Sales Coordinator, Functions & Events - 2 x Positions (VPSG3.1)

Job posted: 13/07/2021
Applications close: 27/07/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Ongoing

Organisation: Museum Victoria

Salary: $68,884 - $76,263

Occupation: Sales/Business Development

Reference: VG/MV/9533MV/9534

Reference: VG/MV/9533MV/9534

Occupation: Sales/Business Development

Salary Range: $68,884 - $76,263

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

ABOUT MUSEUM VICTORIA: For more than 165 years, the people of Victoria have turned to their State museum to connect the past and the present, and to imagine the future. Our venues include Melbourne Museum, the UNESCO World -Heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building, Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Immigration Museum, Scienceworks, Melbourne Planetarium and IMAX Melbourne where we deliver unique exhibitions, programs and experiences for visitors from across Australia and around the globe. As Australasia’s largest public museum organisation, Museums Victoria is a major contributor to the cultural life of the state of Victoria and a global leader of scientific research and education. Our museums are places of trusted knowledge which fuel our imaginations and provide our visitors with a deeper understanding of the world we live in.

  • Based at the iconic Royal Exhibition Building
  • Work within the Museum Spaces and Events team in a professional and friendly environment as part of a growing and dynamic team
  • Full-time, ongoing opportunity

Museums Victoria is seeking a highly motivated and organised function and event sales professional to work in the Museum Spaces and Events team. The successful candidate will have the business development skills and drive to achieve sales targets, delivering incremental growth through implementing sales initiatives. This includes the management of commercial and stakeholder opportunities across all Museums Victoria's iconic venues: Melbourne Museum, Scienceworks, Immigration Museum and the Royal Exhibition Building. With a passion for excellent customer service, the successful candidate will demonstrate outstanding communication skills, have exceptional attention to detail and understand the importance of strong relationship management and working to deadlines.


The position is accountable for achieving defined sales targets which provide revenue growth through outbound sales, inbound sales, account management and the development of marketing plans. This position will ensure a harmonious relationship between Museum Victoria's clients, contractors, suppliers and stakeholders.

Key duties of this role include: 

  • Achieve sales targets which provide revenue growth; develop and implement sales strategies including cold calling, responding to sales enquiries in a timely manner, identifying target markets and achieving set targets; reporting on sales budgets and targets.
  • Plan, lead and develop sales strategies to identify emerging audiences, encourage repeat business and enhance the sale of new products, including commercial ticketed events.
  • Complete outbound sales strategies including cold calling to meet financial targets.
  • Provide detailed reporting on sales activity, targets and tracking to budget.
  • Develop budget projections, reports and analysis for events and product sales.
  • Represent Museums Victoria internally and externally in trade and other forums to drive new revenue opportunities and create new leads.
  • Develop and propose business development initiatives that contribute to commercial      objectives.
  • Monitor and ensure that all events booked within Museums Victoria's spaces align with the Museums Victoria brand and values.

Please see our Role Statement for a copy of the full Key Selection Criteria and Duties.


This role is full-time, ongoing position 5 days a week and may be required to attend networking events outside of normal hours. The salary on offer is $68,884 per annum (Base of grade) plus 10% superannuation.


To view the position description, visit https://museumsvictoria.com.au/careers/

For more information about this position, please contact Lauren Carlyle lcarlyle@museum.vic.gov.au or Jo Beshara jbeshara@museum.vic.gov.au

To apply, please submit the following:

  • A brief Cover letter that outlines your interest in this role.
  • A current CV detailing relevant experience.
  • A brief document outlining your responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

Please note: Applications that do not include the above elements will not be considered.

 Applications Close: Tuesday, 27 July 2021 (11.59 pm)


Sales Coordinator, Functions & Events - 2 x Positions (VPSG3.1)

Job type:

Full time / Ongoing

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Lauren Carlyle | lcarlyle@museum.vic.gov.au

Sales Coordinator, Functions & Events - 2 x Positions (VPSG3.1)