Vacancy Details

Team Leader Events 

  • Full Time - Permanent role 
  • Salary starting at $93,941 Per Annum plus superannuation 
  • Great work-life balance | Flexible working options available 


Are you looking for an organisation that supports staff through career development and flexible work options? 

Do you want to escape the city life and experience the regional lifestyle?  

Wodonga Council supports its staff in accessing genuine flexible work and leave options including working from home, flexible start and finish times, paid parental leave arrangements and purchasing additional leave.   

Want to read more about life in Wodonga? Click here or visit our website here. 

Wodonga Council is dedicated to providing high quality services across the community.  

We are a values-driven organisation that is committed to building healthy and engaged teams which benefit from our flexible work options, health and wellbeing initiatives, and development opportunities, so that we grow as individuals and as an organisation. We recognise the importance of balancing work and life and understand that priorities change with time.  

At Wodonga Council we offer meaningful work and take pride in what we do. 


The role 

The Team Leader will develop and help strategically position Wodonga as a destination for visitors seeking diverse experiences, facilitate opportunities for people and organisations within Wodonga to participate in diverse events/activities that provide creative engagement and strengthen community connectedness, and develop a sense of place and wellbeing in our community. 


Key aspects of the role include the following. 

  • Investigating and securing opportunities for event attraction; 
  • Working with event organisers to encourage good event management practice and successful delivery of events.   
  • The design, development and delivery of a calendar of events; 
  • The creation of strategic partnerships 


Key Selection Criteria:  

Our ideal candidate will be able to show us the following. 

  1. Demonstrated experience in event management; event attraction and tourism. 
  2. Demonstrated high level written and oral communication skills, including ability to write grants, plans, event attraction proposals, and effectively present these to a range of event or tourism stakeholders.  
  3. Demonstrated experience in project management to oversee multiple projects and tasks. 
  4. Experience in building and leading teams and supervising staff. 
  5. Thorough understanding of industry practice and state guidelines regarding Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S), risk and event management practices. 


How to Apply Visit our website 

Use the “apply” button to commence your application. 

Applicants will be required to upload three documents.  

  • A document addressing the key selection criteria as outlined above (support on how to address this criteria can be found here
  • A brief cover letter 
  • A current resume 


Prior to commencement, the successful applicant will be required to provide the following. 

  • A copy of a recent National Police Check (less than 3 months) 
  • A current driver’s licence 
  • Any other mandatory requirements outlined in the position description (eg. first aid, CPR, WWCC, forklift). 



The completion of a pre-employment functional assessment (paid for by the council) might  also be required. 

If applicable, evidence regarding right to work in Australia will need to be presented. 



Manager Cultural Services - Kim Strang – (02) 6022 9283 |  


Applications close 11.59pm, Monday January 29, 2024. 

Position description below 

Wodonga Council is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. 

Wodonga Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides many benefits for staff, including: 

  • Employee health and wellbeing programs; 
  • Flexible work arrangements; 
  • Learning and development; and, 
  • Career pathways and opportunities. 

The organisation prides itself on having a positive and supportive culture. We are committed to ongoing learning and development opportunities to grow and enhance the skills of our staff.  We have a strong commitment to the council’s corporate values of trust, integrity, learning and respect. 

We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community; people with a disability; people from any gender identity and sexuality orientation; and, people from every age, culture and ethnic background. 

If you have special needs that we can address to assist you to submit your application or to fully participate in the selection process, please contact us. 

We welcome applications from veterans and defence families. If you are a veteran and would like to discuss how your skills may transfer across, please contact us at