Team Leader Events & Venues (Ref: 744)

Employment Details
Closing Date: 24-Jan-2019 04:00 PM

About the position:

The City is seeking a Team Leader Events & Venues who will play a key role in planning, promotion, implementation and execution of community, signature and Mayoral events and functions. The position will oversee two Events & Venues staff and will ensure that events within the City of Greater Geraldton contribute towards creating a vibrant, inclusive and innovative community. Additionally, this position will be responsible for overseeing the activation of City grounds and facilities as well as the booking of City venues.

Key accountabilities:

  • Lead the Events Team to ensure the delivery of high quality planning, preparation and implementation of annual Civic events and functions, Signature events and Mayoral functions across the City of Greater Geraldton.
  • Develop and execute the City’s calendar of events in accordance with the Events Strategy.
  • Identify and apply for funding and sponsorship opportunities and produce high quality reports that respond to donor requirements.
  • Manage the Events & Venues Team Budget, ensuring expenditure remains in accordance with the planned budget and responded to any enquiries on variances from the planned budget.

For further information view the position description: Team Leader Events & Venues

To gain a better understanding of the role, please call Joanne Panter, Coordinator Events & Venues on 08 9956 6628.

Position requirements:

The successful applicant should have comprehensive experience in the delivery of events and functions, supervising a team of staff, developing and overseeing risk management plans as well as high level of interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication skills with customers and the public. Additionally, the position requires comprehensive knowledge of managing a budget and experience in seeking and acquitting grand funding.

Completion of a pre-employment medical including alcohol and other substances testing is required of all positions at the City.

Remuneration and benefits:

A salary of $71,053 per annum or $35.9581 per hour will be offered dependent on knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications.

Some of the additional benefits of working for the City include:

  • Up to 18.5% Superannuation 
  • 22 Annual Leave days per annum
  • Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Career opportunities
  • Study Assistance
  • Centrally located
  • Free parking

Interested in applying?

To be considered for this vacancy, you must include the following documents in your application:

  1. A completed Application Form (to enable the E-Form, save the document to your computer desktop)
  2. A current resume
  3. A document addressing each of the selection criteria outlined in the roles position description (please refer to Information for Applicants for further details)

Applications should be emailed to the Chief Executive Officer at or sent to: City of Greater Geraldton, PO Box 101, Geraldton WA 6531 by 4pm, Thursday 24 January 2019.


Ross McKim


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