Vacancy Details

Event Coordinator


  • Full time ongoing position | Flexible work arrangements available
  • Support a variety of events and work with professional internal and external stakeholders
  • Opportunities for professional development in a unique working environment


Wodonga is a progressive, well-planned, growing city that is affordable, offers an abundance of opportunities and is led by strong, empathetic stewardship. We aim to strengthen our community in all that we do.

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Make an impact on our community by coordinating a wide range of high-quality events.


What you will be doing

As the Events Coordinator you will be part of a creative team that brings the community and visitors to Wodonga together to be entertained, educated and be connected. You will work with community groups to deliver events, and you’ll be the project lead designing and delivering an annual calendar of council events.


What you will bring

With experience in coordinating event logistics and an understanding of regulations applying to events, you are ready to bring your passion and broad knowledge of the events industry to the team at Wodonga Council.

To be successful in the role you will be a great team player who is quick to develop good relationships, is driven, hardworking, collaborative, solutions-oriented and passionate in delivering quality outcomes for our organisation.

Our ideal candidate will be able to show us their:

  • The ability to advise council and the community on the development and implementation of events.
  • Broad knowledge of OHS and risk management as it relates to events.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships and effectively communicate with variety of stakeholders, and enable the resolution of complex problems.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and priorities to achieve set objectives in an efficient manner.


How to Apply

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Use the apply button to commence your application.

To apply applicants will be required to provide two documents;

  • a cover letter addressing your suitability for the position (see our ideal candidate qualities above) and,
  • a current resume.


The successful applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment functional assessment, provide a copy of a National Police Check, Current Drivers Licence, Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate and Victorian Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


Enquiries: Team Leader Events - Penelope McGufficke  | (02) 6048 4509 |


Applications close Sunday 11:59pm, May 15, 2022 - NOTE - closing date has been extended due to Internal requirements


Working with Wodonga Council

Wodonga is a vibrant and growing city ideally situated on the Murray River with surrounding hills, rich agricultural valleys, adjacent wineries and historic towns. Wodonga is one of the fastest-growing cities in Victoria and is undergoing major redevelopment in the city. Experience a sense of pride by joining an organisation that works directly with and for our local community.

Locals enjoy short commute times, an extensive track and trail network in which to soak up the great outdoors and a lifestyle at the centre of a diverse region offering award-winning wineries, historic townships, snow and water play and much more.

Wodonga Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides many benefits for staff, including employee health and wellbeing programs, flexible work arrangements 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.

Wodonga Council strongly encourages applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community; people with a disability; people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity; and, from every age and ethnic background.

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


As a member of our team, you’ll enjoy the benefits of:

Flexible work arrangements

A healthy and safe environment

Access to our fitness passport

Learning and development opportunities