Espresso Martinis and Impact

Event Manager

Organisation : Djirra

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Events, Management

Sector : Indigenous

Salary type : Annual Package

About the role

Djirra will be organising a major national gathering in November 2020 in partnership with Dardi Munwurro. 

The event is themed around Women’s Business, Men’s Business, Everyone’s Business, Our Cultural Way. For more information please refer to this media release:


The Event Manager will take the lead role in organising, overseeing and coordinating this national event, working closely with an Event Committee, including:

  • Planning
  • Sponsorship
  • Promotion
  • Budget management
  • Event delivery, including engaging a suitable event management company to support operational delivery.



This role will be fixed term to November 2020 and is part time (3 days per week) and will require an experienced event manager with exceptional organisation and stakeholder management skills, who has a collaborative approach. Proven ability to work, or learn to work, within an Aboriginal organisation in culturally appropriate ways is vital.



  • Flexible working days
  • Conveniently located a few hundred metres from the Eastern Freeway entrance and Victoria Park train station and nearby some great cafes and restaurants.
  • Cultural Leave, paid Parental Leave, annual leave loading and additional days off over the Christmas & New Year period.
  • Cultural awareness training and ongoing support provided by our dedicated full-time Cultural Advisor.
  • Generous Salary packaging options available.
  • Part time 3 days/w, fixed term contract 12 months until November 2020


About the organisation

Organisation Name : Djirra

Djirra supports Aboriginal women's journey to safety and wellbeing and provides legal and practical supports to Aboriginal people experiencing family violence across Victoria. Djirra is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation with a rich history.

How to apply for this role

Position Description : PD-Event-Manager

Only applications received via our website will be considered. Applications must include a CV and covering letter and all applicants must answer the questions at the bottom of the application form.

If you would like to know more about the role or about the work we do, please call Teresa Kyprianou, Human Resources Advisor on 9244 3333 or via email


Applications for this position will close as soon as a suitable candidate is sourced with a view for the successful applicant to start as soon as possible.

Please quote in application: Event Manager via Pro Bono Australia.


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