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11 May 2020 1:56 PM | Elaine Woolstencroft (Administrator)

This 12-month contract role is a career-builder in the not-for-profit sector. It’s a new role with a mandate to support and develop the association’s education, research and networking programs.

The Sponsorship and Events Manager will be part of a small team, reporting to the CEO. It is a hands-on role suitable for someone with 3-5 years’ experience in sponsorship or event management who is keen to take on more responsibility. If you enjoy the creative and relationship aspects of sponsorship and events, and love taking the initiative and making things happen, this could be the role for you.

Responsibilities include development of virtual education and networking opportunities, building the sponsorship program, and supporting the conference and education committees to deliver quality member services.

The Australasian Sleep Association is the professional body for health professionals working in sleep medicine and sleep science in Australia and New Zealand.

Selection criteria

  • Tertiary qualifications relevant to the position
  • At least two years’ experience managing event and sponsorship programs
  • Event marketing skills and experience, including promotional writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people
  • High level planning and organisational skills – attention to detail, ability to multi-task and work to deadlines
  • Ability to balance revenue generation with scientific credibility
  • Ability to work independently as a member of a small team
  • High level of information technology skills
  • Commitment to being part of a culture that values respect, collegiality, diversity, evidence-based decision-making, lifelong learning and innovation.

Experience in a member-based organisation and science communication skills are desirable.

Only people with the right to work in Australia will be considered.

For more information or a copy of the position description, contact Marcia Balzer (

To apply, please send your current resumé and a covering letter that addresses the selection criteria.

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