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Events Manager

  • Pin (2)Chatswood NSW, Australia
  • Union - Yearly
  • Group (22) Event Management

EVENTS MANAGER (incl travel opportunities)


·         Become part of our Passionate, Collaborative & Inclusive team 

·         Make a difference by inspiring and driving a sustainable water future.  

·         Chatswood based (brand new offices!), hybrid work environment, immediate start, F/T Perm 


About us: The Australian Water Association (AWA) is a national not-for-profit organisation and Australia’s biggest water network. Our Purpose is to inspire and drive a sustainable water future.  We work with almost 400 volunteers to provide opportunities for our members to Share, Connect and Inspire through our networks, events, programs and content. We also contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in our region through our International Program.

This is a wonderful time to join our innovative organisation as we continue to invest and digitally transform into a truly member centric organisation, and you will have an opportunity to contribute to shaping this and making a difference.  


The opportunity:  

·         Be part of a dynamic Events, Awards and Digital team showcasing innovative Australian water knowledge and technologies on the national and international stage. 

·         Manage and deliver premium in-person, digital and hybrid events in Australia including multi-day and multi-stream conferences, exhibitions, and webinars. 

·         Manage the end-to-end production of national and state-based events; everything from program curation and development, managing and engaging with Committees, suppliers, venues, and catering, organising relevant technology requirements and maintaining sponsor relationships, through to financial management and post event reporting. 

·         Manage end-to-end delivery of Australian delegations to attend and exhibit at international conferences and exhibitions (e.g. Vietwater) (possible international travel opportunities)  

·         Contribute to the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in our region. 


We strive to foster a ‘One AWA’ culture by connecting and working closely with our colleagues, this means collaborating with our Member Engagement Managers in each state/territory to produce and deliver major state-based events. You will also work closely with other members of the broader AWA team on a range of projects. 


What you’ll need to succeed: 

·         1-2 years’ experience in an Event Manager or similar role with demonstrated ability to manage events and exhibitions from conception to delivery.  

·         Can-do attitude with a willingness to learn.  

·         Appreciation of diversity and cultural sensitivities working with international partners  

·         Digitally savvy with proven experience delivering hybrid and digital events.   

·         Ability to work with volunteer committees to deliver an event.  

·         Self-starter with commitment to the team’s overall success  

·         Ability to work across multiple projects simultaneously.   

·         Excellent communication and collaboration skills An easy, helpful manner and a calm, unflappable approach will also prove very useful! 


Why you’ll love working with AWA: We’re a diverse collection of people who have come together because we share a common goal to inspire positive change. Our team are supportive and we have an open-minded, forward-thinking, and inclusive culture. We offer a range of employee benefits including flexible work arrangements and a hybrid work environment, time off in lieu, a focus on your professional development and mentorship opportunities, wellbeing initiatives, birthday leave and salary packaging. 


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:  We are committed to ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout our organisation and celebrate difference in all that we do.  

We believe our people are our greatest asset and by supporting and incorporating their diverse talents, knowledge, perspectives, and experiences, we can strengthen our relationships with our members and influence real change.  

We are committed to building a team that represents a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, gender, skills, abilities and locations.  


To apply: Please provide a covering letter specifically addressing the selection criteria together with your CV to anorris@partale.com.au by no later than Monday 4 March 2024

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