Careers

 

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We hope to fill the following positions in the future but at present, due to Covid-19, these positions are on hold pending the return to normal trading conditions

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. 
 

Successful candidates will exemplify our core values:

  • Do it with passion
  • Be supportive
  • Think outside the tree
  • Get it done
  • Have fun with it

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 jasmine@chasclarkson.com.au 
 or simply send us your cover letter and CV. 
 
 

NOW HIRING

Bespoke Production Coordinator

Chas Clarkson is the national market leader in seasonal event design and illumination, creating magical and memorable experiences for our clients.  We’re looking for an organised and dedicated Bespoke Production Coordinator to join our Production Team at our Sydney Head Office to assist in delivery of 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 – build to spec and timeline parameters.

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

Reporting directly to the Bespoke Production Director and working closely with the Bespoke Production Manager.  Delivering high-end projects nationally within a fast paced high performing diverse production team and collaborating with both internal and external teams to deliver these bespoke projects. This role offers a great team environment, job variety and good future prospects.  The position is based in the Sydney head office at Mascot and the role is full time with an immediate start.

If successful, you will be welcomed into an established company that celebrates 127 years of service in 2020.  Australian family owned and operated, Chas Clarkson have earned an outstanding reputation for quality, customer service and contemporary design.  Our clientele includes premier shopping centres, hotels, casinos and airports throughout the country. 

 Key Responsibilities include:

  • Support the Bespoke Production Manager on build and delivery admin requirements
  • Attend daily morning meetings on next steps for the day
  • Preparing and presenting key updates to weekly Production Team meetings
  • Maintaining/updating the job schedule on the Production Scheduling platform on all bespoke projects
  • Getting up to speed with the Chas Quoting System (CQS)and working with the Production team to understand this platform to deliver reports - estimating and costing of jobs and projects  
  • Ordering with suppliers of materials and various items required during install season and generating the Purchase Orders for various stock and items required
  • Managing time frame and hours allocated to projects and staying to budget
  • Managing and cross checking time sheets to job labor budgets for the workshop staff
  • Work with the Bespoke Production Manager to manage external suppliers with job information and deliver timelines
  • Working closely with Warehouse and Logistics on projects completion dates for on time dispatch
  • Work closely with the creative team on technical delivery of build and finishes for projects
  • Prepare and complete feedback documentation post projects
  • Drive WH&S around all our projects that you are involved in
  • Working with the Production Director and the Bespoke Production Manager on Risk assessment documents related to products on projects
  • Creating weekly KPI labor reports which are presented by the Production Director to the management team weekly

Core competencies:

  • Past experience managing / delivering bespoke jobs in events/exhibition industry
  • Experience in the delivery of build items from workshops / construction
  • A strong understanding of construction techniques
  • Excellent communicator both verbal & written
  • Highly organised with good planning skills and high attention to detail
  • Ability to multi task and manage various projects simultaneously           
  • The ability to operate highly autonomously when required, but to also operate as a team player sharing information and receiving feedback.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to form quality business relationships and relate well at all levels
  • Sound computer skills with good knowledge of MS Office programs, especially excel
  • Seeking long term employment
  • Full NSW driver’s license
  • Flexible with regards to working hours during October – January (Install & Dismantle season)

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NSW Project Manager 

Chas Clarkson is the national market leader in seasonal event design and illumination, creating magical and memorable experiences for our clients. We’re looking for an experienced, organised and enthusiastic Project Manager to join our team. Working with high-end clients nationally, this role offers a great team environment, job variety and good future prospects.

Reporting directly to the Project Operations Manager, this is a unique and exciting opportunity. The right candidate will work with teams across the company to deliver projects on time, to budget, exceeding our clients’ expectations and meeting Australian safety guidelines.

You will have experience in a project management or production capacity in the events/exhibition/entertainment industry, with an eye for detail, exemplary administration skills and on-the-ground installation and dismantle experience.

