Events Officer

The Events Officer, Community and Mainstream Engagement, is an APS 4 level position. The position sits within the Event Management and Logistics Team, a national, virtual team which is a shared resource between Community and Mainstream Engagement and Provider and Market Engagement Branches. The Events Officer works closely with the Event Management and Logistics leadership team, other Events Officers and Community and Mainstream Engagement and Provider and Market Engagement Branches to support the implementation, coordination, planning and logistics in relation to identified engagement events attended by the Branches, in order to raise awareness and understanding of the businesses in the community.

You will:

Work with the Event Management and Logistics leadership team to support a proactive events strategy, including a forward planned events calendar, ensuring appropriate Agency representation which is aligned to the corporate plan and in line with the businesses strategic engagement approach in conjunction with Branch and Divisional strategies and Business plans.  Build and maintain strong relationships with Community and Mainstream Engagement and Provider and Market Engagement stakeholders and work collaboratively with other business areas to help deliver, nationally consistent engagement activities, targeted effectively to reach people with disability, their families and carers including people from a range of diverse backgrounds.

Duties

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in the preparation and logistics of a range of events for the business including sessions forums, conferences and webinars. Providing local logistical event support as required.
  • Providing support to manage the events in-box, triaging and actioning requests for NDIA engagement activities and Agency speakers to present at third party events.
  • Providing input to briefing documents, undertaking research as required.
  • Monitoring community and mainstream engagement activities. Providing data analysis and feedback to measure effectiveness of activities and strategies.
  • Working with relevant engagement portfolios to review and provide advice on communications resources such as presentations, ensuring they contain the relevant targeted key messaging to drive nationally consistent, locally tailored solutions.
  • As required, representing the NDIA in stakeholder interactions in delivering clear, concise and effective messaging to people with disability, their families and carers as well as other community and mainstream stakeholders. Supporting local engagement at public facing events.
  • Working with internal and external stakeholders to promote the Scheme.
  • Promoting workplace practices consistent with the Agency’s policies and in accordance with APS values and leadership behaviours.
  • Liaising with, and helping to coordinate, external suppliers in accordance with Agency deadlines resources, budgets and contracts.
  • Requirement for a current Class C driver’s license.
  • Requirement for intrastate and interstate travel.

Desirable
Demonstrated experience in events or project management, stakeholder engagement and communication.  It is highly desirable that applicants have an understanding or lived experience of disability.
Entry Level checks will be required for all successful candidates and dependent on the role the appropriate working with children and / or vulnerable people checks may need to be undertaken.

If this is the role for you please submit your application today.
11/08/2019
Sydney (Sydney C B D)
Contract
Insurance & Superannuation
BH-352777