Careers | Assistant Events Coordinator at Fashion Thrift Society

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Job Title: Assistant Event Coordinator (Part-time)

Location: Melbourne, Footscray Office

Category: Events

Work Type: Part Time

Pay Details: Part Time Rate

Position Type: Part-time (4 days per week), with potential for full-time after a 3-month probation period

Company: Fashion Thrift Society PTY LTD & FTS Global LTD


About Us:

Fashion Thrift Society is a dynamic and rapidly growing fashion market event, dedicated to promoting emerging local brands and vintage & second-hand clothing. With a strong presence in Australia and expanding in the UK, we are seeking a talented and passionate Events Coordinator to join our team. If you are an energetic and creative individual with a passion for fashion and event management, this is the perfect opportunity for you.

Position Overview:

The Assistant Event Coordinator will play a pivotal role in supporting the coordination and execution of Fashion Thrift Society events. This position requires a highly organised individual who demonstrates proactive task initiation, pragmatism and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. The Assistant Event Coordinator will be responsible for various tasks including customer service, managing stall applicants, sourcing and coordinating event contractors and assisting with event planning, including floor plans.



  • Provide exceptional customer service to event stakeholders, including vendors and attendees.
  • Manage the application process for stallholders, including applicants and coordinating stall set up.
  • Source and manage event contractors, including caterers, security personnel, and equipment suppliers.
  • Assist in event planning activities, including developing floor plans, coordinating logistics, and ensuring all necessary permits and licenses are obtained.
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation related to event coordination activities.
  • Demonstrate high levels of productivity and efficiency while working independently to complete tasks and meet deadlines.



  • Melbourne-based with the ability to work from the Footscray office.
  • Highly organised with a demonstrated ability to initiate tasks and follow through to completion.
  • Proven ability to work independently and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with a customer-focused approach.
  • Previous experience in event coordination or a related field is preferred but not required.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent problem-solving abilities.
  • Flexible and adaptable with the ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously.


Work Schedule:

  • Part-time position (4 days per week)
  • Potential for full-time employment after successful completion of a 3-month probation period.



  • Competitive hourly rate or salary based on experience.
  • Opportunity to gain valuable experience in event coordination and management.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment
  • Exposure to the fashion industry


How to Apply:

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resume, cover letter, and a link showcasing relevant work to Please include “Assistant Events Coordinator Application - [Your Name]" in the subject line.


Fashion Thrift Society PTY LTD & FTS Global LTD is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.

Join us in shaping the future of second hand fashion in Australia and the United Kingdom through your creativity and design expertise. We look forward to reviewing your application!