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To advertise on this page your vacant position must be within the Meetings and Events Industry.

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Non Members – $247.50  (incl. GST) per advert per month

Maximum of 250 words and one (1 ) company logo

To book your advert, please contact Cindy on email cindy@pco.asn.au.

Kaigi Conferencing and Events - Casual Role

Kaigi Conferencing and Events is a small conference and events management company, operating out of Canberra. We are seeking a casual staff member to assist with general office admin, customer service, website updates etc. Immediate start.

Key skills:

Attention to detail
Good customer service and communication skills
Strong time management skills, with the ability to prioritise, multi-task and work to deadlines
Knowledge of websites and html (desired)
Advanced skills in Microsoft Office programs
Knowledge of Events Air highly desirable
Ability to work autonomously and within a team-based working environment

Hours of work vary in accordance with conferencing planning – but can be known in advance. Could be as low as 5 hours per week during quiet times, and full time during a conference. Need to be prepared to travel; conferences are often interstate.

Information about Kaigi: www.kaigi.com.au

If interested, please send CV to:

Tricia Hopkins (Director) via email to tricia@kaigi.com.au

Marketing Executive - Business Events

New Zealand is the ultimate Business Events destination. Tourism New Zealand’s role is to make sure that the world knows it. We do this by developing and implementing strategies to market New Zealand as a conference and incentive destination internationally. Our purpose is to grow the value of international visitors for the benefit of the New Zealand economy. This is achieved by developing and implementing marketing, media, trade, and partnership strategies working co-operatively with our offices around the world and the travel industry.

Reporting to the Marketing Manager – Business Events, this is an exciting opportunity to work closely with key contacts in the NZ Business Events Industry to raise NZ’s profile in the conference and incentive sector.

This role supports the implementation of TNZ’s Business Events Marketing strategy including the delivery of dedicated B2B marketing activity and managing the business events website. The role maintains regular contact with TNZ’s offshore Business Events teams providing industry intelligence and supports offshore market activity. You will also be a source of expert product knowledge for the conference and incentive market in New Zealand.

We need someone with a proven track record in the delivery of B2B marketing campaigns, developing marketing tools both online and offline and experience working closely with digital and media agencies. Ideally you will have a strong knowledge of destination New Zealand, including venues, accommodation and experiences and be digitally savvy. Strong administration and organisational skills are essential, as is a high level of digital expertise and well developed project management capabilities.

If you love to travel and are someone who pursues everything you do with energy and drive and you want to work alongside a great team culture, then look no further!

To view a position description and to apply for this role, please go to our careers page on www.tourismnewzealand.com and send us your CV and cover letter, and click the Apply Now button!

Closing date: Wednesday 18th July

Conference Manager – Melbourne or Sydney

WALDRONSMITH Management is one of Australia’s leading Conference and Event Management organisations, delivering successful conferences and events for a range of professional associations, not for profit and corporate clients.

Reporting directly to the General Manager of Conferences and Managing Director your focus in this role will be to maintain and bring valuable new initiatives to our existing conference and event business. You will manage a diverse portfolio of clients planning and delivering national and international conferences throughout Australia.

You will have a minimum of 3 years experience within the conference industry and have demonstrated the successful management of complex events for 500 plus delegates with significant sponsorship and exhibition involvement. You will also have extensive experience and skills in client liaison, committee management and team leadership to ensure we can collectively bring people together and a conference to life.

The challenging role will require the following expertise:

  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding client relationship skills
  • Project management skills
  • Strong team management / leadership skills and experience
  • Ability to work alongside our current team – a team player
  • Strong ability to multi-task, attention to detail and work under pressure
  • Venue and program management
  • Create and deliver a detailed marketing program
  • Graphic design, web and print management
  • Strict client budget and financial management expertise
  • Management of staff and associated critical timelines
  • Proficiency with MS Office software suite and Events Air
  • Ability to operate in an unsupervised environment
  • Availability to travel Nationally and occasionally Internationally

Selection criteria and remuneration:   

Within your CV you will be able to highlight to us your extensive experience within the conference industry, demonstrating the successful management of complex conferences. Alongside the extensive experience and skills in client liaison, committee management and team leadership.

To be negotiated in line with your experience – Please indicate your salary expectations when applying.

Click here for the full job description.

Please send you application to Gerard Halpin gerard@wsm.com.au.