Job Opportunities

We are often looking for enthusiastic people of various skills and backgrounds to join our team, either on a short term contract or permanent basis.

NT Major Events Company roles will be advertised via Seek, on the NTMEC website and Northern Territory Government jobs website.

If you would like to get in touch with us about potential opportunities, please contact

Positions Vacant

Chief Executive Officer

As the Chief Executive Officer, you will be responsible for the strategic leadership and management of the Company, provision of quality advice to the NTMEC Board and manage a range of events across sport, business, arts and culture, including the management of Event Funding Programs.

With 35 plus staff the business has experienced rapid growth in the last two years and needs to be supported by strong relationships, a positive and cohesive organisational culture and clear accountabilities and processes.

Reporting to the Board, the successful candidate will:

  • be an experienced leader who can work at a strategic level while maintaining a keen eye for detail and driving a high performing team.
  • develop and sustain effective collaborative partnerships and strategic alliances with other Northern Territory Government (NTG) agencies, industry and a broad stakeholder family to achieve successful delivery of events.
  • strive to increase corporate and private sponsorships and attract new major events to the Territory.
  • possess a proven record of accomplishment in implementing innovative strategies, and the ability to deliver successful change management initiatives while continuing to maintain the organisation’s outstanding reputation for service delivery.
  • have the ability to identify, prioritise and leverage opportunities in the local, interstate and international markets while ensuring the continued development of a workplace rich in culture and values.
  • be able to demonstrate event management expertise with a hands on approach to delivering these events.

Further information on the position can be obtained by contacting Shelley Hewitt, Director of Corporate Services on 08 8999 6336 or email your application to

Closing date: 24 February 2020

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NT Major Events Company has engaged CoreStaff for the recruitment of all event day roles and casual labour.


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