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Entrepreneur Facilitator – Limited Tenure

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Organisation : East Gippsland Shire Council

Location : VIC Regional (Bairnsdale)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Community Development, Government

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $94,198.50 to $104,254.24 per annum + super

Application closing date : 14 Jun, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : East Gippsland Shire Council

East Gippsland is a pristine area of Victoria. Home to tranquil beaches, rugged mountain beauty and dense forested areas, it encompasses over 21,000 kilometres of land including ski fields high, country and regional cities state and national parks, and lakes and coastal wilderness. Catering for residents and visitors, East Gippsland Shire Council is a major employer across the region, meeting the needs of over 47,000 residents and over one million visitors.

About the role

  • Support current and emerging local businesses | Be a mentor
  • Establish ecosystem for support | Create referral pathways
  • Full time | up to 2-year limited tenure | Based in Bairnsdale
  • Salary Range: $94,198.50 to $104,254.24 per annum + super

Position overview

East Gippsland Shire Council is currently seeking an individual experienced in community development and/or business management to provide individual support to local businesses and entrepreneurs in creating or further developing their business ventures, as part of the ongoing recovery effort from the 2019-20 bushfires. Our future Entrepreneur Facilitator will work full-time, based in Bairnsdale, with up to 30 clients to establish a business ecosystem of support for each, improving areas such as: product development, financial management, marketing and promotion, and regulations and compliance.

Knowledge of local industry and business needs would be advantageous.

Role Highlights:

  • Make a difference to the local community by supporting current and emerging business entrepreneurs.
  • A stunning region to live and play in – beaches, lakes and mountains right at your fingertips!
  • Great superannuation, and 4 weeks annual leave each year.
  • Up to 2-year limited tenure.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications or equivalent in community development, business management or lesser formal qualification with extensive experience.
  • Knowledge of industry and business needs in East Gippsland.
  • Knowledge and experience relating to economic development.
  • Experience working with entrepreneurs in rural and regional areas is desirable.
  • Experience in working with volunteers.
  • Training and mentoring experience
  • A current, valid Victorian driver’s license.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake a Police Check and psychometric testing, and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Applicants for this position must also be legally entitled to work in Australia.

Applications close at 11.59pm on Tuesday 14 June 2022. Late applications will not be considered.

If this sounds like your next career move, please click “Find out more”.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Jenny Bailey, Project Manager Economic Recovery, on (03) 5153 9500.

East Gippsland Shire Council prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer. As a Council, we are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace that values the safety and wellbeing of all our employees.

We value diversity at East Gippsland Shire Council and encourage applications from diverse backgrounds, languages, cultures abilities and minorities to apply.

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Entrepreneur Facilitator – Limited Tenure via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Community_Services, #Program_Coordination_and_Management, #Sales_and_Business_Development
Sector: #Community_Development, #Government


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