Events & Office Coordinator

About the Position

The UnionsACT Events & Office Coordinator manages all internal office processes, coordinates UnionsACT events and provides meeting support.

UnionsACT is the peak council representing over 33,000 union members in the Canberra region. Find out more about us here.

Selection Criteria

Successful candidates for this position will have:

  • Proven administration experience, demonstrating organisation and planning skills, efficiency, accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated capacity to develop and improve administration systems, processes and procedures.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy and ability to become familiar with new software, and databases.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills, and a willingness to work cooperatively with internal and external stakeholders to achieve UnionsACT’s objectives.
  • Demonstrated willingness to organise and administer high impact events, including seeking sponsorship.
  • A capacity to work independently and as part of a tight-knit team.
  • Experience in event management role highly valued.


  • Salary range $58,524 - $70,826 (based on experience)
  • 14.5% Super
  • Fixed-term employment contract until 30 October 2016
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Work hours will include some after-hours work.

How to apply for this job

Download the full position description from the UnionsACT website here.

Send applications to unionsact@unionsact.org.au, using the subject line: Events & Office Coordinator application, with a resume, cover letter addressing the key selection criteria and details of two referees.

Applications close 5pm on 27 July 2015. Applications will be considered and interviews arranged as they are received.

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Closing Date

Monday, July 27, 2015

Closing Time

05:00 PM


189 Flemington Rd
Mitchell, ACT 2911

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Contact Name

Alex White

Contact Phone

6225 8116

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