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Reference Number 13132
Position Title Events & Marketing Officer
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Spence Street
Minimum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 3.1 - 36.25 h/w 
Maximum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 3.4 - 36.25 h/w 
Roster Pattern 19 day month 
Position Summary

Events & Marketing Officer 

Salary Range: $65,245.44 - $70,129.06 per annum 

Location: 119-145 Spence Street, Cairns 

Close Date: Sunday, 16 February 2020 

Develop your career with Cairns Regional Council, an innovative employer that listens, respects and values your contribution.  We are proud of our community and the key role you can play in making the Cairns region a great place to live, work and learn.  Our commitment to high quality services means that we need talented, committed people – we need you! 

We are now seeking a highly interactive, energetic, flexible team player with exceptional administrative, event management and people skills to join our team now! 

As part of our Marketing and Communications team, the key focus of this role is to: 

  • Assist in the organisation and delivery of community events, in particular citizenship ceremonies and school visits
  • Assist the Account Managers with marketing and community engagement activities
  • Undertake office / administration duties for the Marketing and Communications Branch, including updating Council’s website 

The ideal candidate must have the following:  

  • A current C Class Driver’s Licence
  • A current Blue Card or ability to obtain
  • Experience in community engagement activities
  • Experience in event management and logistics support
  • Excellent people skills, with the ability to develop & maintain professional working relationships
  • Be friendly and enthusiastic
  • Work well in a small team environment
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise work
  • Strong communication skills and an excellent telephone manner
  • Demonstrate attention to detail
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products 

Working outside of hours as required, including weekends and public holidays will be applicable for this position.

In return we offer the following benefits: 

  • 19 day month
  • Up to 5 weeks annual leave
  • 12% contribution to superannuation
  • Annual leave loading
  • Subsidised uniform allowance
  • Subsidised health and well-being membership (gym / swimming pool)
  • On-going opportunities for learning and professional development 

For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria, please download a copy of the information kit. 

How to Apply:

Your application must be submitted online and must consist of the following:

  • Cover Letter addressing the three main elements as detailed in the full selection criteria.
  • Copy of your Resume.

Applications not addressing the full selection criteria will not be accepted.

Pre-Employment Assessment: 

As part of the selection process applicants may be required to undertake some or all of the following pre‑employment assessments / checks:-  

  • Pre‑employment medical, which will include a functional capacity assessment and drug and alcohol test.
  • National police / criminal history check.
  • Practical Assessment
  • Numeracy and Literacy Assessment
  • Computer Skills Assessment
  • Qualification / Licence Verification
  • Working with Children & Young People (Blue Card) Verification
  • Right to Work in Australia Check
  • Directorship Check

Employment Eligibility:

To be eligible to apply for a position at Cairns Regional Council, you must fulfil one of the following criteria:-

  • Permanent resident of Australia
  • Australian Citizen
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Entitlement to work visa
Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have a current and valid C Class Drivers' Licence or above?
Essential: Do you have previous experience working within an office / administration environment?
Essential: Do you have skills and experience in the use of Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, Outlook?
Essential: Do you have experience in event management and community engagement practices?
Essential: Do you have eligibility / the right to work in Australia?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 16/02/2020
Position Description
Information Kit - Events & Marketing Officer HR068 VRN13132.pdf Open
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm (AEST) on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.