Venue Coordinator (Events)

ABOUT MUSEUMS VICTORIA: For more than 165 years, Australians have turned to Museums Victoria to illuminate the world around them. Our venues include Melbourne Museum, Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre, the UNESCO world-heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building, Immigration Museum, Scienceworks, Melbourne Planetarium and IMAX Melbourne. We present unique exhibitions, programs and experiences for more than 2 million visitors each year. As Australia’s largest museum organization, Museums Victoria is a major contributor to the cultural life of Victoria and a global leader of scientific research and education. Our museums are places of trusted knowledge which fuel the imagination and provide our visitors with a deeper understanding of the universe we inhabit. To learn more about Museums Victoria, please visit
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Department: Museums Victoria
Work Type: Casual/Temporary
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG2.2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/MV/8023AC
Closing Date: 06-Dec-2021
Salary Range: $63,646 - $70,135
Job Duration: Casual $40.12 per hour (Includes Casual Loading)
Attachments: Venue Coordinator (Casual) - Role Statement (MV8023).pdf (PDF, 144KB)

Contact: Isabella Ravenswood

Position Details


Museums Victoria, Australia's largest public museum organisation is seeking casual Venue Coordinators to work as part of a venue team, safely and effectively facilitating client event activity within Museums Victoria venues in line with established event documentation.

The role is a hands on physical role, providing a rare opportunity to work in some of Melbourne's most unique event spaces.

Working with Museum Spaces and Events team, some core functionsof this position include:  

  • Implement and review customised event documentation including but not limited to floor plans, event orders, licensee and exhibitor manuals, and venue standard operating procedure; communicate relevant event information throughout the event.
  • Work with the operations team, clients, contractors and visitors to coordinate the resolution of operational issues, at times without direct supervision and be a first point of contact (as directed), ensuring client satisfaction without compromising safety or security and in line with standard operating procedures.

Relevant skills and attributes:

  • Demonstrated experience in the exhibitions and events industry, including a good working knowledge of current building codes, fire safety, risk management, and regulatory requirements, including Occupational Health and Safety, Food Handling & Preparation and Liquor Licensing.
  • Demonstrated experience interpreting and implementing event related plans for large scale events.
  • Demonstrated experience delivering internal and external customer focused services and solutions through effective team work and communications.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve client related issues independently while ensuring client satisfaction and a high level of service is maintained.

Please see our Role Statement for a copy of the full Key Selection Criteria and Duties.


Reporting to Event Operations Manager, this is an exceptional opportunity for a committed individual to apply their skills and gain experience in supporting the Museum Spaces and Events team. This role is a casual role. The hourly rate is $40.12 per hour (Includes Casual Loading).


To view the position description, visit

For more information about this position, please contact Isabella Ravenswood (Event Operations Manager) on email:

To apply, it is mandatory to submit the following:

  • A brief cover letter that outlines your interest in this role.
  • A current CV detailing relevant experience.

 Applications Close: Monday 6 December, 2021 (11.59pm)

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