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Event Operations Coordinator

Tennis Australia

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  • Brisbane Queensland Australia
  • Full Time
Closing 2 Jun 2019
Applications 0


At Tennis Australia (TA) plans are well underway to deliver the most spectacular summer of tennis in 2020.  The Australian Open (AO) and AO Series Events will be back bigger and better than ever.  On top of this we are launching the ATP Cup, a premier team event held across Brisbane, Perth and Sydney, that will see the world’s top male players take to the court in the lead up to the AO.
To help us deliver on our ambitious plans we have an exciting opportunity for two Event Operations Coordinators to join our major events team.  Reporting to the Event Operations Lead, Brisbane support the development, planning and operational implementation of the ATP Cup (Brisbane) and Brisbane WTA event in accordance with TA policies, procedures and protocols.

In this role you will:

  • Assist TQ Head of Events/ATP Cup Brisbane Event Operations Manager in creation of annual events calendar
  • Management of planning and delivery of all event services (i.e. security, cleaning, traffic management, accreditation, IT requirements, AV requirements, live scoring, electronic line calling etc)
  • Design and delivery of all event site overlays, including bump-in and out plans
  • Co-create the Tennis Queensland events engagement strategy including but not limited to leveraging major events for grassroots participation
  • Oversight of event volunteer and staff recruitment programs

What you will bring to the role:

  • Demonstrated experience managing all aspects of events (preferably sport) from a commercial perspective
  • Understanding of financial management principles, practices and control mechanisms to support cost-effective management
  • Ability to set priorities, plan work programs and schedules and work to strict guidelines
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a small to medium-sized group of permanent staff
  • Self-starter with plenty of initiative, an ability to multi-task and work under pressure
  • Preparedness to be flexible in regard to working hours and arrangements relating to work associated with Tennis Australia and Tennis Queensland events and functions
  • You must hold (or be willing to obtain) a current Police Check and Working with Children Check.

What’s in it for you?

  • Opportunity to be involved in the brand new ATP Cup Event
  • Career development with a range of formal education and on the job training opportunities
  • Monthly health & wellbeing activities through our Serving Your Health program
  • Onsite gym & tennis facilities
  • Flexible working practices
  • Free car parking
  • A range of discounts from our sponsorship partners

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To Apply
If you think you’re up to the challenge, we’d love to hear from you! For more information and a copy of the position description, please click here. Please submit your resume and cover letter via our online application system. Please note, only applications submitted through our system will be considered. 
Applications Close Sunday, 2nd June 2019 at 11:00pm (AEST), however we will be reviewing applications as they are received, therefore this role may close sooner if we find the right candidate.

Tennis Australia is committed to providing a safe environment for all tennis participants, including children and young people. It is essential everyone involved with delivering tennis in Australia understands their responsibility in relation to child-safety.

At Tennis, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. Tennis encourages all suitable applicants to apply for this role

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