-Mar-08
Working with the City of Melbourne, making Melbourne great is what we do best. As an organisation, we strive to make a difference. It’s an exciting organisation and we welcome new members to our team.     


Senior Officer Contract up to 5 years

Very attractive salary package


The position… will require an executive professional with a proven track record and strong commercial experience to drive the events function across the organisation. You will lead approximately 27 staff responsible for delivering Melbourne’s events, including Moomba Waterfest, New Year’s Eve, Melbourne Awards, Melbourne Spring Fashion Week, Christmas Program and Summer Fun in the City, Live Sites, and other high profile events that position Melbourne as the Events Capital.  Among your responsibilities will be strategic planning, managing a substantial budget, and developing and delivering the Events Business Plan.


You will provide strong leadership and management to the team, and will significantly input into the strategic direction of the events function. Your ability to build relationships and negotiate with stakeholders and sponsors to deliver events aligned with organisational strategy will only be second to your exceptional ability to bring out the best in your people.

To be successful you will bring extensive experience managing significant projects with large budgets, proven experience delivering high profile, key outcomes, and extensive people and change management experience.


This role is pivotal to the success of the broader Commerce and Marketing Division, and the right person will be rewarded with a competitive salary, vehicle, salary packaging options, and excellent working conditions. The City of Melbourne is committed to supporting programs that are innovative, inclusive, creative and sustainable.  Development opportunities are encouraged and our culture of work-life balance and flexibility is widely recognised.


Who we are… At the City of Melbourne, we offer a great range of benefits including flexible working conditions, salary packaging, excellent leave entitlements, study assistance and an employee recreation association that is second to none.  As an employee you can tap into a diverse range of learning opportunities that could even include higher education pathways.  Your health and wellbeing is important to us. That’s why we’ve designed a unique Health and Wellbeing Strategy which seeks to optimise the health and wellbeing of our employees.


For further information about the position, please contact Scott Chapman on 9658 9470.

To be considered, applicants must submit a statement addressing how they meet the Essential Selection Criteria for the position as listed on the final page of the position description.

Closing date:
20 Mar 2009 5:00pm Aus. Eastern Standard Time

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