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Events Coordinator 

We’re on the hunt for a well organised and creative events coordinator who is ready to work with us as we develop and deliver events and programs for educators and young people across the country!

 

With a keen eye for detail, big picture thinking and strong organisational skills you will be ready to join our collaborative and fun working environment.

 

You’ll be a core part of the BOP team and on occasion this role will see you jumping into the classroom to assist our facilitators in brining our programs to life.

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About You 
Our events coordinator will be well-organised, creative, and constantly thinking big as they work towards bringing an array of education focused events to life across the country In this role, we’re looking for an expert multitasker that is comfortable managing a number of projects as they see our events from start to finish throughout the year. You are a high achieving individual who is interested in the future of work, the future of education and what it means for our next generation.You thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative atmosphere and excel at multitasking.


About The Role 

This role will see you working closely with our team in all parts of the business as you can help design and deliver events, but also jump into the classroom to support some of our workshop programs for primary and high school students where necessary. As part of this role you will also have the opportunity to shape key strategic decisions for the company as our programs continue to grow and evolve. Your key responsibilities will be: 

Event Coordinator (75% Of Role)

  • Arranging and liaising with all stakeholders to understand key requirements and expectations for events.

  • Reaching out to, and building, a network with an array of speakers, sponsors and vendors. 

  • Securing bookings at appropriate venues and organising catering, decor, audio visual etc. as needed. 

  • Supporting communications and marketing for events.

  • Managing guest lists, inviting special guests and handling all RSVPS and registrations for events.

  • Developing event wrap ups and recommendations on how to improve future events

  • General office responsibilities.

  • Travel interesate to assist with national clients as required. 

 

Program Facilitation (25% Of Role)

  • Researching and developing new programs which can be adapted to a variety of audiences whether that be primary or high school

  • Cultivating strong working relationships with clients, and pitching new and existing programs to a variety of clients

  • Facilitating workshops online and in-person to our students across the country

  • Leading workshop tours to our various locations across the country

Skills And Requirements

Whilst we offer a great deal of on the job training, we are ideally looking for applicants that have experience with the following skills, or that are willing to develop these skills in the role: 

  • Strong communication skills in all aspects as well as the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships. 

  •  Excellent organisation skills, including the ability to prioritise workloads and deliver a wide range of tasks to meet deadlines. 

  • Ability to problem solve under pressure. 

  • Self-motivated and proactive with the ability to work autonomously. 

  • A commitment to exceptional customer and client service

  • Experience in event management, theatre production, communication, marketing or business are desirable, however not essential.

  • A genuine passion and love for empowering the youth of tomorrow 

  • Knowledge of Canva & Google Suite (Google Slides, Google Docs, etc) would be highly recommended however not essential.

What We're Looking For  

This is an action-packed role where no two days will look the same. Within a week you can find yourself going from strategy sessions to client meetings, before then jumping into a classroom full of students where you're using makerspace materials to design a future city! For this role, we're looking for someone with a genuine love of bringing events to life! 

We operate in a highly collaborative work environment, meaning the ability to work with a diverse range of people is essential. As a small but fast-growing team, there are also ample opportunities for you to help out with other areas of the business such as sales and marketing, product development, content creation, or any other interest areas you may have.

As a small but fast-growing team, there are also ample opportunities for you to help out with other areas of the business such as sales and marketing, product development, content creation, or any other interest areas you may have. 

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About BOP

BOP Industries is a Brisbane based education company on a mission to inspire the next generation of young changemakers. We work with primary and high school students to help them develop their 21st century skills around entrepreneurship, STEM, and innovation as we work to prepare young people for an ever-changing future of work. 

 

Since launching our education programs in 2018, we’ve been growing, and growing fast! We’ve had the pleasure to work with over 65,000 students in over 36 locations around the world since launching in the education space four years ago.

The Details

Hours of Work: Full-Time Role
Standard office hours are 9:00am - 5:00pm, with WFH flexibility available.

Start Date: Immediate/Late April 2022 

Location: Our head office is in Edward Street (we work in a very funky co-working space). However, this role will also require working in a variety of schools and other locations across Brisbane.

Salary: $60, 000 Per Annum + Super 

Additional Benefits: This is a role and company with genuine opportunity for growth, in addition to regular travel opportunities. We also have a barista made coffee and afternoon beers available free of charge at our offices! These are just some of the many benefits of joining a start-up that's entering a busy growth phase.

If you read through the requirements as a checklist and haven't ticked every box, please don't rule yourself out just yet. At BOP we are big believers that attitude is everything and if you are passionate and willing to learn, anything can be taught. If you do have any questions about this role, or would like more clarification, email us at info@bopindustries.com

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