Posted 21 Aug 2019

Closes 20 Sep 2019

Community & Events Coordinator – Full Time 

Fishburners Brisbane – 155 Queen Street, Brisbane CBD QLD 4000

Fishburners is Australia’s largest community & coworking space for early stage tech startups looking to scale and grow. We are a non-profit organisation where community is at the heart of everything we do. Our mission to grow successful startups that contribute to creating the jobs and innovations of today and tomorrow.

We need an all star Community & Events Coordinator to manage our events space and implement and execute community and external event strategies to support our startups and generate revenue.

We’re looking for someone who has an interest in startups and is keen to dive into this role and join a team that is passionate about helping grow the Australian startup scene. 

Your role will involve:

  • Manage all enquiries and paid event bookings/sales
  • Manage all external event enquiries and provide event venue tours
  • Ensure the event space is equipped to host events on a daily basis
  • Provide general assistance for all internal and external events Fishburners hosts including ordering catering, setting up event space, managing contractors etc
  • Planning and executing community learning and networking events and mentoring programs
  • Promote upcoming community events and programs for maximum participation and engagement 

The successful applicant will have:

  • 1-2 years of events coordination/management
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Be organised and efficient with their time
  • Stong communication and networking skills 
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask 
  • Skilled with social media
  • Ability to problem solve and work closely within a small team
  • Passion about startups and community

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience with the following software: Mailchimp, Eventbrite & Hubspot
  • Knowledge and experience in the startup industry
  • Experience in marketing or communications
  • Experience working in a coworking space or event venue

You’ll love working at Fishburners if you:

  • Enjoy multitasking
  • Want to be part of an exciting and dynamic community
  • Don’t take yourself too seriously
  • Love to take ownership of your role
  • Enjoy organising and planning 
  • Are extroverted and like people!
  • Enjoy thinking outside the box
  • Can adapt to different personalities and situations

We’ll provide:

  • An innovative workplace where you will love to come to work every day
  • Access to all of our community events, lunches, workshops and mentors
  • A welcoming and inclusive community of talented disruptors and entrepreneurs 
  • Great work environment and team
  • Access to personal development programs


Please respond with your CV and give us a short summary of why you are the best person for the job via email to [email protected] 

Hours: Full time

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 6th September 2019