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CURRENT POSITIONS

Posted June 12,2020

SPORT PRESENTATION MANAGER / SPORT PRODUCER

Great Big Events is currently seeking an experienced Sport Presentation Manager / Sport Producer with proven experience in managing major international sporting events to take up the role of Sport Producer within our Sydney HQ office located in Glebe.

Applicants must be prepared to travel (including valid and current passport) have experience and a passion for sport and cultural events, show a creative flair, be solutions orientated and have a desire to work as part of a dedicated hard working team of professionals.

Immediate start available for successful applicants and position available in the short- and long-term.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Account and project management of designated Event Presentation services provided to external clients.
  • Liaise with clients, stakeholders, venues and suppliers.
  • Oversee the preparation of all related documentation including but not limited to, run sheets, scripting, budgets, invoices, presentations, correspondence and cue sheets
  • Live Showcalling at designated events
  • Training of staff and contractors for new and special projects
  • Progress reporting to Senior Sport Producer and Director of Operations
  • Manage agendas and follow up with internal and external clients.
  • Manage venue liaison and technical event overlay.
  • Lead and manage creative overlays from event design to delivery on appropriate projects.
  • Budget management and post event financial analysis.
  • Involvement in companywide creative development and delivery including new technologies and new business proposals.

SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS:

The specific skills required for this role include:

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in producing live sport events
  • Qualifications – Degree in relevant field required (events or production based courses)
  • Proficient in developing and managing medium to large budgets
  • Proficient in Outlook, Word and Excel;
  • Proficient in PowerPoint and experience in creating presentations.
  • Current passport and ability to travel essential.

The successful candidate will also possess the following attributes:

  • Significant experience dealing with large scale sporting / cultural organisations and venues.
  • Proven ability to provide show-calling during large scale events.
  • Experience and knowledge of Sport Presentation and sporting protocols
  • Understands the potential of new technologies and systems
  • Experience with leading large and diverse teams across a broad range of output and locations.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and the confidence to liaise with clients and attend meetings with stakeholders.
  • Excellent writing and administrative skills with the ability to prepare written reports, meeting agendas, presentations and correspondence with clients.

 Employment Type:

 Full Time / Start date late August 2020

Salary:

AUD $75 – 85K Commensurate with the candidate’s experience.

To Apply:

If you believe you fit the above criteria Great Big Events would love to hear from you. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

No recruitment agencies please.

Please email CV and cover letter to enquiries@greatbigevents.com

Applications open from June 12 to July 10, 2020

Posted June 12,2020

SENIOR DESIGNER FOR DIGITAL AND PRINT

Great Big Events is an international event management company based in Glebe, Sydney. Considered to be the world class leaders in the industry of Sport Presentation, Great Big Events invites you to join a fast paced, exciting, creative events company specialising in the production of major sporting and cultural events around the globe.

We are looking for a smart, creative and technically-savvy individual with a brilliant design eye and a developed approach to marketing strategies, app development and User Experience design.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Key responsibilities include developing assets for tender submissions and presentations. You will be required to lead on creation of bespoke concept development, design storyboards, create moodboards, generate visual run sheets, and conceptualise floor plans and layouts.

Digital responsibilities will include bespoke app design and development, developing prototypes, working alongside software developers, social media management and management and maintenance of company website.

This role will sit as part of the Marketing and Communications team in Sydney but work to service the requirements of our international business (London and Doha) with exposure across each of our dedicated service pillars – sport, culture, vision, technology and marketing.

This is quite a varied role that crosses many design and marketing platforms. It requires genuine attention to detail and a positive, pro-active project mindset.

SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS:

The specific skills required for this role include:

  • Minimum 6-7 years professional experience in similar roles
  • Qualifications:
    • Graphic Design Degree in Digital Marketing (required)
    • Degree in Marketing or equivalent (advantageous)
  • Advanced competency in Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
  • Advanced in Keynote and PowerPoint and experience in creating presentations.
  • Advanced competency in Sketch, Figma and Invision App in the wireframe and design of apps and websites.
  • Proven knowledge of UX, UI and App Design in implementing functional layouts and prototypes.
  • Current passport and ability to travel essential.

Skill set – Design Software

  • InDesign – 40%
  • Sketch/Figma – 30%
  • Photoshop – 15%
  • Illustrator – 15%

The successful candidate will also possess the following attributes:

  • Ability to translate a creative brief into slick GFX assets that support and promote our company solution
  • Excellent communication style: visually, verbally and in written correspondence
  • A positive disposition and ability to effectively manage different personalities
  • The ability to prioritise work to meet tight deadlines
  • A graphic design degree or equivalent
  • Understanding of, and passion for sport highly desirable

Employment Type:

Full Time / Start date late August 2020

Salary:  

AUD $70 – 80K Commensurate with the candidate’s experience.

To Apply:

If you believe you fit the above criteria Great Big Events would love to hear from you. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

No recruitment agencies please.

Please email CV and cover letter to enquiries@greatbigevents.com

Applications open from June 12 to July 10, 2020