Senior Event Consultant

15 February 2019  

  • Flexible work options - work smarter in a way that suits your lifestyle
  • 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • Create impactful change for our firm, our clients and society
  • 12 Months fixed term contract

Join PwC’s Clients and Markets team in Melbourne as a Senior Event Consultant. The successful candidate will sit within the high performing team and will be responsible for managing a portfolio of events from concept to delivery.

The Opportunity

At PwC, we help Australian businesses, not-for-profits and governments create value and improve the way they work. From improving healthcare, to creating smarter cities and igniting Australia’s start up industry, you’ll build trust in society and solve important problems.

We are looking for a Senior Event professional to be part of a close knit and successful team. As part of the Clients & Markets team you will sit within Event Experience and will be involved in driving local activations of our national growth strategy. You will primarily be responsible for designing and executing client facing activities that meet the business objectives. Our event experience team form an integral part of the 'go to market' strategy, you will work closely with marketers and other key stakeholders to deliver high impact experiences.

You will be required to create and execute bespoke high level event programs that achieve Firmwide business objectives in Melbourne. These events can range in complexity from large multi element/multi day events to small bespoke experiential events.

The role will require the successful candidate to think strategically under tight deadlines and ensure that the events delivered are differentiated and uphold the PwC Brand. You will be highly creative and have the ability to autonomously develop leading-edge solutions.

We are looking for a candidate who has a background either in house as part of a corporate event team or agency and who has experience in managing high end events end to end. Stakeholder and relationship management skills will be required as will the ability to navigate a complex organisation and ‘connect the dots’.

Success stems from a positive attitude, hard work and going the extra mile, but that’s not all!

  • As a Senior Event Consultant, you will design and execute high calibre client facing events to meet the business objectives
  • Project managing the end to end delivery of events, including developing event concepts to meet stakeholder needs, thinking strategically to deliver the right outcomes and developing creative solutions for delivering content in an engaging way;
  • Managing multiple stakeholders and events at once;
  • Contributing to event ROI and regular reporting;
  • Managing the delivery of all event elements including space creation, F&B, AV and production, event tech etc.
  • Managing budgets, venues and suppliers diligently;
  • Managing all administrative elements of the role including invoicing and payments, project timelines, event run sheets etc.
  • Management of event management software (Aventri);
  • Contributing to the national event team by supporting other team members in various locations

About you

The brief is simple…

  • You are a professional event consultant who is hungry to learn and further their career, working with one of the world’s leading professional services firm. In addition to this, you will possess the following:
  • Experience in creating, consulting and executing small to large event solutions
  • Ability to deliver best practice in terms of governance and processes
  • Experience of delivering post event analysis and reporting;
  • Proven ability to manage projects/risk plans
  • Ability to work creatively under time constraints
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills;
  • Motivated self-starter with excellent attention to detail;
  • Ability to think innovatively about events;
  • Highly creative with a flair for creating events that are out of the box;
  • A network of local suppliers
  • Proven event experience in corporate event team or agency is essential;
  • Ability to travel would be beneficial

What we offer

Working for Australia’s largest professional services firm you’ll join a global network spanning 157 countries that delivers meaningful outcomes for a wide range of clients.

Our culture and benefits are why we’re LinkedIn’s number one Australian workplace. With state of the art offices and premium technology, each person has access to flexible work options. The dress policy is flexible too – you choose what you wear based on the work you do with your team and clients.

Fostering an inclusive culture and embracing differences is at the core of everything we do. PwC empowers you to be yourself and work with people from many backgrounds to achieve things never thought possible. Get involved in our employee-led diversity networks (cultural, disability, LGBTI or gender equality) and benefit from our best-in-class policies such as 18 weeks parental leave, flexible work and gender equity.

Up for a challenge? We’re committed to helping our people unleash their potential. Hard work doesn’t go unrewarded and industry best coaching, mentoring, training and development are ready and waiting. If you hold a genuine desire to make a difference and want to surround yourself with like-minded, talented and driven individuals who strive to do the same, apply now.

PwC is committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Our Reconciliation Action Plan sets out our commitment to increase Indigenous employment. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

Carole Leen is the Recruitment Manager for the role. As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.

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