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Events Manager

Mission Australia
  • Full Time, Permanent Role offering 35 hours per week
  • Location: Belmont with Work From Home Opportunities
  • Make a meaningful difference to the lives of Australians in need
  • Great Salary of 110K to 115K + Super + NFP Salary Packaging!

Life at Mission Australia

When you join the team at Mission Australia, you become part of a community who are determined to end homelessness and ensure people in need can thrive. United by our Christian purpose and values, we stand together with anyone who needs us, for as long as they need us. Find out more about us and our purpose.

Your Opportunity

Join our team as the Events Manager, where you will play a pivotal role in orchestrating unforgettable experiences throughout Western Australia. As the Events Manager, you will spearhead the coordination of both large-scale extravaganzas and intimate gatherings, bringing people together in celebration and support of Mission Australia's mission.

Your primary focus will be on the prestigious annual Christmas Lunch in the Park (CLIP) event, where your creativity and organisational prowess will shine as you lead the planning, execution, and post-event evaluation. Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to curate and coordinate various smaller events tailored to our internal stakeholders while extending support to external stakeholders and donors eager to host fundraising events in support of Mission Australia's initiatives.

In this multifaceted role, you'll thrive in fostering meaningful collaborations with both internal teams and external partners, showcasing the breadth of Mission Australia's services and the impact of our collective efforts. Your dedication to managing every aspect of the event life-cycle ensures seamless execution and leaves a lasting impression on all participants.

By embracing this role, you'll not only contribute to the success of individual events but also play a vital part in advancing Mission Australia's overarching goal of ending homelessness and fostering thriving communities. Join us in making a difference and shaping unforgettable experiences that resonate with our mission and values.

Check out our CLIP event here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJOGnV2XzUA.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Execute the delivery of Mission Australia's annual Christmas Lunch in the Park (CLIP) event; and deliver other key events/projects
  • Develop and manage budgets; contract management; procure goods and services; compliance and risk management
  • Collaborate with the Fundraising Team to devise and execute plans for attracting sponsors, donors, and funders ; and undertake marketing, promotion and media activities
  • Management of our Volunteer coordination for WA events
  • Manage and maintain relationships with diverse stakeholders and individuals, leveraging effective communication and teamwork to achieve successful event outcomes
  • Effectively manage procurement of goods and services in line with MA policy and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legislative/regulatory requirements related to events management; including that subcontractors are compliant and have appropriate insurances
  • Undertake media activities (as requested by MA's Media Team) to promote CLIP (e.g. radio and television appearances, provision of information for print media)

Requirements for Success

  • Diploma in Project Management or Event Management and a minimum of five years' experience in end-to-end event management, including sponsorship management and coordination
  • Experience developing and maintaining positive and successful internal and external stakeholder relationships
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills
  • Strong problem solving and strategic thinking ability

Before starting work with us, you will need to undertake a national police history check, qualifications, and referee checks, and have a clearance to work with children/vulnerable people.

Our culture

Our innovative and inclusive culture will ensure you feel valued at Mission Australia as you help Australians in need and develop in your career.

We're committed to the safety and wellbeing of each other and the people we serve.

We recognise and respect diversity. So, whoever you are, if you're skilled and actively support our purpose and values, you would be welcome at Mission Australia.

Find out more about a career with Mission Australia.

We encourage applications from people with disability and Indigenous Australians.

If you have a disability and need support to submit your application, please email [email protected] using the subject line: Events Manager enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Your benefits

  • Rewarding work - every day you know you're making a real difference
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging, reducing your tax (details via AccessPay)
  • Free external, confidential counselling and access to chaplaincy support
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Extra leave available including an additional public holiday, additional annual leave day on your work anniversary and the opportunity to purchase further annual leave

How to Apply

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Applications are shortlisted as they are received. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered. Thank you

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