Position Available – Winton Raceway Events Co-ordinator

The Benalla Auto Club Inc has a position available for a motivated Events Coordinator to share responsibility for events at the Winton Motor Raceway complex near Benalla in north-eastern Victoria.

We seek an individual who can work competently in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, both as part of a team and as an autonomous individual when required. In return, we can offer a stable but dynamic work environment, where the team achieves a demanding events calendar but has a lot of fun along the way.

Our ideal applicant will have the flexibility to adapt to last-minute change, yet retain a long-term healthy respect for the energy of the motorsport industry. They will have great presentation and communications skills, and an ability to develop and sustain strong relationships with fellow team members and venue users alike. They will need to be comfortable and confident using new technology in most aspects of their work.

Excellent customer relationship management skills will be required for dealing with Winton stakeholders which includes motorsports clubs, teams, drivers, other staff, volunteers and members of the general public. This role will provide exposure to motor racing and other events ranging from small to very large.

Technical skills required include event planning, coordination and review; hospitality knowledge; business acumen and strong computer software skills using various packages. The position will be responsible for:

Coordination and delivery of minor venue hires through to major motor racing events;
Provision of motor racing event administration and support services to other staff;
Oversight of food safety and hospitality services linked to events as well as day-to-day operations;

The successful candidate will be naturally engaging, with an understanding of motorsports events and motorsport industry experience will be a definite advantage. They may have worked in a safely-operated but fast-paced commercial, hospitality, sporting or event management environment.

Our Events Coordinator will need to have excellent time management skills and an eye for detail, and an understanding of the timely event processes that make up a successful event. They must also be willing to contribute to the team and business goals and to continuous improvement of the team’s work.

Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or industry experience are required, with the salary package will be negotiated with the successful applicant, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

A position description, an Applicant Information Pack and the 2016 Calendar of Events are available from www.wintonraceway.com.au. Further enquiries about the position can be directed to Wayne Williams, Operations Manager at Winton Motor Raceway on 0408 691 848.

Applications addressing the selection criteria should be made by 9.00am 27 January 2016 as per the information pack – please click here for the information pack and position description.

Winton Motor Raceway is an equal opportunity employer who seeks the best available candidate for the job.

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