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Events Officer

  • Location: South Perth WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare
  • Type of work
    • Fundraising & Events
    • Governance, Boards & Committees
    • Writing & Editing
  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *

    No qualifications required however previous or similar experience preferred. You must have good organisational skills, attention to detail and also be timely at recording information and organising events. You will also need to attend fundraising events and be committed to follow through action items.

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

Attending events, markets, stalls and shows is a vital activity of Project Numbat as it raises awareness of the species. The work we do and also provides a funding opportunity as merchandise is sold at these events. Nurla our numbat mascot is a numbat suit that can be worn and is a great engagement tool with the public. As the Events Officer you will develop a yearly event calendar based on the committee’s ability to attend and you will seek both committee members and members of Project Numbat to assist. Important annual events include the Perth Street Appeal and Whiteman Park Envirofest; you will be required to book our place, provide the relevant organisation with our insurance details and other information as required. World Numbat Day is our largest event which varies each year and at this time the entire committee is encouraged to contribute, however you can take the lead if you are confident to do so.

We have a range of event gear; tables, marquee, banners, flags, a taxidermy numbat and boxes of merchandise to sell and it will be your responsibility to store and keep track of where these items are. You will work closely with the Merchandise Officer to ensure you both have enough items for events and online sales. You are not always required to attend each event however you will need to monitor the accuracy of recorded events sales on the day and the transfer of this information to our ‘merchandise stock & sales register’.

You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.