Festival and Events Officer

Festival and Events Officer

Job Title: Festival and Events Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melbourne
Salary: $28.38 p/h plus super
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 2795724
Contact Name: Lucia
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 21, 2019 13:47

Job Description

Benefits include:
  • 4-week contract with possible extension
  • Contribute to a culturally and linguistically diverse community
  • Band 4 - $28.38 p/h plus super
  • ASAP start 
About the role:

Public Sector People are currently inviting applications for the role of Festival and Events Officer to join a Council in the outer south-eastern suburbs for a temporary contract with an immediate start, 35 km from Melbourne's CBD.

Working within the Community Services Directorate, you will provide admin and project support to plan and deliver Council-led events and festivals. This will involve programming creative and innovative activities, performances and entertainment at each event, liaising with Media and Communications for marketing material, and working across the operational requirements for each festival or event.

Key duties:
  • Provide high quality event planning and service delivery for this Council
  • Liaise with other Council departments to build partnerships and encourage active participation in Council-led events
  • Provide induction to all event contractors, staff and volunteers, and ensure Occupational Health and Safety requirements are met
  • Have input into the development of high quality marketing collateral and publicity relating to events and festivals
Requirements include:
  • Tertiary qualification in Event Management or related discipline, or significant professional experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrated understanding of risk management in order to deliver safe, secure and successful events
  • OHS and First Aid qualifications highly desirable
  • Current Victorian driver licence
For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity or other Event Management roles in Local Government, please contact Lucia Schefermann on (03) 8535 3100.