Events Officer

Events Officer

City Of Mandurah | mandurah, WA, AU

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Events Officer

Strategy & Economic Development | Regional WA
Position No: 126/2022
Work Type: Permanent - Full Time
  • Are you driven by the opportunity to work for a thriving City committed to organisational excellence?
  • Are you ready to apply your knowledge and background to exciting new challenges?
  • We work together with you to create a culture based on respect, trust and inclusiveness.
  • We embrace flexible working conditions and are always open to discussing your individual requirements so that you get to create your own experience with us.
  • The City of Mandurah Festivals and Events team is seeking atalented and experienced individual to fill the position of EventsOfficer. In this full-time role, you will assist in the delivery ofmajor festivals, sport and recreation events within the City ofMandurah which build the capacity of local businesses, thecommunity and increase visitation to our City Centre.

    Imagine a future with us

    The City is one of the main cultural ambassadors and projectleaders for Mandurah. We not only support and empower localbusinesses, create local jobs and opportunities but fosterinnovation and creativity in enterprise whilst considering theimpact to our beautiful environment. We are ‘woven bywaterways (gabi), a city with a village heart (mandjookoort)’.

    At the City, we look out for one another, prioritise respect,are fair, look after your development and wellbeing, foster aninclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. We arecommitted to continually building a safe and respectful workplace,where all our people feel appreciated and accepted and achievetheir full potential. Every day, your work will make an impact thatmatters, while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion,collaboration and high performance. At the City you will findunrivalled opportunities to succeed and realise your fullpotential.

    But enough about us, let’s talk aboutyou

    You will be responsible for:

  • Working with the Coordinator, Festivals & Events and other City staff to plan major festivals, events and recreational activities that have local appeal and extend opportunities for social and economic development
  • Identifying opportunities to leverage the City’s current public open space, infrastructure and community facilities to attract new events and recreational activities
  • Liaising with external organisations to develop opportunities to host new events within the City of Mandurah.
  • Assisting in the creation, planning, coordination and delivery of festivals and events.
  • What you will bring to the team

    To be successful you will have:

  • A degree / qualification relevant to the role is preferred. (However, please note that applicants without a formal qualification but with substantial experience in the event industry will be considered).
  • Substantial experience in major event management or similar discipline.
  • Previous experience with large scale event delivery in an outdoor public space
  • Strong commitment to customer service and event delivery
  • A sound understanding of project, contractor and risk management
  • Good knowledge of major event delivery across a number of portfolios
  • Established networks within the industry
  • Developed interpersonal and verbal communication skills, including listening, problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage conflicting priorities and time management skills
  • Ability to remain calm in a stressful environment
  • Strong report writing skills
  • A sound knowledge of sponsorship and funding
  • The finer details

    This permanent full-time position attracts a competitive Level 5annual remuneration of $77,729 - $82,799 per annum dependent onqualifications and experience and a wide range of benefits toreward your contribution. We are committed to creating a diverseand inclusive workforce. All qualified applicantswill receive consideration for employment regardless of theirbackground, identity, experience, ability or thinking style.

    Sound exactly like the sort of role for you? Great! To applyplease visit our Careers page at until a suitable pool of candidates isreceived. This means the vacancy may close without notice.If you are interested in this position, we highly recommend youapply as soon as possible.

    Why work with us?

    You will be working for the City of Mandurah, an employer ofchoice and one of Western Australia’s fastest growing localauthorities. Our vision at the City is “Woven by waterways, aCity with a village heart” and all our employees instil thevalues of connected, integrity, excellence, courage andinnovate.

    There are many advantages in working for the City,including:

  • A fair salary – enjoy great work conditions including salary sacrificing options.
  • Access to free staff parking and less than 50 mins to Perth by train and car.
  • Superannuation Guarantee Contributions (SGC) payments with matching additional contributions made by the City in accordance with the City’s Enterprise Agreement.
  • Health & wellbeing initiatives, including free recreation centre membership.
  • Discounted medical insurance.
  • Learning and Development opportunities to fuel your amazingness and take your career to the next level.
  • Flexible working hours including 9-day fortnight, 19-day month and working from home options.
  • Transparent performance framework: approach your work with confidence in how you're tracking, working to professional development plans agreed on by you and your line manager.
  • Generous leave entitlements: provisions for many forms of leave; including annual, personal/carers, parental, study, cultural, domestic violence, compassionate and bereavement leave.
  • Employee Assistance Program support: you are encouraged to use this free short-term, confidential counselling service if you're experiencing emotional stress, relationship problems, conflict with others or personal issues. It is also available for financial counselling and retirement planning.
  • A vibrant Employee Reward & Recognition Program
  • Did we mention Study Assistance, a social club, corporate uniform and much more!