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Head of Lighting Services - Production Services, Sydney Opera House

21st Mar 2014

The Opera House embodies beauty, inspiration and the liberating power of art and ideas. It is a masterpiece that belongs to all Australians.  Our mission is two-fold:

- We will treasure and renew the Opera House for future generations of artists, audiences and visitors;

- Everything we do will engage and inspire people through its excellence, ambition and breadth. We will
  strengthen our central role in Australia’s life and identity.


This role provides expert technical leadership for Lighting Services. It ensures that the stage lighting capabilities of the Opera House are aligned with our artistic vision and strategic goals.  This position is responsible for fostering a culture of continuous learning, personal development and technical excellence. It leads and manages a team of specialists, ensuring that they provide outstanding customer service to all presenters and stakeholders, and contribute to the strategic direction of the department.


Technical Coordinator, AEG Ogden Allphones Arena

19th Mar 2014

Allphones Arena, Sydney’s must play venue, is seeking to employ an experienced Technical Coordinator to join our team.

The Technical Coordinator’s role is to provide support to the Technical Manager by liaising with hirer’s representatives to ascertain their requirements for events and coordinating the day to day operations of the Technical department.

To be the successful candidate you will have:

·         Minimum 3 years experience in a similar role (Venue/Production/Site Management).
          Tertiary qualifications will be highly regarded.

·         Experience with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office applications.

·         An acute attention to detail.

·         Proven administrative and time management skills.

·         General knowledge of Workplace Health and Safety legislation.

·         Current driver’s license.

·         Forklift, EWP and Rigging Licenses are highly desirable, not essential.


Event Manager, Playbill Venues

17th Mar 2014

Iconic Sydney venue has a rare opportunity for an experienced Event Manager

Essential requirements:

·      3 years event management experience

·      Financial acumen

·      Customer interaction/client liaison

·      Ability to work flexible hours including nights and weekends

·      Ability to work within a team and be a team player

In return you will receive an attractive salary and a great working environment.

The ideal candidate will possess a venue event management background and understand the Sydney market.


Please send a cover letter and your CV to reception@playbillvenues.com.au

Applications close Monday 31st March 


Facilities Development Manager - Football NSW

17th Mar 2014

  • State Sporting Organisation
  • Leadership role - state-wide focus
  • Glenwood (Norwest Sydney) location
  • Salary to attract high quality candidates

Football NSW (FNSW) is the governing body for association football (soccer) and Futsal in the Australian state of New South Wales, with the exception of the northern regions of NSW (the governing body for which is Northern New South Wales Football). Football NSW is a member of the national governing body, Football Federation Australia (FFA). Prior to 1 April 2007, Football NSW was known as Soccer NSW. There are over 200,000 participants and over 700 individual clubs within the FNSW membership.

The Facilities Development Manager is responsible for providing a high level of management and leadership in maintaining and the securing of Football Facilities for stakeholders of FNSW. The role has a state-wide focus on growth of the game delivered through the upgrading of existing, and delivery of new, football facilities and infrastructure.


Presentation Services Coordinator, AEG Ogden Brisbane Entertainment Centre

12th Mar 2014

The Brisbane Entertainment Centre (BEC) hosts a diverse range of events each year. At the BEC we strive to create a working environment that rewards excellence and provides job satisfaction, enjoyment and opportunities for advancement.  An opportunity currently exists for a dynamic and proactive professional to join the BEC's team.

Reporting to the Assets Manager, you will be responsible for coordinating the programmed and event driven cleaning operations of the BEC. Working with your team you will ensure that the presentation of the building is to the BEC's highest standards. You will also be responsible for the effective rostering and training of your team members. 

The successful candidate will have experience in a busy cleaning environment within a 5 star venue or commercial cleaning operation and a supervisory background is essential for this position.

The role requires the flexibility to coordinate a department that operates to suit the BEC's event schedule, including weekends and public holidays. 


Council seeks Expressions of Interest for stadium naming rights

3rd Mar 2014

Submissions are open for Expressions of Interest for a new naming rights sponsor for Central Coast Stadium.

Having recently taken over the stadium’s ownership and management, attracting a new naming rights sponsor is part of Gosford City Council’s plan to reinvigorate the venue.

The naming rights sponsorship is the perfect chance for a business to make their mark on an iconic landmark in a time of major growth and rejuvenation for the CBD.

With its close proximity to public transport and picturesque views out to Brisbane Water, Central Coast Stadium hosts a wide variety of sporting and entertainment events each year and has a huge potential for future growth.

Central Coast Stadium is a highly visible sporting and community venue with strong local backing. Council is eager to build on this support by working with a new naming rights sponsor to develop innovative ways to engage with fans and locals.

The EOI is the first step in a two stage process and a formal invitation to submit a tender will be given by council to the shortlisted respondents.


Venue Manager - Stadia

25th Feb 2014

Waikato Stadium and Seddon Park are two of Hamilton's key venues, managed by the Event Facilities team at Hamilton City Council. Highly-regarded by clients, sports people and guests, these venues play a key role in hosting local, national and international events, whilst also serving as function venues that bring people together from all around the Waikato and beyond. With key major events on the horizon including the All Blacks versus England, the ICC Cricket World Cup and the FIFA U-20 World Cup along with a wide range of quality events, this is a great time to join our organisation and make a difference.




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