Portfolio Director

We currently have a very hard to come across leadership opportunity in our Melbourne office. The Portfolio Director will be responsible for the overall management and delivery of the companys Lifestyle events portfolio as well as leading and coaching an events team. You will have overall responsibility for the development of event strategy budgets, sales plans and marketing strategies. You will manage the event team and work with central service teams, providing hands on support throughout the whole event management and delivery process. You will also be managing and developing key client, industry and supplier partnerships and relationships.

Key responsibilities:

  • Deliver events that provide exceptional experiences and genuine value for the communities they serve
  • Develop full understanding of customers and markets , keeping on top of market and industry trends
  • Development & execution of event plans and budgets
  • Accountability for achieving key financial, event and customer metrics
  • Build and maintain a solid and long term relationship with exhibitors, sponsors and suppliers.
  • Lead, coach and develop a high performing events team
  • Manage day to day operation of the Melbourne office


  • Previous experience in event management and project management
  • Experience managing consumer shows is highly regarded
  • Experience/knowledge of key event management functions; sales, marketing and operations
  • Strong leadership and people management experience
  • Sound technical and operational event knowledge
  • Excellent planning, organisational, time management & account management skills
  • Strong management skill & interpersonal skills
  • Strong business acumen and financial management skills
  • Customer centric and ability to build strong and long lasting customer relationship.
  • Ability to manage multiple and competing deadlines
  • Strong rostering and cost management experience
  • Great problem solving skills and negotiation skill
  • Proactive and takes initiative


25/11/2019 $0 CBD & Inner Suburbs 1 CEO & General Management
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