- National Events Manager (NGO).
- Job Reference: 0557.
- $85-$90K salary (plus super).
- Sydney, New South Wales.
- Full Time
The National Events Manager role for this not-for-profit, is responsible for strategically developing and executing the National Events and Education program that delivers events that ensure events stand out and provide best value and quality for members.
Provide leadership to the national Events and Education team by creating an environment of leadership, having a safe space for the team, and creating opportunities for individuals to develop their skills.
Create and deliver a high quality and diverse calendar of events and educational programs that meet member needs nationally, enhance the image of the business and provide professional development and networking opportunities for attendees.
Engage with external providers OR deliver in-house accredited training to give members access to the best courses in the industry.
Develop commercial partnerships for event specific sponsorship opportunities.
Lead the National Summit end-to-end.
Ensure local needs of members across the country are taken into account when planning and executing events and educational programs.
Developing and maintaining relationships with key partners in aged care.
Maintaining an aged care leadership role among peak employer groups through effective and highly regarded events and educational programs.
Keep abreast of the events and education industry nationally (both within and external to the aged and community care sector), ensuring the business’s events are competitive against other events and deliver the professional development members need.
Provide input into regular member surveys, utilising feedback provided to deliver quality events.
Undertake thorough planning and co-ordination of all aspects of business events and education to ensure they meet industry needs and are professionally marketed, organised, conducted and evaluated.
Ensure administration of events and educational programs meets internal and external standards with regards to record keeping, financial records and contractual arrangements.
Promoting the employer’s services to members and non-members, identifying potential new members and "soft selling" at meetings, conferences, seminars and other appropriate gatherings.
Research and implement best suited technology and social media platforms specifically for events and educational programs.
Planning, developing and maintaining the electronic membership database to suit the Events and Education service and document all member interactions, leading by example for the rest of the Events and Education team.
Implement a quality system and engage in continuous improvement processes within all above objectives.
Communicate clearly and concisely in both written and verbal form.
Communicate effectively in group situations.
Prioritise work in terms of urgency and importance and schedule work activities in advance and be counted on to follow through on tasks.
Able to keep track of priorities and give supervisor early warning of possible problems.
Shows initiative and is proactive in looking for improvements to work practices.
Offer advice and services to meet customer needs and provide solutions to problems.
Deliver on promises made to customers.
Develops relationships with customers in order to achieve goals.
Act with confidence.
Act on own initiative.
Build team spirit.
Listen to others.
Keep others informed.
Support others, as well as developing and communicating self-knowledge and insight.
Write clearly and fluently.
Write in an expressive and engaging style.
Analyse and evaluate information.
Leading by example in the application of Values.
Supporting and developing the team and wider staff.
Meeting performance standards and targets.
Qualifications in event management.
Highly developed budgeting, planning and organising skills.
Superior communication and influencing skills, including on the telephone, written correspondence and marketing material.
Excellent leadership and management experience.
Exceptional abilities to develop and maintain relationships and promote effective networks.
High attention to detail.
Excellent personal presentation and professional image.
Interstate travel may be required.
After hours work may be required.
Direct reports: Events coordinators, Education coordinator, Events administration officer.
Do you think you’re the right fit? If yes, give Sally Brownbill a call on 0403 302 831 or email her you CV to firstname.lastname@example.org