Adelaide United

Adelaide United

Events Manager

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Posting Date

May 4, 2022

Role description

About Us

Founded in 2003, Adelaide United Football Club (AUFC) is South Australian’s only professional football club. The Club competes in the A-Leagues and the National Premier League South Australia.

The Club exists for the people of South Australia, as a custodian for the game of football, and serves to foster the passion, pride, and purpose that football evokes within the community.

The Club’s ambition is to be the most engaged, respected, and successful football club in Australia.

About The Role

AUFC is seeking an Events Manager to join our Club on a full-time basis.

The Events Manager is responsible for management and execution of all AUFC events from concept through to delivery.

The Events Manager is responsible for the successful end-to-end delivery of a number of events consisting of match day and business events, corporate hospitality, public events and internal department events.

Further, the position serves an important role within AUFC’s commercial operations, where the Events Manager is required to manage and deliver the quality of customer and business events in consultation and collaboration with Commercial department staff.

Key responsibilities include:

Develop the Club’s annual event calendar and ensure the successful end to end delivery of all AUFC events.
Plan, prepare and execute all match day events and liaise with all relevant departments to help fulfil relevant objectives and requirements.
Manage the planning and execution of all AUFC matchday partner events including corporate hospitality, the Chairman’s Club, RAA Lounge, Australian Outdoor Living Deck and partner activations.
Lead the development and execution of all United Business Series events.
Lead the design of major event concepts and themes, including but not limited to season launch, Alagich Vidmar Awards, ComwireIT Business Series, and any other major Club events.
Assist the Membership and Ticketing team in the planning and execution of member related events, including Member Forums and Open Training Sessions.
Prepare detailed event budgets and monitor forecast ensuring continual review with Finance department.
Ensure risk management assessments are completed and documented for all events.
Liaise with Australian Professional Leagues (APL), Adelaide Venue Management (AVM), Football Australia (FA), and other relevant event and operation departments.
Provide reports of relevant activities as requested.

The successful candidate will be an honest, positive individual with high level of enthusiasm and energy. They will possess outstanding interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills and have a minimum of 3-4 years industry experience.

To apply, please send through your CV and Cover Letter to

Recruitment and shortlisting will commence immediately, role may close earlier than the closing date. Only candidates selected for the short list will be contacted in relation to this role.

Adelaide United Football Club promotes equal opportunities in employment and we positively welcome applications from all candidates.

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