The Alliance Française de Sydney is looking for a Marketing and Events Manager

The Alliance Française currently has an exciting opportunity for a Marketing and Events Manager to join our small and dynamic team for 6 months to cover a maternity leave.

Type of employment: Full time

Starting date: February 2016

Duration: 6 months (maternity leave replacement)

Area: Sydney CBD, Australia

Applications Close: 7 January 2016

About us

The Alliance Française de Sydney is an independent, not-for-profit language and cultural organisation promoting Franco-Australian exchange since 1899. With an ambitious mission to spread the French language and culture well beyond the borders of France, it is one of the 819 Alliances Françaises existing in 137 countries all over the world.

Situated in the heart of Sydney, the centre offers French courses for all ages and all levels, holds cultural events and includes a media centre and a French café.

Job description

The MARKETING AND EVENTS MANAGER will be in charge of marketing, events, and sponsorship / partnership management of the Alliance Française de Sydney.

He/She will be in charge of increasing of brand awareness and business development (French courses sales).

The lists of duties that will be expected to be executed in the 6 months include, but are not limited to:


  • Develop and execute the marketing strategy for Adult, Children and School courses and members acquisition
  • Print and Digital advertising
  • Budget management
  • Business development
  • Loyalty programs for members and students
  • Analysis and survey of Customer relations


  • Manage social networks and cross communication with sponsors and partners (editorial, giveaways etc.)
  • Manage website, daily updates and content
  • Creation and production of marketing materials: flyers, website update
  • Design and distribution of EDM
  • Press relations
  • Public relations


Conception, preparation, organisation and running of internal and external events (setup, budget, general logistics, coordination)


  • Liaise with local sponsors and make sure all the obligations of AF to the sponsors are met
  • Follow up and develop new partnerships with cultural institutions and French companies in Sydney, for members and students benefits, cross promotion and give aways.
  • Benchmark of French events in Sydney to develop partnerships.

Successful applicant

·         Fluent in French and English, with Professional verbal and written communication skills.

·         3 to 5 years’ experience in Marketing/ Communication

·         Experience in project/event management highly regarded

·         Ability to Manage of team of volunteers

·         Good general computing knowledge

·         Strong project management skills

·         Good organisational skills with attention to details

·         Reliable and organised

·         Creative, proactive and team player

·         Ability to work autonomously

·         A ‘can do’ and hands on attitude

·         Ability to work to deadlines

  • Computer literacy in MS Office suite, websites and social media sites

Visa requirements

·         You should be aware that you need a visa to work in Australia  

Please send a resume and cover letter in English to  

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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