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. 

Current Opportunities

Agricultural Competitions and Events Coordinator (Cattle)

To efficiently and effectively plan, coordinate and deliver a highly successful agricultural program that enhances the RASV brand and reputation in particular agricultural competitions, programs and activities at the Royal Melbourne Show and other events; initiatives that enhance and grow youth engagement; and build and strengthen industry relationships to increase involvement and value.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, coordinate and implement the annual operating plans and budgets for agricultural programs including competitions (Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle and Carcass), exhibitor programs, award presentation, functions and other value add industry events and activities such as the Beef Week Heifer Challenge.
  • Ensure the effective day-to-day coordination of the events and activities within the portfolio
  • Manage the Beef Cattle Committee and Dairy Cattle Advisory Group to understand stakeholder and industry expectations, identify barriers to success, and manage exhibitor engagement and implementation plans with Committees and Advisory Groups
  • Engage with exhibitors via face-to-face, email and phone to drive entries into competitions and build repour with key stakeholders  Develop and plan logistics requirements for events,
  • including liaising across teams to ensure smooth delivery of events within appropriate timeframe and budget
  • Liaise with the Coordinator, Agricultural Competitions and Events (Cattle) to deliver the Youth Development Program including the annual Agricultural Youth Travel Scholarship and ELVA Awards
  •  Contribute to the development of a long-term strategic plan for agricultural programs and deliver key initiatives and roll out of strategic plan
  •  Liaise across teams to ensure delivery of financial, human resources, IT, CRM, risk, venue, communications, marketing, sponsorship, asset management, project management and reporting requirements to deliver agricultural programs
  • Liaise with the Agricultural team to deliver activities across the agricultural space during the Royal Melbourne Show
  • Evaluate events and recommend to senior management on areas of improvement.
  • Manage the exhibitor and supporter database
  • Develop and deliver industry engagement activities
  • Review, consult and implement event related policies and procedures that ensure legal compliance and efficient internal processes, and assist in the achievement of the organisation’s mission
  •  Identify opportunities to build and enhance existing events and activities to improve the value proposition for customers / exhibitors and grow the financial return to reinvest
  • Build and promote key relationships including national organisations, government stakeholders, organisations and institutions in agribusiness, rural and regional communities, interstate Royal shows, existing and prospective supporters including exhibitors, sponsors and industry representatives as well as internal stakeholders
  • Initiate and participate in forums, networks and interest groups to further develop community / industry relevance
  • Represent the organisation in various settings ensuring the RASV’s brand is protected and enhanced
  • Identify and promote opportunities to enhance our member value proposition
  • Foster an environment of continuous improvement, working cooperatively with other competition coordinators to achieve agreed outcomes.

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

Agricultural Competitions and Events Coordinator (Cattle) - Advert

Agricultural Competitions and Events Coordinator (Sheep & Fleece)

To efficiently and effectively plan, coordinate and deliver a highly successful agricultural program that enhances the RASV brand and reputation in particular agricultural competitions, programs and activities at the Royal Melbourne Show and other events; initiatives that enhance and grow youth engagement; and build and strengthen industry relationships to increase involvement and value.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, coordinate and implement the annual operating plans and budgets for agricultural programs including competitions (Sheep and Fleece), exhibitor programs, award presentation, functions and other value add industry events and activities such as the Australian Sheep and Wool Show.
  • Ensure the effective day-to-day coordination of the events and activities within the portfolio
  • Manage the Agriculture Committees (Sheep and Fleece) to understand stakeholder and industry expectations, identify barriers to success, and manage exhibitor engagement and implementation plans with Committees and Advisory Groups
  • Engage with exhibitors via face-to-face, email and phone to drive entries into competitions and build repour with key stakeholders
  • Develop and plan logistics requirements for events, including liaising across teams to ensure smooth delivery of events within appropriate timeframe and budget
  • Facilitation and coordination of the Youth Development Program including the annual Agricultural Youth Travel Scholarship and ELVA Awards in consultation with the Coordinator, Agricultural Competitions and Events (Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle and Carcass), the Manager of Competitions and the Head of Events. Heritage & Foundation
  • Contribute to the development of a long-term strategic plan for agricultural programs and deliver key initiatives and roll out of strategic plans
  • Liaise across teams to ensure delivery of financial, human resources, IT, CRM, risk, venue, communications, marketing, sponsorship, asset management, project management and reporting requirements to deliver agricultural programs
  • Oversee the delivery of activities across the agricultural space during the Royal Melbourne Show
  • Evaluate events and recommend to senior management on areas of improvement.
  • Manage the exhibitor and supporter database
  • Develop and deliver industry engagement activities
  • Review, consult and implement event related policies and procedures that ensure legal compliance and efficient internal processes, and assist in the achievement of the organisation’s mission
  • Identify opportunities to build and enhance existing events and activities to improve the value proposition for customers / exhibitors and grow the financial return to reinvest
  • Build and promote key relationships including national organisations, government stakeholders, organisations and institutions in agribusiness, rural and regional communities, interstate Royal shows, existing and prospective supporters including exhibitors, sponsors and industry representatives as well as internal stakeholders
  • Coordinate and contract Veterinarians for the full period animals are present on the Showgrounds before, during and after Show
  • Advise and deliver Biosecurity requirements in consultation with key internal and external stakeholders including the Coordinator, Agricultural Competitions and Events (Cattle) and the Horses in Action Program
  • Initiate and participate in forums, networks and interest groups to further develop community / industry relevance
  • Represent the organisation in various settings ensuring the RASV’s brand is protected and enhanced
  • Identify and promote opportunities to enhance our member value proposition
  • Foster an environment of continuous improvement, working cooperatively with other competition coordinators to achieve agreed outcomes.

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

Agricultural Competitions and Events Coordinator (Sheep & Fleece) - Advert