Position Vacant: Project Coordinator / Conference Secretariat

The Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI) is the Australian grape and wine industry’s own research organisation. It supports a sustainable and successful grape and wine industry through world-class research, practical solutions and knowledge transfer. The culture at the AWRI is professional, innovative and sets high industry standards. As part of these standards the AWRI offers favourable working conditions and an environment conducive to success. The AWRI has strong links with the wine sector and other research organisations both nationally and internationally and provides a stimulating and challenging work environment.

Applications are invited for a Project Coordinator/Conference Secretariat. This is a joint role which supports both the AWRI’s Industry Development and Support (IDS) group and the Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference (AWITC). The successful applicant will support the activities of the IDS group as part of the events and projects team, focusing on the delivery of extension and adoption activities to industry. In addition, the applicant will provide logistical and administrative support to the AWITC office, including assisting with the organising and staging of triennial AWITC events. This appointment is for a fixed term in the first instance.

Applicants will be required to demonstrate sufficient prior experience to meet the fundamental requirements of the position, such as through a corporate administration/project management role, with experience in the wine industry highly desirable.

The position will be based at the Waite Research Precinct, Adelaide, SA. A position description is available from 2021 Joint IDS and Conference Secretariat Position Description. Applications should be completed via the online application form by Friday 21 May 2021. Only applications that are completed via the online application form will be accepted.

For further information about the position, please contact the Events and Projects Manager, Francesca Blefari, at francesca.blefari@awri.com.au or 08 8313 6600.