Careers in Coonawarra: Coonawarra Events & Marketing Officer


Events & Marketing Officer – PERMANENT PART TIME-  (0.6 EFT)

Coonawarra Grape & Wine Incorporated, known as the Coonawarra Vignerons (CV), is a non for profit entity that supports local Grapegrowers and Winemakers by facilitating the promotion, marketing, technical innovation of the region.

As Coonawarra Events & Marketing Officer you will be joining the organisation in a role that has overall responsibility for coordination and management of events and marketing activities on a part-time basis.

This position is based in the town of Penola in South Australia, set in the heart of the Coonawarra Wine Region. Only 5 hours from Melbourne and 4 hours from Adelaide.

There is flexibility for various aspects of this role to be fulfilled remotely (work from home).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and manage and facilitate a 52 week events calendar in conjunction with Coonawarra Vignerons members and community-based organisations
  • Seek and pursue grant and sponsorship opportunities relevant to the delivery of events
  • Prepare advertising, media releases, newsletters (EDMs) and promotional materials relevant to event and marketing activities of the Coonawarra Wine Region.
  • Manage social media platforms and website
  • Activate brand promotions through marketing activities that position CV and the region at the desired level
  • Provide high level administrative support to the Executive Officer

To be successful in this position you will have the following:

  • Advanced communication, planning, and administration skills
  • Experience in events management, marketing, and working within budgets(similar industry highly regarded)
  • Knowledge of digital marketing, and website utilisation 
  • A genuine interest in wine and being involved with the Coonawarra Grape and Wine Community

To apply or to request a copy of the full Position Description, please email 

Applications close 5pm Friday 26th November 2021




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