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Marketing & Events Officer

The role of Marketing and Events Officer, can include advertising and promotion of council services, to residents, business/industry, and visitors. Media range from radio, to television, print, websites and events. Councils may run events in the community like markets, festivals, performances and exhibition. Marketing & Events Officers play an important role in planning and developing, managing or assisting with major community events. The work of Marketing & Events Officers may overlap with Tourism Officers and Economic Development Officers.

Training available in Tasmania

  • Certificate III in Print Communications, Certificate IV in Design, Diploma of Graphic Design, Certificate III in Screen and Media, Certificate IV in Web-based Technologies. See for example TasTAFE.
  • Graduate Certificate in Marketing, see for example University of Tasmania.


Job titles can vary a lot. If you are uncertain about what an advertised job involves, obtain a copy of the Position Description or similar, or contact the specific council advertising that job.


Information on training courses and providers are examples only. You should make further careful inquiries with potential training providers about cost and quality before committing to any training. For further information on entry requirements for advertised jobs, contact the relevant council . Use the links to professional associations described in meet the people for additional information. Relevant training providers are encouraged to approach LGAT with requests to link their web pages to ours.