Events and Sponsorship Assistant

25 March 2019

Opportunity to grow and develop your career

  • Leading Professional Services Firm, located in Brisbane
  • Great Culture and Benefits

About BDO

BDO is one of the world’s leading accountancy and advisory organisations with almost 75,000 people working out of 1,500 offices in 162 countries. At BDO, exceptional client service underpins our belief system and all aspects of service delivery to our clients. We provide a flexible working environment that encourages open communication and collaboration. There are continuous opportunities to learn, build strong relationships with diverse client groups and expand networks nationally and globally at all stages of your career

Current Opportunity

BDO in Brisbane are currently sourcing an Events and Sponsorships Assistant to join their team. In this role you’ll work closely with the Events & Sponsorships Senior Coordinator to assist in the coordination of marketing events and sponsorships for the firm. This role will also work closely with Partners internally and external events partners to facilitate successful events throughout the year. You’ll maintain a calendar of events for the firm along with ensuring events and sponsorships are communicated across the firm by developing content for internal channels. Similarly, you will draft content for the promotion of events to the external market.

Some of your key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Event preparation, coordination and evaluation
  • Coordination of client entertainment
  • Content development to support events & sponsorships, including social media
  • Client relations and business development
  • Internal communication
  • CRM/Marketing automation
  • Contribution to the Marketing and Client Relations team

What we’re looking for

A friendly and professional and Events & Sponsorships Assistant to join their Clients & Markets team. You’ll enjoy being part of a collaborative and interactive team but also have the motivation to take ownership of your role and meet deadlines with minimal supervision. A key part of your role is the ability to build rapport with your internal clients and external providers to deliver effective and appropriate events.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Previous work experience in a similar role would be desirable
  • Strong organisational abilities and ability to adhere to deadlines
  • Willingness to work outside standard hours as required
  • Proven ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated understanding of event process and sponsorships
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to develop rapport at all levels
  • A relevant tertiary qualification would be well regarded
  • Entry level Adobe Creative Suite skills (preferred but not essential)

What we will offer you

We offer the professional opportunities, personal fulfilment, and long-term growth that only a growing global firm like BDO can provide. We are committed to your ongoing development to build your technical, advisory, leadership, and management skills. We take pride in our health and wellbeing and workplace giving programs, as well as the range of social activities organised by each office. At BDO, we want you to enjoy what you do and the community of colleagues and clients you work with.

In addition to an industry competitive salary package, BDO offers a culture that emphasises career growth, professional development, collaborative culture, workplace flexibility and global opportunities.

At BDO, we value the difference and unique perspective of every individual. As a firm, we are committed to a diverse, flexible and inclusive culture, where everyone can be themselves at work in an environment that brings out the best in them and their colleagues.

To submit your application please click here or for further information please contact (07) 3237 5999.

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