The Melbourne Convention Bureau is a subsidiary of Visit Victoria who takes the lead in marketing, bidding and securing business events for Melbourne and Victoria.
Our key activity is to identify, bid for and secure national and international conventions, corporate meetings, and incentive travel programs to generate economic and social benefit for all Victorians. MCB is headquartered in Melbourne with offices in Washington, London, Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur.
Our values: We win as one; We are brave; We are authentic; Promises made, Promises kept; We are results driven
About the role:
An exciting opportunity presents itself at the MCB within the busy and self-driven Partnerships and Events team for an Events Manager.
The Events Manager is responsible for driving the retention of members through the development, planning and delivery of MCB event activities, including AIME, Partner Events, Business Development Events, Industry Events, Education Events, MCB Christmas Function, MCB AGM, and other department specific functions as required.
Key Accountabilities include:
Oversee the implementation of the strategy and delivery of AIME
Development and implementation of MCB AIME Uncover Melbourne program including concept development and delivery of all program activities
Management of MCB calendar of events
Stakeholder management & event sponsorship
Manage and maintain MCB’s CRM to ensure accuracy of data and information
Work with internal stakeholders to ensure effective delivery of branding
4 - 5 years of project management experience
Proven experience in managing events; including concept development through to onsite delivery
Ability to establish and maintain effective stakeholder relationships with internal and external stakeholders
High attention to detail
High-level judgement and decision-making ability
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Previous experience developing and managing third party suppliers and supply negotiation
Experience in securing sponsorship for events and activations
Autonomous work ethic and collaborative mindset
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to think both creatively and analytically
Experience pitching to B2B clients
Flexible and adaptable to working outside of core hours
To complete your application, please submit your cover letter and resume via the link.