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Event Producer - Day Manager

Road Safety Education Limited

Road Safety Education Limited (RSE) is a not-for-profit organisation which is committed to reducing trauma on our roads through the delivery of industry-leading, evidence-based road safety education workshops for high school students.

RSE's flagship program “RYDA” is a series of practical and powerful workshops (delivered on a one day event) that aim to change the way young people think about road safety. Review our website at www.rse.org.au/ryda for further information about the program.

We are currently seeking a casual ‘Event Producer (Day Manager)’ to start March 2020.

Reporting to the Senior Program Coordinator in Victoria, as a Day Manager you will:

Supervise and coordinate all aspects of each event day (“RYDA Workshop Day”) including but not limited to:

  • Travelling to each individual external venue (some over an hour away) with all equipment & resources needed for the day
  • Set up all equipment including computers, projectors, speakers etc. in each individual room and prepare resources
  • Liaise with all venue staff to make sure the venue is properly set up as per our requirements
  • Manage all volunteers assisting on the day – briefing them and making sure they understand their role
  • Manage all facilitators/contractors on the day – make sure they arrive on time, understand the process for the day and assist them with anything needed throughout the day
  • Manage incoming or venue supplied catering and catering set up
  • Welcome school/s to the Workshop and assist teachers and students throughout the day
  • Deliver a short Welcoming Address to students to set the scene for the day and end with a Closing Address to highlight learning outcomes from the day (script provided)
  • Keep time throughout the day to make sure all sessions stay on track
  • Troubleshoot any technical issues as they occur
  • Develop competence to facilitate any of the sessions we deliver in case a facilitator is not available at short notice
  • Adhere to all RSE/RYDA policies and procedures
  • Travel to storage location (Springvale) to collect/drop off equipment required for each event day

In order to be successful in this role, the following experience/skills are necessary:

  • Event management experience
  • Effective Communication skills (oral & written)
  • High computer literacy
  • Must have current C Class drivers licence and be able and willing to travel to our venues (Springvale, Broadmeadows, Lilydale, Geelong (a few times a year), Leongatha (once a year), Phillip Island (once a year) and school locations in the Melbourne metro area where occasional incursions are delivered)
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Punctual and Reliable
  • Access to a medium to large vehicle to transport event equipment
  • Personable with a friendly demeanour
  • Ability to lift/carry over 10kg easily (trolley provided)
  • Must feel comfortable presenting in front of large groups and able to project your voice well
  • Be well-presented and neatly attired (Smart Casual)

Desirable Skills (but not essential)

  • Management or Supervisory experience
  • Experience working with schools (education sector)
  • Experience with working with a range of ages and volunteers
  • Working With Children Check (essential)
  • Full training will be provided and will commence in March 2020 as soon as candidate is available.

This role is a Casual position. Perfect for someone with a flexible schedule, currently works part-time and requires more hours or someone currently studying.

Working hours are mostly 7:45am - 2:30pm – not including travel time to venues (some hours differ depending on event specifics).

You will be provided with morning tea and lunch at each event day.

Salary: $250.00 /workshop. You will need to invoice us for payment following each workshop.

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