Positions Vacant

There are no current positions vacant with the Mullumbimby Showground Land Manager.


The position of Showground Manager has been filled - thank you to everyone who applied for sharing your experience and skills.


Historical information only:


The Board of the Mullumbimby Showground Land Manager invites Applications for the following roles:

Showground Manager

Deadline for applications: 5pm on Friday 17th July, 2020

The Manager, under direction and guidance of the Board and its various Committees, is responsible for the effective management of the Mullumbimby Showground. The position involves a high degree of administration as well as practical site management elements. It requires equal measures of versatility, problem-solving abilities, maintaining stakeholder relationships, and an attitude of following through to deliver desired outcomes.

Key areas of responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Management of the Showground office and communications

  • Grounds management and infrastructure maintenance

  • User groups and event bookings

  • WHS and risk management policies, protocols and processes

  • Financial management

  • Preparation of grant applications and acquittals

  • Policy and operational systems

  • Annual reporting

The Mullumbimby Showground Land Manager is seeking a motivated individual with a minimum of two year’s experience working in a Site and/or Event management capacity and experience working within a not-for-profit sector involving volunteers.


How to Apply

Applicants must address each of the following seven criteria and demonstrate:


  1. Your ability to operate strategically and experience working for a not-for-profit enterprise.

  2. Your capacity to prepare and interpret transparent financial reports for the Board and external stakeholders.

  3. Your capacity to implement the Plan of Management including the proven ability to develop and implement operational and strategic policies and procedures.

  4. Your ability to prepare tenders, apply for grants, and acquit grants on time.

  5. Your ability to work with a wide range of community and commercial stakeholders in our regional context.

  6. Your level of computer literacy.

  7. Your capacity as a self-starter, to work in a team, and to manage a diverse workload.


Please submit a written response addressing the criteria (PDF format no more than 1,000 words) along with a CV by 5 pm on 17th July.

Please also provide at least two referees, one of whom must be professional.

Use these links to access the Position Description and Plan of Management (POM)


Applications to be emailed to apply@mullumbimbyshowground.org.au