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50th Anniversary Events Coordinator - Njernda Aboriginal Corporation - Echuca

Pipeline Talent
  • Full time
  • 12-month contract
  • Echuca, VIC
  • Competitive Salary

Candidates with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage and a strong connection to community and culture are preferred. All candidates are welcome to apply and will be considered if no suitable Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander candidates are identified.

About the organisation

Njernda Aboriginal Corporation is an independent not-for-profit Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service, governed by a Board of five Directors. Our primary population catchment is the Echuca and Moama Murray River region with services reaching out to the Loddon Mallee region.

Njernda is recognised for leadership in Aboriginal children, youth, and community services; family services; and health, and aged care services. Njernda employs approx. 150 staff and is a supportive and community minded place to work with lots of opportunities for personal development, career growth and training.

Njernda is gearing up for a significant milestone – their 50th anniversary will be celebrated in 2024. To make this celebration unforgettable, Njernda are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Events Coordinator to join their team.

About the role

Reporting directly to the CEO, the Events Coordinator will work closely with the 50th Anniversary Planning Committee to oversee the planning, coordination, and execution of events in the lead up to and during the 50th anniversary celebrations.

This role will conceptualise, plan, and execute various cultural events, exhibitions, and community gatherings to celebrate various themes. The Events Coordinator will create and manage event budgets, ensuring cost-effective solutions and maintain detailed records, reports, and documentation for each event planning process.

For a full list of responsibilities, please contact Pipeline Talent for a position description via [email protected] using the subject line: 50th Anniversary Events Coordinator - Njernda Aboriginal Corporation - Echuca enquiry via EthicalJobs.

About you

You will be highly collaborative with the capability to work with a wide range of stakeholders internally and externally. You will have excellent project management skills and be capable of coordinating all elements of events in accordance with project timelines.

You will be a strong leader with the capability to train and supervise volunteers to support event operations. You will have a high level of cultural competency and be capable of engaging sensitively and effectively with the local community to ensure that events are respectful of traditions and culture.

Selection Criteria

  1. Strong organisational skills and an ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities with precision.
  2. Proficient in working under tight schedules and capable of meeting project deadlines within budget consistently.
  3. Experience in event planning, coordination, or related fields, demonstrating creativity and innovation.
  4. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to effectively engage with various stakeholders.
  5. Prior experience working with Aboriginal organisations or communities, showing respect for cultural traditions and values.
  6. Able to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams while also working independently and autonomously, taking ownership of assigned tasks.

What we can offer you

  • Njernda provides unique and regular opportunities for upskilling and career progression within the organisation.
  • A competitive salary
  • Opportunity to live in the popular Victorian tourist town of Echuca!

How to apply

Applications must be submitted via the Pipeline Talent website.

Your application should include:

  • An up-to-date CV of no more than 5 pages which clearly details your skills and experience
  • A cover letter addressing your claims against the seven (6) selection criteria outlined above

Unfortunately, late submissions will not be accepted.

Appointment is subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including two professional referee checks, Police Records Check, Working with Children Check and completion of a medical declaration.

How to get more information

For a confidential discussion or for additional information, please contact the team at Pipeline Talent.

Lachlan Holton | Senior Recruitment Consultant

Email: [email protected], using the subject line: 50th Anniversary Events Coordinator - Njernda Aboriginal Corporation - Echuca enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Ph: (02) 8001 6603 or 0438 982 746

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