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Job Title Events Manager
Location Sydney

The Opportunity:

We have an opportunity in our Brand, Marketing & Communications team for an experienced Events Manager based in Sydney, to join on a full time, permanent basis.

This role will work closely with and provide guidance to the current Events Executive. In this role, you will also manage the Sydney client events calendar - advising practice groups, industry partners and BD on forward planning of their upcoming events schedule, identifying event opportunities that align with our guiding principles, and operational end to end event management of our client events calendar, which includes in person events hosted onsite and offsite, virtual events, webinars and hybrid events in the Sydney and Perth offices and at external venues.

A full job description including a breakdown of responsibilities can be found either below or attached to the advertisement on our Ashurst careers page:www.ashurst.com/en/careers

About You:

The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience with the following:

  • Prior event management experience ideally in a professional services or corporate environment
  • Proven experience in managing and delivering multiple and concurrent events from end to end including budget, stakeholder and supplier management
  • Strong technical skills and an understanding of the process of managing webinars, virtual events and hybrid events
  • Excellent project management skills, ability to define and link activities, responsibilities and deadlines
  • Business acumen in corporate dealings and event industry
  • Strong administrative background including CRM content management and customer service
  • Ability to influence stakeholders to drive strategic outcomes
  • Maintaining composure and a high level of personal presentation and polish during event delivery
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Tertiary qualifications in Event Management/Public Relations will be highly regarded.

What makes Ashurst a great place to work?

We offer you all the things you should expect from an international law firm, some of which include:

  • competitive remuneration with the flexibility to reward high performance;
  • complimentary gym memberships;
  • corporate health plans;
  • a global professional development offering for all employees; and
  • an industry-leading programme that celebrates diversity and inclusion.

We are committed to delivering positive impacts to our communities through our Social Impact programme, with a strong emphasis on working with First Nations people through our pro bono practice.

We aim to recruit, retain and promote the best people from the widest possible talent pools. We are committed to offering a safe and welcoming environment for all employees to ensure they are supported to work at their best.

Beyond this, what sets Ashurst apart from others is our global strength, our drive to innovate and collaborate, and our commitment to excellence. It is these values that make Ashurst a unique place to work.


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