Events Coordinator (AO5)

Job Title: Events Coordinator (AO5)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane CBD, Queensland
Salary: super
Start Date: 13/08/2018
Reference: JO-1808-90490_1533540602
Contact Name: Adam Taylor
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 06, 2018 17:30

Job Description

About the Company

Davidson are a preferred supplier for the government sector and have strong partnerships within local, state and federal government. We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Events Coordinator to commence a 10 month contract ASAP.

About the Role

The purpose of the Events Coordinator is to manage the development, implementation and monitoring of event project plans and lead and coordinate the event activities including the logistics.

Key duties:

  • Plan and manage the event project delivery within time limits
  • Liaise with clients to identify their needs and ensure customer satisfaction
  • Organise facilities and manage all event details and logistics such as décor, catering, entertainment, transportation, location, invitee list, special guests, equipment and promotional material
  • Ensure compliance with insurance, legal, health and safety obligations
  • Specify staff requirements and coordinate their activities
  • Cooperate with marketing and PR to promote and publicise events
  • Proactively manage any arising issues and troubleshoot any emerging problems on the event day
  • Conduct pre and post event evaluations and report on outcomes
  • Research market, identify event opportunities and generate interest

About You

  • Demonstrate your ability to project plan, manage and organise events from regional tours to corporate events
  • Demonstrated ability to source speakers, partners and audience as well as event production from concept to completion.
  • Provide high level communication and negotiation skills to build and maintain rapport with high profile individuals, internal and external stakeholders and the Queensland ecosystem.
  • Demonstrate excellent time management skills and proficient in attention to detail
  • Demonstrated your ability to manage multiple projects independently
  • Demonstrate your proficiency in using Microsoft office applications
  • Ability to market the event through selected channels; event promotion through PR, direct mail and relationships with strategic partners and management of stills and video material for use in marketing

Extensive experience in project management of events will be highly regarded.

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Adam Taylor on 07 3023 1092, quoting ref no. JO-1808-90490. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at

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