Venue Coordinator


UQJobs No.: 508968

Faculty of Business, Economics and Law

The Faculty of Business, Economics and Law (BEL) incorporates three schools – UQ Business School, the School of Economics and the UQ Law School – and two research centres – the Australian Institute for Business and Economics (AIBE) and the Centre for the Business and Economics of Health (CBEH).

With more than 450 staff and 12,000 enrolled students, including 5600 international students, the BEL Faculty is UQ’s largest.

About This Opportunity

As the Venue Coordinator you will be responsible for the efficient and effective coordination and promotion of UQ’s Brisbane City Campus venue. In this role you will be responsible for ensuring the facility, operations and all events for both internal and external clients are represented at a high level of excellence, appearance and professionalism.

This position is located at our UQ Brisbane City venue, the University’s newest site in the heart of the Brisbane CBD. Home to students and professionals from select postgraduate programs and UQ Executive Education courses, UQ Brisbane City is a unique space where students, alumni, industry and government can create, connect and innovate.

Our Ideal Candidate

To be successful in this role, you should possess relevant degree qualifications in business, events or hospitality management with subsequent relevant event staff supervision experience of a minimum of 5 years; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience, education and training.

You will have demonstrated and successful experience in venue and event sales, marketing and promotions and proven experience in rostering and supervising staff, including casuals.

You will have proven experience in catering, hospitality and event bookings, set up and budgeting of events and previous demonstrable understanding of financial operations including processing customer invoices, requisitions, quoting of work and materials and accurate financial management of client accounts.

You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University.

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, continuing position at HEW level 6.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $77,400 - $83,267, plus super of up to 17% and recreation leave loading of 17.5%.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.

Want to Apply

To submit an application for this role, use the APPLY NOW button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter addressing key selection criteria
  • Resume

To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQJobs portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.

Application Closing Date

4 December 2019 at 11:00pm (AEST)

25/11/2019 $0 Brisbane 1 Marketing & Communications
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