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Title:  Events and Sponsorship Lead

Job Number:  13271

Sydney, NSW, AU, 2009

About John Holland

We’re all about transforming lives by finding solutions to complex challenges. We do that by providing leading design, engineering, construction and asset operations, across infrastructure, transport, building and property in Australia and New Zealand.

From the epic, to the intimate, everything we do improves life for someone, somewhere. It gives our business momentum and means we approach things a little differently.

While our competitors talk about what they do, we focus on why we do it. We transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.

We put people at the heart of what we do, and whether it’s the new Sydney Football stadium, a metro underneath Melbourne CBD, or a green hydro pump in Queensland, when you join John Holland you’re part of something bigger.

Are you up for the challenge?

We are currently looking for a passionate National Events & Sponsorships Lead to join our Customer & Corporate Affairs team. 

This exciting new role will lead events for John Holland, ranging from an annual gala awards dinner through to external customer functions.

This position will help bring to life some key national and state-based sponsorships and partnerships, finding ways to activate and promote the John Holland brand – Transforming Lives.

This role is offered as a 12-month contract.

About the Role:

  • Lead and deliver key corporate events, relying on your proven experience, exceptional attention to detail, planning, delegation, quick uptake of process and confidence navigating new systems and technology
  • Proactively seek out creative ways to raise the John Holland brand with key audiences through sponsorships and partnerships
  • Assist with ideation and development of event, sponsorship and partnership opportunities
  • Implement and deliver on partnership agreements with a clear roadmap, stakeholder management and milestone delivery of tasks to include go to market, marketing and PR plans, brand activation, customer journey and tech integration to ensure a successful roll-out
  • Measure the success of partnerships agreements based on pre-agreed KPIs
  • Ensure brand guidelines and messaging are applied consistently and to a high quality
  • Partner with key stakeholders within John Holland, including CEO, Executive members, BDs, Project leads, customer and communications teams
  • Build a positive reputation for Customer & Corporate Affairs as a trusted business partner and thought leader
  • Push creative boundaries and take our well-respected brand and relationships to the next level.

About You:

We are looking for a creative and ‘outside the box’ thinker who has a clear and confident communication style.

To succeed in this role you will be a person who builds rapport and credibility easily and will thrive managing a range of competing priorities and projects.

You will have a qualification in Events, PR, Marketing (or related discipline) or equivalent proven experience.  A demonstrated background in creating and delivering successful events and partnership strategies is essential.

As part of the team, you help us deliver on our promise to transform lives.

Your success is reflected in ours, so we’re committed to being an employer of choice. We pride ourselves on having a diverse and inclusive workplace, as different perspectives and ideas will deliver our long-term success.

We’ll do all we can to help you develop your skills, and make a difference, right from the start. We have a flexible workplace and focus on all aspects of your physical and mental health and safety. We want you to be with us for the long-term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority.

We are committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from First Nations people, women, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, mature age workers and people who identify as LGBTI+.

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