NGO Recruitment’s Fundraising Salary Snapshot 2021

Event Project Coordinator

Organisation Name NGO Recruitment
Location Melbourne
Date Posted 2021-05-31
Job Type Contract or Temp
Job Number 737462
  • NFP supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
  • 6-week contract, 2 - 3 days per/week - immediate start
  • WFH and on-site (free parking)


The Organisation

Not-for-profit organisation based in the Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne specialised in bringing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities together.

The Role 

Autonomous 6-week Events Project Coordinator role, commencing immediately.

Reporting into the Chief Executive Officer, you will be responsible for every part of the event preparation ahead of a key Gala taking place in July. Plans are already in place, however you will assist with the following:
  • Day to day event planning (300- 350 attendees)
  • Overseeing marketing functions
  • Coordinating ticketing via TryBooking
  • Liaising with stakeholders and responding to queries 
  • Facilitating the event set up and closure
  • Managing event budgets and communicating effectively to management.
About You 

You are a skilled Events Coordinator with exceptional organisational skills and professionalism.  Ideally you will have experience working in the Indigenous or NGO space, or share a passion and understanding for it.
Additionally you offer:
  • Bachelor degree in Business (Event Management), Marketing or a similar field
  • Circa 2+ years experience organising events in an autonomous role
  • A demonstrated background managing events of a similar size
  • Outstanding stakeholder management skills
  • A willingness to jump into the unknown with minimal guidance 
  • Demonstrate a passion and commitment to see this contract through from the beginning for the full 6-weeks 
  • You are reliable and available to start immediately. 
If you meet the criteria above and you are interested in short-term contract work, please click apply to submit your resume and cover letter responding to the skills above. Alternatively please email for further information. 

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.