Events Manager

UnLtd is a social purpose organisation connecting the media, marketing and creative industries with charities working with at-risk children and young people. Our purpose is to ensure that every young person can fulfil their potential. We believe that every young person has something to offer. We also believe that the media, marketing, and creative industries have the potential to use their skills, time, and resources to create significant change. Our role is to bring them together to achieve this change at scale and drive significant positive impact to thousands of young people across Australia, New Zealand and beyond every year.

Position Overview

We are looking for a super organised events manager to join us to run some of the best events in the industry. You'll be creating, organising and managing a variety of events from surfing to golf, to bring the industry together to have fun and to raise funds for young people at risk. Reporting to the Head of Events, you will work closely with the General Managers in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Auckland as well as the UnLtd CMO, to assist in the strategic development, project management and delivery of the UnLtd event plan in Australia & New Zealand.

Key Responsibilities of Role

  • Develop, plan and execute over 25 impactful and engaging events each year across Australia and New Zealand together with Head of Events
  • Venue and supplier sourcing and management
  • Careful management of budgets, event workbooks, calendars and reports
  • Work independently and as part of the events and wider UnLtd team
  • Build and maintain good relationships within the industry and with key partners as well as suppliers and sponsors
  • Manage delegate attendance and communications
  • Creating and processing invoices
  • Support Head of Events to develop a strategic plan to deliver annual program of events
  • Work closely with CMO and Commercial Team to ensure we have appropriate marketing plans in place for each of our events
  • Identify opportunities for UnLtd to become beneficiary of industry and other external events and provide organisational support for such events
  • Collect feedback and inspiration from the industry and wider market to ensure programs are continually improved
  • Ensure Best Practices are utilised throughout our event processes
  • Continuous optimisation and improvement of our events and event processes
  • Identify and package sponsorship opportunities, manage sponsor relationships, implementation and execution of activations and inclusions
  • Event admin, reporting and wrap ups

Qualifications, Skills, Experience and Attributes

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Creative, solutions-focused thinker
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, deadlines and stakeholders
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and problem solve in the face of unexpected obstacles
  • Competent in using technology (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook,, Canva, Dropbox etc.)
  • Ambition and grit with a determination to exceed expectations
  • Team player who can work independently
  • Ability to interact with all levels of management
  • Able to travel occasionally to interstate and NZ events
  • At least 2 years of professional event experience
  • Experience in the media/marketing/creative industry is desirable but not essential
  • Passion for making a difference
Posted: July 11, 2024
Closing: July 31, 2024
Sydney, NSW
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