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Brown-Forman Events Specialist in Sydney, Australia

Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Brown-Forman is an American owned and publicly listed (NYSE) company, which produces and markets some of the world’s leading liquor brands. Founded in 1870, the company has grown its brand portfolio, selling more than 30 brands in over 160 countries. Some of these brands include, Jack Daniels, Finlandia, Chambord, Jägermeister, El Jimador, Old Forester, Woodford Reserve and Herradura. Brown-Forman employs over 4,500 people, with more than 40 locations around the world.

Our Australian team of 150 people, work in regional and city locations throughout the country, with offices in Sydney (Head Office), Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.

Your new role:

Reporting to our National Events & Sponsorship Manager, this position will autonomously manage multiple event projects throughout the year and contribute to the execution of the National events and sponsorship strategy and plans. You will also manage administrative tasks and processes and take on additional projects as required.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage and executive a number of large scale and mid-tier events

  • Manage the procurement of event merchandise, materials and resources

  • Identify areas of opportunity to improve the execution of events and sponsorship

  • Develop strong internal and external partnerships and collaborate with other functions to enhance our event execution

  • Oversee macro Events & Sponsorship calendar

  • Manage finance and administration tasks such as purchase orders, inoices, stock requisitions, inventory, asset management

  • Contribute to national event and sponsorship strategy, event briefs and execution plans

  • Manage event planning and review cycle

  • Take on special projects as required (such as asset production and management)

About you:

  • Around 5 years experience in an event related field

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint

  • Tertiary qualifications in business related field is advantageous

  • Recognised event management qualification

  • Exceptional time management skills with ability to manage multiple demands autonomously

  • Strong planning, budget and project management skills & experience

  • High level communication (both verbal and written)

You will be a passionate brand ambassador at all times. It is essential that you are flexible in extensive travel and to work nights / weekends during events.

Our Culture:

Brown-Forman’s culture is a direct reflection of our deeply held core values of integrity, respect, trust, teamwork, and excellence. Our values are woven through everything we do and guide our actions with employees, customers and communities.

We are an equal opportunity employer, supporting a diverse and inclusive workplace. We recently won the AHRI 2018 Award for LGBTI Inclusion and the Australian LGBTI 2018 Award for Organization of the Year. We are also a Work180 Female preferred employer. We encourage applications from all backgrounds.

Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.

Business Area: International

City: Sydney

State: New South Wales

Country: AUS

Req ID: JR-00000437