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Strategic & Stakeholder Event Coordinator

The Sydney Opera House is an iconic Australian institution that embodies beauty, inspiration and the liberating power of art and ideas.

Our vision is to be as bold and inspiring as the Opera House itself.

Our mission is twofold:
• To treasure and renew the Opera House for future generations of artists, audiences and visitors; and
• To inspire, and strengthen the community, through everything we do.

For more information about the Sydney Opera House please refer to our website.

The Strategic and Stakeholder Event Coordinator is primarily responsible for coordinating and executing Opera House stakeholder events to cultivate and leverage the Opera House’s key relationships. Events can include opening nights, philanthropy and partnerships events, CEO and Trust events, program launches and showcases, and any organisation-wide activities that align with the Opera House’s strategic priorities.

The position reports to the Head of Strategic and Stakeholder Events, within the Engagement and Development portfolio, and is responsible for taking care of all administration, ticketing, stakeholder management, communications, and overseeing the logistics of strategic and stakeholder events. The overall goal is to work cooperatively with internal and external contacts to deliver impeccable stakeholder events that align with our vision – to be as bold and inspiring as the Opera House itself.

Further information on the role and its requirements can be obtained from the role description.

• Minimum 2 years’ experience in stakeholder event coordination, organising stakeholder and strategic events in a complex environment, and juggling multiple events at different stages of planning.
• Proven organisational skills, time management skills and exceptional attention to detail.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to work with all levels of internal and external clients and suppliers, and manage multiple stakeholders often with competing objectives.
• Good oral and written skills, including an ability to draft clear and concise messages and to present information and data in a logical and coherent manner
• Sound working knowledge of computer software, including Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Previous experience of database and database management. Knowledge of tessitura is desirable.
• Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team environment working to multiple departments and priorities.
Job Status: Full-time, Ongoing
Position No: SOH1478
Salary: Base salary of $67,417 per annum, plus 9.5% superannuation contributions

Applications Close: Tuesday, 23 July 2019
Enquiries: Leanne Parker, recruitment@sydneyoperahouse.com

Sydney 2000

Sydney Opera House


Applicants are asked to include an up to date resume of no more than five pages which clearly details your relevant skills and experience and how they relate to the requirements and capabilities for the role. Applicants are also asked to address their suitability in a covering letter of no more than two pages addressing the following two targeted questions:

1. This role involves juggling multiple events that include multiple stakeholders and departments, often with different objectives, in a complex environment. What qualities do you possess that will ensure your success in this fast paced and at times pressured role?
2. Attention to detail and planning are key elements of this role however, at times there’s a need to solve problems and make quick decisions. Please describe a time when you’ve navigated an unexpected issue for a positive outcome.

Applicants MUST create a profile and submit their application electronically for this position at https://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/. Only applicants who apply online will be considered for this position. Please contact the Jobs NSW Helpdesk on 1800 562 679 should you have any technical enquiries. A talent pool may be created from this recruitment action for ongoing or temporary roles of the same standard that may become available over the next twelve months.

Sydney Opera House welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultural backgrounds and people with disability.

To be eligible to apply for this position, applicants must have existing Australian work rights.

Applications will not be accepted from recruitment agencies.

Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and Pre-Employment Health Assessment .


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