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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.


Entertainment Manager - Wrest Point, Tasmania

23rd Jun 2015

  • Do you have a proven ability to build relationships?
  • Are you an all-rounder – a business-minded, creative and systematic thinker?
  • Are you passionate about the entertainment industry?

As Entertainment Manager you are charged with delivering entertainment solutions for premier entertainment venues across Tasmania.

In this position you’ll be presented with endless opportunities and be valued for your ‘make it happen’ attitude and ability to turn vision into reality. Your ability to build productive relationships, inspire teams, manage logistics and deliver exceptional customer experiences will also be appreciated.

It’s undoubtable that this is a unique opportunity; you hold the keys to entertaining Tasmania. 

What’s essential?


Event Operations Coordinator - His Majesty’s Theatre

17th Jun 2015

Perth Theatre Trust
Department of Culture and the Arts
Event Operations Coordinator His Majesty’s Theatre

Level 4, $74,587 - $78,826 pa PSGOGA (2014)

The Perth Theatre Trust (the Trust) is a statutory authority established and constituted under the Perth Theatre Trust Act 1979 to oversee the management and operation of theatres vested or leased to the Trust by the State Government.

The Trust is responsible for the care, control, management, maintenance, operation and improvement of theatres under its control which currently includes the Albany Entertainment Centre, His Majesty’s Theatre, Subiaco Arts Centre, Perth Concert Hall, and State Theatre Centre of WA. It operates as a portfolio organisation in the Culture and Arts Portfolio.

This is a full-time, fixed-term vacancy for 12 months, with a possibility of extension.


Technical Operations Supervisor – Audio Visual, Perth Arena

17th Jun 2015

Perth Arena is Western Australia’s proud home of entertainment, sporting and cultural events. Sitting within the Northbridge City Link precinct, Perth Arena forms an integral part of the Perth CBD revitalization project. Since opening its doors in November 2012, Perth Arena has showcased over 250 events ranging from sport to live music events.

The Government of Western Australia has vested the ownership of Perth Arena in VenuesWest, who engaged AEG Ogden as the operator to manage the Venue. 

The Role
Reporting directly to the Technical Coordinator, The Technical Supervisor supervises the set up and operation of all the audio, visual and specialised lighting equipment within the venue.           

Main Duties


Corporate Account Manager, Etihad Stadium

4th Jun 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

An exciting opportunity exists to join our company as Corporate Account Manager working within the Sales, Marketing and Communications team. Reporting to the Sales Manager, the position is directly responsible for:

  • acquiring new business and selling a range of corporate hospitality products including Membership products, Match Day and Events casual hospitality and Corporate Suites




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