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Wedding & Events Coordinator

Department: Marketing

An exciting opportunity has arrived for an outstanding individual to fill a new initiative within the Marketing Department as a Wedding & Events Coordinator.


The Wedding & Events Coordinator is responsible for planning and executing weddings at Australia Zoo in conjunction with an external wedding planner & stylist. This position is also responsible for assisting with the planning and execution with Australia Zoo events alongside the Events Manager.


Duties include:

  • Enquiry management and response
  • Wedding proposal creation and quotation
  • Australia Zoo liaison with wedding party and wedding planner/stylist. 
  • Event execution inclusive of food & beverage management, run sheet and event order of proceedings, event/supplier bump-in & bump-out.
  • Final billing reconciliation and invoicing
  • Assistance with project management of major Events
  • Strategy development and close ongoing liaison with the Sales Team, Advertising & Marketing
  • Development of marketing / sales material - including digital - in conjunction with Advertising + Digital Manager


Essential Criteria:

  • Experience in coordination of weddings and/or events
  • Strong project management and time management skills
  • Conceptual thinker with superior problem solving skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and website software
  • Ability to manage and lead multiple projects from conception to completion
  • Ability to supervise and inspire events team, providing direction for wedding and event management
  • Highly organised, efficient and effective under pressure
  • Passion, integrity and energy
  • Ability to work autonomously and be a self-starter, as well as part of a team


Apply for this job below. Applications close 17th of January 2020

Here is a checklist of information you will need to have ready before you start to complete the employment application form:

  • Education history
  • Employment history
  • References
  • Any qualifications you may have eg First Aid
  • Any achievements you may like to tell us about
  • your availability (what hours can you work)
  • A resume in .pdf or .doc format
  • Any other info that may support your application

Please allow 20 minutes to complete the application.