Event and Partnerships Coordinator

  • Support the Events, Education and Partnership teams to deliver programs and projects
  • Join Australia's leading authority on sustainable buildings and communities
  • Supportive and inspiring workplace, listed as one of Australia's top 50 Best Places to Work

Your new opportunity

Reporting to the Operations Lead - Industry Development and working with the Partnership Manager, you will be the first point of contact with our stakeholders for our Events, Education and Partnerships. You will support the promotion of programs and maintain excellent working relationships with our stakeholders. 

You will ensure a positive stakeholder experience, therefore an ability to communicate and interact effectively in a timely manner with a range of stakeholders is a must. 

You will also be responsible for providing administrative support for our services, projects and programs within the Industry Development team with a focus on excellence in process and delivery.

Once established in the role, you will have the opportunity to develop into varying aspects of business development activities. 

This is a full-time role based in our Sydney headquarters. 

Your new responsibilities

  • You will coordinate the delivery of partnership inclusions across GBCA's programs and major events
  • You will manage the client relationship management database to enable effective management of partners and opportunities
  • You will respond to stakeholder queries regarding courses, events, continuing professional development, and other general queries
  • You will manage all course and event bookings to ensure payments are processed on time and waitlists are managed appropriately 
  • You will engage continuing professional development participants for feedback on our program
  • You will identify any potential improvements to the existing stakeholder experience and provide feedback to the team

Your skills and experience

  • A tertiary degree in either marketing, communications, events or a related field is desirable not essential
  • 1-2 years' experience in a similar role would be desirable not essential
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of programs
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Ability to develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to work as part of a team


  • Flexible working arrangements, activity-based working with sit to stand desks
  • Health and wellbeing program including personal training, yoga sessions and flu vaccinations
  • An additional 5 days paid leave each year (Contribution Leave)
  • Employee Discount Program (Rewards Gateway)

About us

The Green Building Council of Australia 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. In 2019 we were certified as a Great Place to Work and in 2020 we were not only certified but listed as one of the top 50 Best Places to Work. 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 www.gbca.org.au.

How to apply

Please apply through SEEK including a covering letter and resume addressed to Caroline Daley, HR and Operations Manager.

Event and Partnerships Coordinator Job in Sydney - SEEK

Closing date for applications: COB 5.00pm on 20 May 2022.

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.