Event and Product Executive - Halliday Wine Companion, Melbourne

Halliday Wine Companion is seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented Event and Product Executive to join our team at an exciting time as we launch an exciting new event and product programs.  

In this role you will lead and execute delivery plans for of Halliday Wine Club and Halliday Wine Academy, as well as plan and organise a range of events including our annual Halliday Wine Companion Awards dinner, consumer wine tasting events, luxury golf trips, wine judging events, tasting team regional visits, and various food and wine dinners throughout the year for both Halliday Wine Companion and our corporate partners. For these products and events to be a success, you will be responsible for ensuring the target audience is engaged and the event is marketed extensively across both Halliday and partner channels. This role will play a crucial part in the continued success and growth of Halliday Wine Companion. A love of wine and events is required.  
If you love working with a fast-paced team in a varied role, creating experiences that bring people together, having a big impact within a business and of course wine, then this role may be the perfect fit for you.
Key responsibilities include: 
Administration and coordination of events from start to finish across all locations  
Coordinate with vendors and stakeholders during event planning 
Manage catering and event logistics 
Manage event run sheet to provide key information 
Manage event setup, pack down and follow-ups 
Coordinate all marketing activity in line with the annual events calendar including assisting with organic and paid social media strategy, email marketing and management, magazine and website promotions 
Work collaboratively with cross functional teams to ensure events and product delivery are executed successfully
Assist with wider marketing activity where necessary
Create proposals for corporate clients, develop new event concepts, proactively approach partners for events, manage budget lines and invoicing, competitor analysis.

Key performance indicators: 
Working with the team to ensure all events are executed on time, on brand and to a high standard, on time and on budget 
Helping to reach event targets – for new and existing members 
Ensuring audience growth and engagement targets are met 
Ensuring customer service standards are met and exceeded 
We are looking for someone that ticks all or most of the below boxes: 
Experience in event and product management, or a keen interest in this area 
Ability to work well in a team environment 
Excellent time management and organisational skills, including the ability to work under pressure with competing deadlines 
Excellent attention to detail and methodical organisational skills including effective budget management and planning skills 
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook 
This role will involve domestic travel and applicants should have a valid drivers licence 
Wine training experience is preferred but not essential
An interest in wine, publishing, media or marketing are all beneficial  
This is a permanent position, based in Melbourne. To apply, or see the full job description, email your CV and cover letter applications@hardiegrant.com. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. 

Hardie Grant supports flexible working and offers many benefits including bonus leave days, volunteering, company-wide hack days, ongoing learning and development programs and much, much more. We are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply, including people who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.