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    Chas Clarkson is proudly Australia’s leading full service, commercial Christmas decoration and illumination company. We are recognised as the market leader in Christmas decorations for commercial spaces such as shopping centres and city centres. We continue to achieve high growth and deliver unrivalled consumer experiences and we are always on the lookout for new talent…whether Project Management, Design, Production, Operations or Logistics. 

    We value our staff and reward them appropriately with a highly attractive salary package and a range of benefits.

    If you think you have what it takes to help us develop our business, we would love to hear from you. 
    If you would like the full Job Description, please contact careers
    @chasclarkson.com.au or simply send us your cover letter and CV.   

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NOW HIRING

NATIONAL SALES MANAGER

Working with high-end clients nationally, this role offers a great environment, variety and good future prospects. Reporting to the CEO, this is a senior position, which includes a role in the executive planning team to develop business strategy with other division managers.

You will be required to coach and motivate the team. You will hold each person accountable to their targets, manage the pipelines and ensure overall smooth coordination of the sales division. 
Through your team you will achieve strong growth and will also take on the responsibility of identifying and winning new business opportunities and furthering business relationships.
 
A successful track record in a similar position in the Events, Display, Entertainment or other related industry will be highly regarded.

YOU ARE:

-An accomplished Sales Manager who can achieve high performance through effective coaching, motivating and holding salespeople accountable.
-A clear and effective communicator and strong negotiator. 
-Skilled at setting KPIs and the development and implementation of sound sales and marketing strategies.
-A strong and highly capable leader, who takes responsibility for your team's performance. 
-A sales professional with a demonstrated background in business development.   

YOU WILL BE SKILLED AT:
         
 - Successfully selling and managing in a competitive market with a focus on taking market share from competitors, through differentiating value
-  Managing a sales team in a commercial B2B sales environment.
-  Preparing strong strategic approaches to sales and the ability to develop and successfully implement a focused strategic sales plan.
-  Developing sales teams that can effectively sell at any level. 
 

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BESPOKE PRODUCTION MANAGER

We require an experienced, organised and enthusiastic Production Manager to join the team.Reporting directly to the Production & Logistics Director, this is a unique and exciting opportunity. Working with high-end clients nationally, this role offers a great environment, variety and good future prospects.

Working with an established team in the production department to deliver various elements of production on bespoke projects throughout the season.
The position is based in the Sydney head office and is full time with an immediate start.

Your overall responsibility will be to manage Production for our bespoke client projects and to ensure they are delivered beyond the expectations of our client's objectives, meet safety guidelines, and achieve budget and timeline parameters.

A successful track record in a similar position in the entertainment / events / exhibition or other related industry is required, with sound Technical, Carpentry & Construction knowledge.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Work closely with the Creative and Technical Department to bring concepts to life.
- Provide expert technical input to Creative team on construction methods.
- Estimation & Costing of project costs.
- Quality control and ensure all production meets Australian standards, minimizing Company risk/exposure by adopting best practice techniques in all manufacturing.
- Maintain Production schedule for approved projects -Ensuring production projects run within budget, to time lines & agreed milestones.
- Source and engage a pool of contract production houses to facilitate manufacture in both Australia and abroad.
- Working alongside the Production and Logistics Director to manage & negotiation with Contract Bespoke manufacturers, both in Australia and abroad.
- Manage work orders for production department.
- Manage Production team members plus seasonal in house Contractors & Workshop crew, during peak production periods. 
- Develop and implement procedures to improve efficiency and quality. 

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PERSONAL ASSISTANT

Chas Clarkson is looking for an experienced, organized, enthusiastic Personal Assistant to join the Creative & Technical Department.
Reporting directly to the Creative & Technical Director, this is a unique and exciting opportunity. Working with high-end clients nationally, this role offers a great environment, variety and good future prospects.
The position is based in the Sydney head office and is full time with an immediate start.

In this busy Personal Assistant role you will provide first class support to the Creative & Technical Director taking full responsibility for organising them and assisting in the delivery of work in a timely manner. You will also provide ad hoc support to the wider team so a flexible approach is essential.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Providing high level administrative and PA support to the Creative & Technical Director
D-iary management with the ability to prioritise and plan busy schedules, attend to conflicting appointments and pre-empt needs
-Email management
-Organising internal and external meetings including arranging presentations and other requirements
-Coordinating conference calls with multiple stakeholders both locally and internationally, arranging dial-ins and ensuring all participants are prepared
-Booking of business travel and accommodation
-Processing expenses and invoices
-Assisting in the coordination of team events
C-ollating Presentations, documents and other meeting materials
-Assisting with other administrative tasks such as printing and binding for Creative pitches etc
Assist with WIP Creative & Technical reports

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JUNIOR PROJECT MANAGER

Working with high-end clients nationally, this role offers a great environment, variety and good future prospects. Reporting directly to the Project Operations Manager, the position is based in the Sydney head office and is full time with an immediate start.

Your overall responsibility will be to manage client projects to ensure they are delivered beyond the expectations of our client's objectives, meet safety guidelines, and achieve budget and timeline parameters.

The successful applicant will be seeking long-term employment with an industry leader where they can use their background in project management and production experience in the display / event / entertainment / exhibition industry. Ideally this experience will be underpinned by creative flair, design awareness and decorative skills. You will also have acquired technical knowledge in construction, lighting, installation & dismantling.

 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

-Estimate & Specify Projects with the assistance of the Production, Product, Install and Dismantle & Logistics teams and ensure relevance to budgets & design
-Conduct thorough site analysis and infrastructure review
-Production of weekly reports & schedule updates
-Conduct feasibility on concept development
-Overseeing production & quality control of projects with the production team
-Ensure projects run within budget & to time lines
-Ensure clients site is prepared and infrastructure is ready and fit for use
-Managing project logistics, installation & dismantling
-Managing impeccable overall project records

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NOW HIRING

PURCHASING COORDINATOR

 We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join the Operations Team as Purchasing Coordinator in a full time role in our Sydney office.

 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: 

-Acquiring quotations from local and overseas suppliers
-Formulation of Purchase Orders with local and overseas suppliers
-Supplier liaison and relationship maintenance
-Supplier negotiation for pricing
-Coordination of Chinese products from factory to factory in China
-Product and supplier analysis
-Entering Product specifications into Inventory system
-Updating product costs in Inventory system
-Inventory management and pallet ID locations
-Manage administration of Stocktake and inventory levels
-Booking of high reach equipment for onsite projects
 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS: 

-Mandarin speaking essential
-International trade experience and knowledge of import business
-Good communicator- written and verbal
-Excellent computer skills
-Quick learner and systematic
-Flexible with work hours in peak season October- November
-Drivers Licence