JOB: Events / Engagement Coordinator

— By 17 May 2017

Grow events and engagement at Minus18 - it's a job that will transform your life - and the lives of 1000s of LGBTI youth.

We’re seeking a confident, energetic and self driven person to join our team to coordinate our LGBTI youth events - and grow our engagement with young people (15-21 years) and donors. 
With an amazing eye for detail, the Events and Engagement Coordinator will grow our engagement with young people and the broader community to curate experiences that stay with LGBTI youth for the rest of their lives. 

Main Roles and Responsibilities

  • Work alongside a team of staff and volunteers to produce exciting and inclusive LGBTI youth music, social and fundraising events.
  • Provide advice and support to young people to create smaller social get togethers.
  • Seek sponsorship opportunities to unlock future projects and events. 
  • Develop and maintain relationships with venues, artists, suppliers and donors. 
  • Curate positive and inclusive experiences that cater to the diversity within our community.
  • Build and maintain our database of young people and supporters to grow our engagement and revenue.
  • Produce high quality and creative mailouts to create new promotion / engagement opportunities.
  • Support the vibrant, positive and collaborative culture of Minus18 as a youth driven organisation.
  • Ensure compliance with funding guidelines and safety requirements.


Key selection criteria 

  • Lived experience and connection to LGBTI youth and social change.
  • Big ideas for and experience in database / engagement growth, especially in creating pathways for event attendees to later become donors.
  • Demonstrated experience working on high impact and inclusive events.
  • Highly organised, self driven with a keen attention to detail.
  • Energetic networker with a love for fostering relationships. Experience engaging with sponsors and donors a plus.
  • Demonstrated marketing / promotional experience and ability to speak with a youth voice. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively and inspire others.
  • Connection to diverse identities within the LGBTI community, including people of colour, people with a disability, and people from regional and rural areas. 



  • Valid Victorian Drivers License (recommended)
  • Valid Victorian Working With Childrens Check
  • Successful Police Background Check





To apply for this role, please email the following to jobs@minus18.org.au with subject ‘Events / Engagement Coordinator’: 

  • A copy of your CV
  • A cover letter responding to key selection criteria (max 2 pages)
  • A short, 30 - 60 second video introducing yourself - recorded on your phone is fine.

Closes: 5PM Tuesday 12th of June 2017

Minus18 encourage applications from all parts of the queer and gender spectrum and applications from people with a disability, people who are neurodivergent, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.