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SSA is looking for an Events Coordinator

  • 20 Oct 2020 11:09 AM
    Message # 9313874
    Marie-Louise Rankin (Administrator)

    The Statistical Society of Australia (SSA) is looking for a home-based Events Coordinator, responsible for the administration and running of SSA’s online events (webinars and workshops). A background in statistics or event planning is not required.

    This is a casual position which should require between 6-8 hours a week. The hours are flexible but should be distributed over (at least) two days. The holder of this position will report to the SSA Executive Officer.

    The hourly rate is $35 (including casual loading), plus 9.5% superannuation in accordance with the Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992 (earnings over $450 monthly).

    Required skills and experience:

    • Experience with online video conferencing, such as Zoom
    • High degree of computer literacy, including MS Excel skills
    • Strong organisational and time management skills
    • Ability to work independently
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to build effective relationships
    • A willing attitude and team mentality

    The successful candidate will assist with online event administration, including

    • Uploading events to the SSA website
    • Setting up event registration types
    • Preparing automated event emails and event reminders
    • Advertising events on the SSA website’s discussion forum, in the SSA newsletter and on SSA’s social media channels
    • Issuing participation certificates where required
    • Seeking and dealing with event feedback
    • Providing technical assistance during SSA’s online events
    • Holding practice meetings with presenters
    • Liaising with SSA’s Vice President (Membership), the Executive Officer and the webinar presenters
    • Liaising with the branches and sections when they require assistance with their online events
    • Editing and uploading event recordings
    • Keeping and maintaining electronic records of all events

    Some training will be provided.

    To apply for this position please email your resume and a cover Letter to

    In the cover letter please outline why this role appeals to you and highlight any relevant experience.

    Applications close Sunday, 8 November 2020.

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