Job opportunity

Production Coordinator

Work type: Full-time (Monday-Friday, 38 hours) + some evening and weekend work during events
Experience: 2+ years in the events industry or similar
Remuneration: $50,000 – $65,000 + super (depending on experience)
Reporting to: Event Director


The Big Design Group is a small family-owned company with a proven track record of running BIG events. Our current portfolio includes The Big Design Market, held in Melbourne and Sydney which attracts over 50,000 visitors each year, and our B2B event, The Big Design Trade.


Do you have a love of events, can juggle lots of tasks at once, and have experience in the world of B2B or B2C events? We’re looking for someone to step up and own this crucial support role where you will be working on multiple events at one time. Day-to-day duties will include assisting the team on all production-related tasks, supporting the Operations Manager onsite at events, liaising with contractors & suppliers, coordinating the office’s daily running, and processing accounts payable and receivables.

You will be responsible for coordinating the end-to-end production and accounts across all events.

This position is an exciting, fast-paced role for someone passionate about events and ethical design brands who cares about sustainability and inclusivity. If this sounds like you, and you also like to set goals and challenge yourself, then this might be your perfect job.


  • a production coordinator with proven experience in the world of B2B/B2C events

  • a self-driven person with accounts experience

  • someone who is organised and can juggle competing demands in a small team

  • a confident person who will immerse themselves in ethical and sustainable design brands and get to know our clients intimately

  • someone with a confident voice and solid communication abilities

  • a vibrant individual with exceptional collaboration skills

  • a person with a happy disposition and a sense of humour

  • a person who is equally comfortable working onsite, remotely or holding the fort when the team is out-of-office


  • an eye for detail
  • awesome time-management skills with the ability to multitask
  • a strong interest in art and design
  • a personable and empathetic nature towards the challenges small business owners face
  • an unquestionable commitment to customer service
  • ability to work collaboratively in a small team environment
  • a fluid work style which enables you to quickly and easily adapt to change
  • experience using or understanding Quickbooks, Google Workspace and Hubspot (or similar software systems)
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • Minimum 2 years experience in production coordination for events or similar

  • Proven experience working with accounting systems

  • Sound working knowledge of MS Office is essential

  • This is a full-time permanent role with an immediate start


  • Work in a small, diverse team

  • On the job training and coaching to ensure you succeed in your role

  • Opportunity to grow with the business

  • Close to public transport (5 minutes walk from Footscray train station and buses) and bike tracks

  • Friendly work environment with lots of natural light, open windows, a resident poodle and great cafes nearby

  • Option to work remotely some days


Please email your CV with a cover letter outlining why you'd like to work with us:

Applications close Wednesday 15 March 2022
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted after this date.