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Events Director

Role: Events Director
Brand: World Surf League
Location: Coolangatta, Qld, Aus
Summary: The Events Director will play a key role in the creation, management and execution of the Australia, Asia and Oceania based events held around the year. This role reports into the EVP/ General Manager Tours and the WSL General Manager Australia and Oceania.

Responsibilities:

  • Set, communicate and manage timelines and priorities on all regional events
  • Ensure thorough planning of event budgets, managing cash flow expectations to ensure no surprises for finance team and event runs to budget
  • Plan staff scheduling
  • Creation of contest requirements with Commissioner
  • Provide event site outline to Marketing, Partnerships & Broadcast.
  • Conduct and chair regular event meetings including all relevant parties. Take notes and circulate minutes.
  • Maintain all files on each event on google docs for future reference
  • Manage allocated budgets effectively throughout the financial year, following dept. processes and procedures and do not exceed budgets.
  • Employ contractors where needed (and budget allows) to work on events.
  • Work with the Partnership Team to ensure sponsor obligations are met with respect to events and their involvement, including but not limited to signage, event promotions, invitations, media etc.