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Human Resources Coordinator - VIPeople

5th Aug 2015

  • Full Time:  40 Hours/week (occasional weekends)
  • Location:  Alexandria, NSW

VIPeople is a company providing Casual Event Staff to some of Australia’s leading Sporting and Entertainment venues throughout NSW and VIC. This exciting opportunity exists to join our team and be part of a dynamic organisation that is continually expanding.

Reporting to the HR Director, you will enjoy a varied role encompassing many aspects of Human Resources such as:

  • Liaising with over 500 casual staff
  • Compiling weekly web-based rosters
  • Maintaining staff records and database
  • Coordination of recruitment and training plans
  • Reference checking
  • General administration

The successful applicant will…


Ticketing Client Account Manager, Perth Concert Hall, Box Office

31st Jul 2015

  • Contribute to the evolution of a Perth cultural icon
  • Be part of a passionate, service focused Box Office Team
  • Utilise both your ticketing systems knowledge and your marketing talent

The West Australian Symphony Orchestra (WASO) took over the management of the Perth Concert Hall at the start of 2015. WASO has a progressive plan to develop the Perth Concert Hall into a vibrant, buzzing, enticing and welcoming venue that showcases the best local, national and international acts in Perth, anchoring its place as one of Perth’s cultural icons.

As Perth Concert Hall enters this exciting new phase, the ticketing function will transition from Ticketek, to an independent ticketing service as of late 2015.


Manager, Cbus Super Stadium

31st Jul 2015

  • Official 2018 Commonwealth Games Venue
  • Senior Management position with Stadiums Queensland
  • Lead an established team

Cbus Super Stadium is the home of the NRL on the Gold Coast and will host Rugby events during the  2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

The Manager, Cbus Super Stadium is responsible for:

  • Delivering both venue and organisational business objectives in an efficient and financially sustainable basis;
  • Attracting commercial hirers, generating business and accommodating appropriate community use of the venue;
  • Providing quality experiences and facilities for all patrons and users at international, national and local sporting events; and
  • Managing the venue in a way that enhances its reputation as a successful and well administered business.

Demonstrated experience at a senior level in venue / business management operations involving the delivery of events, activities and services is essential.



27th Jul 2015

Melbourne Stadiums Limited (MSL) manages Melbourne's premier sports and entertainment venue Etihad Stadium. We are a company with a culture that strives for high performance and encourages continual improvement and innovation. Etihad Stadium is known as a world-class sports and entertainment venue that delivers brilliant events, creating memorable experiences all under one roof.


Accountability, Teamwork, Passion, Respect, Service Excellence, Innovation

Reporting into the Senior Business Analyst – Finance, the primary responsibility of this role is to maintain the Business Model and prepare any analysis / reporting that is requested by Management, Board and Investors.  The role is also responsible for assisting in the annual budgeting and forecast process, performing business scenario analysis for new projects and driving enhancements in the reporting process. 

We would love to hear from you if you can demonstrate:


Event Operations Co-ordinator, Melbourne Cricket Club

24th Jul 2015

12 month Fixed Term Contract Full-time hours

(Parental leave cover) 

The Melbourne Cricket Club manages the Melbourne Cricket Ground, one of Australia’s greatest assets.  The MCG is host to more than 70 major sports events annually, attracting at least three million patrons and visitors.

A 12 month fixed term contract opportunity has a risen in the Venue and Event Services Team for an Event Operations Co-ordinator.

Reporting to the Event Operations Manager, the Event Operations Co-ordinator is one of three co-ordinators responsible for the delivery of major events at the MCG including AFL football, domestic / international cricket, rugby league, soccer and concerts.

This role is detailed orientated and requires events to be meticulously recorded and communicated. It also involves creating, building and maintaining solid relationships while influencing outcomes with internal and external stakeholders to achieve the goal of delivering memorable experiences for our members, patrons and customers.

To be successful in this role, you will ideally have the following:


Head of Programming and Presenter Services

24th Jul 2015

  • Strategic leadership role bringing artists and audiences together
  • Contribute to Auckland’s vibrancy and reputation on the international stage
  • Develop outstanding capability and culture

Auckland Live is seeking a new Head of Programming and Presenter Services (HPPS) to manage and deliver effective programming and presenter services within their business unit and other RFA venues as required.

This is a pivotal role that will maximise revenue opportunities and build venue utilisation for Auckland Live. Leading and executing the existing strategy the incumbent will be tasked with also playing a key role in defining and creating a future strategy of cultural events for Auckland, with the Director Auckland Live. A key component of the role will be influencing and negotiating with national and international producers and promoters in attracting major musicals, classical, opera and ballet events, as well as major concerts and smaller events to Auckland. Significant budget and business case experience is highly desirable.


Venue Operations Manager – Vector Arena

14th Jul 2015

  • New Zealand's Pre-eminent Entertainment Venue
  • Senior Management Role
  • Venue Industry Experience 

New Zealand’s pre-eminent indoor entertainment and sports venue seeks an experienced Venue Operations Manager to lead the venue operations throught its next phase of growth.

Experience at a senior level in the event and venue management industry, with a proven track record in the delivery of world-class indoor sports and entertainment events will be a distinct advantage. Possessing strong managerial, planning and organisational skills is a requirement for the position, as is the ability to effectively communicate with others at all levels.


General Manager - Fitness, Sport & Recreation Sydney Gymnastic and Aquatic Centre - Rooty Hill RSL Group

9th Jul 2015

General Manager - Fitness, Sport & Recreation
Sydney Gymnastic and Aquatic Centre - Rooty Hill RSL Group

As a member of the RHR Group Executive Team, provide a strategic vision for the Fitness Club, Gymnastic and Aquatic Centre, whilst overseeing the operations of these SGAC business units to exceed the service, financial and other outcomes expected by customers and stakeholders.

The Sydney Gymnastic and Aquatic Centre (SGAC) is a state-of-the-art facility which opened in August 2013, featuring two 25metre swimming pools with learn to swim and an Olympic standard gymnastics facility with a competition area boasting 1,200 viewing seats, set to host 30 competition weekends. The centre is also home to the Western Sydney Sports Medicine and Rehab Centre as well as providing Café, Merchandise and ATM services.

SGAC Fitness Club (established in 2008) has recently been refurbished and operates through two separate buildings (multi-site).  Offering the largest gym facilities in Western Sydney to over 7,000 active members, annual sales exceed $7.5 million.


Suite Executive, Perth Arena

3rd Jul 2015

The Role

As the primary contact for Perth Arena’s 36 long-term Corporate Suite holders, this position requires a highly organised professional to help maintain and develop top level relationships and liaise with staff to ensure efficient delivery of the event day experience. Perth Arena’s Suite Executive will love networking, entertainment and sales drawing on their experience of top-level relationship management and administration to exceed client expectations and objectives.                             

Main Duties


Merchandise Manager - Melbourne & Olympic Parks (M&OP)

1st Jul 2015


  • Drive positive commercial outcomes for our clients and Melbourne & Olympic Parks (M&OP)
  • Design, plan and deliver merchandise operations and commercial projects
  • Lead a team of experienced and dedicated people

We are sure you'll agree, each of these elements together make for one exciting opportunity!

Based at Rod Laver Arena, you will focus on continuously improving our sales and delivery processes within the merchandise function. Importantly for our clients, achieving positive commercial returns is high on their list of drivers of satisfaction.  As a successful customer focused leader, you will use data, analysis and feedback to gain a deep understanding of our clients and our guests which will influence decision making, improve sales outcomes and the services delivered by us and our business partners.




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