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The Events Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing CHIA NSW’s Events Program and Strategy. This includes a range of online and face-to-face events for internal and external audiences, including our flagship conference in June 2025, member events, and staff events.

The Events Coordinator is part of the Public Affairs Team which is responsible for leading the delivery of policy, communications, advocacy, and events on behalf of CHIA NSW’s members and external stakeholders, the office environment and the overall administrative needs of the organisation.

The Events Coordinator will work autonomously, with assistance from other members of the Public Affairs Team, and in collaboration with other CHIA NSW business areas.


Applications CloseFebruary 22, 2024
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Job CategoryAdministrations & Support
Job FieldHousing & Homelessness
Employment BasisPart Time
LocationInner City Sydney

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Essential Criteria

  • Demonstrated prior experience in events coordination including the ability to ensure events are delivered on time and within budget
  • A proven track record of organising successful events
  • Good verbal, written and visual communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and good time management skills
  • Proven ability to problem solve and adapt to changing priorities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Team player who can work autonomously and outside standard business hours if required.
  • Ability to handle stress and remain calm

Desirable Criteria

  • Commitment, experience and knowledge to improve the sustainability of CHIA NSW events.
  • Experience with Communication, Web, Events, or Project management software
  • Good working knowledge of current event marketing and promotional strategies.
  • Knowledge of event related legislation
  • Events management or project management related qualification

Other Information

This is a re-advertised position, previous applicants need not apply.

This is a permanent part-time appointment, based in Sydney. Flexible working arrangements (including working from home) will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

A Position Description is attached.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit a short cover letter responding to the selection criteria and an up-to-date CV.

Community Housing Industry Association NSW

The Community Housing Industry Association (CHIA NSW) is the peak body for community housing providers in NSW. We represent nearly 100 members across the State, who collectively own and/or manage around 54,000 properties - the largest community housing sector in Australia.

CHIA NSW works with its members to build a sustainable and growing community housing sector that is focused on delivering great outcomes for our tenants and the communities in which they live.

ContactKaren Appleby
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