Events Coordinator

Job title : Events Coordinator
Location : Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Contact name : Elise Dawson
Contact email :
Job reference : 1130986
About the role 

Reporting to GM of Retail, you will coordinate the annual national conference and all other functions and events including but not limited to state forums, awards dinners, achiever groups, training events and other ad-hoc events as required. When you are not working your magic planning and coordinating events, you will be providing general administration to the wider team and executive support to the GM Retail. 
  • Coordinate all events to ensure they are relevant and have purpose
  • Source and book venues, manage contracts ensuring event remains within budget
  • Manage delegates/attendees including invitations and final numbers 
  • Coordinate venue hire equipment as necessary
  • Liaise with trainers, entertainment, event managers to ensure efficiency on the day/night
  • Liaise with external event management company on programs, budgets and other relevant items as required
  • Manage planner and events calendar and update and distribute accordingly
  • Administer total costing with spread sheets and audit spending to maintain within budget
  • Travel coordination and management 
  • Coordinate any office functions such as team meetings and arrange catering etc
  • Prepare and distribute monthly newsletter
  • Reconcile AMEX statements for GM Retail
  • Other projects as required by the General Manager Retail
Skills / Experience
  • Event management experience
  • Experience in a fast-paced growing retailer or similar is desirable 
  • Understands tasks and adheres to deadlines
  • Professional, warm, friendly and approachable
  • Organised and efficient
  • Collaborative and strong relationship builder
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Aptitude in problem-solving
  • Desire to work as a team with a result driven approach
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft suite 
About the client

Based in inner-east Melbourne, our client is a welcoming and fast-paced retail business who is seeking an experienced Event Coordinator to join a stable and supportive company. This business prides themselves on their commitment to supporting its employees and fostering a positive workplace culture. 
To apply please follow the link below or for a confidential discussion please phone Elise Dawson on 0448353449.