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Event manager - Sydney

YAFFA MEDIA

The Classics created in 2016 by Yaffa Media and Bicycling Australia is on the hunt for a dynamic Event Manager to join the team, based at their offices in Surry Hills. The Event Manager will be responsible for the planning and delivery of their 5 Gran Fondo Cycling Events that take place around Australia each year. Reporting to the Event Director, this role will involve liaising with external stakeholders including sponsors, government, council and other community groups as well as the internal team of Ride Directors, Marketing Manager, Sponsorship Manager and other departments including design and accounts. The Classics are a collection of Cycling Events, held in stunning locations around Australia. For further information please go to www.cyclingclassics.com.au

Key responsibilities Delivery of all The Classics events from end to end, ensuring the advised strategy and results are met.

  • Manage the venue, production, AV, technology, floorplans, performance and other event specific elements from brief, to feasibility, quoting and execution.

  • Managing stakeholder relationships (external and internal) and ensure entitlements are realised.

  • Management of logistics, travel and accommodation and food and beverage suppliers.

  • Management of onsite delivery teams and suppliers including set up, pack down, start and finish line and Event Village.

  • Management of volunteer and community groups who assist on events.

  • Budget management and expense reconciliation for each individual event.

  • Producing timelines, run sheets, briefing packs, contracts etc.

  • Liaise with internal marketing and design teams about relevant deliverables.

  • Oversee OH&S compliance at event sites

To be successful in this role

Have 3+ years’ experience as an Events Manager within a fast paced, creative environment. Experience working across sporting style events would be an advantage.

  • Must love events and have a strong passion for events culture.

  • Be highly motivated, energetic and results driven with exceptional organisational skills.

  • Have exceptional supplier relationship management skills.

  • Excellent communication, presentation and time management skills.

  • Strong stakeholder management and engagement experience.

  • Be proactive and able to make sound judgements.

  • Able to work autonomously but also collaborate with a team when required.

  • Sound budget management experience

Email applications to jamesyaffa@yaffa.com.au [link removed]

Applications should include a covering letter and current CV.

Applications close 28 May 2021.

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