Graduate Marketing Coordinator

If you are passionate about sports and looking for a role you can grow and develop in, we might have a right opportunity for you. Perfect career start for a Marketing Graduate – full time fixed term (5 month) opportunity A unique chance to grow in the dedicated and supportive work environment Well established government agency and flexible working arrangements
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Department: Harness Racing Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Melbourne - Western Metro
Reference: VG/HRV/HRV/1585752
Closing Date: 03-Dec-2021
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: 5 months
Attachments: No File Attached
Contact: Joanna Pecho

Position Details

About us

Harness Racing Victoria (HRV), a statutory body, is responsible for the control, development, and promotion of the Victorian harness racing industry. With strong links to rural and regional communities, we aim to be globally recognised as the home of harness racing in Australia, creating innovative racing and events that are underpinned by our commitment to the highest standard of welfare and integrity across the industry.

The Opportunity

The primary purpose of this role is to provide effective administrative support to the Commercial team with a focus on delivering an excellent customer experience across major events to achieve the growth and promotion of harness racing in Victoria in accordance with the strategic plan.

The key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Support the Head of Customer and Events with event planning (including maintenance of the marketing calendar, data entry, collation, and reporting, invoicing and account payment)
  • Assist in developing associated events proposals, budgets, timelines, and reports and create and circulate all events briefs
  • Coordinate all events logistics
  • Collegiately coordinate with other team members to ensure promotional elements are delivered within agreed timelines
  • Assist in writing, preparing, and designing and activating promotional content tools and materials across a range of multi-media platforms.
  • Assist in the artwork and asset management alongside the graphic designer
  • Proactively provide high quality, inclusive, responsive customer service and work effectively with internal and external stakeholders

About You

Ideally, we are seeking an applicant who meets the following key criteria:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in marketing, communications, media, events management
  • Evidence of experience in and or knowledge and understanding of customer service/experience, events coordination and delivery, communication, sales and marketing
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and succinctly, both verbally and in writing
  • Detail-focused and organised with the capacity to take on and deliver on multiple projects and competing deadlines
  • Evidence of good consultation, communication and interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively with others
  • Ability to participate collaboratively and constructively within teams, as well as initiative and effective personal judgement when working alone.
  • Excellent computer skills including advanced skills in Microsoft Office suite of applications
  • Experience with InDesign and/or photoshop would be advantageous
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the embedding of Harness Racing in Victoria values, mission and vision
  • An interest and understanding in sport and or harness racing  is desirable.


The position is expected to travel within Victoria and work outside of normal working hours.

The position holder must possess a current VIC motor vehicle driver's licence.

The successful applicant will be required to successfully complete background checks in accordance with company policy.


Applications close 3 December 2021

No agencies please.

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