Event Manager

Planet Ark

Mar 12th, 2023
$ 70,000 / Year
  • Work for one of Australia’s best known environmental not-for-profits with over 30 years of experience.
  • Collaborate with a passionate and enthusiastic team to drive business, government and community change.
  • Be part of the Australian Circular Economy Hub (ACE Hub) and help support the transition to a circular economy in Australia!

Positive actions are at the core of every decision we make. We are defined by what we are for, not what we are against. Our goal is to build a better world – one where humans not only live in balance with nature but help it to thrive.

About Planet Ark

Planet Ark is one of Australia’s best known environmental not-for-profits with an enthusiastic and committed team. We work with business, government, community groups and individuals to create positive environmental actions for everyone.

About the Australian Circular Economy Hub (ACE Hub)

The ACE Hub is Australia’s go-to resource for circular economy thinking and action. It provides companies, individuals and communities with the tools and education to help implement circularity.

As part of the Australian Circular Economy Hub Planet Ark developed Circularity,a new and dedicated annual circular economy conference.

Held over two days, Circularity’sprogram comprises of a multi-stream conference, exhibition, networking events and Australian Circular Economy Awards ceremony.

To learn more about the ACE Hub visit acehub.org.auor circularitylive.com.au

About the opportunity:

We are looking for a passionate, energetic and experienced Events Manager to join the Planet Ark team. Reporting to the Head of Circular Economy Development, this role will build awareness, visibility and support the success of the Australian Circular Economy Hub. This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate professional with a working knowledge of sustainability, the environment and the circular economy.

As the Events Manager, you will work with the Planet Ark team to plan, implement and coordinate a range of projects and activities. Primarily focusing on the strategic plan of the Australian Circular Economy Hub events calendar (including Circularity 2023), delivery of in-person and online events, facilitating workshops etc.

The Events Manager will also be tasked with identifying and developing opportunities for events to promote the Planet Ark brand and its programs and supporting the management of external speaking opportunities.

This is a full-time 12-month contract position, 67.5 hours per fortnight. The salary range for this role is $70k per annum + super and benefits.

After a recent trial we currently offer all full-time employees a 9-day working fortnight (67.5hours). These hours are worked with alternate Fridays as a non-working day. Staff are still paid at the rate for their full contracted hours. This is a staff health and wellbeing initiative, and we strive to work towards implementing a 4-day working week in the future.

How we support our staff

  • Flexible working arrangements, remote working and a 9-day fortnight.
  • Access to a range of meaningful benefits to support their mental wellbeing, including an Employee Assistance Program.
  • High level of support to grow your career through learning and development
  • An organisational culture that rewards and recognises innovation and values, not long hours.

Planet Ark is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or age. We strongly encourage people from all cultural backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $70,000.00 per year


  • Professional development assistance
  • Work from home


  • Flexible hours
  • Monday to Friday


  • Events management (Preferred)

Work Authorisation:

  • Australia (Required)

Application Deadline: 31/03/2023

If you require alternative methods of application or screening, you must approach Planet Ark directly to request this, as we're not responsible for the employer's application process.

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