Social Coordinator/Event Manager 2017-01-16T18:42:02+00:00

Social Coordinator/Event Manager

About Us

LINK Community Transport is a not for profit organisation, providing affordable transport solutions for people 65 and over and people with a disability and their carers in Melbourne, Victoria. LINK has helped thousands of Melbournians who do not have other means of transport by providing a safe and reliable door to door service.

LINK enables people experiencing transport disadvantage to live more autonomously and remain independent by providing transport to health, social and recreational activities for a fraction of the cost for a taxi.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

MAIN DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Liaise with various departments to co-ordinate outings including logistics, client services, fundraising co-ordinator and operations.
  • Plan targeted outings according to regions/LGA
  • Liaise with venues and councils to source suitable functions/outings
  • Negotiate costings around meals, venues, shows etc.
  • Communicate and organise mailouts to promote the outings
  • Establish a yearly calendar of potential outings within various regions
  • Manage the collection of funds
  • Co-ordinate and manage parking, food options, snacks required, bathroom stops

 SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Qualifications: 

Certificate or Diploma in Aged Care, Childcare or Disability would be highly desirable but is not essential.

Experience:

12 month’s experience within Aged Care, Childcare or Disability Services or a similar role within Events Co-ordination or Function Organisation.

 Skills:

  • Warm, friendly demeanor; and versatile people skills
  • Outgoing and approachable manner
  • Sound planning, organising and networking skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A clear and professional telephone manner
  • Ability to communicate with people at all levels and from diverse backgrounds
  • Sound attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Performance Goals:  

  • Successful execution of events within the timeframes set out
  • Deal with clients professionally at all times
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