Careers

RASV aims to be recognised as an employer of choice, attracting and retaining the best people, improving governance and volunteer engagement, providing learning opportunities and inspiring leadership.

Our people are our most important and valued asset. Having the best talent enables RASV to provide a great customer experience for all of our members and visitors.  At RASV we are passionate about delivering memorable customer experiences at all our events, especially the Show.

 

Why Work at the RASV?

As a RASV team member, you will also have the opportunity to be a part of the world-renowned Royal Melbourne Show. Each year you will be part of the Royal Melbourne Show coming to life and the opportunity for guests to experience lots of attractions, get close to a variety of different animals, sample and purchase a large range of food.

 

RASV strives to create a fun, social and collaborative environment for our people, including;

  • Social events throughout the year
  • Annual Christmas Party
  • Employees receive a year-round on-site car park
  • Discounted beer and wine
  • Flexible work options
  • Tailored learning, growth and development opportunities
  • Annual development plans to help you to grow and reach your full potential

RASV has a team of over 50 full-time, part-time, and casual staff - who work on the Royal Melbourne Show, events at Melbourne Showgrounds and other activities and events. 

You can register your interest in any position advertised below by submitting your CV and a covering letter to jobs@rasv.com.au, including the job title in the subject line. 

Events Administrator

The Events Administrator is accountable to the Events Manager. The purpose of this position is to provide a high standard of administrative support to ensure we deliver world class award programs, functions and agricultural shows, in particular the Royal Melbourne Show.

This includes but is not limited to:

• Delivering excellent administrative support that will underpin and enhance the integrity of our functions, competitions, membership and award programs;
• Continuously review processes to improve efficiency and effectiveness;
• Delivering superior guest/ exhibitor service and experience; and
• Minimising administration and event delivery costs.

The Event portfolio includes the following functions, competitions, award programs and other key areas of the organisation:
Epicure Program & Functions – Australian Food Awards, Australian International Coffee Awards, Australian Distilled Spirits Awards, Australian International Beer Awards, Royal Melbourne Wine Show.
Agriculture and Rural & Leisure - Poultry, Alpaca, Beef Cattle, Beef Carcase, Sheep, Fleece, Dairy, Horses in Action, Dogs, Art, Craft and Cookery and Woodchop.

 

Key Responsibilities

Provide a broad range of administrative support services across the business. As part of the Events team, this role will also provide administrative support associated with the delivery of RASV Functions, Competitions and Award Programs, including but not limited to:

• CRM database management and integrity - Process competition entries and results; including data entry and checking of validity - verifying exhibitor entries.
• Attending to phone calls and emails for functions, competitions and other areas of the organisation where necessary
• Managing guest lists and administrative duties for RASV functions
• Input exhibitor, judge, steward and sponsor details and results, general data maintenance including updating: classes, tasting orders and judging panels etc. (CRM database)
• Generate and format competition and Award program documents within prescribed timeframes, including; schedules (conditions of entry, OB pages, specifications including prizes and supporters) entry forms, exhibitor information, catalogues and results catalogues
• Preparation and printing of judging sheets, cabinet cards, letters, certificates and other exhibitor communications
• Generate reports to ensure prize monies are processed and paid and close out activities completed in accordance with guidelines
• Preparation of standard documents such as; reports, presentations and correspondence.
• Preparation of content for publishing (website and show guide, etc.)
• Preparation of exhibitor packs as required;
• Support heritage area with superior administration, through website updates, uploads etc.
• Procurement support, including obtaining quotes and completing purchase orders as required.
• Compilation and sourcing of central purchasing orders - prizes, trophies, ribbons, sashes, rosettes, equipment, food and beverage, judge’s gifts, etc.
• Liaise with stakeholders and attend to telephone and email enquiries providing initial information and advice as required
• Assist with bulk mailings and maintain mailing lists
• Provide back up and support for the Reception area as required or rostered
• As part of a continuous improvement program, document and review function and competition processes to ensure a streamlining of processes and increased efficiency
• Undertake project work and other activities to support the team as required
• Membership assistance – process all applications, print and mail cards, attend emails, phone calls and all correspondence
• Assist with the administration and delivery of functions and competitions on the ground during events.
• Be available to work outside of normal working hours for functions if required

To apply please forward your resume with a covering application letter to: jobs@rasv.com.au

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Digital Marketing Manager

The role is responsible for managing all digital-related marketing for the company and management of the Digital Team. Development of the digital strategy in line with the company objectives and overseeing the digital budget within a service orientated and results driven team. Ongoing collaboration with the Marketing Manager is required for the planning, execution and reporting of campaigns.

