Salary Survey 2018

AEGN Events and Office Coordinator – Maternity leave position

Location : Australia, Melbourne, Victoria

Organisation : Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network (AEGN)

Work Type : Part-time

Salary Type : Annual Package

Salary : 60k-80k FTE equivalent inc super

Application Closing Date : 16-04-2018

About the Role

  • Small, passionate team
  • Flexible work environment
  • Environment and conservation


The Office and Events Coordinator (OEC) will provide administrative coordination to ensure that the AEGN Melbourne office and national business processes operate smoothly, support the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the Operations and Outreach Manager (OOM) as well as the AEGN Board and coordinate logistics for AEGN events nationally.


The OEC will be responsible to:

  • Support the CEO and OOM, including managing the CEO’s diary, correspondence and travel.
  • Support the Board, including scheduling meetings, preparing and distributing board papers, taking minutes.
  • With the OOM, support members and maintain member records and related administrative processes.
  • Support the day-to-day operations of the office, with additional administration support if required, including being the first point of contact for enquiries, managing mail, stationary and other office systems and processes.
  • Coordinate and manage the event logistics for a busy events calendar
  • General administrative tasks as directed.


Key Selection criteria, skills and experience required

  • Ability to organise events with attention to detail and an appreciation of quality and environmental sustainability.
  • Ability to support the day-to-day administrative operations of an office.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a friendly and outgoing nature.
  • Good attention to detail and a highly efficient and organised approach to work.
  • Ability to be flexible, responsive to changing priorities and able to manage competing deadlines.
  • Ability to provide personal assistant support to the CEO and to support a board.
  • A passion and commitment to promoting a sustainable environment.


About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network (AEGN)

Established in 2008, the AEGN is a membership organisation for philanthropists who care about the environment. Our 120 members are trusts, foundations and individual donors.

The AEGN aims to grow the amount and the effectiveness of environmental funding by connecting members to each other, to experts and to solutions to the big environmental problems.  The AEGN provides members with events where they can learn about the issues and solutions and connect with experts and other funders, as well as funding guides, tailored advice, regular updates and newsletters and a project sharing platform.

Apply for this Job

This position is a one year maternity leave role, 3 – 5 days a week and the salary is $60,000 to $80,000 FTE equivalent including superannuation.  The position is based in Melbourne.

If you have the relevant skills and experience and think that the AEGN sounds like the right organisation for you please respond to Heidi Taylor by emailing

Please provide a copy of your CV.  Please also address the key selection criteria on a separate document with each criteria as a separate heading and an example of your experience under each heading.

Position Description Attached

Applications close:  Monday 16 April 5pm AEST

Please quote in application: AEGN Events and Office Coordinator – Maternity leave position via Pro Bono Australia.


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