Events Coordinator

Hawthorn Football Club

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  • Mulgrave Victoria Australia
  • Full Time
Closing 2 Dec 2021
Applications 0


About us

This position presents a unique opportunity to work for a Club that is rich in history, proud, successful and a respected member of the Australian Football League.

Known for our people-first approach, the Hawthorn Football Club is seeking an enthusiastic Events Coordinator to support in the delivery of the Clubs event calendar that includes corporate hospitality and coterie events, public events, major events, internal department events and match day functions.

We are looking for our successful candidate to start end of January or early February 2022.

About the role

Reporting to the Head of Events & Special Projects, the Events Coordinator will provide effective administration of allocated events including liaising with stakeholders, producing documentation such as run sheets and coordination of event logistics.

The successful candidate will collaborate with internal departments to effectively market club events including digital campaigns and marketing/event collateral that champion the club’s brand. This role will prepare event reports that demonstrate an alignment to strategy and achievement of KPI’s.

In addition, the Events Coordinator will also:

  • Coordinate and allocate staff, volunteers, and suppliers to assist in delivering assigned events
  • Produce relevant reports, ensuring budgets are met
  • Provide support to the broader events team including administration of the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system, salesforce, and handling stakeholder enquiries.  

The ideal candidate

With professional working experience in events, backed by a tertiary qualification in events, business, or related field you are a highly organised and motivated individual, with a can-do attitude. You have superior customer service skills and an ability to engage and work closely with different levels of stakeholders.

With an understanding and interest in AFL, you are passionate about creating and delivering events that are on trend, using your creative flare to maximise engagement. With a strong attention to detail, you are computer and digitally savvy with experience using a CRM.

With strong time and project management skills, you have an ability to multitask and work under pressure in a fast-paced, team environment with an adaptable and flexible approach.

Our offer to you

As a Hawthorn Football Club employee, you will have access to unique programs and offerings. Your health and wellbeing will be nurtured through our in-house programs, and you will be able to make the most of discounts from our Corporate Partners including activewear, health insurance and vehicles. 

As a valued staff member of “the family club you will be a part of a fun, inclusive and flexible work environment.

Your personal and professional development is important to the club, and we will support you to reach your goals.

Applications close Thursday 2 December.

Hawthorn Football Club is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and diverse candidates. We provide a welcoming, safe and flexible approach to work and provide an environment that benefits from and enables the best from everyone.

As an organisation we are committed to protecting children and young people from harm. It is essential that anyone involved with the Hawthorn Football Club understands their responsibility in relation to child safety. Our organisation requires all applicants to obtain a ‘Working with Children Check’ prior to appointment.

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