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Skilled in Event Management, Teams Management, Administration and Training I am looking for a position that best draws on my strengths. Hoping to move into an organisation with a strong focus on reputation and equally solid ethics. The long term role I am looking is has opportunity for growth, a supporting work environment with a focus on developing people and culture. 

I have a firm believe in the benefit of understanding every role. I have worked as a kitchen hand, a waiter, a steward right through to administration, management, strategic planning and training. I did this to ensure that the decisions I influence are respectful of all those they impact ensuring a cohesive team with successful outcomes. 

Overall I am most passionate about empowering others to achieve. "Learning is an experience. Everything else is just information." 

Work History

Dec 2015Present (2017)

Commercial Services Coordinator (Full Time)

Life Saving Victoria - Head Office

To coordinate the scheduling and delivery of all Life Saving Victoria courses. Contribute in a positive manner to the continual development of the team and all aspects of LSV delivery. 

  • Venue bookings
  • Event coordination for statewide course program including remote locale
  • Event liaison for international group courses
  • Trainer human resources and recruitment
  • Trainer induction and on boarding program coordination 
  • Scheduling and payroll for over 80 staff
  • Budget reporting
  • Project management
  • Training development and research
  • Team leadership and supervision
  • System and process development
  • Business Development
  • Trainer auditing 
  • Trainer support network coordinator 
Feb 2015Present (2017)

Sessional Trainer - Events Certificate III (Casual)

Holmesglen TAFE

To plan, deliver, and review training and assessment in units and qualification within personal competence.

  • Administrate accurate student files
  • Facilitate and assess to standard required by the RTO and ASQA
  • Supplementary resource development
  • Facilitate work ready outcomes
Jul 2014 Dec 2015

Trainer and Assessor, Classroom Facilitation (SIT50212 Diploma of Events) (Full Time)

Australian College of Training and Employment

To plan, deliver, and review training and assessment in units and qualification within personal competence.

  • Administrate accurate student files
  • Facilitate and assess to standard required by the RTO and ASQA
  • Supplementary resource development
  • Facilitate work ready outcomes

Achievements: Innovative practice award, July 2015. Mobile Innovator, March 2015. Student satisfaction rating 100% (NPS score), July 2014 to December 2015.

Mar 2014July 2014

Trainer and Assessor, Distance Facilitation (SIT50212 Diploma of Events) (Full Time)

Australian College of Training and Employment
  • As per role: Trainer and Assessor, Face to Face Facilitation (SIT50212 Diploma of Events)

Achievements: Tutor commendation, September 2014. Tutor commendation, June 2014. Student satisfaction rating 100% (NPS score), March 2014 to June 2014.

Nov 2013Mar 2014

Sales Representative - Events and Venues (International) (Full Time)

iVvy - Head Office

Responsible for generating revenue from both a national and international sales region along with independently pursuing and prospecting to customers in Membership,

  • Venue Management and Events.
  • Prospecting clients: e-mail/phone/ online web demonstrations Account management
Jun 2013Oct 2013

Training Team Leader/ Acting Training Manager (National) (Full Time)

Bravehearts Inc. - Head Office

To provide Bravehearts Inc with Management and Strategic Direction of the Training team.

  • Direct co-ordination of all training workshops; face to face and online
  • Oversee the writing and development of content
  • National development and advancement of the training program
  • Manage the training team
  • Develop commercial partnerships and business opportunities 

Achievements: Execution of the largest face to face remote area training contract since business launch, July 2013.

Aug 2012June 2013

Training Coordinator (National) (Full Time)

Bravehearts Inc. - Head Office 

Event Co-ordination in relation to all workshops, nationally, and online. Project Management of the creation of Bravehearts/ FaHCSIA Customised E-learning platform.

  • Commercial partnerships, including sponsorship and funding
  • Commercialisation of Bravehearts’ education programs
  • Licensing and merchandising
  • Business development and marketing
  • Brand marketing and management
  • Risk and itinerary management for all face to face workshops

Achievements: Generated $500k income in the first 10 months of trade, 2012/2013. Successful launch of Learning Management System to deadline, December 2012. Generated 12 months revenue stability for online training within 2 months of launch, February 2013.

Jul 2011 Jul 2012

Event Sales and Marketing Manager (Full Time) 

Lakelands Golf Club
  • Business development and marketing;
  • Golf Membership and Events
  • Brand Marketing and Management
  • Management of the Events Team
  • Risk management for all events
  • Event Co-ordination of social, weddings and corporate events 

Achievements: Top 10 Finalist Best Function Coordinator, ABIA Awards 2010/ 2011. 22% increase in sales, year ending June 2011.

Aug 2008Jun 2011

Functions Coordinator (Full Time)

Lakelands Golf Club

Achievements: Employee of the year, 2010. Top 10 Finalist Best Function Coordinator, ABIA Awards 2009/2010. 30% increase in sales year on year 2008/ 2009. 

Mar 2008Aug 2008

Event Coordinator (Full Time)

Crowne Plaza Royal Pines Resort

Achievements: Various guest commendations. 

Feb 2005Feb 2007

Functions Supervisor/ Functions Administration Coordinator (Full Time)

Balmain Tigers Leagues Club/ TIGERS Functions

Achievements: After match presentation Wests Tigers 2005 Premiership. 


Jun 2014Dec 2014

SIT50212 Diploma of Events

Prime Learning

SITXWHS301 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks/ SITXMGT501 Establish and conduct business relationships/ SITHFAB201 Provide responsible service of alcohol/ SITXEVT301 Access information event industry operations/ SITXCCS401 Enhance the customer service experience/ SITXFIN402 Manage finances within a budget/ SITTTSL304 Prepare quotations/ BSBADM502B Manage meetings/ SITXMPR402 Create promotional display or stand/ SITXHRM402 Lead and manage people/ BSBMGT515A Manage operational plan/ BSBRSK501B Manage risk/ SITXEVT401 Plan in-house events or functions/ BSBDIV501A Manage diversity in the workplace/  SITHKOP404 Plan catering for events or functions/ SITXEVT503 Manage event staging components/ SITXMGT401 Monitor work operations/ SITXMGT502 Manage projects/ SITXHRM503 Monitor staff performance/ BSBCMM401A Make a presentation

Apr 2014Jun 2014

TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Briston Training

BSBCMM401A Make a presentation/ TAEASS301B Contribute to assessment/ TAEASS401B Plan assessment activities and processes/ TAEASS402B Assess competence/ TAEASS403B Participate in assessment validation/ TAEDEL301A Provide work skill instruction/ TAEDEL401A Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning/ TAEDEL402A Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace/ TAEDES401A Design and develop learning programs/ TAEDES402A Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs

Feb 2007Jul 2010

Academic Transcript: 1290 Business (Event Management)

Griffith University

1001MGT Management Concepts 10CP / 1999TRCR 1st Year Free Choice Elective 20CP / 1001HSL Foundation Studies 10CP / 1002HSL Introduction to Research 10CP/ 1003MKT Introduction to Marketing 10CP/ 1220HSL Info Systems for Service Industries 10CP / 1011IRL Employment Relations 10CP/ 1102AFE Accounting for Decision Making 10CP/ 2999 2nd Year Free Choice Elective 20CP/ 2007PPP Legal Issues for Managers 10CP/ 2209HSL Project Management 10CP/ 2706ART Thinking Ethically 10CP/ 2040MGT Business Communication 10CP/ 3207HSL Sport Event Operations 10CP/ 3117HSL Facility and Venue Management 10CP

Feb 2003Mar 2005

BSB51001 Diploma Business (Frontline Management)

Gensis Corporate Training Solutions