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Organisation : Disability Sports Australia

Location : New South Wales

Time required : Casual

Duration of project : 5 days

Sector : Community Development, Community Engagement

Posted on : 6 Jun, 2018

About the Role



Reports to: Manager Event Operations
Dates: June – end of August (Event time: 5-10 August)
Availability: 1-2 days per week, full time during the event
Location: Sydney Olympic Park
Disability Sports Australia (DSA) Office in the lead-up to the event and event venues at event time (5-10 August)

From 5 – 10 August 2018, the Quaycentre (formerly the Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre) and Genea Netball Centre will be home to the world’s top 12 wheelchair rugby teams including the Australian Steelers who are the reigning Paralympic and world champions playing to defend their world title on home soil.

We are looking for students who would like to join the event delivery team in an internship role. The intern will work closely with the Manager Event Operations to develop schedules and documents for the various functions and ceremonies held during the event such as VIP functions, the Opening Ceremony and Closing Function. This will be a very hands on role to develop key skills in event operations.

The Functions intern will assist with:
• Liaison with different stakeholders such as venues and suppliers
• Developing and updating production schedules for functions
• Preparing checklists and timelines for functions
• Attending progress meetings
• Sending invitations
• Set up procedures and processes for event time
• Preparation of run sheets
• Source items
• Updating planning documents
• Collating RSVPs and responding to attendee questions
• Set up and pack down of functions during event
• Welcome and/or check in at the functions
• Liaise with Protocol Volunteers during functions

• Friendly and approachable
• Problem solving skills beneficial
• Organised
• Be resourceful and proactive
• Reliable and committed
• Strong communication skills
• Proficient user of Microsoft Word and Excel

What can you gain?
• Hand-on involvement in event operations
• Communication skills
• Learn to work with a team
• Planning skills
• Event delivery techniques

To apply for this position please forward your Resume together with a Cover Letter outlining WHY you are interested in this position to
For any questions, please contact the Workforce Team on 0497 066 387 or

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Disability Sports Australia
Not for Profit : Yes

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For details concerning this role , please contact

Workforce Team

Phone : 0497066387

Email :

Please quote in application: FUNCTIONS & CEREMONIES ASSISTANT (INTERN) via Pro Bono Australia.


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