Conference and Training Producer - Part Time

About us

The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) was established in 2002 and is the nation’s authority on sustainable buildings and communities. Our mission is to accelerate the transformation of Australia’s built environment into one that is healthy, liveable, productive, resilient and sustainable. We work with industry and government to encourage policies and programs that support our mission. We also educate thousands of people each year on how to design and deliver sustainable outcomes for Australia’s buildings and communities. 
We employ over 50 staff and our national office is based in the 6 Star Green Star rated Barangaroo precinct in Sydney; but our flexible team works across Australia. We have been certified as a Great Place to Work every year since 2019. For further insight from past and current employees on GBCA’s working environment, head to Glassdoor and SEEK company reviews. 
For more information on how the GBCA is transforming the built environment, please refer to our website.  


Your new opportunity

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Events and Professional Development you will be responsible for the production and development of industry leading conferences and courses to further educate the green building industry in Australia.  With sustainability more important than ever, put your production skills to use in this critical sector.  Our events and courses help to shape change in industry and this role means you can be part of the wider work we do. 
You will have the ability to thoroughly research current and future issues and developments within our industry and translate this into cutting edge programs with draw-card speakers and exciting delivery methods.  You will be responsible for briefing the Marketing team on the target audience, key selling points and liaising constantly with the Operations Lead, to ensure the event is delivered seamlessly. Additionally you will identify potential event sponsors and work with the Partnerships Manager to bring them on board.
This role will also see you play a key role in developing the program for the Green Building Council of Australia's (GBCA) annual flagship event, TRANSFORM. You will also create thought leading masterclasses and online training courses.  
This is a part-time role based in our Sydney Headquarters.


Your new responsibilities

  • Research event/course topics through desk based research and calls and meetings with key stakeholders;
  • Create topical and innovative programs, with varied speakers and formats; 
  • Identify potential event sponsors; 
  • Write compelling marketing copy for each event/course and brief the marketing team; 
  • Play a key role in TRANSFORM program research and speaker management; 
  • Develop professional development courses across a range of delivery formats, including live, digital and hybrid;
  • Generate new topic and event ideas. 

Your skills and experience

  • Bachelor degree 
  • At least 3-4 years' experience in conference production 
  • Experience in delivering quality events and course and ensuring commercial viability 
  • Ability to translate high level concepts into events 
  • Strong research and analytical skills 
  • Project Management skills 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

Benefits

  • Part time role with flexible working arrangements 
  • Health and wellbeing program including boot camp, pilates, yoga and mindfulness 
  • Up to an additional 5 days paid leave (Contribution Leave) each year – pro rated for part time 
  • Employee Discount Program (Rewards Gateway)

How to apply

Please apply through SEEK including a covering letter and resume addressed to Caroline Daley, HR and Operations Manager. Closing date for applications: COB 5.00pm on 11 November.

For more information and a copy of the position description please contact Caroline Daley on Ph: 02 8239 6200.


We aim to create a diverse work environment where employee differences such as gender, age, culture, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and religion are valued.