Events Assistant.
We’re on the hunt for an events assistant to help deliver our flagship project, Something Digital, in October this year. 

This is a part-time contract role (16 hours per week) running from mid-July to early November 2020. 

Despite the madness that has been thrown at us this year, we are excited that this project will be going ahead as a hybrid event with both in-person and online components this October. The successful candidate will be someone who thrives on working with the unknown and bringing a creative and innovative approach to our team.

About Bright Humans

We design outstanding human-centred experiences which build capabilities, inspire creativity and strengthen ecosystems.

We don’t fit a neat box or industry. We are part project managers, marketers, curators, event managers, user experience designers, artists, hosts, geeks, friends, collaborators.

Our strength lies in our ability to take lofty goals and raw ideas and to turn them into projects and experiences which bring communities together.

Our flagship event, Something Digital, was launched in 2018 is focused on strengthening Queensland’s digital economy. 

Through its initiatives, Something Digital provides our ecosystem with opportunities building digital capabilities, facilitating collaboration and showcasing some of the great innovations happening right here in our backyard.

About the role

This role will have a primary focus on Something Digital which is running as a 4 day hybrid festival (part in-person part online) in October this year. Working closely with out founders, you will be involved in tasks such as:
  • Assisting in managing the venues for the event
  • Helping with the procurement for the event
  • Working on the running order for the event
  • General assistance in logistical preparation for the event
  • Onsite management during the October festival
  • Preparation and execution of The Something School
  • Other adhoc tasks as required (including working on other projects)

About you

We are looking for someone with a keen interest and genuine passion in running events. The thrill and excitement of executing a successful event experience should drive your desire for this role.

Key skills and attitude will include:
  • Proven experience in preparation and running of events
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Desire to nurture and grow Brisbane's Digital Ecosystem
  • Sociable, good with people and well spoken
  • Not afraid of thinking differently and looking at better ways of doing things
  • Comfortable working in a consistently changing environment
  • Fast learner
  • Have great attention to detail
  • Proactive & Enthusiastic
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Not afraid of getting stuck into any task!
We are a small company with an all hands on deck approach, which means that everyone needs to pitch in and help with all tasks. Sense of humour and ability to work with a close-knit team is essential too!

Logistical info

Contract role: 2 days per week (16 hours). Ideally Tuesday and Thursday.
Start: July.
End: Early November.
Location: Based in the cafe precinct of Teneriffe (office dog included).

Application details

  • All applications should be addressed to our co-founder Lisa
  • Please apply using the button below (applications emailed directly will not be accepted)
  • Applications close Friday 3rd July, however, we will begin interviewing candidates of choice prior to this date, so we encourage you to apply ASAP.
Due to the overwhelming response, we have now closed applications for this role. We thank you for your interest in Bright Humans.