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Events Coordinator - Parental leave cover



Posted over 30 days ago...

Join Blackbird as an Events Coordinator to craft unforgettable moments and foster community at Australia's leading venture capital fund


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Sydney, Australia

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Expires at anytime

Blackbird, Australia's preeminent venture capital fund, is on a quest to supercharge ambitious start-ups and is now seeking an Events Coordinator to enrich our community experiences. Embracing 'enlightened hospitality,' we aim to create peak moments and a sense of community at every event. With a portfolio exceeding $7B, including industry leaders like Canva and CultureAmp, Blackbird is at the forefront of innovation and growth, making it an exhilarating place to work.

  • Execute a full calendar of diverse events, including curated dinners, casual lunches, outdoor activities, speaking engagements, and city-wide events.
  • Collaborate with the Portfolio Community Manager to deliver events to an excellent standard.
  • Coordinate events across multiple cities, including international locations.
  • Strong project management and execution skills.
  • Detail-oriented with a mentality of ownership and hustle.
  • Ability to maintain an 'eyes up' perspective to foresee and address challenges.

Blackbird is deeply committed to diversity and inclusion, offering flexible working conditions, generous parental leave, a learning and development budget, wellbeing initiatives, and unplugged weekends. We use Applied to ensure a fair and unbiased application process. If you're ready to contribute to a vibrant, growing company with a community-centric approach, click here to apply!

Blackbird is looking to hire an Events Coordinator to help us maintain a high level of experience at our events. We are big believers in Danny Meyer’s concept of ‘ enlightened hospitality ’ - so much so that it’s become one of our core Blackbird operating principles. Having hospitality at the heart of everything we do includes an obsession with creating great experiences for all our stakeholders - crafting peak moments and a feeling of community for them at each Blackbird event.

The Events Coordinator will be covering a parental leave, working most closely with our Portfolio Community Manager to manage the execution of stacked calendar of events to an excellent standard and in the Blackbird style. This includes setting up curated dinners and casual lunches, fun outdoor gatherings, larger gatherings with speakers, and securing tickets and creating an itinerary for events around town. Our calendar of events spans multiple cities - including internationally.

Your background is less important than the key skills, which include: Project Management, Execution-focused, detail-oriented, Ownership mentality, Hustle, Eyes up mentality.

We believe that building a diverse and inclusive team is critical to Blackbird’s success. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. We use Applied to ensure every applicant gets an equal chance of success. We offer: Flexible working, Generous parental leave, Learning & Development Budget, Wellbeing, Unplugged weekends, Connection.

Blackbird is Australia's biggest venture capital fund whose mission is to supercharge Australia and New Zealand’s most ambitious founders. We do this by raising venture capital funds, investing into the best startup companies and helping them succeed. Our portfolio is worth over $7B, and includes more than 130 companies across Australia and New Zealand, from Canva and CultureAmp to rising stars like Halter, Partly, Carepatron, Gilmour Space, Eucalyptus, Fleet and Tracksuit.

We are hiring an Events Coordinator to continue providing exceptional experiences in our community! The coverage of this role will be responsible for elegantly executing and creating great experiences for our community. Click here to apply!


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