The Geelong Young Professionals Network is leading and inspiring Geelong’s up-coming professionals and building a strong succession culture for future of the Geelong region.

Auspiced by the Geelong Chamber of Commerce, the group of carefully chosen Committee Members endeavour to give young professionals the opportunity to build networks and strengthen relationships with like-minded individuals via a series of innovative networking events.

These events attract on average 150 attendees and deliver insightful and inspiring speakers and provide an informal approach to professional development and an awareness of advancing business in the region.

The Geelong Young Professionals Committee is volunteer based, comprising of a group of passionate individuals who value giving back to the community in which we work. There are two exciting opportunities to join the committee:

FINANCE LEAD

Key responsibilities include:

  • Liaising with the Geelong Chamber of Commerce team to set up financials
  • Managing Event Budgets and Ticket Pricing
  • Invoicing requirements for sponsorship, speaker and venue fees etc in collaboration with the Chamber
  • Post event reporting of Profit/(Loss) & Cash Flow Report
  • Preparation of annual budget for Chamber

SPEAKER ENGAGEMENT & SPONSORSHIP LEAD

Key responsibilities include:

  • Maintain speaker database and actively create relationships for potential speakers
  • Engage speaker throughout booking process and delivery of event including negotiating fee, approval process for marketing and liaising for speaker requirements, source speaker gift and implement post-event thank you
  • Liaise with team for AV, microphone, projector etc. requirements
  • Maintain sponsorship database & interest
  • Engage sponsors as main contact, liaise for approval of invitations, organise sponsor speaker, banners and additional collateral for event and recognition and implement post-event thank you
  • Secure sponsorship for all events

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