The position is based in the Sydney head office at Mascot. The role is full time with an immediate start.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the Project Management team
  • Build strong relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Liaise with production team for timely quoting
  • Prepare site-specific & WHS documents
  • Participate in site visits and inspections
  • Plan and coordinate machinery requirements for installations
  • Assist with dispatch checking
  • Attend installations and dismantles as the Project Ops representative

Essential Criteria

  • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience in event or exhibition management
  • Highly organised, ability to multi task with high attention to detail
  • Excellent communication & time management skills
  • Positive, can do attitude
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Ability to work nights during Oct – Jan

Desirable but not essential

  • Experience with Smartsheet
  • Understanding of technical drawings
  • Hands on event installation experience

Benefits

  • Quarterly team social calendar
  • Monthly and yearly rewards and recognition
  • Onsite parking
  • Training and role progression

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VIC Project Manager

Chas Clarkson is the national market leader in seasonal event design and illumination, creating magical and memorable experiences for our clients.  We are looking for an experienced, organised and enthusiastic Project Manager to join our Operations team.  Working with high-end clients nationally, this role offers a great team environment, job variety and good prospects. 

Reporting directly to the Operations Manager, this is a unique and exciting opportunity.  The right candidate will work with teams across the company nationally to deliver projects on time, to budget, exceeding our clients’ expectations and meeting Australian safety guidelines.

You will have experience in Project Management and installations in the events / exhibition / entertainment industry, with an eye for detail, exemplary administration skills and on-the-ground hands on installation and dismantle experience. 

The position is based in the Victorian office at Derrimut.  The role is full time with an immediate start.

This rewarding and challenging role requires high attention to detail and dedication, the successful applicant will be expected to go above and beyond during a peak Install & Dismantle season. (Oct-Jan)

Department: Project Operations

Line Managers: Operations Manager & State Manager

Key Responsibilities include: 

  • Estimating of Install & Dismantle projects
  • Develop and maintain schedules for Project Installation & Dismantle, Equipment, Machinery and Crews
  • Conduct site analysis and infrastructure review of client sites inc Measurements, photos, infrastructure, power, storage, access
  • Ensure Company conforms to relevant WH&S legislation and Compliance Responsibilities
  • Coordinate Client maintenance/warranty during the year
  • Maintenance of floor plans depicting decoration location
  • General Warehousing
  • Management of tools, vehicles, PPE, First Aid and equipment for Install teams
  • Keep Account Manager updated on all correspondence to client
  • Generation of instruction kits for team leaders & Contractors
  • Manage project logistics, and transport Schedule
  • Recruitment of crew for Install & Dismantle projects
  • Training of crew and maintaining skills register
  • Create Client install checklist
  • Manage external contractors, ensuring quality and safety guidelines are adhered to
  • Ensure that all projects are executed within budget, in time and to high standards
  • Reporting & recording of installations through written reports and photos
  • Supervision/Management of crew on site
  • Supplier/ Contactor Debrief Post Season
  • Cost analysis and KPI reporting

Core competencies:

  • Ability to grow a successful team
  • Ability to work with department heads, keeping them informed of all issues and problems
  • Ability to be practical and hands on during installation & dismantling period
  • Ability to ensure that all projects are executed within budget, in time and to high standards
  • Ability to proactively contribute to improved business efficiencies and improvements

Desirable and Highly Regarded Candidate requirements:

  • High level of Operations and Logistics experience in the display / event / entertainment / exhibition industry
  • Well-connected in the industry to attract the necessary resources
  • Highly organized with excellent planning & administration skills
  • Good technical knowledge of Installation project requirements
  • Sound computer skills, proficient in Excel and OneNote
  • Quick learner, thorough and high attention to detail
  • Team player with good people skills
  • Driver License and High-Risk License (preferably with WP & LF)
  • Looking for long term employment
  • Flexible with regard to work hours during October – January (Install & Dismantle season)

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We look forward to hearing from you and the possibility of having you join our team.