Venue Business Development Officer
State Library of New South Wales
Venue Business Development Officer, Clerk Grade 5/6
Visitor Services Branch
Join one of NSW\ 's leading cultural institutions
Competitive remuneration and benefits
Temporary full time role up to 12 months with flexible working arrangements
About the State LibraryThe State Library of New South Wales is one of Australia\ 's oldest and most important public institutions. Collecting actively since 1826, the Library preserves and presents the social, cultural and scientific history of our State and our Nation for the benefit of all. Its rich collections, both physical and digital, alongside partnerships with the public library network across NSW and other vibrant collaborations enable Australians to examine their past and imagine their future. In short, the Library occupies a unique position at the very heart of our civil society.
About the Role
The Venue Business Development Officer is responsible for the continuous growth of the Library\ 's venue hire business through strong sales, marketing, brand development and networking channels to ensure that our clients receive the highest level of customer service.
To excel in this role, you will have experience in venue and event sales and management, ideally in an organisation where the protection of the building and its venues is as important as the revenue raised. You will also have experience in using venue management software.Our Commitment to Diversity
The State Library of NSW welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with a disability. If you have individual requirements that need to be accommodated in order to participate in the selection process and join the State Library team, please indicate this in your application.
Talent PoolApplicants not initially offered a role but have been assessed through the recruitment process as being suitable will be placed in the Talent Pool to fill future vacancies as they arise. Placement in the Talent Pool remains valid for 18 months.Am I eligible to apply?To be eligible to apply you must be either;
An Australian citizen ora permanent resident of Australia, ora New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand passport ora citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia for the period of temporary employment or if you are seeking ongoing employment you must hold a permanent visa that allows you to work in Australia.
Appointment to this role is subject to a Criminal Records Check.Further information that may assist you with applying for this role?Role Description ? PDF versionRole Description ? word version
Applying for a role in the NSW Public Service
NSW Public Sector Capability Framework
State Library of NSW Accessibility GuideThe Guide for applying for roles at the State Library of NSW will assist you in completing your application and provide you with an understanding of the selection process.
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1 November 2020 (at 11.59pm)Key Application Responses
Please provide responses to the following questions as they form an important part of your application.A cover letter (maximum 2 pages) responding to the two (2) pre-screening questions shown below.
An up to date resume of no more than three (3) pages which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to the role.1. Provide an example of when you recommended a plan of action in response to business and/or market trends. What information did you use to make your recommendation? Describe the challenges and opportunities of developing such plans in a very competitive marketplace. How did you position the business to maximise the revenue while at the same time supporting the organisational brand.2. Successful negotiation involves tactful exploration of alternatives and positions. Describe a negotiation in which you explored alternatives to reach an agreement that satisfied all parties involved. What did you do?