Events and Administration Officer

  • Full-Time $55K + Super 
  • Opera Queensland is one of the States leading performing arts organisations
  • An exciting opportunity to join a rapidly evolving company
  • Professional and supportive company culture

About the role

The Events and Administration Officer is a new role within the Opera Queensland Development Team, reporting to the Director of Development. The Development portfolio encompasses philanthropy, corporate partnerships (sponsorship) and the companys suite of signature engagement events and bespoke strategic money-cant-buy experiences. 

The Events and Administration Officer is responsible for implementing the companys suite of signature engagement events and bespoke strategic money-cant-buy experiences. Working with internal and external stakeholders as well as corporate partners, donors and venues the role has oversight of a range of activities, including event co-ordination and supporting the Development portfolio on the day-to-day administration duties.

The role is full-time, to be delivered over 5 days per week. Occasional work on weekends and after hours will be necessary.

About You

The Events and Administration Officer understands the importance of being organised and giving attention to detail when delivering successful events. You will also have a solid network of strong relationships with venues and suppliers across Brisbane.

You will have experience and be confident in delivering events that range from intimate dinner parties to classic stand-up cocktail functions to Gala style balls across an array of local venues. You will exhibit a creative flair for bringing events to life and making them memorable experiences for guests. 

You will have the proven ability to negotiate with vendors and suppliers to deliver events within the allocated operating budget. 

You will be supported by the Director of Development and the Partnerships Manager to use your skills to proactively create processes that assist the day-to-day administration requirements of the Department.

We are seeking applicants who love to engage with a diverse group of people and have a vitality for life. 

Previous experience with a CRM is desirable but not essential. More importantly you will have the ability to actively contribute to the success of a team, and feel comfortable working autonomously at times. 

A sense of humour and love for fun in all that you do is vital. 

About Us

Celebrating our 40th anniversary in 2021, Opera Queensland enriches the lives of our diverse audience by creating thrilling opera, with exceptional artists and partners, courageously supporting and advancing the art form. Located in the heart of Brisbanes South Bank cultural precinct, Opera Queensland enjoys creative partnerships with multiple arts organisations, festivals, and presenters across and beyond Queensland.

2020 was an unprecedented year that challenged our perceptions of what traditional opera is, what it looks like and how it can be presented. Rethinking how to engage with audiences in a virtual space, our Aria a Day video performances were presented by artists from all over the globe and spread the joy of opera to over 1.5 million .

Applications close 9am Monday 12 April 2021.

30/03/2021 $0 Brisbane 1 Advertising, Arts & Media
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