Event Marketing & Relationships Executive - Sport within Major Events
About the Role
This is a challenging and dynamic role in a tourism and major event environment requiring marketing, contract, relationship and project management skills. This role maximises benefits from Visit Victoria’s major event relationships and develops and implements strategies to grow the Visitor Economy by increasing economic impact and destination brand awareness from Victoria’s major events.
Develop and implement event marketing programs and projects, including tourism marketing and leverage plans for major events.
Coordinate the contract management of major sporting events.
Develop and manage strong working relationships.
Prepare submissions, briefings and reports for relevant government departments, the Minister for Tourism and Major Events and relevant Cabinet Committees.
Undertake research and analysis.
Undertake administrative functions such as monitoring budgets and contract milestones.
Demonstrated understanding of and experience in destination or event marketing strategy development and implementation.
Demonstrated ability and understanding of planning and / or management of major events and related projects, including the ability to manage contracts.
High level written and verbal communication skills, ability to present, persuade, advocate, negotiate and motivate and prepare correspondence, reports and briefs on complex and sensitive issues.
Well-developed interpersonal skills, ability to work effectively in a team and develop effective working relationships with managers, staff, contractors, suppliers and diverse stakeholders.
Well-developed conceptual and analytical skills, ability to resolve operational issues to achieve agreed outcomes identify and advise on issues and improvements and evaluate marketing strategies and programs.
Sound knowledge of and experience in Tourism, Events and / or Marketing.
Well-developed planning and project management skills that can ensure that project objectives are met
A tertiary qualification in event management, marketing, advertising, business or a related area advantageous.
Applications Open: Thursday 17 May 2018 Application Close: COB Monday 28 May 2018
Tenure: Full Time