Key Responsibilities

The key objective of this position is to drive project growth and contribute to enhancing business development opportunities and long-term organisational sustainability and performance. You will be expected to lead, collaborate, adapt and innovate, including but not limited to:

  • Lead the digital team in the development and delivery of a digital communications strategy including websites, intranet, apps, social media platforms, SEO/SEM, electronic direct mail (EDM) and video development.
  • Drive optimisation and improvement strategies for digital platforms through user feedback, behaviour, targeting needs and insights.
  • Develop the strategic digital ecosystem across websites, social platforms, and EDMs to improve the user experience
  • Evaluate emerging technologies to provide thought leadership and strategic advice on digital best practice and engagement
  • Develop models to commercialise RASV-owned digital assets
  • Oversee the development and implementation of all digital projects
  • Oversee the implementation of the SEO and SEM strategies, as well as the improvement of EDM functionality and strategic targeting.
  • Ensure digital activity can be measured and reported to support evaluation requirements
  • Manage, develop and coach Digital Team and guide skill advancement
  • Set workflows, monitor outputs, track progress, budgets and reporting in line with Digital Plans
  • Ensure collaboration between the Marketing and Digital Teams to plan, develop strategies and digital marketing plans
  • Develop and monitor processes to ensure an efficient working environment and high standard of service delivery from the Digital Team
  • Manage team meetings, planning sessions and overall team culture
  • Develop and maintain guidelines, systems and tools to ensure strong brand consistency and compliance across multiple platforms
  • Oversee digital marketing and advertising activities to ensure brand presence is maximised and strategic objectives are met
  • Leverage customer research to identify trends, opportunities and key issues
  • Facilitate campaign planning and debrief meetings with internal teams
  • Develop and maintain sound relationships with key internal and external stakeholders

To apply please forward your resume with a covering application letter to: jobs@rasv.com.au

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Sponsor Account Coordinator

Contribute to growing revenue for RASV in particular the Royal Melbourne Show (RMS), RASV Award Programs (including Royal Melbourne Wine, Australian International Beer, Australian Food, Australian International Coffee, and Australian Distilled Spirits) and Melbourne Showgrounds by assisting with the acquisition and retention of sponsorship, large exhibitors and advertisers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the Manager in creating and developing dynamic and innovative activation opportunities, identifying mutually beneficial partnerships and staying abreast of current market trends in the major events field.
  • Prospecting potential partners and managing a CRM sales pipeline.
  • Support the Manager in preparing sponsorship proposals, presentations, contracts and partnership timelines.
  • Efficiently and effectively liaise with other RASV operating departments to ensure the event is delivered in line with client needs, wants, and expectations.
  • Continually look for efficiency’s in managing all aspects of deliverables for partners
  • Provide pro-active regular contact with a portfolio of assigned partners and provide prompt, resolution focused responses to any queries.
  • Attend internal operational meetings, liaise with other departments to confirm bump in and out schedules and streamline communication for partners and their suppliers.
  • Assist with reporting, including tracking measurable and post event reports.
  • Provide the highest level of customer service and exhibit a willingness to go above and beyond to achieve optimal client satisfaction.
  • Support the Manager Commercial and Partnerships with scheduling and providing benefits to sponsors (including creating pre-event timelines, chasing marketing material, distribution of benefits at events and collating detailed post event reports).
  • Prepare proposals and contracts for both the Managers and self-managed accounts.
  • Negotiate with existing allocated partners to retain their sponsorship.
  • Actively research prospective sponsors.
  • Manage partner privileges, ticketing lists and event RSVPs.
  • Efficiently and effectively liaise with other RASV operating departments to ensure the event is delivered in line with client needs, wants, and expectations.
  • Liaise with other departments on move in and out schedules and coordinate timings with partners.

To apply please forward your resume with a covering application letter to: jobs@rasv.com.au

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Graduate Accountant

The key objective of this position is to perform the accounts payable function and assist the finance team in day to day duties.

Key Responsibilities

  • Process invoices to allow for timely payments and management of cash flow
  • Administer and maintain the procurement software package
  • Assist with all aspects of business accounting, including budget processes, accounts reconciliation and end of month process
  • Build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Arrears collection
  • Ad hoc duties
  • Assist with end of month management reports

To apply please forward your resume with a covering application letter to: jobs@rasv.com.au

Graduate Accountant - Advert