City of Hobart
Events Partnership and Grants Coordinator (9603)

Posted: 09 May
Closes: 28 May


Unit: Creative City
Division: Connected City Division
 Council Centre
Employment status:
Permanent - Part-time 0.6 FTE ( 23 hours per week)
Municipal Officer Level 3
Hobart City Council Enterprise Agreement 2021
Salary range:
$85,906 - $91,245 pro rata + 12.5% superannuation. (Hourly rate $43 - $46)

  • Flexible work arrangement and great work-life balance.
  • Make a positive impact on your community.
  • Collaborative working environment. 

About the role

This role contributes to the success of the City by managing the City of Hobart Event Partnership and Grants program. It ensures extensive community engagement and enhances the City's reputation, achieving broad audience involvement and effective stakeholder coordination. This role is instrumental in fostering vibrant community events that align with the City's strategic goals and deliver significant brand value.

Role accountabilities include: 

  • Facilitate the organisation and execution of various event grants and partnership contracts, aligning with the City of Hobart's Strategic Plan goals.
  • Proactively pursue new collaborative relationships and pinpoint prospects to enhance the City's ongoing advancement towards its Strategic aims.
  • Manage coordination of communications, marketing, and media strategies for event grants and partnership initiatives, in collaboration with the City's communications and marketing division.

Learn more about the role in the position description: Event Partnership and Grants Coordinator Position Description

About you

Are you passionate about creating meaningful connections and fostering partnerships that make a difference? We are seeking an Event Partnership and Grants Coordinator to join our dynamic team, where your expertise in event coordination and grant management will be instrumental in driving our mission forward.

The desired applicant will have;

  • Bachelor Degree or higher in Events Management or other relevant discipline or demonstrated and substantial relevant experience.
  • Current Driver Licence.
  • Registration to Work with Vulnerable People.
  • Provide First Aid (HLTAID011) (Desirable)
  • Chief Fire Warden training. (Desirable)

You will have a can do attitude and want to work in a friendly team environment. If you have great attention to detail and exceptional administrative and event coordination skills, If this sounds like you, then it’s time to step into the spotlight!

About us

The City of Hobart offers something for everyone, with connections between nature, history, culture, businesses and each other. We are proud to provide a range of services and facilities that support the wellbeing, safety and participation of the community as well as continuously look to improve and embrace new approaches to achieve better outcomes for all. With an industrious and diversified economy, wherever your skills, talents and passions lie, we can offer you the opportunity to have a rewarding career with ongoing learning and development opportunities.

We recognise contributions to our workforce and offer:

  • Above Award wages and Employer Superannuation at 12.5% with salary sacrifice options.
  • Flexible work arrangements including the option to apply for a nine-day fortnight.
  • A wide range of paid leave entitlements.
  • Health and Wellness programs, including onsite gyms.
  • Discounted membership at Hobart Aquatic Centre.
  • Ability to purchase additional leave after 12 months of service.
  • An Employee Assistance Program that offers onsite visits.
  • Corporate Health Plan discounts with BUPA, St. Lukes and Medibank.

Learn more about what the City of Hobart can offer you.

The City of Hobart is committed to building an inclusive community and workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, abilities, ages and identities.

City of Hobart has a strong commitment to health and safety. Appointment will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment background checks. These will include reference checks, National Police History record check, and Medical Assessment including drug and alcohol testing.

Learn more about our vision, mission and values.

How to apply

If you require any further information specific to this role please contact Richard Howard (Coordinator Events and Activation), on 03 6238 2486 or email

All applications must be made in the online portal, and you can save your application as you progress through the stages until you submit your final application. If you have any issues with submitting your application, please email details of the issue to Please note that we do not accept applications after the position has closed so if you have issues submitting your application, please contact us prior to the closing time.

Before you begin

You will need to read the position description prior to commencing your application as you will be required to address the key duties, skills and knowledge for this role in 600 words or less.

Please ensure you have copies of your resume, qualification/s, and your Driver Licence ready to attach at the end of your application.

Selection process

Candidates are initially selected for interview based on the details provided in their application.

The City of Hobart assesses all applications based on merit.

Positions are filled, based on how well the successful candidate meets the requirements of the position.

Learn more about the selection process on our website.

Applications close 11:59 pm Monday 27 May 2024 (AEDT).