Job Opportunities

Assistant Event Coordinator

About the business and the role

A fantastic opportunity exists in Dowerin for someone who thrives on challenges, loves organising events, can work under pressure and enjoys working with people!
Dowerin Events Management, the organisers of the iconic Dowerin Field Days, are currently seeking a part-time Assistant Event Co-ordinator to join their team.

Job tasks and responsibilities

Reporting to the Event Coordinator, the main duties will include:
Data base administration
Exhibitor and Visitor Liaison
Information Dissemination
Committee Support and Liaison
Office Secretarial
Catering Management

Skills and experience

The successful applicant will be able to provide evidence of the following selection criteria:
Experience in working as a team member in a very busy high pressure office environment.
Exceptional organisational ability and time management skills, with attention given to accuracy, detail and follow up procedures.
High level problem solving skills in terms of both forward planning and providing on the spot solutions.
Strong interpersonal skills that result in a high standard of customer service to a range of clients.
Very high level of keyboard and computer skills (in terms of speed, accuracy and complexity), preferably with experience in using Microsoft Office (Word, Access, Excel).
High level written and verbal communication skills, with experience in writing day to day correspondence, accurately recording minutes, answering the telephone and talking to groups of people.
The ability to accept responsibility and use creativity and innovation both as a member of a team and working autonomously as required.
The ability to work flexible hours over the course of a year.

Previous catering experience will be highly regarded

In return for these competencies, we offer:
Flexible hours.
Excellent rate of pay, with all legal entitlements.
Ongoing training and development opportunities.
An excellent work environment where achievement and commitment are highly valued.

To be considered, selection criteria must be addressed and applications received by Friday July 14th 2017. The position will commence in August 2017.

For further information please contact Suzanne Blay at or on (08) 9631 1021