Event Manager

Melbourne, Australia
21 Dec 2018
16 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

About the role

The Event Manager will be responsible for the planning and coordinating the delivery of world class training and match venues for the T20 World Cups. This role will lead the development of the venue delivery and integration plan for each allocated venue, in conjunction with the ICC, venue representatives, Cricket Australia and internal Functional Areas, ensuring identification of the scope of operational requirements which will lead to the successful delivery of the two World Cups.

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced and innovative event operations professional to ensure exceptional integration and service delivery for both the women’s and men’s events, spanning 13 venues across Australia in the same year!

About you

  • You have demonstrated hands-on and operational experience implementing venue planning and delivery for an international sport event
  • You have a strong understanding of venue and operational safety, risk and environmental standards at Australian venues
  • You are a born communicator, with proven ability to develop, maintain and positive leverage stakeholder relationships across all our venues. You enjoy engaging with a wide variety of stakeholders and are easily able to utilise your negotiating and influencing skills when necessary
  • You are extremely organised, with strong administrative skills, a high level of accuracy and attention to detail

To be successful in this role, you must be someone who enjoys working in a high energy, innovative, collaborative and fast paced setting, and is not afraid of hard work. Your extensive experience to date will have equipped you with the ability to create and deliver innovative solutions to help us deliver a Spectacular Celebration in 2020!

Come and join us in delivering one of the biggest sporting events in the world!

About us

The ICC T20 World Cup is cricket’s ultimate prize in the fastest growing and most accessible format of the game. T20 is the vehicle to attract new, more diverse and younger audiences to the game.

In 2020, Australia has a unique opportunity to host this major global event – two World Cups in the same year! The eyes of the world will be on Australia as the 10 best women’s teams and 16 best men’s teams, compete to be crowned world champions.  This will be the first time that the ICC T20 World Cup has been held in Australia and follows the highly successful ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, staged across Australia and New Zealand, which delivered record-breaking attendances, visitation and global television audiences.

Keen to join our team?

For more information, please download the full position description from www.icc-cricket.com/t20-world-cup/jobs.

To apply, please email your cover letter and two page CV detailing your suitability and expectations.

Please note: all applications will close at midnight AEST on Wednesday 16 January 2019

As this role will be open across the Christmas & New Year period, we anticipate interviews will commence in late January 2019. Due to high volumes of applications, we unfortunately will only be in touch with successful candidates.

The T20WC offer a competitive salary package, employee benefits, flexible working conditions and a fun working environment.

We embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We value diversity. We encourage all people to apply for this role.

Applicants must be able to obtain legal working rights in Australia.